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    #1 After how many mileage should i consider a new car before it starts to be at that point where you get into problems. I have a subaru 1996 legacy, it's got around 90,000 miles?

    #2 Which car is better between the following:
    2011 mazda 3 4 doors
    2011 toyota corolla
    2011 nissan sentra

    these are all base models btw.

    #3 based on the following would you recommend someone to go manual or automatic on such cars?

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    1. dunno
    2. corolla
    3. automatic

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    1. A car can still drive well after 20 years of excessive use. Thus it depends on your mechanic and the car itself. I don't have much knowledge though.

    2. Corolla

    3. Manual isn't that hard, so go manual unless you're really lazy.


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    I dont really know anything about vehicles. But my parent's minivan has around 200,000 miles i think. They've had it for a long time and used to travel a lot with it.
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    Yeah, you can drive a vehicle with 250,000KMs (150,000miles) across the country without worrying. My buddy has a truck with 450,000KMs.

    I can't stand ricers, espesically the entry level cars. Nissan does make good vehicles, but you can't waste your time buying the cheapest crap they make. You would be better off buying a more expensive used vehicle from 2005 and up. If you want to buy a $15,000 car brand new you're going to get what you paid for (trash).

    Manual transmissions are great, they give you more control over the car. If you're an idiot it's alot easier to fck up alot of different things. You don't want to learn to drive a manual on a brand new car, but if you're going to buy entry level and base trim it really doesn't matter, it won't last long anyways. Mileage tends to be better as well, most vehicles offer a 4-speed automatic, or a 5-speed manual. The extra gear will keep your RPMs much lower on the highway, and in town you control where the shift points are.

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    i'm also looking at the 2012 ford focus, should be coming out early next year and seems to have even better MPG.

    Anyways more feedback is appreciated because i dont know shit about cars.

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    Go buy a Lamborghini on Ebay for 40,000$ >.<

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    You must have money.

    Stick with your 90k miles car, man. That will last you til at least 250k if you take care of it. If you have the money to blow, get a stick shift Corolla. It will last you ages.

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    Totally depends on the car/engine in it. Subarus seem to go to around 250k - 300k then its the tip.



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    90 000 miles isn't much. Just take care of your car well and it will easily do another 90 000. Also, if you want a new car, go for Mazda 3.

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