what is a good inexpensive every day commuter car?

SVTdreamin04

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How much did this run you? I have an 08 SE myself and love it. My headlights are starting to yellow.


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I found a set of Ford headlamps new on eBay for like a little over 200 and they came with light bulbs. This was about 3 years ago thou. Made a huge difference.


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Hard to go wrong with a focus, civic, or an accord.

My 2010 focus has 176k rock solid miles on it. Biggest issue I have had with it was spark plug tip broke off, which I don't blame on the car lol.
 

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I'm also looking for a cheap dd. Anyone have any experience with a 08-10 Malibu? There is a ton around here with low miles for cheap.

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I'm also looking for a cheap dd. Anyone have any experience with a 08-10 Malibu? There is a ton around here with low miles for cheap.

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Didn't they get used for cop cars a lot? Have to be reliable if so.
 

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We picked up an 08 Camry (manual) with 130k on the clock for $5k. It came with an extra set of tires and it's in really damn good shape.

I was driving it the other day and I realized I have no concern about driving it any distance.

They may be boring as ****, but they are good cars.
 

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How much did this run you? I have an 08 SE myself and love it. My headlights are starting to yellow.


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The headlights were $190 on Amazon, and I bought a DDM mini H1 bixenon kit for $75 on Amazon as well.
Only other thing I bought were Morimoto butyl and Motoho1ders for the bulbs.
 

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Pic of your guys Fusions?
Here's a few pics I took today. It's raining out and the car is dirty though.

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And a couple for those inquiring about the projector retrofit.

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I daily a 06 b2300. Only thing i did to it was retrofit headlights. You can pick up rangers for 3-5k if you are patient. Well....around here at least from private sellers.
 

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Not worried about looks or special features of any kind besides automatic trans, AC and heat. Thoughts?
My last DD was a 1998 Buick LeSabre. Paid $1,100 for it with 175K miles. Had it for 6 years. Sold it for $250 with 353K miles. Smoothest riding, reliable, 30+/- mpg, ugliest car I've ever owned. Would buy another in a heart-beat.
 

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