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Old 04-26-2013, 07:29 AM   #1
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Commuter car??

I've been to work now for 3 weeks and my gas tank is killing me!!! I drive a minivan and dh is talking about getting me something smaller just to drive(we both have a 40 mile round trip commute) but I'm hesitating. What if the used car we buy is a pos, and doesn't last? Then we are out 5 k or so.. On the other had he needs the van when I'm at work so he can cart the kids around.. Help!


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Old 04-26-2013, 07:46 AM   #2
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Re: Commuter car??

We are in the exact same boat! We r looking now at manual 4 cylinders, japanese. They are easy and cheap to repair. It's scary to buy inexpensive used cars. If it makes you feel any better, when we have in the past we have used the car for a year or two and sell it for what we paid.
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As long as your dh is handy, it should be a pretty smart decision.
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