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Old 10-04-2012, 06:44 PM
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I may have to go back to commuting before long and I've been kinda looking into other vehicles to use as commuters and was wondering what everyone else out there had!
I've been looking at a few things that usually are pretty reliable, cheap and good on gas. Mostly High Mileage Civics and such. I would love to hear what everyone else has out there to maybe influence my decision.

I know I have a 2.3 and it does get great gas mileage,for a truck, but I love her too much to drive her into the ground like that lol. Im looking for something almost described as a disposable car lol under $1000, cheap to insure and will last enough to at least pay for itself. I will be commuting 65 milles a day.
Thanks for any information you may be able to give and any suggestions you may have!!
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:46 PM
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corolla

sentra

civic

focus

saturn(have a 94 that my family had since new...161K trouble free miles and still gets 34MPG)
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:47 PM
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corolla

sentra

civic

focus

saturn(have a 94 that my family had since new...161K trouble free miles and still gets 34MPG)
Yeah those are the top models I've been looking at. All just hold their resale too good lol like 200k+ miles and still several grand.

This is one possibility... Looks dont matter lol spraypaint and a hammer can fix anything

http://lexington.craigslist.org/cto/3297006155.html
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oh god no lol
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oh god no lol
Whats wrong with it? lol
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well. its purple... might as well slap a unicorn horn on the hood and start talking with a lisp
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http://lexington.craigslist.org/cto/3302807856.html

this would be a good buy...has the DOHC motor too...very very peppy
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:54 PM
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well. its purple... might as well slap a unicorn horn on the hood and start talking with a lisp
LMFAO
What spray paint is for

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http://lexington.craigslist.org/cto/3302807856.html

this would be a good buy...has the DOHC motor too...very very peppy
Not bad, but like theyre saying it might have an 02 sensor bad. Dont wanna get into too much work or anything lol never worked on a saturn. Those miles seem too good to be true too lol
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this would be a good buy...has the DOHC motor too...very very peppy
That also has way lower miles!
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saturns are pretty easy to work on...oil changes take 20 mins...oh an i forgot my sister has an 02 SC2...car only has 63K miles and it runs like a top...cant go wrong with a saturn
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:59 PM
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saturns are pretty easy to work on...oil changes take 20 mins...oh an i forgot my sister has an 02 SC2...car only has 63K miles and it runs like a top...cant go wrong with a saturn
Those miles not seem fishy to you though?
Ive been wary ever since my dad stupidly got ripped in a deal with a Dodge Ram with only 33,000 miles on it!!

After the speedo was replaced with prolly 120,000 miles on the truck lol
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not really...best bet is get the owner to run a carfax on it...that will reveal anything
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:01 PM
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Sounds like a good idea. If my dad had done that he would have known the truck had been sold to the owner before him with 90,000 miles lol
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I'd say a Focus. Friend of mine had an 02 with over 200,000 miles on it and all it needed was routine maintenance (oil changes, brakes, plugs, etc.). He sold it and got a new Focus ST.
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:37 PM
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I can't hardly find any focuses around here for sale

I've also put thought into another 4 banger and lowering it lol will still get decent mileage compared to what I get now
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