August 31, 2010 @ 00:10:38 AM
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Hey guys, so I'm looking to buy my first car and my price range is around $13,000. The only catch is that I can't get a BMW which is ironic because frankly.. BMW is the only car that I want.

So what should I get that's around 13,000? Looking through craigslist gives me nothing but toyota dodgers and nissan sentras.

thanks hb smokeyface

EDIT:
it has to be reliable as I'll be driving it for a good 4-8 years. I'd like it to be good looking, performance isn't really something that matters to me but it'd still be nice to have. The seats doesn't matter, nor do the cylinders. Not particularly sure about torque or rev happy but it doesnt matter. It snows and rains a lot where I live so it'd be nice to have a car that's good in those conditions.
August 31, 2010 @ 00:16:43 AM
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If you have your heart set on a BMW but ca't get it for w/e reason then go for the better looking rival the Audi A4. if thats your thing of course.

personally I would of bought a older model Mitsubishi Evo and used the rest of the money upgrading it. But thats the rally driver inside of me talking.
August 31, 2010 @ 00:20:25 AM
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S2000 ap1 smokeyface
August 31, 2010 @ 00:25:53 AM
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S2000 ap1 smokeyface

it's awfully windy/rainy where I live, so something like an s2000 isn't really that ideal for me lool.

But if I lived in cali or something.. >smh
August 31, 2010 @ 04:05:42 AM
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what're you looking for in the car exactly? how many seats, how many doors, how many cylinders, torquey or rev happy, straight line or handling, etc

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August 31, 2010 @ 06:22:54 AM
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what're you looking for in the car exactly? how many seats, how many doors, how many cylinders, torquey or rev happy, straight line or handling, etc

Nothing much really, it has to be reliable as I'll be driving it for a good 4-8 years. I'd like it to be good looking, performance isn't really something that matters to me but it'd still be nice to have. The seats doesn't matter, nor do the cylinders. Not particularly sure about torque or rev happy but it doesnt matter. It snows and rains a lot where I live so it'd be nice to have a car that's good in those conditions.
August 31, 2010 @ 14:37:20 PM
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Smh just get a A4,you dont seem like the type of person who knows anything about modding cars so don't listen to the nig talking about buying a evo gtfo.
August 31, 2010 @ 15:30:56 PM
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Nothing much really, it has to be reliable as I'll be driving it for a good 4-8 years. I'd like it to be good looking, performance isn't really something that matters to me but it'd still be nice to have. The seats doesn't matter, nor do the cylinders. Not particularly sure about torque or rev happy but it doesnt matter. It snows and rains a lot where I live so it'd be nice to have a car that's good in those conditions.


get the audi a4 3.0 quattro, you may be able to find one with an ultrasport package for that price. good luck.

Melo Gang All Day

August 31, 2010 @ 15:55:05 PM
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check out the Acura TSX. Sharp looking car, honda reliability, nice interior, and it'll be good in snow as it's front wheel drive. There should be some decent examples in your price range.
August 31, 2010 @ 18:44:58 PM
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I would personally get a Nissan 240sx S15. Slightly Mod it but if not then go with Acura RSX.
August 31, 2010 @ 19:05:53 PM
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Ive looked into a 2003 Audi A4 1.8T Quattro Premium and I'm probably gonna go with that.
Thanks guys smokeyface
August 31, 2010 @ 19:11:55 PM
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i would avoid the 1.8t and go with the 3.0, less reliability issues and a little more powerful.

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August 31, 2010 @ 19:19:30 PM
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whatre the differences between a 3.0 and 1.8 in terms of reliability? It's hard to find a 3.0 thats also a manual in my area.
August 31, 2010 @ 19:39:33 PM
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Hey guys, so I'm looking to buy my first car and my price range is around $13,000. The only catch is that I can't get a BMW which is ironic because frankly.. BMW is the only car that I want.
So what should I get that's around 13,000? Looking through craigslist gives me nothing but toyota dodgers and nissan sentras.

thanks hb smokeyface

EDIT:
it has to be reliable as I'll be driving it for a good 4-8 years. I'd like it to be good looking, performance isn't really something that matters to me but it'd still be nice to have. The seats doesn't matter, nor do the cylinders. Not particularly sure about torque or rev happy but it doesnt matter. It snows and rains a lot where I live so it'd be nice to have a car that's good in those conditions.


the fuck??? your mommy wont let you get it???

if you paying all of it then i don't see why u shouldn't get a bmw

but anywho

this is nice


I want to see the world burn

August 31, 2010 @ 19:41:32 PM
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whatre the differences between a 3.0 and 1.8 in terms of reliability? It's hard to find a 3.0 thats also a manual in my area.


1.8t just tends to have a lot of issues, plus its a turbo which means you'll be due a replacement once the car hits 100k miles. try to keep looking, the 3.0 is the better way to go if you don't want the car in the shop all the time.

Melo Gang All Day

August 31, 2010 @ 21:08:03 PM
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the fuck??? your mommy wont let you get it???


if you paying all of it then i don't see why u shouldn't get a bmw

yeah.. I'm paying for everything but we had this whole discussion about it and it's complicated.

Yeah, I found a Audi A4 3.0T and I'm gonna make some calls tomorrow, thanks guys.

EDIT:
Is it true that like BMWs, Audis are costly to repair?
August 31, 2010 @ 21:18:52 PM
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get a honda for 3000 bucks. now you got 10 grand for goodies. rep please for good advice.
August 31, 2010 @ 21:22:05 PM
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Audi dawg, get an A3 if you got the money (TDI = 40+ mpg)
August 31, 2010 @ 21:48:34 PM
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Smh just get a A4,you dont seem like the type of person who knows anything about modding cars so don't listen to the nig talking about buying a evo gtfo.


whoawhoa there cowboy.
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That nig you speak of never told him to get an evo. Only said "personally" thats what I would of done with the bones. I also told him to get an A4 so gtfo for skimming
September 02, 2010 @ 14:54:26 PM
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S2000 ap1 smokeyface


i hate you
September 02, 2010 @ 18:41:23 PM
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LOL@audi or bmw and reliability in the same sentence
September 02, 2010 @ 19:48:01 PM
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September 11, 2010 @ 14:11:57 PM
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i love Audi A3 its my frist car
Audi for life
September 11, 2010 @ 21:42:53 PM
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smh @ a3. what an ugly car, shouldnt even be considered an Audi.
September 12, 2010 @ 00:11:21 AM
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my dad surprised me with a 2006 acura tl btw.
just incase anyone was wondering.
September 12, 2010 @ 01:00:10 AM
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we weren't

just kidding, congrats man. they're solid cars

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September 12, 2010 @ 23:23:15 PM
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my dad surprised me with a 2006 acura tl btw.
just incase anyone was wondering.


damn kidsmokeyface

I want to see the world burn

September 17, 2010 @ 22:55:46 PM
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91 sentra. swagsmokeyface
November 20, 2010 @ 00:56:27 AM
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A4 is going to eat your bank account on mundane maintenance items and issues.

For a first car I would seriously just pick up a civic or a corolla. Learn to drive, learn to maintain your car with something forgivable, learn what it takes to actually have vehicle ownership while you're sitting in something cheap (to buy, drive, maintain, insure and fuel) and is reliable. From there decide where you want to go having owned a set of keys for a while.
December 03, 2010 @ 00:23:02 AM
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06 TL is great choice. My other choice would have been a WRX.
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