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      02-06-2008, 08:17 PM   #1
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car under 43k

What car would you get for 43k and under? Friend needs help picking out a car.
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      02-06-2008, 08:20 PM   #2
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Well, what is his expectations? Wants? Needs?

There are plenty of cars out there for under 43k and good ones too. It'll be hard to narrow down a few without listing a few things that might narrow the playing field down a bit.
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      02-06-2008, 08:31 PM   #3
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+1. What kind of car does he want? Sport, lux, sedan, coupe, etc., lots of choices.
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      02-06-2008, 08:33 PM   #5
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sport, coupe, and smooth drive
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      02-06-2008, 08:33 PM   #6
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STi, Evo, G37 would be my choices... but u might be askign about a van, idk. be specific
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he likes the a5 but i told him its overpriced
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So...good looking coupes then? Has he given you any parameters to go off of?
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nope he just told me that is one of his choices and i told him there is more out there. i was just looking for some ideas. i mean if you had 43k what would you get?
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B8 A4 3.2 if he wants luxury
EVO if he wants performance
G37 if he wants a bit of both.
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what about a 328i or a 135i?

i still think STI is the best choice
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no bmw. we are 30yrs old looking for a more grownup car. no offense but the sti and evo look like match box cars.
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So then I guess that rules out Infiniti as well. What about a C350 sport? It's a little more "grownup" I guess.

If I had a choice in that price range, and I couldn't choose a 335i, I'd most likely go for the new B8 A4. It's big, mature, luxurious, and good looking.
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i will inform him thanks
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You don't happen to be Schneid4323 by chance...right? lol jk
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ED 335i, well equipped even.

In the "big mature" class, Acura RL's can easily be had around $40K. Infiniti M35 could be done as well.
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So then I guess that rules out Infiniti as well. What about a C350 sport? It's a little more "grownup" I guess.

If I had a choice in that price range, and I couldn't choose a 335i, I'd most likely go for the new B8 A4. It's big, mature, luxurious, and good looking.
That and you'll definitely have some fun in it if you wanted to. With a 55% front and 45% rear weight distribution, and a 40% F and 60% R torque split, you'll definitely won't be missing out on the action.

Alright I'll shut up about Audis...
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That's true. Audi's are really improving. I like 'em a lot now. They sorta started to catch my interest about three years ago with news of the RS4.
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I really, really dislike that car. Too chick-ey for me.
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MB SLK 350?
That'll be pushing the limits on price.
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