What kind of car would you buy if you had a $10,000 budget?

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  1. gwartney

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    It Can't be a project car or a fixer upper.
    It needs to be a buy and drive in the best condition possible
    Trucks or Cars OK
    No Motorcycles, boats or any non-car/trucks

    Not your dream car, just something to get you around in that you aren't ashamed to be seen in.
     
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    a motor car
     
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    Cadillac CTS.
     
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    What year? Would you be able to get one that is going to be dependable or is it going to have 200K miles?
     
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    See rules, Re: ashamed to be seen in.
     
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    1978 Ford F-100
     
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    01-06 tahoe
     
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    Honestly, I'd look for a used Toyota or Honda with the least amount of miles as possible.
     
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    Hmmm, No Hyundais so far....
     
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    This but make it a truck. Toyota trucks run forever.
     
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    Matrix, Civic, Corolla etc
     
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    My buddy swears by them, but for 10k it would have a ton of miles on it.
     
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    Wouldn't really matter if if it had 100,000 on it. I've seen those trucks going strong with 300,000 on them.
     
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    My Lexus had 170 k and was going strong until wife got rear ended. It was an 02 at the body shop they are going to total it. We are lucky if we get $7k, and now we need a car. Sucks.... But if owner took care of it Lexus can go. It was a gs300.
     
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    Stay away from anything dodge chrysler

    complete garbage
     
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    I had an old Toyota Previa mini-van. I took out all the seats but the front and could haul anything. I ran it for 240K miles. The only problem was the AC compressor. I could not find a new one and rebuilts only lasted a few months. You have to have air in Texas, especially in a van. It ran like new when I got rid of it other than the AC.
     
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    This This This

    I had a 2000 Concord. What a piece of shit.
     
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