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KBB's 10 Best Used Cars Under $5k
« on: Oct 02, 2019, 09:22 AM »
Cars you can buy with the spare change you find under the seat of your old car:

10 Best Used Cars Under $5,000

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Re: KBB's 10 Best Used Cars Under $5k
« Reply #1 on: Oct 08, 2019, 12:31 AM »
You can buy a broken Mazdaspeed 3 for $3k and rebuild the engine for about $5k. asssuming you do all the labor yourself, you can get 350 to 400HP to the wheels in fairly practical car that gets 20-30MPG. Plan on $3k a year in maintenance, though, just in case. :)
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Re: KBB's 10 Best Used Cars Under $5k
« Reply #2 on: Oct 08, 2019, 09:56 AM »
I had a 2006 Legacy GT that average $3k a year in maintenance, as long as I didn't drive it more than 100 miles a month.

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