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Old 12-06-2010, 01:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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should I or shouldnt I ?

found someone who is looking to trade his 2 cars for a truck (ranger, s-10)
1 of the cars is a 2000 buick century auto with 100k on it, the other is a 2001 escort zx2 5spd with 16k on it.
Ive talked to him and he seems sincerely interested, Im just not sure if its something I want to do.
I love my truck, and it is very functional for what I do, but I can always buy another truck....

anyways, Id most likely sell the buick and keep the zx2. does anyone have any experience with these cars ?
I believe it has he 1.8L engine, not the 2.0L, EPA mpg is pretty good.

but seriously, Im having a hard time making up my mind about this. I know it makes the most practical sense (2 for 1 is always a good idea if they all run good/great)

anyone have any pros/cons ?


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Old 12-06-2010, 02:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My Dad has a 1999 ZX2 and it's been fine for 40K miles. 16K miles sounds like a peach. People have gotten great MPG in this car. It's a great MPG platform. I am looking to join a dedicated forum like this one to keep my Dad's ZX2 happy and healthy :



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Old 12-06-2010, 04:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Keep the ZX2 and yet you say you can buy another truck.. then do so and sell the other car for money so you have money for the ZX2 project to make it more efficient
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Old 12-06-2010, 05:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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get a trailer hitch and a trailer.
the zx2 has ok reviews, they always came across as being a cheaply built car2001 Ford ZX2 - Consumer Guide Automotive

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