Which sporty car should I pick for a daily driver and why?
I'm getting my first job soon in the engineering field and I'm looking to get a car. My main wants are a nicer interior, good sound system, manual transmission, and something that handles well. I would like to keep it under $30k. I live in PA so it needs to be able to handle all kinds of weather conditions. I like the idea of a new car because no one has used it before and I wouldn't have to worry about anything going wrong, but I also understand that used would be cheaper and I could get more car for the money. I don't care as much about absolute horsepower because I have a weekend car for that, but something that has some oomph would be nice. I've been looking at the following: Volkswagen GTI Honda Civic SI Subaru WRX Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Mitsubishi Ralliart ??? So, would you go new or used? Which of the above would you pick based on what I like? Is there any car I missed that I should add to the list? Anyone with any positive or negative reviews of any of the cars? Thanks!
Asked By: Daniel D - 1/23/2011
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Subaru WRX, it has many awards and AWD. FWD and power do not combine well, there is a lot of understeer.
Answered By: Mandalorian - 1/23/2011
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List looks good. I would remove the VW and the Mitz because they are garbage.
Answered By: david - 1/23/2011
honestly all of the engineers i know drive trucks because they have to go to the sites of their projects. but if you want something sports i would go with a honda civic coupe, a mazda rx-8, or even a mustang.
Answered By: ryan - 1/23/2011
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