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Old 03-14-2005, 06:47 AM   #1
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A good deal?

Hi, I am 16 and about to buy my first car. I went to a used car place and spotted a beautiful 1995 Ford Taurus GL Sedan 4 door V6.. it is in great condition. It has 103k miles on it and they're asking $2,195 for it. I'm going to check it again but this time my uncle is checking the engine, trans ..ect..
so my question is do you guys think this is a good deal ??
Oh yeah , it also comes with a 3 month warranty and if i want, i can purchase 6 more months..
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Old 03-14-2005, 08:53 AM   #2
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Well if you want a Taurus then I guess go ahead...personally I would drive one...for under 5k I would look for

I am assuming you want a 4 door:

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Old 03-17-2005, 11:15 PM   #3
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Old 03-17-2005, 11:45 PM   #4
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Any other opinions?

I own a 1990 Ford taurus GL with the 3.8 V6, and I've had a couple problems with it, but overall, it';s a good car. I'm at 101,000 miles and I've replcaed the MAP sensor, and the entire power steering system. The engine isn't packed that well, so it;s hard to work on it yourself, but it's a good overall 4 door car.
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Old 03-18-2005, 12:21 AM   #5
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i personally would not buy an older Taurus because from wht i've heard, they are not very dependable. But go ahead suit yourself.
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Old 03-18-2005, 12:40 AM   #6
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i personally would not buy an older Taurus because from wht i've heard, they are not very dependable. But go ahead suit yourself.

Well yeah its a little harder to find a good car when you're 16, work in a fast food place and have a $2,200 budget
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Old 03-18-2005, 12:58 AM   #7
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Hi, I am 16 and about to buy my first car. I went to a used car place and spotted a beautiful 1995 Ford Taurus GL Sedan 4 door V6.. it is in great condition. It has 103k miles on it and they're asking $2,195 for it. I'm going to check it again but this time my uncle is checking the engine, trans ..ect..
so my question is do you guys think this is a good deal ??
Oh yeah , it also comes with a 3 month warranty and if i want, i can purchase 6 more months..

yeh, if you really dont mind owning a taurus then it sounds like a good deal. i mean even if there was a problem its a good thing it comes with that warranty!
JUST MAKE SURE YOU DO HAVE A WARRANTY! THATS CRITICAL.
Make sure you are looking for a car you actually like, not just because you think it’s a good deal.

See when I purchased my car, I was really looking forward to getting a 98 honda civic coupe si or the 2002vw gti. I ended up getting a 2002 lancer oz which was just a couple thousands cheaper because I thought it was a good deal. Now I regret making that move because I honestly wouldn’t mind adding a few 10's to my monthly bill and getting a car I want!. I hate my lancer, wish I never have gotten it.
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