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View Poll Results: Which type of car?
Awesome muscle car 16 55.17%
Decent sedan car 13 44.83%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-21-2018, 01:02 PM
 
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Car style question in general...
Am I better off with a sports/muscle car or a decent sedan?
Currently I own a nice 2014 Mazda6 with 185HP, 5 persons fit in it, chrome detailing on the exterior...
I am thinking on replacing it with a new Ford Mustang Ecoboost, that is bad-ass, has 310HP, but only fit 2 people, costs 10% more on insurance and gas, and has no chrome detailing (only black plastic).
I am a lead design engineer, which is an intellectual-middle-class job, and I am a single male.
Which would suit someone like me better, the awesome muscle car or the spacious elegant middle class car?
I never wanted a sports car, but the last few weeks it was bugging me, I keep watching mustang reviews on YouTube...
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Old 12-21-2018, 01:09 PM
 
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Sounds like you’ve already decided you want a Mustang. You’re single and it’s your money. Also, the Mustang sits four people, not two. The back seat is tight but they are seats. Chrome detailing is meaningless, just a styling accent.
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Old 12-21-2018, 01:10 PM
 
Location: BFE
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If you have to ask, stick with the sedan.
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Old 12-21-2018, 01:15 PM
 
Location: Lee County, NC
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It's your money, get whatever you want.
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Old 12-21-2018, 01:22 PM
 
Location: HoCo, MD
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Originally Posted by buenos View Post
Car style question in general...
Am I better off with a sports/muscle car or a decent sedan?
Currently I own a nice 2014 Mazda6 with 185HP, 5 persons fit in it, chrome detailing on the exterior...
I am thinking on replacing it with a new Ford Mustang Ecoboost, that is bad-ass, has 310HP, but only fit 2 people, costs 10% more on insurance and gas, and has no chrome detailing (only black plastic).
I am a lead design engineer, which is an intellectual-middle-class job, and I am a single male.
Which would suit someone like me better, the awesome muscle car or the spacious elegant middle class car?
I never wanted a sports car, but the last few weeks it was bugging me, I keep watching mustang reviews on YouTube...
No disrespect intended - but how the F would strangers on a forum know?

This is a subjective and personal decision. And really, there isn't a wrong decision here. It would only be a bad/wrong decision for YOU. And that's not something anyone else can really tell you - save for your close friends that know your personality.

And all the fact you presented still don't really tell us anything. You've basically contrasted the two cars. And who you are. But there is still no information on what you NEED.

One car seats 5, the other seat 2 - how many seats do you need?
One cost more to maintain - is that out of your budget? or does it not matter?
One is chrome and the other is plastic - okay. Do YOU have a preference?

You want it, and can get it - go for it. But take responsibility for your own choices.

BTW - I got a Shelby a few years ago. And really like the S550 look (just to confuse you even more )
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Old 12-21-2018, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Aurora Denveralis
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Haven't you read the threads here? No one is buying anything except F-150s any more. Get with it, awready.

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Old 12-21-2018, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Evanston & Lake Forest, Illinois
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I have a rule that my cars must always have a practical purpose. I am the type who will get up to 115-120mph at least once a month. However, most of the time we don't have an opportunity to drive that fast. There are many very sporty sedans these days that will blow a 310hp Mustang out of the water. Further, pay more attention to the torque if you are an urban/suburban driver.
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Old 12-21-2018, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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Get yourself a sporty sedan. Much more practical and still fun to drive. You may not impress the neighbors, which by the way sounds like you are trying to do, but who cares what others think. Get what is practical for you and what you really want and need.
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Old 12-21-2018, 02:46 PM
 
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If you can't decide, stick with what you're driving until you're sure.
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Old 12-21-2018, 03:05 PM
 
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No one is better off with a muscle car. They buy them for potential not practicality.
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