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 Post subject: Re: New Car choice
PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:02 am 
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why is that adam? a loan to get a new car or second hand?

True, its fucking hard. i dont like looking for a car lol.

and just to reiterate, i will not be going off my car. ive been asked many times by family members if i will be selling fifi... this will not be happening. It will be by fun, weekend car. and it will be a hobby that will stay with me for as long as possible :)

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 Post subject: Re: New Car choice
PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:25 am 
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They include suzuki alto (which doesnt look great but has 74 mpg)
lol a quoted combined figure!

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:35 am 
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only you woodsy!

it looks like a fanny car, however a good point is that it does 74mpg! better?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:45 am 
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well finance is an arse - a loan would be better to buy new/used as you can save up and pay it off early ;)

2005 Audi A3 2.0 Tdi would suit you ;)

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mmm an audi. What dreams are made of. But i legitimately want to know the reason why finance is an arse. I know you had issues with your st but was there a particular reason?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:48 am 
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well you are tied to it for the duration, interest is usually shite, and it's not your car until it is paid off so you can't sell it

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True. I'm looking at deals with 0% interest. But the range of cars isn't great. Looking at kia rio's and fiat 500's. What sort of money are 2005 audi a3's going for?

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only you woodsy!

it looks like a fanny car, however a good point is that it does 74mpg! better?

My point is, do you believe that!

Terry cousin had one of the new ones. Admittedly he drives like a bell, but there's no way that thing would do over 50mpg.
Even on a run (which going on your mileage stated in the first post, you'll be doing) the thing spins so quick it drinks and makes a horrible racket!!

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So i'm guessing diesel is my best bet? Which i wanted to go for anyway.

The main reason i want finance, as stated, is for the warranty, service and MOT you get with some of them.

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So i'm guessing diesel is my best bet? Which i wanted to go for anyway.

The main reason i want finance, as stated, is for the warranty, service and MOT you get with some of them.

Hyundai/Kia is your best bet then. Better residuals to.

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look on autotrader you lazy feck!

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Ok woodsy. Nice one.

it's always worth a try to get someone to do the dirty work for me ;)

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what like pete? ;)

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds? ... earTo=2005

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Dont get fibance or a loan, there are many cheap cars that are reliable.

This car isgonna be your run around, if I was toget finance Id want a car that wasworth having that monthly payment hanging ovwr your head.

A 2008 c1/107 is dirt cheap and it will be cheap to run (although it will make you question your sexuality).

If I was you id spend £1k on a diesel polo/golf.

Finsnce always sounds good on paper but when your tied to it for ages youll wonderwhy the hell yourpaying all that for a slow arse car. You can get good economy and power for an achievable price.

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Update lads. Lous said it for me... I now have a 5000 budget. Seen some very nice clios for under that. But please fire away with the advice gents :)

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