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March 3, 2010 @ 08:40 PM
ClydeFrazier

Post: 6407

Join Date: Feb 2009

If you're willing to deal with some slightly expensive maintenance, hunt down a 91 318is. I had one for a short period of time with a bilstein/h&r setup. Wasn't the fastest car in the world, but it loved being revved and handled great, not to mention excellent gas mileage

Melo Gang All Day

March 4, 2010 @ 12:11 PM
posterr kicks

Post: 34

Join Date: Aug 2009

i say go with a 4-door sedan; easier on insurance compared to a 2-door, especially as a young driver.
March 25, 2010 @ 02:30 PM
808elite

Post: 26

Join Date: Apr 2007

civic hatch or 89-91 240sx
March 29, 2010 @ 04:24 PM
Jayz4Dayz

Post: 75

Join Date: Mar 2010

get an acura integra
May 29, 2013 @ 09:23 AM
kenmerkle

Post: 12

Join Date: May 2013

I would suggest you to go in for a Civic, as I did the same and bought one a few months ago from autopartsfair. It came in an excellent condition well within my budget with less than 30 K miles on it. However you can also consider conducting a Google search to find out some other brands and models which meets your expectations and suits your budget.
May 29, 2013 @ 03:45 PM
mpmike

Post: 6

Join Date: Apr 2013

Really depends on what your mechanical skill is and how much you need to drive it. If I had $4,000 to spend and was not going to be racking up a hundred miles a day I would pick up a pre-1975 Fiat 124, a pre-73 MGB-GT, Fox Body Mustang (2.3 Turbo or 5.0), if you are going to be driving a lot and are not a mechanic there is one car you should be looking at a Nissan Sentra/200SX they are bullet proof, parts are super cheap, and you can drive them anywhere, but the newest model you can find for your budget and just do the regular maintenance. 

Mike MPSpeedShop.com

June 26, 2013 @ 10:13 AM
lemuel

Post: 6

Join Date: Jun 2013

I just got a 4000 scholarship check that I plan on buying a car with. Looking at a prelude or civic hatchback. Any other good ideas?
At this price range, there is no better alternative than the Civic as it not only meets your expectations but will also suit your budget. There is no doubt about the reliability of the Honda cars, so there is nothing to worry about it.
I too bought a used Civic from an auto parts online store, couple of months ago I am happy that I made a good decision.
June 28, 2013 @ 05:56 PM
ImNotGrimey

Post: 90

Join Date: May 2013

Location: NYC

Pass on the Civic, get an E30 325is. Noooo automatics!
June 28, 2013 @ 06:14 PM
Master Flash

Post: 418

Join Date: Jan 2009

Location: Washington, D.C.

My favorite car is the 1991 Twin Turbo 300ZX

Yes, twin turbo. It comes stock with it. And you got to love the classic T-top. I personally think its kind of selfish to get a coupe, but I also fell like its stupid not to treat yourself cool

Changing the Past.

August 8, 2013 @ 02:24 PM
jiffsta

Post: 30

Join Date: Aug 2012

civic ek or eg!
September 1, 2013 @ 08:08 AM
BEliveTHEhype

Post: 51

Join Date: May 2009

Location: kenosha, WI

vw golf mk4
September 30, 2013 @ 04:57 PM
hometownhero

suspended

Post: 304

Join Date: Nov 2012

Location: Finland

Jetta or civic booy
October 9, 2013 @ 06:12 PM
GhandiG

Post: 184

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Los Angeles

I wouldnt suggest getting a euro car, maintenance is dam expensive for those cars

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October 19, 2013 @ 06:21 AM
You can't buy class.

Post: 525

Join Date: Aug 2012

Location: 818/718

Civics are the way to go, if you are looking to save long term. 
October 21, 2013 @ 12:53 AM
500sd

Post: 186

Join Date: Mar 2010

miata? manual or bust tho
October 28, 2013 @ 12:48 PM
zeitaku

Post: 66

Join Date: May 2009

you could get a 2001 Toyota corolla
December 11, 2013 @ 10:25 PM
heyitzalex

Post: 96

Join Date: Nov 2013

Location: 310

I would look for an older Lexus (LS400) and you'll be good for another 10 years
March 11, 2014 @ 03:35 AM
Beastkind

Post: 19

Join Date: Nov 2013

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Buy an old 50s beetle you can do an engine overhaul with basic tools (for the most part)
no emissions and cheap registration, plus women love slammed death traps :D

Based out of Phoenix, AZ. This blog revolves around my life and brand. Stay fresh and live well. www.BEASTKIND.com


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