Realistic Cars for new grad

Yahoo GoingDeep
Apr 16 38 Comments

So I do not have a lot of money and I do not have a lot of money. Here is the list of used cars that I have been looking. All models will have year 2016 and reasonable mileage. Also they are in the similar price range. Which one would you recommend?

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    Nevernude

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    $3k Honda/Toyota from the 90s. Saves a ton of money and gets you to your destination equally fast
    Apr 16 5
    • New / Eng jpasserby
      This. Don't spend a lot on a way to get from point a to b. And Toyotas and Hondas are safe, reliable, cheap to repair, and last forever.
      Apr 16
    • VMware / Eng
      vLol

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      vLolmore
      You miss out on modern safety standards though.
      Apr 16
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      Nevernude

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      Good
      Apr 16
    • Oscar 🐨koala
      Anything 2005-2010 are good enough and drivable. Heck some old dude driving like 1970s.
      Apr 16
    • Oracle 19edp28tx
      Worth noting that safety is a big factor in insurance costs as well so older cars often come with counterintuitively higher insurance
      Apr 17
  • Oath / Mgmt Atinlay2
    Someone suggests a Tesla in 5,4,3,2......
    Apr 16 1
    • AT&T / Eng
      DDM2K

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      Prestige chaser
      Apr 16
  • PTC bGuR03
    Make do with a 2012 civic or Camry with 120k miles. Save a few years and get an electric.
    Apr 16 2
    • Cisco vzIq77
      Can confirm. Source: 2012 civic owner.
      Apr 16
    • Apple VCpr77
      Honda made the interior of the 2012 Civic so cheap they had to redesign it only after 1 year. E.g. the headliner feels like cardboard from an egg carton. Get a 2013 or later Civic.

      Source: also a 2012 Civic owner
      Apr 16
  • Yahoo GoingDeep
    OP
    Bought honda civic today and I gotta say it is pretty awesome!!
    Apr 17 1
  • Amazon Vaporeon
    We got a 2011 Civic that had 70k miles on it and it runs like a champ.
    Apr 16 1
    • Micro Focus / Eng Fuuu
      My girlfriend has a 2011 Civic as well but with 130k miles. It still runs perfectly and we frequently take it on trips to LA or Vegas and back without any issues.
      Apr 16
  • Amazon bezzozz
    TC?
    Apr 16 5
    • Yahoo GoingDeep
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      130
      Apr 16
    • Amazon bezzozz
      You can get something better than those
      Apr 16
    • Microsoft / Eng Mama San
      I spent 65k on a car as a new grad with about that TC. No regrets. Its still fun, cool, and no issues. Going on 12 years with it, never had a desire to replace. Havent made a car payment in a decade.

      In that sense is was a smart buy - lasted long and didnt feel any need to replace it when my TC was much higher.
      Apr 18
    • Amazon hohohoh
      What was it that you spent 65k 12 years ago ?
      Apr 18
    • Microsoft / Eng Mama San
      2005 M5
      Apr 18
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    noDoubt

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    It's not personal. It's just business and I am a businessman man.
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    The new Mercedes-Benz 2020 A-Class.

    https://youtu.be/lsfOhLhAEB4
    Apr 16 2
    • PTC bGuR03
      Advertising for your employer on blind? Has Tesla made Daimler so scared and desperate?
      Apr 17
    • Daimler
      noDoubt

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      It's not personal. It's just business and I am a businessman man.
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      No one is worried about Tesla. I really think the A-Class is an amazing car.
      Apr 17
  • Stripe ipo-man
    Get a good sign-on bonus and buy a sports car.
    Apr 16 2
  • Tektronix BazzokaGrl
    I had a Honda Civic in College with radiator trouble so I tend to avoid them now.
    Apr 16 1
    • Pegasystems lmWithGir
      Just replace the radiator for $50. Its probably the size of a large book.
      Apr 16
  • ADP / Eng CilK47
    Raptor
    Apr 16 1
    • Oracle / Data bendy
      Lol that’s starts from 70k
      Apr 16
  • IBM / Eng threesome
    VTA
    Apr 17 0
  • Oracle Flatlinerz
    Jetta looks nice. VW polo/golf too.
    Or Audi A3 to treat yourself
    Apr 17 0
  • OpenTable Meliodas
    One that you can afford with cash.
    Apr 16 0
  • Oracle / Data bendy
    Toyota Corolla would be cheaper than civic and will give you much better space than Yaris.

    But between corolla and civic, civic is the better option.
    Apr 16 0
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    DDM2K

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    2011 Range Rover with the original air suspension 😱
    Apr 16 0
  • Dropbox / Eng kMhc18
    Mazda3, but Civic probably a better value.
    Apr 16 0
  • ViaSat ahseundb
    Lexus
    Apr 16 0

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