I need a new car

Discussion in 'Advice Board' started by pro2A, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. pro2A

    pro2A Hell, It's about time!

    I need to buy a vehicle that is reliable (mechanically and by reputation), under $5grand and isn't going to bend me over and do me on gas. Preferably a newer model 97’ or later. It needs to have room for at a minimum 2 adults and 2 kids. It has to be some kind of van, SUV, jeep or truck. I need a larger vehicle for my one job. Ideas on what I could look at? I’m having a hard time finding something.

  2. CamelPepper

    CamelPepper Registered Member

    A large vehicle such as it has to be able to carry lumber sized whatever? I was going to suggest a full size sedan, but if you need an SUV go for something like a Toyota Matrix. They have the same interior cargo space as a Jimmy/Blazer and get 36+ mpg.
  3. Kyo_Muramasa

    Kyo_Muramasa Nefarious Kaizoku Capt'n

    How about checking out an 97 Yukon on for an SUV type, it's a perfect family car and my mom owns one from experience. My mom has the short verison but for your job I suggest you go and try to find the long verison in either the Yukon, Surburban, or Tahoe.l For a truck I suggest a late model Chev with a long cab, the name of the truck I'm talking about is on the tip of my tongue but I just can't remember it at the moment.
  4. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

    the Saturn Vue gets pretty good mileage for an SUV.
  5. MasterChad

    MasterChad Registered Member

    Arent there good jeeps that you can get with good mpg?
  6. Spartan

    Spartan Guest

    did u say a new car for 5 grand im not sure what world you live in lol :) im looking for my first car and it looks like minimum ive seen is a Aveo (New) for 10 grand
  7. Hoosier_Daddy

    Hoosier_Daddy Registered Member

    They say reading is fundamental. Pro said "newer model."

  8. jtur88

    jtur88 Guest

    Look around for a Toyota Previa. They are hard to find, but if you do, you're virtually set for life. They are bullet-proof. Gas mileage is disappointing (low 20's highway). Mine is a '93,, with 220K on the clock, and if I had to drive to Alaska, I'd just gas up and go.

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