What car should I buy?
May 20, 2006 7:43 AM Subscribe
Yet another "time to buy a car" thread
posted by ajpresto to travel & transportation (44 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
I'm looking for a car with good gas mileage to replace a 2002 Tundra. The Tundra still works great, hasn't had any problems with anything but I'm starting to not be able to afford gas.
I've looked at the Honda Fit and Toyota Yaris as well as Toyota Corollas and Honda Civics. My criteria are:
* great gas mileage
* cheap, but still quality (Both of these cars are dirt cheap but I'm worried about quality)
I'm also concerned about being a "beta tester" for an untried product. These cars look cool (especially the Honda, which I'm really leaning towards) but I heard that the gas tank is in a funny place (under the front passenger seat), which then leads me to be concerned about funny wiring or whatever.
What cars should I look at? Also of note, I'm relatively tall (my wife owns a Honda Element and the steering wheel doesn't move up high enough to be comfortable for me) so I need a car that can accomodate that aspect, as well.
I have all day today and tomorrow to hang out here and respond, so feel free to ask questions that I can respond to.