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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12/4/2018

My next car will be:

42%
New

12

58%
Used WINNER

17

42%
New

12 Comments
Linda Emm
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Linda Emm

No issues from previous owners, you don't know what happened to the second hand car you are buying. WARRANTY is a big thing and besides, I AM worth the extra money.

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Sund Haney
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Sund Haney

i take good care of my cars and get many years out of them.

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Tammy Sanders-Toledo
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Tammy Sanders-Toledo

I buy my cars new and then keep them a long time

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Mike
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Mike

Just because I've never owned one before.

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Kristin Ann
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Kristin Ann

i do not care that it is more money cause used cars are not as nice

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Phil Freund
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Phil Freund

I don't have time to deal with the headache of maintenance.

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Carl Evans
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Carl Evans

You get what you pay for. With a used car, the previous owner got rid of it for a reason.

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Cassie Hilts
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Cassie Hilts

better warranty, more reliable, less likely to have problems

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Jason Bertalotto
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Jason Bertalotto

New car has a great smell to it

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58%
Used

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Jane
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Jane

Least expensive. Better value.

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Nancy Sam
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Nancy Sam

I don't have the funds..or credit

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Jeff Willman
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Jeff Willman

A year old Honda Accord.

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Sharon Steiger
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Sharon Steiger

Just won a car at a Church Christmas dinner through a free raffle. Only cost me $35.00 in title transfer. Take a car paid for over payments any day.

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Barbara Ray
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Barbara Ray

I live on a small island, no need for any kind of fancy car. I will most likely stick to riding my bicycle everywhere!

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Rachel Clara Smith
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Rachel Clara Smith

I always treat my car like a piece of junk. I need to be able to haul plants and potting soil. This is why we can't have nice things.

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kaycstamper
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kaycstamper

New or Used, it'll be a Honda again. I bought my last one new but don't know if I can afford to do that again.

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Melanie Andreacchi
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Melanie Andreacchi

Economically, it would be better. Also, I have my eye on a classic truck that I can make my own.

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Jacqlene D Clark
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Jacqlene D Clark

I was blessed enough to purchase and own new cars all of the 40 years I've worked. Now since semi-retiring and not traveling as much plus watching my pennies, I don't need a new car, just a reliable one.

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Fraser Van Asch
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Fraser Van Asch

Better value. Will go for little used (1yr) or slightly used (5yr). Auto lose value rapidly in early years and today's cars last longer.

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Lisa Laveglia Fred
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Lisa Laveglia Fred

I have always purchased used vehicles with low mileage...usually the previous year’s model. Keeps my car payment a little lower and I still end up with a nice car.

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Steven Bilodeau Sr.
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Steven Bilodeau Sr.

save money buying year old car

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Lydia Whetstone
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Lydia Whetstone

The cars aren't as expensive as new ones.

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Do you pay someone to maintain your house/apartment and/or yard?

Do you pay someone to maintain your house/apartment and/or yard?

Yes

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No

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Yes

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No

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Do you love unconditionally?

Do you love unconditionally?

Yes

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No

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Yes

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No

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