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    • grannyrach
    • By grannyrach 12th Jul 17, 10:37 AM
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    Car Purchase
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    • 12th Jul 17, 10:37 AM
    Car Purchase 12th Jul 17 at 10:37 AM
    I have been faced with a dilemma, my car's engine went so need to purchase a new car, what is the best way to purchase one, finance? Lease? or shop around for a really good cheap (2000) used car and pay cash?
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    • wgl2014
    • By wgl2014 12th Jul 17, 11:27 AM
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    Best depends on your financial situation, what car you want and what use it will get.
    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 12th Jul 17, 12:12 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 12:12 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 12:12 PM
    2k cash is plenty to buy a good car that will last for years. Get a Honda or Toyota and you wont go to far wrong. Put you post code into autotrader, select a brand and distance you are prepared to travel and the world is your oyster.
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