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Author Topic: [Poll: 2007.20]: When you buy a car, what age or age range do you usually buy?... Back to Topics
JT
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Message Posted: May 13, 2007 12:01:10 AM

When you buy a car, what age or age range do you usually buy?
New cars
Used cars, less than 2 years old
Used cars, 2-5 years old
Used cars, more than 5 years old
The cheapest things I can find
Other / I've never bought a car

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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NightMagic
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YB1234
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Used cars, 2-3 years old
YB1234
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Used cars, 2-3 years old
YB1234
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Used cars, 2-3 years old
YB1234
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Used cars, 2-3 years old
YB1234
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New cars are priced way too high. At least with used you save the extortionate freight charges, a/c taxes, and dealer "prep" (what prep ?). 2 yrs or older cuts the cost in half.
YB1234
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2009 10:24:12 PM

Used cars, 2-5 years old
NightMagic
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QueenMother
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2009 7:17:00 AM

I get new every 4 - 5 years.
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NightMagic
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NightMagic
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NightMagic
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gasman14
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New cars
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2008 5:35:28 AM

It varies, usually 2-5 years old
NightMagic
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Z51Corvette
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Only have truly bought 2 cars... one was about 10 years old... the other was new.
bareilly
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2008 5:58:34 AM

more then five years old
NightMagic
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in_orbit
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New cars
narcar1973
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Used, 2 years old or newer.
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GolfTDI03
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NightMagic
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NightMagic
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MnSwede
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Used cars, 2-5 years old
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2008 12:46:58 PM

I have had great success purchasing "program" cars, which are no more than 1 year old.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2008 12:28:09 PM

Usually new, but it's based on what I can afford at the time and what I really need.
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gasisoutrageous
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I prefer new cars- they usually have higher fuel mileage than older cars.
NightMagic
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NightMagic
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EagleEye16
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Message Posted: May 31, 2008 5:21:10 PM

Used, 2-5 yrs
pugman
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Message Posted: May 30, 2008 9:31:48 AM

That depends on the use. If it will be used as a daily driver, I go with the most fuel efficient. If it is for seldom use, I go with what I can afford.
lindamay
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Message Posted: May 30, 2008 1:35:58 AM

The last ones were new. Before that, used and between two and five years old. I get an insurance discount for a new car, so maybe that helps a little.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: May 29, 2008 9:22:55 PM

Used cars, 2-3 years old
YB1234
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Used cars, 2-3 years old
YB1234
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Used cars, 2-3 years old
YB1234
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Message Posted: May 29, 2008 9:22:06 PM

New cars are priced way too high. At least with used you save the extortionate freight charges, a/c taxes, and dealer "prep" (what prep ?). 2 yrs or older cuts the cost in half.
YB1234
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Used cars, 2-5 years old
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used...less than 2yrs. old
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