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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-15-08 03:50 AM
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9. the thing is though -
I just had to have a new car once or twice in my life :)
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  -Economy type question: S/O had car accident: should we buy new or used car to replace? Mimosa  Oct-15-08 01:07 AM   #0 
  - In general, it's better to buy slightly used, since the fastest depreciation  pnwmom   Oct-15-08 01:10 AM   #1 
  - That's what they say on Car Talk, too. n/t  rucky   Oct-17-08 06:42 AM   #25 
  - I second reply #1  tblue   Oct-15-08 01:24 AM   #2 
  - used, definitely n/t  prayin4rain   Oct-15-08 01:25 AM   #3 
  - Thanks and keep it coming  Mimosa   Oct-15-08 01:29 AM   #4 
  - My husband believes in buying used.  JDPriestly   Oct-15-08 01:42 AM   #5 
  - the thing is though -  Skittles   Oct-15-08 03:50 AM   #9 
  - Used, the '09 Foresters aren't so hot. The previous, 'tall wagon' version was much better..  ReadTomPaine   Oct-15-08 01:54 AM   #6 
  - illegal alien probably from witnesses description  GirlinContempt   Oct-15-08 01:59 AM   #7 
  - Double huh??  JTFrog   Oct-15-08 04:53 AM   #13 
     - If you lived in my ATL area you'd know what illegal alien means  Mimosa   Oct-16-08 10:12 PM   #15 
        - I'm familiar with Atlanta. There was a huge influx of illegal immigrant labor in the 1990s.  Selatius   Oct-16-08 10:15 PM   #16 
  - Used.  Codeine   Oct-15-08 02:09 AM   #8 
  - Buy new. Help keep me employed!  B Calm   Oct-15-08 04:28 AM   #10 
  - Used from a private party is generally the best deal  depakid   Oct-15-08 04:31 AM   #11 
  - For the price of one brand new car, you can often have two decent used ones.  SurferBoy   Oct-15-08 04:52 AM   #12 
  - I have had great luck buying used vehicles and wouldn't touch a new one again  ThomWV   Oct-15-08 07:18 AM   #14 
  - Thanks for all the great advice  Mimosa   Oct-16-08 10:20 PM   #17 
  - Well, I bet you can get a great deal on a used SUV  dorkulon   Oct-16-08 10:22 PM   #18 
  - LOL I get that joke!  Mimosa   Oct-16-08 10:29 PM   #19 
     - My sister has a Forester, it's a great car.  dorkulon   Oct-17-08 02:43 AM   #20 
  - It really depends on what car. The depreciation thing is largely a myth in my opinion.  ContinentalOp   Oct-17-08 02:58 AM   #21 
  - It's a buyers' market for most new cars.  DemoTex   Oct-17-08 04:52 AM   #22 
  - Get a used car. They are cheaper, and they work fine.  debbierlus   Oct-17-08 05:41 AM   #23 
  - It depends on how many miles you drive.  Lochloosa   Oct-17-08 06:38 AM   #24 
  - Probably used.  sofa king   Oct-17-08 07:10 AM   #26 

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