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Old 10-22-18, 09:05 PM
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Howdy everyone! Long time no see.

I'm buying a car on Saturday, and don't know what that car will be. I've had my little 1999 BMW 328i for 15 years, and she needs to be put down. Great car, RIP.

I'm focusing on sedans instead of SUV's, I don't drive much (6000 miles/year), I'm looking at 2017 used cars, 15-20k.

The car I've been looking at is the Mazda 6 Grand Touring.

Thoughts or suggestions?
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Old 10-22-18, 09:13 PM
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Does the Mazda 6 have AWD or 4WD? (doesn't look like it from my brief google search)

But something you might want to consider since you live in Denver.
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Originally Posted by MLBFan24 View Post
Does the Mazda 6 have AWD or 4WD? (doesn't look like it from my brief google search)

But something you might want to consider since you live in Denver.
Good point. The one on the radar is a FWD with 40k miles.
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I have a Ford Focus and love it. It's not really a sedan though even though it has four doors; the back seats aren't that roomy.
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For all two of you that are interested, I got an awesome deal on a 2015 BMW 320 with 30k miles. It is cherry red, matches my sneakers and mid-life crisis perfectly.

I had never felt like an old man until trying to figure out the basics of this car.
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Old 10-28-18, 08:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Three Day Delay View Post
For all two of you that are interested, I got an awesome deal on a 2015 BMW 320 with 30k miles. It is cherry red, matches my sneakers and mid-life crisis perfectly.

I had never felt like an old man until trying to figure out the basics of this car.
I'm glad you got another BMW. They have a certain driving feel that's hard to find in any other car, except for maybe Mercedes-Benz or Audi. And definitely going from a 1999 to a 2015 must have felt like going from a horse to a plane. The horse now has so many buttons and knobs.
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I'm glad you got another BMW. They have a certain driving feel that's hard to find in any other car, except for maybe Mercedes-Benz or Audi. And definitely going from a 1999 to a 2015 must have felt like going from a horse to a plane. The horse now has so many buttons and knobs.
I drove several cars. But when I got into the BMW, it was a totally different feel. It absolutely was, and is, like a time-warp.

There is something to say about how much a BMW feels substantial. It's like a comfortable chair vs. just a chair.
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