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Old 01-15-2016, 07:34 AM
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I think I was about 25 when I outgrew the idea of fast, sporty, showoff cars. Economy and reliability were way more important. Lately I have included comfort. For the year end sales we found that the dealers were very interested in making deals on the cars with extras. So for roughly a $1000 over base costs, we got heated leather seats, all weather floor covers, sunroof, etc, etc.

I expect to have my Honda at least 10 years and buying is a lot cheaper in the long run than leasing. We planned on a cash purchase, but the dealer was dying to give us a 2 1/2% loan.
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Old 01-15-2016, 08:03 AM
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Here's my tip. Buy a low mileage used car from a deceased person's estate. The older the person the better. You might end up getting a Ford Crown Victorian but chances are low mileage and in tip top shape at a great value with the only downside being it might smell a bit like your grandfather's closet.
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