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Old 01-12-2015, 10:39 AM   #6 (permalink)
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With that long of a commute you will want to sacrifice some eco for creature comforts. I'd stay away from the micro sized Metro and look more for a 4cyl Camry. Look at what they offer compared to tiny cars and see if the trade off is worth it for you. But like was said already, you will have to deal with snow so fowl weather abilities should be a major priority as well.
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2007 Ford Focus ZX5 - 91k - SGII, pending upper and lower grill bocks - auto trans
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2007 Ford Focus Estate - 230k - 33mpg - Retired 4/2018
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