New motor What to buy?

Discussion in 'Cars, Bikes 'n AFVs' started by old_bloke, Mar 3, 2012.

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  1. old_bloke
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    Got 20k to spend on a new motor. For me it's a tool to go from here to there, need big enough for 4 plus big dog -Ridgeback.
    All sensible answers please..
  2. Mercedes have some good offers on with low APR on PCP's. You'd be spending more than £20k but not if you handed it back in 3yrs.
  3. E class is due a facelift next year look at the executive SE loads of extras chucked in and MB are giving about £4k contribution.
  4. TheIronDuke
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  5. MuddleMaker
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    buy an Ex MOD Defender. Do you want one with the V8 engine?
  6. Bollock-chops
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    If you are bothered about servicing costs, Id avoid Mercs, Landys etc 20K will get you a 61 plate Mondeo Estate £115 roadtax. Or an Insignia Estate likewise, 50mpg plus fuel economy, full spec, leather sat nav, all the toys.

    I think heated front screen is standard across the range on Fords now, another nice feature.
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  7. Mercedes E220CDI is same road tax and very fuel efficient. Fords really are shite.
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  8. Bollock-chops
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    And its not yours in 3 years, and it doesnt have a heated front screen, and it will cost more than 20k. ;-)
  9. Who needs a heated front screen?
  10. MuddleMaker
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    There is absolutely no need for you to exhibit such ignorant bias and prejudice.
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  11. Bollock-chops
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    Katie Price, I don't know, people who are too impatient to let the aircon de-ice quickly.
  12. H3
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  13. LEOLION
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    LEOLION Old-Salt

    A Hummer (sorry you said sensible )
  14. MuddleMaker
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    MuddleMaker

    Facelifts are crap.
  15. H3
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