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Old 10-18-2008, 02:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Getting a new car need help

Thinking of buying a new car wondering what I should get.

Narrowed it down to these.

2009 Honda FIT

2009 Nissan Versa

2009 Chevy Aveo

to me they are pretty much the same car. I like some of the added features in the FIT. It has this MPG thing on the Cluster that gives you auto updates on your mpg. between 0-80mpg but it's a progress bar and not an actual digital readout.

Any suggestions? Looking for FE here not exactly what looks better or what has a lower APR.

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Old 10-18-2008, 08:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Why not consider a Toyota Yaris? Based strictly on the EPA ratings, it beats all three of these.

Also, you could add a ScanGauge to any of them, so you don't really need an OEM fuel economy display.
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Old 10-18-2008, 10:08 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Have you actually driven them? Usually, after driving all the choices, I know which is right for me. I'd add the Yaris to the mix. Then it comes down to the reputation of the dealership and what kind of deal you can get.

I voted for the Fit.
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Old 10-18-2008, 02:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Another vote for the Fit. The design revision is also very nice. It reminds me of the Mercedes A-Class that you can't get in the USA.

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Voted for the Fit, but I would also consider a Yaris
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Old 10-18-2008, 03:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
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going down today to drive the Yaris. Thanks for the input. Drove the fit yesterday and it's nice as heck, I'll update you guys when I get back.
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Old 10-19-2008, 03:05 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Went and tested the Versa. The price was marked up about $5,000 more than msrp. The interior was chill. The speedo in the middle of the dash was weird. whole car felt weird and it was manual.

I drove over to Honda and walked out with a 09 FIT
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Old 10-19-2008, 03:31 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I drove over to Honda and walked out with a 09 FIT
Since the 2007 Kia Rio disappeared from your garage I assume you traded it in on the FIT. I'm just curious why you traded such a relatively new vehicle?
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Old 10-19-2008, 04:51 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Since the 2007 Kia Rio disappeared from your garage I assume you traded it in on the FIT. I'm just curious why you traded such a relatively new vehicle?
The 07 Kia Rio was totaled. The left control arm snapped while driving causing the accident.
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The 07 Kia Rio was totaled. The left control arm snapped while driving causing the accident.

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