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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
4/17/2023

Do you own or lease your car?

92%
Own WINNER

15

8%
Lease

1

92%
Own

15 Comments
Christine Genthe
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Christine Genthe

I've never leased. Paid all m y cars off and then after each one was paid off I drove for years without any car payment.

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Valerie Lantz
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Valerie Lantz

I've owned a car or truck or both since I was 20 years old and now almost 70 yr. Living in rural areas requires having a dependable vehicle.

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Lrac Snave
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Lrac Snave

I prefer any equity after a car is paid off to belong to me.

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Tina Bouthillier
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Tina Bouthillier

I never saw the upside of leasing, I want to own and have title when I pay all that money into something

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Linda Shackelford
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Linda Shackelford

I own my car because I don't like owning money on a car for years on end.

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Tammy Crumpacker
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Tammy Crumpacker

I feel like leasing a vehicle is a waste of money.

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Theresa Scherf
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Theresa Scherf

Ditto Christine's comments.

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Lori H Kingston
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Lori H Kingston

I've always seen leasing as something for businesses, or for people who want a new car every year or two. We bought our minivan new in '05 and plan to drive it into the ground.

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Penny Kimble-Yanez
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Penny Kimble-Yanez

I always purchase low priced used vehicles and hold onto them as long as I can. It saves me a ton of money that way.

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Valerie Hardy Rinker
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Valerie Hardy Rinker

I've leased before and went over my allotted mileage. It cost me a lot of money.

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Jethro Born
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Jethro Born

I've both owned and leased over the last 40 years and found that leasing was not a good option -- at least for me. Despite all the rhetoric to the contrary, leasing is very expensive.

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Hilary
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Hilary

I am low income and could not afford to lease, if I wanted to. Plus, I enjoy customizing my car the way I like.

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

We keep them for long time.

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Bob Pickett
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Bob Pickett

A lease would not be the best option for me.

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Joyce Koch
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Joyce Koch

I bought my car 6 years ago, so ready for a new one.

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8%
Lease

1 Comment
Debbie Putt Letkiewicz
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Debbie Putt Letkiewicz

Leasing my truck right now, own my other car

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