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Old 03-13-2010, 11:21 AM
 
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Oh no! So sorry to hear that the car didn't work out for you, but better to know now than to be buying a headache. I would also keep an eye out for a Mazda 3, or even its predecessor, the Protege, in addition to another Mazda 6 that might come on the market. And, of course, a Civic or Accord is likely to be a good car, especially if it was maintained.
That is funny you say that. The Mazda 3 was the top contender in that video I just posted regarding buying the Corolla. When I am in the market for a new car, I am going to be consulting you too.
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Old 03-13-2010, 11:40 AM
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Well, I have no one like that. Not that I don't have friends and coworkers...but none that are very car savvy. I have a neighbor who is a mechanic, but we are not close enough friends for me to ask him to come with everytime I have a potential car.
If you have AAA, I think they have a vehicle inspection service if you want a mechanic to go and look at the car. Not sure if they have any other services for buying used.
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