What Car Should I Buy? – A Weekly Megathread

Any posts pertaining to car buying suggestions or advice belong in this weekly megathread; \*\*do not post car-choosing questions in the main queue.\*\* A fresh thread will be posted every Monday and posts auto sorted by new. A few other subreddits worth checking out that will help your car buying experience are [/r/WhatCarShouldIBuy](https://www.reddit.com/r/WhatCarShouldIBuy), [/r/UsedCars](https://www.reddit.com/r/UsedCars) and [/r/AskCarSales](https://www.reddit.com/r/AskCarSales). [www.everydaydriver.com](http://www.everydaydriver.com/) may also be helpful.

Make/Model-specific questions should be asked on Make/Model-specific subreddits. Check the [AutosNetwork](https://www.reddit.com/r/AutosNetwork/wiki/main) for a complete list of those subreddits. Also check out our [community-sourced Ultimate car buying wiki.](https://www.reddit.com/r/cars/wiki/whatcarshouldibuy)

For those posting:

Please use the following template in your post.

**Location:** (Specify your country or region)

**Price range:** (Minimum-Maximum in your local currency)

**Lease or Buy:**

**New or used:**

**Type of vehicle:** (Truck, Car, Sports Car, Sedan, Crossover, SUV, Racecar, Luxury etc.)

**Must haves:** (4×4, AWD, Fuel efficient, Navigation, Turbo, V8, V6, Trunk space, Smooth ride, Leather etc.)

**Desired transmission** (auto/manual, etc):

**Intended use:** (Daily Driver, Family Car, Weekend Car, Track Toy, Project Car, Work Truck, Off-roading etc.)

**Vehicles you’ve already considered:**

**Is this your 1st vehicle:**

**Do you need a Warranty:**

**Can you do Minor work on your own vehicle:** (fluids, alternator, battery, brake pads etc)

**Can you do Major work on your own vehicle:** (engine and transmission, timing belt/chains, body work, suspension etc )

**Additional Notes:**

For those providing suggestions: Facts are ideal in this thread, especially when trying to help out a new car buyer. Please help out buyers with sources and reasoning for your suggestions.

For those asking for help, be sure to thank those who take the time to offer you advice (especially those who lead you to a purchase.) A follow up thank you and the knowledge that their advice led to a purchase is a very warm fuzzy feeling.


The smell of the leather seats, the sound of the throttle, and even light from outside—all affect your state of mind. That’s what makes a good car great.

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