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  1. e6789

    e6789 Rookie

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    I hope to be car shopping soon. I am looking for something with good mpg-30+ on the interstate. Could anyone give me some car ideas? I would like something a few years old to knock the price down, but it seems like all the used cars are at least the price of the new ones. Anyway, I am just wanting some personal suggestions.
     
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    smalltowngal Multitudinous

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    I just bought a 2011 Camry. I LOVE it! It gets great gas milage! I just drove from Kansas and back, started with a full tank and only had to stop once each way.
     
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    My mom has a Nissan Maxima and loves it.
    (I'm a truck person, but I like the looks of Audi).
     
  5. Peachyness

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    I had to buy a new car back in Feburary when my wonderful 1990 Toyota Camry finally konked out.

    I did a LOT of research and test driving and finally decided upon a brand new 2012 Ford Focus. It gets great gas mileage and it's adorable to boot!
     
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    Ooh, I'll be following this thread. I'm going to be car shopping in a few weeks and have absolutely no idea what I want. I drive a Jeep right now so I know I want better gas mileage but would also like 4X4 still if possible.

    Good luck with your car search!
     
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    I love my 2010 Toyota Corolla and also loved my previous 2006 Corolla!
     
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    chebrutta Enthusiast

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    I have a 2006 Civic. I drive over 250 miles a week; only fill it up once a week (it's not even on E when I do fill up). Love it!
     
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    We recently bought an Elantra(Hyundai)-2012. Our first Hyundai-but so far so good. We had a Civic and liked it, too. This has more features and was less $$$ than a Civic or Corolla. I also have a 2003 Prius- didn't want to spend that much for another one!! Hope it lasts!! I wanted a Focus, but our Ford dealer in town isn't great. Good luck-never an easy decsion!(My brother just bought a Kia Soul and likes it.)
     
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    I second the Hyundai Elantra. I just bought one a few months ago and love it.
     
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    We have a VW Jetta TDI (The diesel model) and LOVE it. It's a smooth ride, lots of leg room and gets amazing gas mileage!
     
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    I have a 2006 Civic as well. I cannot even begin to say how much I love it! I have almost 100,000 miles on it and it's still doing great! Just needs regular maintenance and gets excellent gas mileage :)
     
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    We just bought a 2011 Kia Optima and love it!
     
  14. Ima Teacher

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    I really like my mom's Dodge Avenger. She gets right at 30mpg highway. That was amazing to me, since I drive a full-size 4X4 pickup that gets 17mpg.

    I know people with an Altima, a Camry, and a Corolla. All of them are very happy with the vehicles.
     

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