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looking for a fun car

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by vtragweed, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Feb 15, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    vtragweed

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    im looking for a car to drive around in town and something kinda sporty not like mustang, as well as commute. any ideas
     
  2. Feb 15, 2011 at 1:57 PM
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    rab89

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    Grillcraft mx black upper and lower BHLM with Gloss black 265 70 17 bfg a/t center console light mini mag mounted in center console debadged bed lights 35W 5000k HID's
    how much are you spending?

    imprezza sti? :D
     
  3. Feb 15, 2011 at 1:59 PM
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    Jigzor

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    Altima Coupe. Trying to think of something that wouldn't need premium gas with rising costs.
     
  4. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:00 PM
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    joerussell610

    joerussell610 When all else fails read the directions

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    STI def go with the STI :thumbsup:
     
  5. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    OH-MAN

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    What is most important?
    Sportyness, fuel milage, cost, hauling 6 kids, ?
     
  6. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    Koov

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    Definitely......STI.

    Cheaper, go with a Civic.
     
  7. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    vtragweed

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    somewhere around 15-20k i dont really care if its used
     
  8. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    Jigzor

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    RX-8..350z?

    You aren't giving us much to work with.
     
  9. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:04 PM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Moderator

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    Mazdaspeed3 is next on my list. Great bang for the buck, and I've always had a thing for the sporty hatchback style.

    If you have the funds, you can't go wrong with an STI or an Evolution VIII.
     
  10. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:04 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    I say civic or Mazda3, if you wanna pay more for some extra pep get the si or mazdaspeed3
     
  11. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:05 PM
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    BlueTaco07

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    scion tc?
     
  12. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:07 PM
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    mpg, power is a must
     
  13. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:10 PM
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    Kind of hard to do, even with the 4 bangers. Even the STi and EVO don't get that great of gas mileage. Mazdaspeed3 is a good choice. I'd also throw out there a used G35 coupe (Z but with a backseat). Always wanted one of those cars.
     
  15. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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    the miata is a nice toy. i bought mine new 17 years ago.never a problem!
     
  16. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:13 PM
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    MountainEarth

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    My wife has a 2005 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport wagon that's been an awesome car. 5-speed manual, 4-cyl, 168 horsepower, all wheel drive and around 30mpg. Great mileage, nice for commuting, easy to park, and the AWD is awesome in snow. I bet you can easily pick up a clean low mileage Outback Sport for $15k. The STI's are awesome as well, but check with your insurance company before you buy! Depending on your record, insurance on the STI can be steep.
     
  17. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:14 PM
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    im also 6-3, 230 lbs so its gotta have some room
     
  18. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    vtragweed

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    my brother in boston also told me about the outback sport just a few hours ago the way they got pounded with snow this winter they said that thing went everywhere
     
  19. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    ink junky

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    GO KART
     
  20. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    my next car would def be a forester with an STi drop...sooo sexy
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