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View Poll Results: What is the average age of your fleet of vehicles?
0-5 years old 36 28.57%
6-10 53 42.06%
11-15 24 19.05%
16-20 5 3.97%
21-25 4 3.17%
26 and older 4 3.17%
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Old 02-05-2010, 01:42 AM   #41
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We have 2 cars. Altima 4 years old (very reliable, good gas mileage, runs pretty smooth, no real complaints, vanilla with a capital V).

and..........we have an 88 Camaro convertible with 177K miles that makes weird noises, runs well, no complaints and fun with a capital F.

avg is about 13 years
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Old 02-05-2010, 05:47 AM   #42
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Old 02-05-2010, 07:04 AM   #43
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Old 02-05-2010, 08:11 AM   #44
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Both of my feet are 41 years old. They constitute my fleet of vehicles.
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Old 02-05-2010, 09:55 AM   #45
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Both of my feet are 41 years old. They constitute my fleet of vehicles.
Works in New York (& Chicago, where I grew up) but don't try that in Los Angeles or your feet will age prematurely.
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My cars are newer............kinda happened without planning..........
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Old 02-05-2010, 11:57 AM   #47
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For the kept car, the difference in age and this year (2010) is 3 years, or 2007 is the year of the car kept.
Year of the car sold was 2001, so the age of the car was 9 yrs old.
Do I get a prize?
Or do I get a dunce cap ?
Spot on - well done
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Old 02-05-2010, 01:01 PM   #48
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So what is my prize?

A pic of you in tights, perhaps?
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Old 02-05-2010, 01:04 PM   #49
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97 Miata, 04 Honda Pilot. Whenever I think about replacing them, I don't see a lot I'd gain. I'd like a hard top convertible, and an AWD that gets getting MPG, but not enough to pay a lot for the upgrade. And, I just put some dents in a door of the Pilot sliding on my driveway into a snowbank in that December snow, which may be dwarfed by this weekend's snow. (I'm actually away for this snow but will have to deal it when I come back on Monday. And it does justify my having a good AWD SUV.)
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Old 02-05-2010, 01:18 PM   #50
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- 2002 Olds Auroa (one-owner, used). Traded in an '89 Olds Ciera, which we purchased new and had for 18 years.

- 2002 Mustang GT convertable (purchased new). 17k on the odometer. My "sunday" car (sun has to be out, or the car does not leave the garage).

- 2005 Cadillac SRX (one-owner, used; purchased via EBay ). Yes, I would buy through Ebay Motors, again. This one was through a dealer who received it off-lease and was Cadillac certified.

Average age for all three: 7 years.
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So what is my prize?

A pic of you in tights, perhaps?
I'm afraid that might break the decency standards on the forum
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Good thread, I assume this was started off the one I asked about how cars are purchased?

less than 5 years was my pick

2006 Ridgeline and 2006 Accord- bought both on same day.
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Good thread, I assume this was started off the one I asked about how cars are purchased?

less than 5 years was my pick

2006 Ridgeline and 2006 Accord- bought both on same day.
You are correct sir.
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I almost hated to participate in this one because it makes me feel like a spendthrift. Our two cars are both 5 years old. But, I feel compelled to point out that at the time we bought these cars, my old car was 19 and SO's car was 16 years old. It just happened that we both had to replace them in the same year, unfortunately. We had hoped to space out our car purchases a bit.
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