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    im plannin on gettin a different car. so whay do you think's best?

    1: get a newish car, 53 or about that


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    2: get an older car


    will be used mainly for goin to/from work and carrying work stuff if that makes any difference
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    So it's just a car to get you from A to B?

    I suppose it depends on what exactly you want the car to have. CD player? PAS? etc.

    From what you've said, you may aswell get a slightly older car, like 2000-2002. You might save a fair amount but just make sure the mileage isn't too high.
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    (Original post by N9ne)
    So it's just a car to get you from A to B?

    I suppose it depends on what exactly you want the car to have. CD player? PAS? etc.

    From what you've said, you may aswell get a slightly older car, like 2000-2002. You might save a fair amount but just make sure the mileage isn't too high.

    i need something big like an estate or summit. depending on what im doin i have loads of stuff i need to carry. i can be working anywhere from 10 miles to 35 miles from home. can easily put my own CD player in and PAS would be useful
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    If you're after a bigger car, then get a Mondeo, Laguna or Vectra estate - should get a bargain on a 52/03/53 one because depreciation is so high - might pick one up for about £4000-5000 with 30000-40000 miles on?
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    How much cashish you got to spend? Personally I'd go for second hand, so you dont get killed by the depreciation. Get a clio black, 16" alloys and sports kit. It'll look sweet, insurance is low for the 1.4 version and nippy.
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    IMHO brand new Clios, Corsas and 206s are poor investments now as new versions will be appearing next year. If I had to go for a brand new small car, would look out for pre-registered new Focus or new shape VW Golf.

    For a 2 year old model, as long as you go for the highest trim level you can find and get one with decent low mileage, you should be fine - some 2 year old cars will still have 1 year of manufacturers warranty remaining.
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    (Original post by Seamen Staines)
    How much cashish you got to spend? Personally I'd go for second hand, so you dont get killed by the depreciation. Get a clio black, 16" alloys and sports kit. It'll look sweet, insurance is low for the 1.4 version and nippy.
    1: bigger car

    2: i aint a charv

    as for cash, under 8K

    thinkin of vectra estate. my dad has a vectra hatch, 53 and its ideal size
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    Veccy estate is a good choice, don't know what second hand availability is like - you don't see many of the estates on the road really.

    Might be pushing it, but you might even get a Signum for 8K second hand, really nice cars and quite a lot of space even though it's kind of just a big hatchback.
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    If you care bout your image a lot, don't get a Vectra mate...
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    The Vectra's big, as is the Citroen C5, but don't trust French reliability.

    Go for the Mondeo - even Jeremy Clarkson says it's good!
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    If you're going French, then I'd go for a Laguna - shocking depreciation so good bargains on 1 and 2 year old models. Lots of gadgets and stuff like keyless entry and tyre pressure monitoring. But French reliability :rolleyes:

    Would go Mondeo or Vectra myself - think the best bargains will be the Veccy though
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    i have a brand new KA - so cute! probably considered v girly tho, but i love mine.
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    no no no no no....

    don't get a vectra estate or a laguna estate.

    Go for a mondeo, the mk3s are pretty decent cars and for £8k you'll get an 03 one with a 2l tdci under the hood (130 odd bhp and a LOT of torque).
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    passat estate...my dads got a diesel 1..and its brilliant on fuel economy aswell as being a huge car
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    you're 18 and thinkin of getting a vectra??? get something sporty
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    (Original post by se77en)
    you're 18 and thinkin of getting a vectra??? get something sporty
    i dont want something sporty. they look pathetic. esp with the spoiler
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    ok well if you want to be old before your time........ then get a boring vectra or a mondeo. cars say a lot about their owners
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    (Original post by se77en)
    cars say a lot about their owners
    yea, which is why i dont want a stupid car with load exhausts what piss every1 off etc etc
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    thanks for the uncalled for rep -
    (Original post by MorbidAngel)
    ill get whateva i want. just because you like drivin round in a piece of **** with a spoiler in the hope youll take off (we all know you like speeding) added to the big fat noisy should be illegal exhaust doesnt mean that i want to. M-A
    I havent even got a car mate so none of that could possibly be true. You are a complete idiot. Have fun in your grandad-mobile
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    (Original post by se77en)
    thanks for the uncalled for rep -

    it was called for

    and dont bother tryin 2 rep me. it wont do any good
 
 
 
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