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Looking for used small SUV #4495814
08/23/17 05:50 AM
08/23/17 05:50 AM
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Posts: 2,197
Indiana
Indydriver Offline OP
Indydriver  Offline OP
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Indiana
For my daughter. She favors the Mazda CX-5 which wins most of the mag comparos. A quick look at Cars.com shows the price goes up quick for newer/lower miles units.


2014 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3 Vert 14,000 M1
2012 Sienna 79,000 M1
2007 Tahoe 140,000 PP

Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4495815
08/23/17 05:54 AM
08/23/17 05:54 AM
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Posts: 2,643
Cincinnati
Chris Meutsch Offline
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Cincinnati
What's your budget?


2005 Honda CR-V EX, 263k
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4495862
08/23/17 07:22 AM
08/23/17 07:22 AM
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PA
123Saab Offline
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Who will do the maintenance on the SUV?

And would she consider a AWD wagon?


Anything can happen
The tallest towers be overturned
Those in high places be daunted
Those overlooked regarded
- Seamus Heaney
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4495893
08/23/17 07:55 AM
08/23/17 07:55 AM
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Posts: 3,798
New England
madRiver Offline
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New England
If she is paying go Mazda and don't bother convincing.

If you are paying the Mazda is still a great choice but plenty of great SUVs just what flavor of ice cream you like best.

Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4495940
08/23/17 08:48 AM
08/23/17 08:48 AM
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Posts: 20,758
Upstate NY
Donald Offline
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Posts: 20,758
Upstate NY
Subaru


2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4495946
08/23/17 08:51 AM
08/23/17 08:51 AM
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Chicago,IL,USA
pandus13 Offline
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Chicago,IL,USA
OP/Indydriver,

I don't know her (your daughter) budget and any other criterias, so shooting from the hip:

-Toyota Rav4
-Honda Element
-Hyundai Tucson
-Kia Sorento
-Ford Escape
-...missing some


wagon-ish territory:
-mazda5
-kia rondo
-ford freestyle
-ford taurus X
-ford transit connect wagon


16 Golf SportWagen
13 Mazda5
08 Yaris
04 Elantra
95 accent
95 mystique
97 concorde
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4495974
08/23/17 09:16 AM
08/23/17 09:16 AM
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Posts: 3,159
Boston, MA
Bgallagher Offline
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Boston, MA
It is hard to beat newer Mazdas. Solid construction and still has the "cute" factor with looking sporty.


2017 Chevy Traverse - 28k - Delco Dexos 1 and PF63
2014 Chevy Equinox - 22k - Delco Dexos 1 and PF457G
2015 GMC Terrain - 22k- Delco Dexos 1 and PF457G
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4495981
08/23/17 09:20 AM
08/23/17 09:20 AM
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Posts: 542
Texas (south)
FermeLaPorte Offline
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Texas (south)
An older Mazda Tribute will do


Always Mobil 1
2014 1.6L Nissan Versa Sedan, 5 spd, 5k OCI.
2011 3.5L Chevrolet Impala, Automatic, 5k OCI.
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: 123Saab] #4496026
08/23/17 10:51 AM
08/23/17 10:51 AM
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Posts: 3,345
Chicago,IL,USA
pandus13 Offline
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Chicago,IL,USA
Originally Posted By: 123Saab
...And would she consider a AWD wagon?

[off-topic]
I'm interested in your suggestions....
[/off-topic]


16 Golf SportWagen
13 Mazda5
08 Yaris
04 Elantra
95 accent
95 mystique
97 concorde
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: FermeLaPorte] #4496028
08/23/17 10:53 AM
08/23/17 10:53 AM
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Posts: 3,345
Chicago,IL,USA
pandus13 Offline
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Chicago,IL,USA
Originally Posted By: FermeLaPorte
An older Mazda Tribute will do

I think these are hard to find in the Midwest because of age and that thing you didn't heard of in the South called RUST...


16 Golf SportWagen
13 Mazda5
08 Yaris
04 Elantra
95 accent
95 mystique
97 concorde
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4496030
08/23/17 10:56 AM
08/23/17 10:56 AM
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Posts: 972
SF BAY AREA, CA
dogememe Offline
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SF BAY AREA, CA
Ford Escape. Just got mine and it's great.


2007 Crown Vic P71 4.6 ~127K Miles, RP HPS 5W-30, RP 20-820, Daily Driver.
2010 Escape FWD 2.5 ~90K Miles, Castrol Edge EP 5W-30, Wix 51348, Rented on Turo.
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4496079
08/23/17 12:18 PM
08/23/17 12:18 PM
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Posts: 7,530
Marshfield , MA
andyd Offline
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Marshfield , MA
Wabbout a used AWD Suzuki SX4 '09 with 127 K for $3500
https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/l-Used-Suzuki-SX4-d946?ax8324=27953849&cgagid=9448120&cgcid=4401&px8324=p2&sourceContext=usedPaidSearchNoZip&type=GoogleAdWordsSearch&kw=for%20%2Bsale%20%2Bsuzuki%20%2Bsx4%20%2Bawd%20%2Bused&matchtype


'16 Camry LE STP synth 0w20 and STP filter. the Fridge

1994 Ranger ,the Rat, 5w30 dino, STP filter

'16 Camry SE, Valvoline HM 0w20 and OEM filter
Thick oil is better grin2
Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Indydriver] #4496111
08/23/17 01:07 PM
08/23/17 01:07 PM
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Posts: 4,454
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
zzyzzx Offline
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Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Did she actually test drive the CX-5 and a bunch of other similar vehicles yet?

Re: Looking for used small SUV [Re: Donald] #4496344
08/23/17 06:40 PM
08/23/17 06:40 PM
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OH
fdcg27 Offline
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OH
Originally Posted By: Donald
Subaru


My thought exactly, although new Subies aren't deal-priced and good used ones aren't cheap either.
Still, if you value AWD performance in rough conditions along with ample ground clearance, there is nothing better than a Subaru.
That we just bought a second should be food for thought to anyone looking for a CUV.
Maybe it isn't all hype and there really is something to these cars?


17 Forester 18K VME 0W-20
12 Accord LX 92K PP 5W-20
09 Forester 95K M1HM 10W-30
01 Focus ZX3 118K PP 5W-20
96 Accord LX 104K T5 10W-30
95 318i

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