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My 2000 Volvo S-70 with 309,800 miles on it finally died.

So I am in the market for a new vehicle to drive around the highways and byways and to tow my boat.

Any suggestions or input is greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

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Volvo's last forever as you know with a car with 309,000 miles. Look at their new suv's.

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309k miles since 2000???  You drive a lot...I mean a friggin lot man lol.

Here is a suggestion... http://www.commutercars.com/

GO ELECTRIC BABY!!!!

Or you could look at an Altima from Nissan.  They get pretty decent mileage I think and it's a good looking car.

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Anything with a HIGH MPG.

P.S. 300k miles in less than 9 years, well done my friend! WOW!

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I think a Chevette or a pacer or better yet a Gremlin baby. Oh yeahh that is what I am talking about.  

But seriously, Um I do not know. Just had to ad my smart " " answers.

Well I think something with high MPG's should be on the list.

                             -searoach

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I just bought a Ford Focus, if you are just looking for something good on gas and to get around on this is the car. It didn't cost like $12,500 and it has good room for a small car. Don't know about the pulling

it would do but I guess anything is possible. ;) I also just bought a Ford

F350, drove it yesterday and it got 7.9 mpg :-/

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Toyota Camry, quiet, smooth, reliable, and just a great overall vehicle.  If I was to ever buy a car that would be the one unless I was looking for a luxury vehicle.  

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Toyota Camry, quiet, smooth, reliable, and just a great overall vehicle.  If I was to ever buy a car that would be the one unless I was looking for a luxury vehicle.  

My buddy used to work for Toyota and he got his wife into an 08 Camry. I agree 100% on everything you said especially the smooth part, its extremely smooth. I would call it the closest thing to a "non luxury" vehicle you can buy.

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I've got a 2003 Toyota Corolla and I've had no problems with it, plus it gets great milage around town.

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I would buy a used Yugo.  

::)

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New Car

1. Honda Civic/Accord

2. Toyota Camry/Corolla

3. VW Passat/Jetta

I have a Jetta with 130K on it and it gets about 24-28 MPG depending on conditions and how I drive.   They have pretty good resale value and if your use to a Volvo you may want to consider VW as a first choice.  Nevertheless, I have had issues with my Jetta to say the least and would only recommend it as a distant third to Honda/Toyota or even their respective luxury brands Acura/Lexus.  

Happy hunting.

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My 2000 Volvo S-70 with 309,800 miles on it finally died.

So I am in the market for a new vehicle to drive around the highways and byways and to tow my boat.

Any suggestions or input is greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

i'd just go and buy another volvo

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So far it is either a Rav4 or Roadrunner from Toyota.

I still have to look at the Hondas, Chevys and Fords.

Son called and told me to look at the small Lexus SUV.

Now, can you see anyone pulling a bass boat with a Lexus SUV?

I looked silly pulling my bass boat with my dead Volvo.

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Thanks for all the replies.

The Porsche looks like a good deal until you realize that I can't put my fishing equipment in it which I carry with me all the time.

Still looking.

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to pull your boat..toyota tundra. love mine.

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Thanks for all the replies.

The Porsche looks like a good deal until you realize that I can't put my fishing equipment in it which I carry with me all the time.

Still looking.

How much money are we working with here if a good bit mercedes ml63 amg

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Money?

According to wife get whatever I want.

According to me get the best deal I can and spend as little money as possible.

According to #1 son get the Lexus SUV. (I can see my Lexus SUV with a boat trailer parked among the trucks and big SUVs at the boat ramps)

According to fishing friends get a truck.

Still looking and thanks to all who replied.

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I think you need a '78 pinto baby oh yeah.

                           -searoach

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