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My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! #285650 Sep 27, 11:01am Sep 27, 11:01am
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My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help!
Hey guys and gals, i need a few ideas for a pretty good car or suv for my parents to buy. My dads been looking at shit cars like Kia and Hyundai at around 23k. My mom asked me to find some nice cars for around 23-27 so shes not stuck with a car with a nice warrenty and not luxury at all. Shes looking for something like BMW mercedes or Lexus even toyota or mazada. Give me some ideas!

I was thinking something like
http://autotrader.com/findacar/images.jt...sort_type=year&

Is that a good deal?

Any ideas would be great, they have to be a 4 door also. thanks!

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: 10celica10] #285651 Sep 27, 11:10am Sep 27, 11:10am
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If they have that much money to spend, then tell them to definately get a brand new car.

A G35 Sedan would probably be to pricey huh? Don't know how much they go for, but I can imagine them being over 27k.


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: slidr] #285652 Sep 27, 11:16am Sep 27, 11:16am
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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: MothTRD] #285653 Sep 27, 11:17am Sep 27, 11:17am
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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: VSGTS14] #285654 Sep 27, 12:10pm Sep 27, 12:10pm
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yeah, camry, avalon, mazima, mazada 6, GS300, older TL, ES300, or older RL. they're all pretty reliable...

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: VSGTS14] #285655 Sep 27, 12:11pm Sep 27, 12:11pm
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Autotrader.com, cars.com, carsdirect.com are the most extensive databases, and you can filter on vehicle color, highest acceptable mileage and price, or on specific keywords (like GTS, leather, or 'human-hair-roof' for example rofl)

In that price range, they should be able to find a wide selection of used Camrys, Solaras, etc.


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: jonnyess] #285656 Sep 27, 12:18pm Sep 27, 12:18pm
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that bmw is thumbsdown
go with lexus or mercedes thumbsup

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: oas] #285657 Sep 27, 12:21pm Sep 27, 12:21pm
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save up just a little more and you can get a 3 series bmw used for year 2000-2003 with about 20K miles on it or something. look around for a great deal and jump on the opportunity when you can. i saw one bmw 03 323i for about 25,000 with low miles and warranty on it. i suggest you get the used car from another dealer than bmw cz you probably cant bargain much at bmw. if she wants two doors get the new scion tC.

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: stefanoc] #285658 Sep 27, 12:37pm Sep 27, 12:37pm
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Good ideas. Shes looking for Trunk space 4 doors and auto. maybe an SUV thats not chevy or Ford. and she either wants new or barly used with warrenties.

Thanks every1!

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: stefanoc] #285659 Sep 27, 12:46pm Sep 27, 12:46pm
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Are your parents racers/mechanics? haha. no really, some are.
I will be a racer/mechanic parent if I do become a parent.

Ok, this IS the fastest car you can get for $27,000 cash.

Used 2001 MR2-S (if you can find one) + $7,000 for MWR Custom Turbo and internals.

If they are mechanics they can install the internals on the weekend, and then the Turbo the next weekend.
They then have to spend several hundred dollars on dyno tuning.

What is the result: an 11-second Spyder.


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: QTRMLR_1] #285660 Sep 27, 1:04pm Sep 27, 1:04pm
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Consumer Reports says these are among the best choices.


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: ExNihilo] #285661 Sep 27, 1:31pm Sep 27, 1:31pm
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Awesome ExN!!! great ideas!

My dad works for boeing and my moms a dr. They are the most simplist people in the world. My dad still has his 1991 Nissan Truck in perfect condition lol and my moms car has been fucken up since day one 1999 Oldsmobile, they keep goin back to the damn Olds dealor and its so easy to sell to these people they will just buy the damn car if the salesman says so. They almost bought a damn Brevada when she brought the car in for an oil change!

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: 10celica10] #285662 Sep 27, 2:16pm Sep 27, 2:16pm
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I'd say go for the Toyota Camry. My uncle loves his and always brags about how reliable it is.

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: specsgt] #285663 Sep 27, 2:21pm Sep 27, 2:21pm
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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: Style] #285664 Sep 27, 4:58pm Sep 27, 4:58pm
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SOLARA!!! them shits look pretty damn nice i think.

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: 2003cbgts] #285665 Sep 27, 5:45pm Sep 27, 5:45pm
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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: Zero] #285666 Sep 27, 7:24pm Sep 27, 7:24pm
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That is pimp!!

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: Zero] #285667 Sep 27, 7:25pm Sep 27, 7:25pm
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Toyota Camry is nice.

what about Subaru new Legacy?

or Acura TSX?

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: booyaolian] #285668 Sep 27, 7:50pm Sep 27, 7:50pm
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holy shit.. never seen a camry half that cool . thumbsup

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: 2003cbgts] #285669 Sep 27, 7:52pm Sep 27, 7:52pm
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my parents bought a 2004 Lexus ES 330 for 31k, but it was brand new with 0 miles. there were some DEMO cars with around 5000 miles for 27k. i really like the ES 330

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: Peterkwon87] #285670 Sep 28, 6:45am Sep 28, 6:45am
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ES 330 = glorified camry... rofl

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: ragingpaseo] #285671 Sep 28, 7:36am Sep 28, 7:36am
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get a brand new Mazda3 or Mazda6

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: finalcelica] #285672 Sep 28, 8:49am Sep 28, 8:49am
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the ES is nice..my g-ma has one

but the new subaru legacy is also an option from what someone said...awesome car!! thumbsup


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: VSGTS14] #285673 Sep 28, 9:01am Sep 28, 9:01am
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I'd go with the Subaru Legacy, doesnt it have 250hp?


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: Zero] #285674 Sep 28, 9:06am Sep 28, 9:06am
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Originally Posted by Zero
Toyota Camry 2002+ and then get the Vizage lip kit for it


oooh, like how that looks

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 h [Re: csheriff] #285675 Sep 28, 9:09am Sep 28, 9:09am
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Originally Posted by csheriff
I'd go with the Subaru Legacy, doesnt it have 250hp?


yes and it looks really nice!!


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: MothTRD] #285676 Sep 28, 9:13am Sep 28, 9:13am
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Originally Posted by MothTRD
BMW M3 if you can grin If not I would get the STI. Just try not to get a Honda car puke


i don't think that's in the price range...and if he's going for a sedan...what's wrong with a Honda??

The new Accord Sedans are nice, so are the Camry's, ummm Mazda 6, I can't think of anything else spineyes


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: Traviesa86] #285677 Sep 28, 9:15am Sep 28, 9:15am
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^^ your best friend has been having problems with her mazda 6.

which reminds me..was it the same problem this time as well? or does amy not have her car back yet?

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #285678 Sep 28, 9:19am Sep 28, 9:19am
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^^^yea, that's true...but i dunno if all Mazda 6's are like that...i'm just saying some sedans in his price range. I'd go with either an Accord or Camry--that way you can go new thumbsup


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: Traviesa86] #285679 Sep 28, 9:19am Sep 28, 9:19am
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accord over camry anyday thumbsup

Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #285680 Sep 28, 9:20am Sep 28, 9:20am
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^^^i agree...sedan wise...but solara over accord coupe anyday thumbsup


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: Traviesa86] #285681 Sep 28, 9:21am Sep 28, 9:21am
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yeah. too bad solaras are toyotas lol

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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #285682 Sep 28, 9:48am Sep 28, 9:48am
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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: Designer_GTS] #285683 Sep 28, 10:18am Sep 28, 10:18am
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the 2004 Altima is a good looking car as well thumbsup


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Re: My parents are looking for a new/used car for under 27,000 help! [Re: Zero] #285684 Sep 28, 10:20am Sep 28, 10:20am
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that visage camry looks nice. i say go for that

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The Mazda 6 is nice, or how about the new TC that looks like a nice family car (Still can't believe that is replacing the Celica)


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I was suggesting Subaru Outback as a compromise between a car and an SUV. Most likely a new Outback or Legacy is too pricey, but a low-miles used one could do the trick. Presumably they want a 4-door?


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