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Old April 12th, 2015, 10:39 PM
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Most reliable used car....

Kind of funny putting this out on a LR forum, but since you guys have some serious experience and backgrounds, I thought I'd ask, as I'm clearly a rover head and don't think clearly.

So my kid is in her 2nd year of college and insists she can and will take care of a car (after the 2002 Disco I totally hooked up for her was impounded and eventually auctioned for unpaid tickets late last year, yeah I know...SMH, don't get me started...) Anyway, she's going to pay every dime for this next one, but as a college kid, as you can imagine her budget sucks ($3-4k tops), so I figure let me recommend something reliable (1st and foremost), which pretty much rules out all old LR products. I can't add her car issues to my car issues...

I've been thinking Toyota corolla, camry, maybe an old honda accord? I remember them being super reliable and I still see them around. Would really love a Subaru awd for her but the old great ones are still out of her price range.

Any other suggestions?

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Old April 12th, 2015, 10:48 PM
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not to sound like an ass, but in light of her last experience, i think she needs to do her own due diligence on this. -jeff
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Not to sound like an ass, but in light of her last experience, I think she needs to do her own due diligence on this.

-Jeff
Fair, and that's why she's paying every dime. But I'm still her dad... and all I'm doing is pointing her to the right vehicle, otherwise she'll ask her mother and then she'll come home with a yugo or some shit
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Old April 12th, 2015, 10:58 PM
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