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Poll: Which one should I get? (19 member(s) have cast votes)

Which car?

  1. Ford Fiesta (1 votes [5.26%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

  2. Vauxhall Astra (1 votes [5.26%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

  3. Vauxhall Corsa (4 votes [21.05%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.05%

  4. Volkswagen Golf (6 votes [31.58%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.58%

  5. Volkswagen Polo (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. Renault Clio (1 votes [5.26%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

  7. Peugeot 106 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. '' 207 (4 votes [21.05%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.05%

  9. '' 306 (1 votes [5.26%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

  10. Citroen Saxo (1 votes [5.26%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

Diesel or petrol?

  1. Diesel (4 votes [21.05%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.05%

  2. Petrol (15 votes [78.95%])

    Percentage of vote: 78.95%

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#41 Dave

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Posted 04 July 2006 - 10:12 PM

erm i dont think the old ones are good. Apart from anything they dont stop very well which is quite a major problem in my opinion lol

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Posted 04 July 2006 - 10:20 PM

Not true at all, they rox0r. So much better than the new one that everyone has, they're almost like iPods. sad.gif

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Posted 04 July 2006 - 11:46 PM

well maybe it was just the heap i was doomed to get a ride of then. Either way i am sad in that whatevers the latest car is the one i want. That is basically what it boils down to

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Posted 05 July 2006 - 04:08 PM

VW Campervan....... anyone....?
just me then...

um 207 it is then!! biggrin.gif

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Posted 05 July 2006 - 05:41 PM

I'm sorry but the new minis are not shit! Really don't know how anyone could come away with that bundle of shite btw. If they were 'shit' then why are they so expensive? Personally, i think they are one of the best small cars on the road and i'm sure the majority of the population think so too...and oh yeah why would BMW dealerships supply them if they were shit? Surely they would want to keep their high class status and not provide shit cars. A shit car could be an ancient Mini, Ladda or a Ford Ka. ( two of which various members of my family have owned over the years)

so Minis are not shit...they are awesome to drive i'll have you know.
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Posted 05 July 2006 - 06:08 PM

wow think a nerve has been hit at some point rolleyes.gif

at the end of the day you all want a subaru impretza tongue.gif

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Posted 05 July 2006 - 06:20 PM

I got a Vauxhall Corsa, called Jimmy, last year and love it to bits. He's really easy to drive and doesn't guzzle his petrol too quickly. I've not had any problems (touch wood) whatsoever with him since i bought him last April.

As for insurance, im with Diamond - who are brill! My first year's insurance was 1005 and when i got it insured again recently it went down to 453, fully comp. Only the girls would probably benefit from this advice though because it's a girlie only company, but im sure the guys could find a way round it somehow!
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Posted 05 July 2006 - 06:22 PM

Do you work for the Mini company Jill? Getting a bit worked up there tongue.gif
I know absolutely nothing about cars so i don't know if they are rotten or not. The high price tag doesn't necessarily mean that the car is good though.

I think there are far too many car snobs out there. Different cars suit people with different lifestyles.

Personally i'd just be happy with a license...
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Posted 05 July 2006 - 06:27 PM

Pfft, give me a Koenigsegg CCX over other cars any day of the week.

I'd even take the one that Stig crashed into the tyre wall! laugh.gif

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Posted 05 July 2006 - 07:05 PM

Lesley, you are right- high price doesn't necessarily mean good quality but in this case it does. BMW produce fantastic cars yeah? Well a mini's engine is made by BMW, according to the two Mini owners in my family, therefore BMW would not produce shit cars . I've got nothing against anyone on this forum but I believe that some people do not have a clue what the term 'shit' means. My dad's well into cars and i don't think he would let my sister and mum fork out that amount of money for a shit car. ( oh and I ain't a snob, i'm stating a valid point.) wink.gif
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Posted 05 July 2006 - 07:14 PM

QUOTE(lesley @ Jul 5 2006, 07:22 PM) View Post

Do you work for the Mini company Jill? Getting a bit worked up there tongue.gif
I know absolutely nothing about cars so i don't know if they are rotten or not. The high price tag doesn't necessarily mean that the car is good though.

I think there are far too many car snobs out there. Different cars suit people with different lifestyles.

Personally i'd just be happy with a license...


I tend to like cars if they're a nice colour and are small.

Or if Richard Hammond liked it on Top Gear.

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Posted 05 July 2006 - 07:16 PM

Wow, chill out!

"BMW produce fantastic cars therefore BMW would not produce shit cars"

Seems valid enough to me...

I never said you were a snob, it was a general point.
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Posted 05 July 2006 - 07:25 PM

QUOTE(JiLL @ Jul 5 2006, 08:05 PM) View Post

Lesley, you are right- high price doesn't necessarily mean good quality but in this case it does. BMW produce fantastic cars yeah? Well a mini's engine is made by BMW, according to the two Mini owners in my family, therefore BMW would not produce shit cars . I've got nothing against anyone on this forum but I believe that some people do not have a clue what the term 'shit' means. My dad's well into cars and i don't think he would let my sister and mum fork out that amount of money for a shit car. ( oh and I ain't a snob, i'm stating a valid point.) wink.gif



erm the diesel mini is a toyota 1.4 turbo (which is better than a BMW as it happens). I question the point on quality after driven a few but they are a great laugh to drive so i am in the JiLL supporters club

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Posted 05 July 2006 - 08:30 PM

QUOTE(Dave @ Jul 5 2006, 08:25 PM) View Post

QUOTE(JiLL @ Jul 5 2006, 08:05 PM) View Post

Lesley, you are right- high price doesn't necessarily mean good quality but in this case it does. BMW produce fantastic cars yeah? Well a mini's engine is made by BMW, according to the two Mini owners in my family, therefore BMW would not produce shit cars . I've got nothing against anyone on this forum but I believe that some people do not have a clue what the term 'shit' means. My dad's well into cars and i don't think he would let my sister and mum fork out that amount of money for a shit car. ( oh and I ain't a snob, i'm stating a valid point.) wink.gif



erm the diesel mini is a toyota 1.4 turbo (which is better than a BMW as it happens). I question the point on quality after driven a few but they are a great laugh to drive so i am in the JiLL supporters club

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Posted 06 July 2006 - 12:15 PM

QUOTE(Dave @ Jul 5 2006, 07:08 PM) View Post

wow think a nerve has been hit at some point rolleyes.gif

at the end of the day you all want a subaru impretza tongue.gif


I hate subaru impretza's mad.gif lol, i just had to say it! my dad used to have one (yes, my dad, who is a grandpa...mind you he is only mid-40s, still though, not cool)

hehe, kinda funny though, as it was SOO nosy, so i renamed it "The Tractor" biggrin.gif used to annoy my dad if a tractor would go past and id say "Dad your car is going past....oh no, just a tractor!!" laugh.gif

Thankfully he came to his senses and has a BMW now (dont like that one either, its a weird shape, not a normal looking BMW, personally i think its unattractive...yes, im hard to please.) wink.gif
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Posted 06 July 2006 - 01:49 PM

yeh the hard to please is a female thing tongue.gif

the noise is half the fun of having one. The best thing though is the power ohmy.gif you just look at the accelerator and you get whip lash! its great fun

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Posted 10 July 2006 - 11:00 AM

nathan, do you not want to consider a Japanese car? Like a Toyota Yaris or something?

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Posted 10 July 2006 - 02:20 PM

subaru impretza's are for 40 year old men! FACT!

evo's are cooler.

and yeah. Toyota or a Honda. good reliable cars.

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Posted 10 July 2006 - 02:25 PM

evo's arent much fun. Especially the top of the range one which you have to fill with high performance petrol. Get serviced every 5 mins and replace the tyres all the time. Its just to hardcore, takes the fun out of it basically

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Posted 10 July 2006 - 07:42 PM

QUOTE(YIC @ Jul 10 2006, 12:00 PM) View Post

nathan, do you not want to consider a Japanese car? Like a Toyota Yaris or something?



maybe...i dunno unsure.gif I'm really not sure what i want tbh :S





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