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87. never bought one before, don't see a need nor have a desire to buy one now
or before all the speeding accelerator mess

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  -Would you ever buy a Toyota again? samsingh  Feb-24-10 12:05 PM   #0 
  - I can't afford one but I would buy a Prius in a heartbeat.  951-Riverside   Feb-24-10 12:06 PM   #1 
  - toyota has hurt America more than Al Queda  divideandconquer   Feb-24-10 12:08 PM   # 
  - That's a pretty bold statement.  Juneboarder   Feb-24-10 12:10 PM   #7 
     - And hospitals kill 48,000 a year with mistakes.  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Feb-24-10 12:21 PM   #20 
        - We really need to eliminate hospitals!  stray cat   Feb-24-10 12:46 PM   #37 
  - toyota has hurt America more than Al Queda  divideandconquer   Feb-24-10 12:08 PM   #3 
     - Posting it twice doesn't make it any truer  harkadog   Feb-24-10 12:41 PM   #34 
        - Neither do all of your Toyota apologising posts make the damage  spoony   Feb-24-10 01:52 PM   #66 
           - You've noticed the apologists have begun their campaign here  DainBramaged   Feb-24-10 09:40 PM   #92 
              - I'm in your corner  madokie   Feb-25-10 07:54 AM   #119 
  - No. But I may buy a Lexus on the cheap.  AngryAmish   Feb-24-10 12:08 PM   #2 
  - I am on 250,000 with my Honda, and they way things are looking,  Shell Beau   Feb-24-10 01:26 PM   #50 
  - 98 Accord EX  AngryAmish   Feb-24-10 02:38 PM   #76 
  - Not permanently. But you can probably buy a Toyota/Lexus at a discount for a while. (NT)  Tesha   Feb-24-10 05:46 PM   #83 
  - ES350? I hear good things!  Romulox   Feb-25-10 09:43 AM   #125 
  - You bet your bottom dollar I would  Juneboarder   Feb-24-10 12:09 PM   #4 
  - I plan to update my prius in a few years, mine is getting old.  Exultant Democracy   Feb-24-10 12:12 PM   #10 
     - Mine, too  MurrayDelph   Feb-24-10 12:59 PM   #41 
  - Not currently. They don't build anything I want.  flvegan   Feb-24-10 12:09 PM   #5 
  - Sure - overall they are a lot safer than the Ford truck I generally drive.  ThomWV   Feb-24-10 12:09 PM   #6 
  - Why shouldn't you buy AMERICAN?  DainBramaged   Feb-24-10 09:41 PM   #93 
  - Nope. I bought one used years ago. It was crap and the dealership gave us the runaround.  Brickbat   Feb-24-10 12:10 PM   #8 
  - Yes. If I can afford it, I don't care what brand it is.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Feb-24-10 12:10 PM   #9 
  - I'm not in the market for a car for at least 2 years...I'll look then and see.  Ozymanithrax   Feb-24-10 12:13 PM   #11 
  - these things go in cycles... After buying the worst lemon GM  hlthe2b   Feb-24-10 12:13 PM   #12 
  - 40 years ago, please tell me, you base your buying decision on that premise?  DainBramaged   Feb-24-10 09:44 PM   #95 
     - Try re-reading my post. THat is what I said...  hlthe2b   Feb-25-10 06:24 AM   #112 
     - No, what you are saying is you base your buying decisions on incidents from nearly 40 years ago  DainBramaged   Feb-25-10 06:59 AM   #113 
        - No I said I was considering GE or Ford, given their progress  hlthe2b   Feb-25-10 07:07 AM   #114 
     - Congradulations Dain Bramaged!!!!!  8 track mind   Feb-25-10 01:35 PM   #132 
  - Probably not  Cirque du So-What   Feb-24-10 12:16 PM   #13 
  - Yes.  AlinPA   Feb-24-10 12:17 PM   #14 
  - Never ever again.  SPedigrees   Feb-24-10 12:17 PM   #15 
  - I remember when Audi  melm00se   Feb-24-10 12:19 PM   #16 
  - We've got an A4 now and its a piece of crap  ThomWV   Feb-24-10 12:26 PM   #26 
  - A neighbor of my parents has an A4 (top the line)  Grand Taurean   Feb-24-10 11:24 PM   #111 
  - Yep, and after around 2 years  pipoman   Feb-24-10 10:38 PM   #99 
     - didn't matter  melm00se   Feb-25-10 12:35 PM   #131 
        - Nor am I..the actual cause will be determined  pipoman   Feb-25-10 07:11 PM   #133 
  - yes  elocs   Feb-24-10 12:20 PM   #17 
  - No. I'm going back to buying American.  Barack_America   Feb-24-10 12:20 PM   #18 
  - American name plates or American built?  pipoman   Feb-24-10 10:41 PM   #101 
  - Again, irrational fear strikes the heart of Americans  taught_me_patience   Feb-24-10 12:20 PM   #19 
  - again...? i never have, and never will.  dysfunctional press   Feb-24-10 12:21 PM   #21 
  - And the Americans who make, sell, and maintain Toyotas  harkadog   Feb-24-10 12:44 PM   #35 
  - the point is- the profits are still going overseas.  dysfunctional press   Feb-24-10 12:50 PM   #39 
  - I am more concerned about jobs here than where profits are going.  harkadog   Feb-24-10 12:58 PM   #40 
     - Good points  lutefisk   Feb-24-10 02:16 PM   #74 
     - the u.s dollars that go to mexico are more likely to end up back here than the ones that go to japan  dysfunctional press   Feb-24-10 09:06 PM   #89 
     - Here are the US employment numbers for 1998 vs 2008 for the  Midwestern Democrat   Feb-25-10 08:32 AM   #123 
  - Are they members of the UAW? nt  DevonRex   Feb-24-10 01:28 PM   #52 
  - They were at the Toyota-GM plant in Fremont, CA  harkadog   Feb-24-10 02:19 PM   #75 
  - They are so poorly paid it isn't funny  DainBramaged   Feb-24-10 09:48 PM   #96 
  - Why do you hate japan?  beevul   Feb-24-10 10:40 PM   #100 
  - I have owned three Toyota's and have never had a problem.  Bill219   Feb-24-10 12:22 PM   # 
  - people seeem to be happy with Prius  samsingh   Feb-24-10 12:27 PM   #29 
     - except that one guy, I think he works for Apple or something... nt  spoony   Feb-24-10 01:46 PM   #65 
        - good one.  samsingh   Feb-25-10 10:17 AM   #127 
  - I have owned three Toyota's and have never had a problem.  Bill219   Feb-24-10 12:22 PM   #22 
  - Still unanswered questions  One_Life_To_Give   Feb-24-10 12:23 PM   #23 
  - just did. The thing drives great.  ChairmanAgnostic   Feb-24-10 12:25 PM   #24 
  - Drives great - But can you stop it?  liberal N proud   Feb-24-10 12:26 PM   #27 
     - it stops far better than the ford escape it replaced.  ChairmanAgnostic   Feb-24-10 12:37 PM   #33 
  - Never would before this just seals that resolve  liberal N proud   Feb-24-10 12:26 PM   #25 
  - yes  liberal_at_heart   Feb-24-10 12:27 PM   #28 
  - Why not? People continue to buy other makes of vehicles despite  Obamanaut   Feb-24-10 12:28 PM   #30 
  - yes  dipsydoodle   Feb-24-10 12:28 PM   #31 
  - Toyota is non-union in the US. That should help all of you decide...  Yurovsky   Feb-24-10 12:31 PM   #32 
  - We waste our breath, they are of the ME MINE generation  DainBramaged   Feb-24-10 09:49 PM   #97 
  - absolutely - I would even by a VW eventhough they used to explode upon impact  stray cat   Feb-24-10 12:45 PM   #36 
  - Had mine for 10 years  kudzu22   Feb-24-10 12:49 PM   #38 
  - No, but we primarily use old cars anyhow.  Echo In Light   Feb-24-10 12:59 PM   #42 
  - Not a newer one.  dixiegrrrrl   Feb-24-10 01:00 PM   #43 
  - Interestingly, my 2008 Scion doesn't have a blackbox.  enlightenment   Feb-24-10 01:44 PM   #63 
  - Yes.  Warren DeMontague   Feb-24-10 01:01 PM   #44 
  - We buy either Mazda or Honda, so no, never had a interest in Toyota, so it wouldn't matter. nt  recoveringrepublican   Feb-24-10 01:22 PM   #45 
  - Probably not.  City Lights   Feb-24-10 01:24 PM   #46 
  - No, but I am a Honda person anyway.  Shell Beau   Feb-24-10 01:24 PM   #47 
  - If this brings their prices back in lin, I'd consider them.  Greyhound   Feb-24-10 01:25 PM   #48 
  - Never have, never will. In the 80s we bought a Honda. Never again.  DevonRex   Feb-24-10 01:26 PM   #49 
  - My Honda has lasted forever. My husband used to have a Jeep Grand Cherokee,  Shell Beau   Feb-24-10 01:29 PM   #53 
     - We had a plain old Cherokee Sport. The only reason we don't have it now is  DevonRex   Feb-24-10 01:43 PM   #62 
        - Glad your son was ok. Sounds scary.  Shell Beau   Feb-24-10 01:45 PM   #64 
        - Thank you.  DevonRex   Feb-24-10 01:58 PM   #67 
        - Mixxed regular antifreeze with Dexcool? N/T  beevul   Feb-24-10 10:45 PM   #102 
           - Yep. What a disaster. But once we got it sorted out that Blazer  DevonRex   Feb-25-10 09:37 AM   #124 
  - I would buy a Toyota, but I like Fords best.  closeupready   Feb-24-10 01:28 PM   #51 
  - Depends upon what is going on in the car market at the time I need a new car  MadHound   Feb-24-10 01:31 PM   #54 
  - A Toyota is our next purchase  ceile   Feb-24-10 01:33 PM   #55 
  - No, not after I see how this has been handled by Toyota.  Cass   Feb-24-10 01:33 PM   #56 
  - No, I would not buy a Toyota again.  TexasObserver   Feb-24-10 01:33 PM   #57 
  - So did Ford. I know, two wrongs don't make it right. nt  raccoon   Feb-24-10 02:11 PM   #72 
     - If you're talking about Pinto, I didn't drive a Ford for 20 years after that.  TexasObserver   Feb-24-10 05:49 PM   #84 
        - Yes, I was referring to the Pinto. I bought a Chev. Nova in 1974 and the car leaked  raccoon   Feb-25-10 07:57 AM   #120 
  - Yep  Fla_Democrat   Feb-24-10 01:35 PM   #58 
  - I bought a 2009 Prius at the end of the model year. I love it.  s-cubed   Feb-24-10 01:36 PM   #59 
  - Yes.  emilyg   Feb-24-10 01:37 PM   #60 
  - Never bought the first one. Never will. Not interested in either Toyotas nor a Lexus.  sinkingfeeling   Feb-24-10 01:37 PM   #61 
  - I am not brand loyal. I look at what is available at the time in terms of quality and price.  aikoaiko   Feb-24-10 02:02 PM   #68 
  - Never would have in the first place.  HopeHoops   Feb-24-10 02:03 PM   #69 
  - New Toyota customer = Low Information Consumer. nt  Romulox   Feb-24-10 02:03 PM   #70 
  - I wouldn't buy a Toyota to start with.  Mudoria   Feb-24-10 02:09 PM   #71 
  - Yes. They have created a serious problem for now but it will pass in time.  Kablooie   Feb-24-10 02:13 PM   #73 
  - I love my Rav. Let me say my "poor" Rav. About an hour ago  Vinca   Feb-24-10 02:44 PM   #77 
  - sure.  onenote   Feb-24-10 02:47 PM   #78 
  - yes  frylock   Feb-24-10 03:25 PM   #79 
  - Love my Toyota Solara. Would certainly buy a toyota again  MadBadger   Feb-24-10 03:27 PM   #80 
  - I dont know. I guess I'd have to see. I like the one I got right now  rcrush   Feb-24-10 05:12 PM   #81 
  - I'd love to have a Prius!  Maru Kitteh   Feb-24-10 05:13 PM   #82 
  - me too  samsingh   Feb-26-10 10:55 AM   #142 
  - Never have, never would.  nonconformist   Feb-24-10 05:54 PM   #85 
  - Yes. nt  blondeatlast   Feb-24-10 06:11 PM   #86 
  - never bought one before, don't see a need nor have a desire to buy one now  Scout   Feb-24-10 06:21 PM   #87 
  - Yes, if I could afford one.  Vidar   Feb-24-10 07:08 PM   #88 
  - If they made a car that was interesting to me, I would consider it  high density   Feb-24-10 09:07 PM   #90 
  - No. I have had two of them years ago and that was enough. I didn't think  old mark   Feb-24-10 09:19 PM   #91 
  - Never. Me, I want one of them Ford PIntos.  saltpoint   Feb-24-10 09:42 PM   #94 
  - It will be awesome....  ingac70   Feb-24-10 10:57 PM   #103 
     - Those Pintos didn't even need a collision -- they were magically  saltpoint   Feb-24-10 11:05 PM   #106 
        - Wrong.  ingac70   Feb-24-10 11:12 PM   #107 
           - got it. lived near Winamac at the time.  saltpoint   Feb-24-10 11:14 PM   #108 
  - I wouldn't buy one a "first time", let alone "again".  beevul   Feb-24-10 10:34 PM   #98 
  - The Tundra is a massive vehicle for a pick-up truck.  Grand Taurean   Feb-24-10 11:04 PM   #105 
     - It is indeed...  beevul   Feb-24-10 11:17 PM   #109 
        - The Chevy's are respectable.  Grand Taurean   Feb-24-10 11:23 PM   #110 
  - I never bought one and I will not be buying one in the future either.  Grand Taurean   Feb-24-10 11:02 PM   #104 
  - NO. Not ever.  Zoeisright   Feb-25-10 07:08 AM   #115 
  - I haven't bought one before, and see no reason to buy one  TommyO   Feb-25-10 07:32 AM   #116 
  - I have no idea.  LWolf   Feb-25-10 07:39 AM   #117 
  - Funny that  madokie   Feb-25-10 07:51 AM   #118 
  - Ford family here. Backing a US manufacturer that didn't take a bailout. eom  NorthCarolina   Feb-25-10 08:01 AM   #121 
  - I've never bought a Japanese car, let alone a toyota...  TankLV   Feb-25-10 08:12 AM   #122 
  - True.  Grand Taurean   Feb-25-10 08:07 PM   #134 
  - Got two and love them both  CRK7376   Feb-25-10 09:58 AM   #126 
  - Yes.  izzybeans   Feb-25-10 10:24 AM   #128 
  - I'd head for the nearest Toyota dealer this minute if I had that kind of money  donheld   Feb-25-10 12:09 PM   #129 
  - Yes I would, definitely. I enjoy my truck, and have had few problems with it.  yawnmaster   Feb-25-10 12:27 PM   #130 
  - Absolutely...!  warm regards   Feb-25-10 08:13 PM   #135 
  - Nice looking vehicle  samsingh   Feb-26-10 12:30 AM   #141 
  - sure -  paulk   Feb-25-10 08:25 PM   #136 
  - Never bought my first.  Touchdown   Feb-25-10 08:26 PM   #137 
  - Never owned one, never will. n/t  OhioChick   Feb-25-10 08:41 PM   #138 
  - Oh heck yeah, but they gotta get rid of all that computer crap first. nt  bemildred   Feb-25-10 08:42 PM   #139 
  - Never have and after this never will nt  Raine   Feb-25-10 08:44 PM   #140 
  - NO  Joanne98   Feb-26-10 10:56 AM   #143 
     - simple and direct!  samsingh   Feb-26-10 03:42 PM   #144 
 

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