Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 35
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 224,354, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,359
    Points
    224,354
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,000
    Given: 454

    Looking for a new car

    I was going to get a coupe, but have decided to go with a sedan for its practicality.
    I have these in mind:
    Chevy Cruze
    Honda Accord
    Mitsubishi Lancer GTS

    Anybody have any experience with these?
    I'd like to stay around $20,000.
    Obviously, the Accord is probably the most reliable.
    The Chevy Cruze gets great MPG.
    And the Mitsubishi Lancer looks sweet.

    I can't decide. HELP!! Any other sporty sedans that I should take a look at?
    I think I'll add the Kia Optima to the list too.


    Last edited by cyclonedave25; 03-20-2012 at 12:26 AM.
    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 565,717, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,638
    Points
    565,717
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 527
    Given: 253

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Ford Fusion fit your style? Pretty nice car.




  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 127,505, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    bringmagicback's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    CF Resident Dog Lover
    Posts
    5,304
    Points
    127,505
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 291
    Given: 180

    Re: Looking for a new car

    In for car argument.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 888,373, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 60.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    58,573
    Points
    888,373
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,499
    Given: 2,753

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Maybe a tablet?


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 227,371, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    Bret44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Hampton, IA
    Posts
    10,351
    Points
    227,371
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,400
    Given: 2,290

    Re: Looking for a new car

    What ever you get, if you have issues stay away from CarX in Ames. I have a simple issue with my break line and they tried to tell me I needed new Calipers and Brake pads. Glad my Old man taught me a thing or to about cars. Would have cost me 1200 bucks.


    When Kids see the Hilton Atmosphere and our style of play, the get really interested in Iowa State
    - Fred Hoiberg

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 124,286, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    7,688
    Points
    124,286
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 648
    Given: 1,460

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Suburu Impreza?



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 224,354, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,359
    Points
    224,354
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,000
    Given: 454

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Ford Fusion fit your style? Pretty nice car.
    That one crossed my mind, too. Looks like it is getting really good ratings.
    The only thing holding me back from that one is the looks. They aren't bad, but maybe a little too standard looking for my taste.


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 224,354, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,359
    Points
    224,354
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,000
    Given: 454

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Suburu Impreza?
    Another one that has crossed my mind. I love the AWD, and still gets good MPG.


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 565,717, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,638
    Points
    565,717
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 527
    Given: 253

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    That one crossed my mind, too. Looks like it is getting really good ratings.
    The only thing holding me back from that one is the looks. They aren't bad, but maybe a little too standard looking for my taste.
    The body is fairly "vanilla".




  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 224,354, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,359
    Points
    224,354
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,000
    Given: 454

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    The body is fairly "vanilla".
    Yeah, if it was a little more sporty looking, it would probably be near the top of my list.


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 68,166, Level: 81
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 1,584
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    timappelgate's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Posts
    2,306
    Points
    68,166
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 7

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Audi A4. My car of choice.


    R.I.P "Gibbons" 4/3/2012
    R.I.P RollsRoyce 4/12/2012

  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 44,616, Level: 65
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 934
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Cy4Patriots's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    3,562
    Points
    44,616
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 22

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    Audi A4. My car of choice.
    Not around 20,000 lol



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 127,505, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    bringmagicback's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    CF Resident Dog Lover
    Posts
    5,304
    Points
    127,505
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 291
    Given: 180

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Bat mobile, my car of choice.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 224,354, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,359
    Points
    224,354
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,000
    Given: 454

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    Audi A4. My car of choice.
    A lotta bit out of my price range. haha
    Although, it seems like 50% of the people drive one of those over where I live. Pretty sweet car.


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 27,457, Level: 50
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 93
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    josh4isu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    1,061
    Points
    27,457
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 3

    Re: Looking for a new car

    Pontiac grand prix GXP. they go fast.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • Iowa State vs. TCU
  • January 31, 2015
  • 01:00 PM