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Old 06-20-2016, 07:58 PM   #21
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I had a similar Mustang in 1974, automatic, same color.

Now driving MBZ 2012 E350 Coupe. My wife just got a brand new 2016 MBZ GLC 300.


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I just replaced my aging Silverado with a 2014 Sierra that had 12k on it. We are currently giving it a break in trip, KC to Pagosa Springs, Colorado. I've driven 1000 miles in two days, pretty impressed with the truck. DW has a 2010 Wrangler with 13k on it, she's considering selling it.
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Old 06-20-2016, 08:28 PM   #23
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DW and I share a 2010 Mazda Miata with 20K on it.
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Old 06-20-2016, 08:30 PM   #24
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Old 06-20-2016, 08:30 PM   #25
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In the order purchased:

2005 Ford Freestar minivan, 116K miles, purchased in 2007, just got the state inspection, it'll be going up for sale in near future but sons drive it to summer jobs.

2011 Kia Sedona minivan, 30K miles, purchased in 2013, my primary driver.

2012 Hyundia Santa Fe, 42K miles, purchased Jan 2016, my wife's car.

2010 Mercury Mariner SUV, 36K miles, purchased last week, used by sons to summer jobs.

I'm the OP on a survey last fall asking what is the most folks ever spent on a car. Confirmed that I'm quite an outlier as I've never spent over $20K on a car. Old habits die hard, even though just purchased two cars this year, still haven't spent over $20K.
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Old 06-20-2016, 08:37 PM   #26
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I own one car, a 2007 Toyota Corolla CE. I have about 29,000 miles on the 9-year-old car and expect it to last me at least 6 more years. It is garaged indoors in a heated garage.
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Old 06-20-2016, 08:42 PM   #27
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I drive a 2003 Toyota Camry. It's Desert Sand exterior and Taupe interior so it's kind of like beige on beige. Yes, a real show stopper! We bought it in 2005 and it had 32,000 miles on it and it now has 84,000 so we've driven 52,000 in 11 years.

This car is perfect for me, runs great and I'd keep it forever but I know it's now 13 years old and like all of us it's getting older all the time. In the next few years we will probably replace it with another Camry or something similar. We would shop for a 4-6 year old car with mileage under 50,000 or so.

When that happens DH will get my beloved Camry and we will sell his 2001 Corolla, which is also getting older all the time. Still drives fine.

At this point in our lives we don't really need 2 cars, but we have them already and the insurance is cheap enough. We loaned the Corolla to our son last summer for 3 months while he had terminal car issues (2009 Forester) and we managed fine on one car, but it was an effort.
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Old 06-20-2016, 08:49 PM   #28
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Old 06-20-2016, 09:01 PM   #29
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Old 06-20-2016, 09:13 PM   #30
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2015 Subaru Forester 55k miles is our daily driver. Bought new and was hoping we could get by with 10-12k miles a year on it but life happens!

2004 Nissan Titan 75k miles. Bought new and pretty much only use it tow the trailer and haul stuff.

2009 Hyundai Elantra 100k miles. Bought it used and our youngest son drives it. He moved out on his own last fall and he will be getting it in his name soon and we will be down to just the two cars then.

My old daily driver was a 2002 VWJetta TDI which my oldest son bought when I retired and it now has 325k miles on it and still going strong!

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Old 06-20-2016, 09:13 PM   #31
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Old 06-20-2016, 09:14 PM   #32
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Currently I have 8 "running" and licensed vehicles but really only a couple that I drive routinely. (I think I've listed them in previous threads) My primary and current favorite daily driver is a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT.
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Old 06-20-2016, 09:24 PM   #33
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Old 06-20-2016, 10:04 PM   #34
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I have had 2 or more vehicles for just me since 18. Current fleet is 13 total including all my classic cars/hot rods and motorhome. I can't imagine how some of you get by with one car for two people. I can't even get by with one car for me!

But the OP's question was about normal daily drivers, between myself and wife we have the following:
1997 Ford Expedition 4x4, my usual DD: 183K
2008 Ford Edge awd, wife's DD: 135K
1988 Ford F-250 4x4 diesel: 133K
2006 Ford F-650 pickup: 52K

I do drive my classics also mixed in occasionally during the week to work when weather is nice and on weekends.
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Old 06-20-2016, 10:12 PM   #35
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Old 06-20-2016, 11:07 PM   #37
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Old 06-20-2016, 11:37 PM   #38
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Every year we get a thread going about what we drive. Summer driving season is here. Thought I would start one for this year. Cars only. We can do a separate motorcycle or alt vehicle thread too...

1. 1966 mustang fully restored. 3 speed manual, 289, 2bbl 78K orig. had for 20 years and holding. Value keeps going up. Attachment 24160

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I absolutely love the mid 60's mustangs. I'd love to get one but it'd be so impractical for me because we don't have the garage space to store and work on one.

DW and I just share a Mazda CX-5 for now as we carpool and I work half the time from home. We also use a car sharing service for when we have the odd conflicts. I'm curious if we'd need to get a second car after I retire.
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2008 Toyota Highlander 115k miles is daily driver for The Mister. Bought new.

2011MB E 350 25k miles bought in 2014

1961 MGA MkII coupe awaiting a freshen up

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1961 Jaguar E type roadster mileage in the 70k range.


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We were not planning on buying a new truck so soon after we bought the Outback (before that we had a 2005 truck and a 2008 car and bought the Outback to have more room for trips to Florida) but my mechanic told me that the frame on my 2005 truck was so rusted that it would not pass inspection so I decided to trade it in... I didn't want to stick someone with a problem by selling it. It was a shame too because other than the rusted frame it was running pretty good at 126k miles.

I was hoping to hold out for a new Honda Ridgeline but the rusted frame forced my hand to trade before I wanted to.
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