I bought my Ford Taurus very slightly
used in 1995, from a rental car agency.
I was 19, and this car was awesome.
Lots of power under the hood, all the
nice power features, roomy for friends,
and a nice size trunk. It's now 2004,
I'm 28, and ready for a change. This
car has been extremely reliable, until
this year. Before now, I never ran into
any problems, and I got my money's worth
at $10,000, 9 years ago. This year
I've put at least $1200 in brakes, new
radiator, and a battery. Not bad, since
it's only needed minor work a few times
in the past. I think it would be
a reliable used car for others, and
could last quite a bit longer.
Power everything, roominess, power under
the hood and pick-up. She's not as good
as it used to be, I can feel the age
catching up to her. But she has been an
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