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Old 09-30-2012, 12:45 PM
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What vehicle would you buy if you wanted something with decent gas mileage to use for work traveling around the state, but you could also take to the woods and hunt out of it when you needed to and would make a good ride for personal and family use?

Also, might need to pull a trailer with kayaks or 4 wheeler on occasion

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Old 09-30-2012, 12:58 PM
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4 door Jeep Wrangler.

Planning to buy one in a few years, drive it for awhile and then give it to my daughter when she is ready to drive and see how I like it in the mean time.

I know a few folks that have them and love them.

As far as room and comfort and even for decent gas mileage, my 4 door Silverado fits the bill. We drove it to Disney the last 2 years and left her Chevy Traverse at home, just because mine rides so well and the gas mileage isnt really that big of a difference.
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Old 09-30-2012, 01:16 PM
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4 door Jeep Wrangler.

Planning to buy one in a few years, drive it for awhile and then give it to my daughter when she is ready to drive and see how I like it in the mean time.

I know a few folks that have them and love them.

As far as room and comfort and even for decent gas mileage, my 4 door Silverado fits the bill. We drove it to Disney the last 2 years and left her Chevy Traverse at home, just because mine rides so well and the gas mileage isnt really that big of a difference.
Is your truck 4 wheel drive and how many miles does it get per gallon on hwy?
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Old 09-30-2012, 01:25 PM
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Is your truck 4 wheel drive and how many miles does it get per gallon on hwy?
Didn't know they made trucks that weren't 4WD


Mine is 4WD, not sure on the mileage, but last year was 20 or so on an interstate trip to Florida.

I would guess 16-18 for most tanks of gas. It gets the best mileage of any Chevy that I have owned.

It may sound dumb, but I don't ever take into account fuel mileage, 4WDs just aren't ever going to get 25+ MPG.

I had an '07 4 door Silverado and this '11 goes around 40 miles more on a tank of gas (I average 20 gallons per fillup), so I'm guessing this one gets about 2 MPG more than the '07 and a little more than that on a lot of interstate driving.
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Old 09-30-2012, 01:31 PM
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what do you consider decent gas mileage
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No more company vehicle?
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No more company vehicle?
I have one in this job but the company I'm considering pays you 750 a month to buy what you want
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Old 09-30-2012, 02:04 PM
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what do you consider decent gas mileage
Company will reimburse for business mileage but personal mileage is on me. Course personal miles are deducted out of my check now with the company provided vehicle
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just go ahead and get a full size pick up. if you go for mileage your gonna lack power pulling vice versa.
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just go ahead and get a full size pick up. if you go for mileage your gonna lack power pulling vice versa.
45,000 for a 2013 Lariot. Wow, I've been out of this game for awhile
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Buy Jim's Mazda. Keep your current truck. Pocket the additional money
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Buy Jim's Mazda. Keep your current truck. Pocket the additional money
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4 door Jeep Wrangler.

Planning to buy one in a few years, drive it for awhile and then give it to my daughter when she is ready to drive and see how I like it in the mean time.

I know a few folks that have them and love them.

As far as room and comfort and even for decent gas mileage, my 4 door Silverado fits the bill. We drove it to Disney the last 2 years and left her Chevy Traverse at home, just because mine rides so well and the gas mileage isnt really that big of a difference.
I averaged over 21 going to Columbus and back yesterday. Pretty dang good for a V8 4WD
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Buy Jim's Mazda. Keep your current truck. Pocket the additional money
Or I could just sale my truck which would also save another 70 pr so in insurance a month and just drive 1 vehicle for work and personal . I think company reimburses 45 cent or so a mile. Got to ask a few more questions etc when they call back later this week. It's the only job I have even considered in the past 6 years. It's a new company that just entered the oncology market place this year
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I have one in this job but the company I'm considering pays you 750 a month to buy what you want
Mutha-Eff, I'm in the wrong line of work! Maybe I'll find one of these kinda jobs after I retire from this one in 5yrs or so.

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