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Old 03-11-2014, 11:23 AM   #1
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I love my astra if I get a new car it will prob be a lease and I will keep my astra as a second car. But what will everyone's next car be. Since we cant get the astra anymore. I feel us astra owners got spoiled with the way this car drives its amazing. I test drove a Gti and I think im going that route loved the steering feel and the way its a hatchback. Has that german car smell that my astra has. its the only car I think will be worthy sitting in my garage with my astra. I was also thinking the focus st but I like the vw better.
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Old 03-11-2014, 01:56 PM   #2
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Focus Hatchback - It's what i would have bought instead of the Astra at the time but Ford was re-designing and didn't offer a hatch.
The Astra was the next best handling and quality wise IMO at least. That and it was an "American brand" (just not made here)
Never and I mean NEVER a Hyundai, Honda, Nissan, Toyota, or Kia... I wasn't born and raised in a culdesac so I'm not about to voluntarily drive a car found in most! ;-)
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Old 03-11-2014, 04:49 PM   #3
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I'm already in my mom's old car. We swapped cars.

I gots me a big amurkan barge.

I don't really know what I'll have next, I have a thing for practical cars so my last purchase was rather ironic.

I'll probably go used.
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Old 03-11-2014, 10:26 PM   #4
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Only two cars on the shortlist, Golf TDI or Focus.
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Old 03-11-2014, 10:51 PM   #5
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One of the new turbo mustangs or caliber srt
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Old 03-11-2014, 11:33 PM   #6
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When it comes time to get a new car I would chose either a volkswagen GTI, Mazda 3 or Subaru WRX STI hatchback. Mostly it will depend on what they are going for.
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Old 03-11-2014, 11:46 PM   #7
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If I was to get a new car today it would be either the Ford Focus or the Escape.
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:16 AM   #8
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For my next car I'm now considering the new 2015 Buick Grand National



or a gmc canyon

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Old 03-18-2014, 08:08 PM   #9
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Honda Accord or, if I can convince my wife, a Honda Civic Si Sedan.
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Old 06-14-2014, 01:43 PM   #10
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Good question. More and more, I want something that's similar to the Astra. I'd really like a VW Scirocco, but it's not available in the US. I also really like the Volve C30, but it's been discontinued if I'm correct. I hear they have a successor coming out in a year or two, but I'll have to see it first.
I like the 3-dr hatchback design. I don't want a 4-door, or anything too big or too overstyled.
I'm also considering the Subaru BRZ/Scion FR-S -- if I can tolerate being teased about a "second childhood".
Any suggestions along the Scirocco/C30 lines?
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Old 06-14-2014, 01:52 PM   #11
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traded in my astra 3 weeks ago and got a 2014 genesis premium coupe
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Old 06-14-2014, 01:57 PM   #12
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My mom drives Astra and I really hope that this will be her last car, we just need to get 10 more ears out of it, till she can't safely drive it any more.
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My next car will be the GMC Canyon coming out in the fall but I'll be keeping the astra as a summer car since I've spent quite a bit of money and my own time getting it to what it looks like today.
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Old 06-15-2014, 06:01 AM   #15
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My wife drives the Astra and I currently drive a 2013 Fusion. When the lease is up on the in Sep of 15 I'm looking into getting a Ford Focus ST.
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Old 06-15-2014, 09:31 AM   #16
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want a VOLT!
or a 2003 GMC pickup the one with the 4 wheel steer!!! (Factory)
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If I had to buy something now, I'd get a Focus ST, but I plan to keep driving the Astra for now. I'm hoping to get at least another 3-4 years out of it. I still enjoy driving it, and it's been a great car. With then Eonon radio and the minor mods I've done, it still feels and drives like a pretty new car, even with 80k miles on the clock.
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Old 06-16-2014, 12:50 PM   #18
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traded in my astra 3 weeks ago and got a 2014 genesis premium coupe
I like that choice except for the front-end styling. Looks like it's wearing a dental retainer. But if the ride and value are good enough, I might be able to tolerate that.
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Old 06-16-2014, 02:36 PM   #19
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I love the front.
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Old 06-17-2014, 02:47 AM   #20
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A Jeep Cherokee I'm in the process of buying now, and then to actually replace the Astra, most likely a Fiat 500 Abarth.
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