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2000 ford taurus se: 2000 chevy..4x4..2005 dodge neon sxt..2002 dodge

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trying to decide on a used car as a college commuter car for my girlfriend: 2002 hyuindai sonata with 151K miles, 2000 chevy tracker 2 dr hard top 4x4 with 144K miles, 2000 ford taurus se with 94K miles, 2005 dodge neon sxt with 94K miles, 2002 dodge neon sxt with 122K miles, or a 2001 mercury cougar with 112K miles. From that information are there any of these that you would lean towards?

Steve :

Hello and Welcome to Justanswer, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am here to try and assist your with your question

Steve :

The best choice and most reliable car is the 2000 ford taurus se with 94K miles,

Customer:

not a fan of the neons?

Steve :

I have been in and worked on all cars you are looking at and the most reliable 2000 ford Taurus se with 94K miles,

Customer:

and I'm assuming the rest you ruked out due to mileage?

Customer:

ruled that is

Steve :

some on milege some on reliabilty and known concerns

Customer:

ok, any other tips on best place to find a reliable used car, ie. dealer, craigslist, etc.?

Steve :

the best place I have found is craigs list if you have cash

Steve :

If you need a loan then the dealer or a car lot

Steve :

uness a bank will loan you the dough

Customer:

why is craigslist better over dealer? taxes? I have been scouring CL for months and gone to seee a few cars with terrible luck

Customer:

u already answered that question, sorry

Customer:

not realy i guess

Steve :

You can talk people down on private party. It takes a lot of time and effort, but the best deal is on Craigslist you get desperate people who need the cash get a better deal.

Steve :

At the dealer or car lot you have the slimy salesman harder to deal with.

Steve :

Hopefully you are not a car salesman

Steve :

LOL

Customer:

great, thanks for your help Steve, it's nice to get an opinion from someone who actuallly works on the cars because everyone's got an opinion

Customer:

no! I'm not, lol

Customer:

thanks so much

Steve :

Have a great day and good luck

Customer:

thank you


u too


 

Steve :

your welcome

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