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post #1 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-03-2004, 12:06 PM Thread Starter
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help me choose between these 2 cars

1.) 2001 honda Accord
29k miles
red with tan cloth interior
sun roof
6 disk changer
honda certified
$15,500

2.) 2002 VW passat
25k miles
silver with black cloth interior
run roof
cd player
$16,600

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THE VW.
Is a run roof a new option?

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another for honda

Look, I can appreciate this. I was young too, I felt just like you. Hated authority, hated all my bosses, thought they were full of shit. Look, it's like they say, if you're not a rebel by the age of 20, you got no heart, but if you haven't turned establishment by 30, you've got no brains. Because there are no story-book romances, no fairy-tale endings. So before you run out and change the world, ask yourself, "What do you really want?"
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What kind of Accord? Is it a V6 EX model or the 4 cylinder EX model? The V6 is very nice and smooth. It lasts forever too.

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freaking newbies, man there slow, ha ha ha
 
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Honda...hell they all last forever. My mom sold her 88 Accord with 190k on it and it was still running strong.
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i'm pretty sure it's the 4 cylinder

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post #9 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-03-2004, 12:20 PM
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honda.

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post #11 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-03-2004, 12:25 PM
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If you are a college kid/budget minded, go with the Honda. It's more reliable, lasts forever with proper preventative maintenance (and even if you skip it sometimes). Good chance it's cheaper on insurance too.

The VW probably looks/feels better but less places service it. Damn near any garage can work on a Honda, VW's are more specialized.

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post #12 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-03-2004, 12:29 PM
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VW (gotta support the team!)

IMO the Passat is a better driver's car. Feels more planted, and you get more reliable steering input. Not that anyone is using either of these cars in AutoX, but I prefer the extra feedback. The Hondas are super smooth, but they aren't very fun to drive.

I also think the VW interior has a higher quality feel - again just personal preference.

The good news is that you can't lose either way. Enjoy!

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post #13 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-03-2004, 12:34 PM
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Honda, and why is this not a poll? lol
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I have a 2003 accord v6 it is by far the nicest car i have ever owned!

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I'll throw in a vote for Honda.

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honda.
Let me explain my statement here. I'd rather drive the VW, I'd rather be seen in the VW, but when it comes time to spend the money I'd go with the Honda reliability every time. My civic has been bullet proof.

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I have a 2003 accord v6 it is by far the nicest car i have ever owned!
I totally agree with you. My wife has a 04 Accord EX V6 and it's a very nice car. It's smooth, looks good, and has plenty of power for what it is. The enterior is nicer than I thought it would be. You also can't beat the standard options!

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Buy a Honda, there goes your image of cool Honda speaks volumes to middle class, suburbia and middle aged folks. My vote goes to VW.

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post #23 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-03-2004, 01:42 PM
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Honda!!!

The VW might drive a little nicer (sportier), but check them both in 5 years and I bet the Honda is holding up a whole lot better than the VW.

The Honda will probably hold its value better too.
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post #24 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-03-2004, 03:27 PM
well i got my knee down BUT, i need a new side panel
 
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One for NEITHER....for that money you can buy a NEW Hyundai w/ 10 yr warranty.
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Honda, but get the price down a bit. You could buy a new EX 4-cyl for $20K. Comes with CD changer and sunroof. I really like my '03.
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One for NEITHER....for that money you can buy a NEW Hyundai w/ 10 yr warranty.
The only problem with that is then you'd be driving a Hyundai.
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post #27 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-03-2004, 03:38 PM
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I would USUALLY agree with you on this, but in this case I have to go with the VW


I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're goin', and hook up with them later!!
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i'd go with the honda easier to work on. you'll get more for your money

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i'd go with the honda easier to work on. you'll get more for your money
Yea you get to look just like every other Honda driver out there


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One for NEITHER....for that money you can buy a NEW Hyundai w/ 10 yr warranty.
There's a reason why it's 10 years...you'll need it!

Look, I can appreciate this. I was young too, I felt just like you. Hated authority, hated all my bosses, thought they were full of shit. Look, it's like they say, if you're not a rebel by the age of 20, you got no heart, but if you haven't turned establishment by 30, you've got no brains. Because there are no story-book romances, no fairy-tale endings. So before you run out and change the world, ask yourself, "What do you really want?"
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