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Old 02-15-2020, 07:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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"Cars are cheaper in England"--Shouty?

Who cares what Shouty says? I just want to know if it is true. I do not have any idea what sites are most popular over there, but the first one that came up for me is Motors.co.uk.

What do I know? Hondas, like this 1998 Civics!


https://www.motors.co.uk/car-56109132/?i=8&m=srs
Today I learned that England is an alternate reality.
99,000 miles(?!), 31 MPG, and 850. Opera informs me that is $1,107.55 in real money. I do not have any idea how much that is out the door, although it says there is a 265 Road Tax ($345.29).

Someone remind me again that we need to go metric because civilized countries did that year ago? Does it make sense that I am complaining about dang foreigners using the measurements that I understand the best in their own country?

What do I know about Imperial miles? A bit over 100,000 U.S. miles and a bit less than 31 MPG. I do not mind going back and forth between U.S. Imperial and metric, U.S. Imperial and U.K. Imperial?

Anyway, I found two 1999 Civics for sale in the Phoenix area, but for $1,500, with 200,000 miles, and like the British one, also autotragics.

Not quite as pretty, though.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/c...069657262.html
So, I still do not know how much that hatchback would cost out the door, but prettier, with a little over half the miles, for around the same price, but from a dealership?

Shouty claims that Kelley and N.A.D.A. are scams, due to who owns them.

What is the real reason?

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They are cheaper because everything else auto motive related is so expensive.
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The car is probably the least expensive part of driving over there. It reduces their value.

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