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jjbodean1970
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just sold my 2005 sequoia 2 weeks ago for $16500


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geauxtigertailgate
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re: Used SUV..best deal under $10k
I have a 2004 landcruiser with 140000 miles on it. Bought it on 2008 for 25,000 with 60,000 miles on it. Love the vehicle. I will pass it on to my daughter in 3 years and buy another landcruiser that is about 5 years old when I do that. Sequoia will be cheaper, but landcruiser is made in japan. They are bulletproof as a result.


BTHog
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All the ridiculous japanese cars are netter than american cars is stupid.


Zephyrius
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re: Used SUV..best deal under $10k
2004 Suburban 2yrs ago 128k miles... not a lick of trouble. $8500


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geauxtigertailgate
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re: Used SUV..best deal under $10k
All the american cars I had or my family had as a kid were total crap regardless of age or cost. All of my japanese cars, trucks, and vans have been incredibly reliable. I made the mistake of buying a chrysler town and country mini van for my wife in 2001. After it left her stranded twice, I bought her a toyota sienna. She still drives it. My personal history with american made cars has been total crapola. Experience with japanese cars has been stellar. Experience is the best teacher.....


BTHog
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Yes nevermind that dodge invented the minivan and leads the category in sales every year.


geauxtigertailgate
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Mandeville
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Sales and reliability aren't the same thing. Not even close.


Gtiger9757
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re: Used SUV..best deal under $10k
I have an 04 tahoe that still runs as good as the day my dad bought it almost 9 years ago. Just rolled 203k and havent had to do anything except routine maintenance. I think you can get one like mine for under 6k.


BTHog
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re: Used SUV..best deal under $10k
So your theory is people keep biying caravans inspite of them being junk?

Good lord


Martini
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Well I grew up on used cars but as I got older I started buying new. That way I know what I'm getting. Not some kids NASCAR dream.

That said I buy not lease, pay them off and drive them until the wheels fall off. Both my wife and I. Rarely do I have a car note and actually haven't had one in years.


BTHog
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That must be nice. I have four but mines almost paid off and i wont be replacing it right away.


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geauxtigertailgate
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re: Used SUV..best deal under $10k
Yes. Mcdonalds sells a ton of hamburgers. Doesn't mean they are quality. Caravans are cheaper initially. However, when buying something used without the safety net of a factory warranty, it makes zero sense to buy a caravan. I hate car notes and dealership service departments,I stick with used japanese vehicles.


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CAD703X
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I have an 04 tahoe that still runs as good as the day my dad bought it almost 9 years ago. Just rolled 203k and havent had to do anything except routine maintenance. I think you can get one like mine for under 6k.


my 1998 4runner is about to roll over 300k and aside from a free lifetime alignment from firestone, i've changed timing belts a couple of times & the oil & new tires 2 or 3x.

thats about it.

oh and tightened the clutch one time.
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gazelles
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Member since Apr 2011
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buy new, pay in cash. whores don't get wet on decade old jap cars.

if this is a problem have less kids, buy less bicycles, find a new career



trillhog
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question... is it necessary to take the car back to the dealer for service or can i just run it through the quicky lube.


KJason
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I just sold an '04 F-150 with 160,000 miles on it that never failed me. And I sold it for $12,000 after refusing several offers over $11K.



That is great to hear. I have an '04 FX4 with 150k on it. Mind if I ask where you are, what shape the exterior/interior were in, and what method you used to list and sell?


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jjbodean1970
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Member since Mar 2006
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buy new, pay in cash.
buy used, pay in cash, better plan. this coming from a former car business guy. i would never, ever buy new.


CAD703X
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buy used, pay in cash, better plan. this coming from a former car business guy. i would never, ever buy new.


a whole lotta young stupid kids up in this thread.


trillhog
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i didn't have a car for awhile b/c i was living in the city and when i started staying longer in arky i needed my own car, i looked at used cars but this used car market is so strong i just went ahead and bought new... i wanted to spend around 20k cash and after looking around i just bought a 2012 civic to keep here. i wanted a suv or truck but for that kind of money they all had 100k miles. i guess i hadn't bought a car in a while i was surprised how much they cost. plus's i havn't bought gas in i don't know when, negs. driving a civic is pretty much zero driving excitiment.

new 18k
used with 30 miles maybe 15k
i just went with the new
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