Need help picking a car for my sister.

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  1. psyphre

    psyphre User #58, OG ftw. XBL/IG - davzilla77

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    New or possibly coming off lease. No hatch backs, prefers 2 doors to 4. fwd or awd, no rwd. price range is 20k canadian, maybe more, depends what the monthly is.

    There's not much is there? :hs:
     
  2. KeeperOfAcheron

    KeeperOfAcheron I dub thee Sir Phobos, Knight of Mars, beater of a

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    How old is she? 16? I would suggest something NOT extremly fast if its her first car.

    My Fav's:

    Any year Accord (Good gas, and last forever as long as your don't mod)
    1998-2001 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS (Looks sick and AWD)
    Brand new Hyundai or Kia (Warrenty's are awsome, cars aren't the best)

    Etc...Etc....Etc

    Just basically need to go with something reliable and good on gas.
     
  3. YesterdaysGone

    YesterdaysGone Iced Out Platinum Member

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    id get her a toyota, nissan or a european import... maybe a spec-v not very fast but its still better than a honda... but girls aren't reckless when they start to drive as us boys... you shouldnt have a problem getting her something with balls.. maybe a newer maxima is an option. 98 and up?? maybe an acura integra, 2000 those are ok for hondas, and every girl seems to like them
     
  4. psyphre

    psyphre User #58, OG ftw. XBL/IG - davzilla77

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    she's 23 actually. she's got a 1990 accord and it's given her nothing but problems. like 5 grand in repairs for the 4 years and 70,000km (212,xxx total mileage ) she's had it for. i balme it on the fact is was built in ohio. i have a 1993 (built in japan) that i've put 45,000km (325,000 total mileage ) on in under a year and a half. outside of somethings breaking from impacts it's been great.
     
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    pharcyde183 Nissan by nature

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    Nissan Maxima 5spd
     
  6. johnnyBgood

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    2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse 4 cylinder. The V6's tend to have problems.
     
  7. NeoPokle

    NeoPokle Active Member

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    camry's are cheap, reliable and safe, as are accords (and you might be able to get one thats less than a year old)
     
  8. 127.0.0.1

    127.0.0.1 New Member

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    a nice Acura Legend can be had in the price range. 91-95, 2 or 4 door.

    they are all 3.2L V6, fwd, and 200-230hp, 210tq stock. quick, and comfortable little car.

    you can get on with 100k miles (i have 168,000 on my 92 coupe, and its running perfectly) for about $6-$8,000 US
     
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    I'd say a 2001 Nissan Maxima SE - 222HP 230 TQ --- 5spd Manual or 4spd A/T

    20 city
    28 hwy
     
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    Lexus SC300's have come down in price, and are classy and very reliable.
     
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    '98-'01 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS
    '95-'99 Subaru Legacy

    Both are very reliable, get great gas mileage and are AWD.
     
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    KeeperOfAcheron I dub thee Sir Phobos, Knight of Mars, beater of a

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    My thoughts exactly Bussman.
     
  13. psyphre

    psyphre User #58, OG ftw. XBL/IG - davzilla77

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    thanks for the suggestions guys. she's gonna get something brand new, probly the mazda3. it's the best thing for her peace of mind (not having to worry about it breaking).
     
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