+ Reply to Thread
Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst ... 234
Results 31 to 34 of 34
  1. #31
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    523
    Thanks
    174
    Thanked
    97
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Started looking and showed my DH and he's like u want an SUV big car babe, omg I'm such a noob at this I know nothing about cars. Practicality, fuel efficiency are big things I expect, value for money, safety. Budget is under 40k but maybe I should just look at run about cars since we always use DH dmax when we drive out of state etc

  2. #32
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    601
    Thanks
    187
    Thanked
    386
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Cherry18Bloss View Post
    I really love the look of the jeep but I have heard so much negativity around it 😁😁
    What have you heard? Older jeeps are crap cars but the new ones are great. The current model grand Cherokee has a five star safety rating, it's super nice to drive, good on fuel (diesel) and is finished beautifully. When we bought it we also test drove a Kia Sorrento and a ford territory. The Kia wasn't a patch on the other two. The territory was quite nice, but heavier handling than the jeep. DH also preferred the 4wd capability and higher tow capacity of the jeep, but depends if that's important to you. We got a limited (model up from base) as we wanted leather seats and a few other features not in the base model and that was about $10k more than the titanium territory (top spec) so it also depends on your budget. The jeep we found is similar in terms of drive and features to a VW Touareg but it was cheaper than the VW.

  3. #33
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    6,890
    Thanks
    4,788
    Thanked
    4,225
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by Cherry18Bloss View Post
    Started looking and showed my DH and he's like u want an SUV big car babe, omg I'm such a noob at this I know nothing about cars. Practicality, fuel efficiency are big things I expect, value for money, safety. Budget is under 40k but maybe I should just look at run about cars since we always use DH dmax when we drive out of state etc
    $40k is a decent budget for an SUV. when we started looking I naively thought a budget of $25k would be adequate 😂😂😂

    our Volvo is a 2012 model and we got is for just under $40k. brand new it would've been double that easily so we were very happy to get a 3 year old car for that price. the original owner bought it brand new and lost all the value on it (like from its original sale price) and we've picked up a newish car with lots of life still left in it

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to turquoisecoast For This Useful Post:

    Cherry18Bloss  (17-01-2016)

  5. #34
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Posts
    2,263
    Thanks
    2,691
    Thanked
    1,589
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Cherry18Bloss View Post
    I really love the look of the jeep but I have heard so much negativity around it 😁😁
    Yeah DP has a Wrangler (2012) and has had a few engine issues with it. I also love the look of the jeeps, especially the Grand Cherokee.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Leaving children in cars...this topic again
    By BigRedV in forum General Chat
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 13-08-2015, 13:55
  2. Sex Drive after Vasectomy
    By mumsrulz in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 16-07-2015, 17:39

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, IVF Specialist
Dr Terry Sheahan - Brisbane Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, IVF Specialist
Dr Terry Sheahan is a highly respected Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and IVF Specialist on Brisbane's Northside. To book an appointment or for information about his Affordable Low-Gaps Obstetrics please call his rooms on (07) 3353 3100
featured supporter
Baby Sensory
Baby Sensory is the only baby programme that offers a complete approach to learning & development. Our classes offer an exciting world full of fun sensory experiences for parents and babies to enjoy.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!