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Old 11-23-2004, 03:50 PM   #1
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17, looking for a first car

Hi, i live in canada...I'm 17, and have started to save enough for a car. I would like an asian import with probably under 170 000 orignal kms. I dont want to spend anymore than something close to $5000.. $4000-$4800 would be a good price. I've been looking at probably a 1993 or 1994 civic hatchback because it is a good car and in my price range. I will be going to college next this cars probably going to be easy on the bankaccount when it comes to its gas milleage. Is there any other suggestions for what i could get? I need something reliable, something that keeps its value (ex honda, toyota, maybe even mazda), i want 4 cyl, and those are really my only "must haves." 5 speed would be nice, though its not a big deal. I've come across a 1991 civic sedan, DX i believe..They're asking $3000, and its got 170,000 orignal kms. I also just missed out on a 1994 protege with 112k original k's. Please give me your input, because i'm sure some of you may be in the same situation as me, and i KNOW many of you know much more about cars than i do.
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Old 12-01-2004, 05:48 AM   #2
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The honda would be okay IF you dont modify it. Loud exhast and rear wings aren't the coolest. but other than that, its a good value if it doesn't break down on you. If you pay 3000 bucks for it just expect to get what you payed for. Good luck in colledge.
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Old 12-06-2004, 04:25 AM   #3
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Nissan s13's are really good cars (1989-1994 240sx) and usually have great reliability. Plus you can get quality models from 3500-5k
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