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View Poll Results: Should I get the Saturn?
Hit it! 5 29.41%
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Old 04-12-2005, 12:34 PM   #1
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Okay, I am currently being presented with a taxing dilemma, and I'd appreciate some advice. Here goes:

Everyone (at least anyone who gives a ****, lol) knows I've been looking for a car since the beginning of the late Cretacious. Well, I think I may have an angle on something. It'* newer, less miles, but it isn't an H-body like I wanted. It'* a Saturn. 2000 Saturn LS1, to be exact, with a 4-cylinder (arg...) auto and leather, with around 65-70k on it. It'* my friend'*, so I think he'* willing to give me a good deal on it, and my mom may help with the funds due to it being fuel efficient and all that crap (I could care less, as long as it'* above 15 mpg, lol). My friend said he'd probably be willing to give it up if and when (probably when, he says) he gets the job he'* applying for, and he puts a down payment on the new GTO I convinced him to buy (LUCKY BASTARD! lol :P).

... So, what do you guys think? Should I hit it? I've heard the LS-series is reliable with the 4-cylinder, and, surprisingly, I like the styling. Ride is a bit rough for me (I like it softer, like my '93 SE) and I wonder how the engine performance and acceleration would compare to my Bonne, but the deal I could probably get would really make any sacrifice in those areas worth it, I think. The only thing I worry about a little is the fact that he'* put on about 37k miles in 2 1/2 years of ownership. He drives ALOT, lol

So... should I get it?
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I personally wouldn't own one, but I know a lot of folks that do and are happy. And one that ain't, but "car maintenance" is a foreign concept to him (yes, him. A guy that don't take care of his car. Who'da thunk it? )

They seem fairly reliable, econaomical, and (if you fit) comfortable. If you want it/need it, get it....
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There great for new drivers and people that dont want to deal with car problems. Then again, how would you feel saying you owned a Saturn?
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It'* an LS, not an LS1 lol...

A friend of mine has a 3 door coupe she won from target, it'* nice. I can't complain about it. I'd want a manual but still..
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LS1, I'm pretty sure. Not just LS. And I wouldn't mind owning a Saturn; I like Saturn, actually. I'll especially like it if he gives me a good deal on it!
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I know l27buick has a newer one. Nice cars. If nothing else you can sell it in a while and make some money if need be.

Here is an LS1



The model saturn makes is an LS. Usuallu designated by a number after the LS, e.g LS 300.

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I wouldn't want one and you couldn't give me one cuz I'd trade it for something better. But that is just my opinion based on people I know that have owned them and weren't satisfied with them.
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It'* my friend'*, so I think he'* willing to give me a good deal on it, and my mom may help with the funds due to it being fuel efficient and all that crap (I could care less, as long as it'* above 15 mpg, lol). My friend said he'd probably be willing to give it up if and when (probably when, he says) he gets the job he'* applying for, and he puts a down payment on the new GTO I convinced him to buy (LUCKY BASTARD! lol :P). I think. The only thing I worry about a little is the fact that he'* put on about 37k miles in 2 1/2 years of ownership. He drives ALOT, lol

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I think you should get this car. OK, it'* not exactly what you want(or maybe you were not looking at Saturns at all). But I like the fact that you're dealing with a friend and you basically know how this car was maintained. 37K in 2 1/2 years? That'* Average in my book. And 70K in 5 years would also be right by me. I'm sure it might need your basic tune up stuff, maybe new brakes, tires. But for the right price this would be a good car in this day and age. Who knows, in a few years you might save enough money to by what you really want. Uh...exactly what do you really want???!!!
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I know l27buick has a newer one. Nice cars. If nothing else you can sell it in a while and make some money if need be.

Here is an LS1



The model saturn makes is an LS. Usuallu designated by a number after the LS, e.g LS 300.

I have a website, too. Consumer guide, right here:
http://auto.consumerguide.com/auto/u...x.cfm/id/2400/

"Sedans came in LS, LS1, and LS2 form."

Read it and weep, sucker :P
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oooo we got a funny one!

Just buy a damn car!
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