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Old 30th November 2006, 10:35   #1
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Hi Guys,

My cousin is doing his MS in US. While talking he wanted my suggestions on which car she should buy (which he is planning to buy sometime in mid 2007). I know its kinda early but he just wants to know his options. So I said I will let him know after asking the experts

He currently owns a Mitsubishi Galant. He wants a car which has

- Good Power
- Smooth engine

Currently he has the Pontiac G6 in mind. And yes the most important thing, his budget is 35k max :-)
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Old 30th November 2006, 10:40   #2
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no doubt about it a nicely loaded G35 sedan or they he/she wants a coupe well they might be in luck the new G35 coupe is coming out mid 07. No better car in the market for under 35k period, not a single one..

The new G35s are in a league of its own i think..
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Old 30th November 2006, 11:43   #3
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Thansk Dude, I passed on this info to him on messenger & he quite liked it

Anyways if anyone has anything more then keep them coming
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Old 30th November 2006, 12:20   #4
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hey..
if he is looking for his galant's replacement then i think subaru leagacy gt. is a great buy.. one of the quicker cars in the market and its pretty nice on the inside too.
also a Audi A4 2.0T is a very nice car.
but the subaru is better value for money.

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for that much money, he can have a BMW 3er. a nice 328i.


@1Day do you know jake miller?
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Old 30th November 2006, 13:37   #6
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Road & Track magazine has an artice about 12 best cars for under 30K. tell your friend to see that(i cant link it because my connection is a bit soptty now)
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A colleague picked up a 3 yr old A6 for 28K.
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@heel&toe: I will tell him to do that

@eqqus: He is looking for a brand new car & not a pre-owned one
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How about the new VW Passat?
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Why not the Acura from honda. They are sporty. Sat in one in the US, the price was around 32K in calif. Dont remember which model
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He is open for suggestions & thats why the thread.
Keep posting, I think I will pass on this thread's link to him
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I would assume that 35k is in US$ ........or in a currency which would need a significantly high multiple to convert to INR ...
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@tks, the acura would most likely be a TL. for that price IMO there are a lot of better options. i think most entry level luxury car falls into that bracket unless you option it out to the max.

another car to look into would be a Mazdaspeed 6. those are not selling well and a great deal can be had. AWD and a turbo charged engine. 274hp last i checked.

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I would assume that 35k is in US$ ........or in a currency which would need a significantly high multiple to convert to INR ...
Yes sir its in $US. I have mentioned that in the first post
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