Buying a SUV, help me pick

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  1. samp27

    samp27 New Member

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    Its for the wife.

    My price range is 25k. She wants leather and navigation.

    My primary choices are:
    05 Used Honda Pilot AWD EX-L
    05 Used Nissan Murano AWD SE

    Her primary choice is:
    07 New Saturn Vue AWD V6, fully loaded, and add aftermarket Navi.

    She really wants new. I want her happy since this is her car. The loan I plan on getting is for 5 years so the car has to last me that long.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. 88rover

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    I say go for the Pilot, but if it's her car then Vue wins.
     
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    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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  5. SilverJettaGLX

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    I vote Pilot. My wife and I have really enjoyed our 2004.
     
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    the Saturn Outlook looks nice.
     
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    are they as pricy as the Acadia? i think those start around $38k?
     
  11. SilverJettaGLX

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    From what I have heard, you may be able to squeeze into a new pilot if you go for a 2wd ex-l without nav. for around 28k OTD.
     
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    CrispyGame Stop staring at my avatar.

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    For a little more, the new CRV's are pretty nice.
     
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    so shitty. ugly AND underpowered.
     
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    murano is meh pilot suspension is ok vue is awesome but durango owns all those but....out of that id pick the vue
     
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    :rofl: the durango is a pile of shit.
     
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    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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    cut the guy some slack he drives a Jetta... he doesnt know a quality car either.
     
  19. Madness

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    I wouldn't buy a new SUV under 25k.. all you'll end up with is domestic custard like the Jeep Commander and the TrailBlazer. Have you considered the MDX or XC90?
     
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    you can get an Xterra for under $25k and those are an amazing value.
     

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