new to me car?

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    i have driven a subaru since 1986....i no longer work in the winter so i dont need the awd...but i am at a total loss about cars....i want front wheel drive...automatic...i am ready for an automatic with a remote starter...
    i want good gas mileage...with minimal blind spots...so any suggestions? what do yall drive? pros and cons?
    i can buy a subaru in an hour .....i know them...this sedan car is a total new thing to me...
     
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    You can't find a better car than a Subaru. I drive a Forrester but I'd buy any of their models.
     
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    I have a Toyota Highlander. Love it and it has a navigation system, back up cameras and keyless entry.
     
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    I'm a big fan of Toyota's.....Corolla and the Camry.

    Both are super reliable, and only require minimal maintenance. (oil changes, brake pads, tires)

    You never hear of a transmission problem with either of these cars, and 250 to 300+ thousand miles is the norm.

    Corolla's get great gas mileage, but are a little smaller than the Camry.

    Just bought a low miles 2004 Camry for one of my daughters. Only had 22,000 miles and is like new. Put on new set of Michelin A/S tires. Should last her for many years.

    btw You can put a remote start on any car. ... :cool:
     
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    A horse comes to mind.
     
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    Best of luck to you Bones... I ride the Bus... Yearly pass for $35.00... Anywhere/anytime I want to go on the Island... I drove Chevy pick-up's most of my life... The only new vehicle I ever owned was a brand new Isuzu Pup in 1986... $7000.00 and it was a waste of money... Not that the truck was bad, I just did not like the idea of spending that much money on a tool to get from point a to b...
    Get what you feel comfortable with and that sounds like the Subaru may fit the bill...
    My first wife drives a Mercedes and it has all kind of toys... The toys seem to break down frequently...
    Again best of luck...
     
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    2006 Honda Accord for my everyday car. Bought new. 30,000 on the odometer now. It looks like it did right off the lot.

    My mechanic tells me that barring a physical catastrophe, it will remain immortal.
     
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    MB's are way high on parts. You know the quit putting dip sticks in them in 05?
     
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    Honda CRV is a very popular car...and its made in America...
     
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    Although I'm big on Toyota.

    Honda's are also a very reliable car, and will easily last 200+ thousand miles. ... :cool:
     
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