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      01-09-2010, 03:01 PM   #1
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help deciding on daily driver

For starter i have an 06 F150 along with my 135. Im in need of a fuel efficient fun to drive 4 door. 10-11K price limit. Im thinking 02-05 wrx 60-75k miles. Any ideas appreciated.

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If you get a WRX, that isn't thrashed to all hell, yer gonna wanna mod it as soon as you get it. It'll be another tricked out ride that prbably won't make a good DD - you ready for that?
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How about the 135?
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Just use your 135. That 10K -11K you spend will not compensate for fuel efficiency. Also a WRX is not exactly fuel efficient. It probably gets about the same MPG as the 135.
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Just use your 135. That 10K -11K you spend will not compensate for fuel efficiency. Also a WRX is not exactly fuel efficient. It probably gets about the same MPG as the 135.
In that case driving the truck would be the best solution
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      01-10-2010, 10:54 PM   #7
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civic si 4dr is next on the list
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Subarus don't get good gas mileage. Fun? Yes. Great in the snow? Yes. Reliable? Yes. Either drive what you got or maybe look for an old Insight, had a buddy pick one up for cheap and he gets ridiculous mpg.
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Just use your 135. That 10K -11K you spend will not compensate for fuel efficiency. Also a WRX is not exactly fuel efficient. It probably gets about the same MPG as the 135.
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