Need a new car

jagsfans

Registered User
Dec 26, 2005
3,973
7
228
Jacksonville FL
#1
Ok, so I have a Nissan Quest b/c my wife delivers cakes and flowers for wedding so she needs cargo room that can stay cool. We are looking at a few diff vehicles that are smaller but still serve this purpose. Does anyone here have experience with any of these models?

Mazda 5
Honda Fit
Kia Soul
Scion XB
Hyundai Elantra Touring
Nissan Cube
 

ruckstande

Posts mostly from the shitter.
Apr 2, 2005
15,202
4,660
693
South Jersey
#2
I plan on buying a Kia Souls my next vehicle. It's a great car but not enough cargo space.
 

THE FEZ MAN

as a matter of fact i dont have 5$
Aug 23, 2002
42,636
9,655
848
#3
buy a honda
 

mills

I'll give em a state, a state of unconsciousness
Jan 30, 2005
13,849
638
628
Flea Bottom
#5
I plan on buying a Kia Souls my next vehicle. It's a great car but not enough cargo space.
What are Kias' warranty promises these days? Whatever they are, don't let them sway you.
 

Creasy Bear

gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh
Donator
Mar 10, 2006
49,273
37,357
628
In a porn tree
#6
are you a honda salesman?

you told me the same thing but

I wanna mustang GT convertible
Of course you do. Mustang GT convertibles are great if you need to drive around town embarrassing yourself, but jagsfan needs a practical, reliable vehicle for business use. Hence... Honda.
 
Aug 11, 2005
27,637
4
51
#7
Of course you do. Mustang GT convertibles are great if you need to drive around town embarrassing yourself, but jagsfan needs a practical, reliable vehicle for business use. Hence... Honda.
embarrassing how?

I can drive circles around you .

I was asking the people who work with cars, not you
 

Creasy Bear

gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh
Donator
Mar 10, 2006
49,273
37,357
628
In a porn tree
#8
embarrassing how?

I can drive circles around you .

I was asking the the people who work with cars, not you
Embarrassing... BeerBelly in a Mustang convertible = A dummy in a hot tub.

Yeah, and the guy who works with cars recommended a Honda.

Oh... and we non-retarded people have found driving in a straight line to be more effective than driving in circles.
 

the Streif

¡¡¡¡sıʞunɹɹɹɹɹɹɹℲ
Donator
Aug 25, 2002
15,202
6,021
941
In a hot tub having a snow ball fight.
#9
I can drive circles around you .
That is because you are always drunk and a non-straight line is the only thing you can manage to drive.

EDIT: God damn it. THP just beat me to the obvious line!


And I resent that dummy in a hot tub remark sir. That was hurtful.:icon_mrgr
 

steve500

Registered User
Oct 20, 2008
4,520
2,099
368
35,000 ft
#10
Ok, so I have a Nissan Quest b/c my wife delivers cakes and flowers for wedding so she needs cargo room that can stay cool. We are looking at a few diff vehicles that are smaller but still serve this purpose. Does anyone here have experience with any of these models?

Mazda 5
Honda Fit
Kia Soul
Scion XB
Hyundai Elantra Touring
Nissan Cube
I've had a few Hyundai rentals and have been VERY surprised with their build quality & handling. Hyundai is basically an upscale Kia, so I would assume Kia is great as well. Both are still trying to establish their reputations, so they tend to work harder to make sure you are satisfied.

We a actually took a tour of their plant in Alabama & it was amazing how automated it was, and how many quality check stations they have along the assembly line.
 

THE FEZ MAN

as a matter of fact i dont have 5$
Aug 23, 2002
42,636
9,655
848
#11
are you a honda salesman?

you told me the same thing but

I wanna mustang GT convertible
buy a mustang gt convertible, i drive a 10 year old vw bug diesel, and a dodge pick up. both were free, and i rarely drive more than 10k a year. but, in the 20+years of working on cars, if i had to buy a brand new car tomorrow that i needed to last 10+ years with out any major work being done, i would buy a honda
 

Don the Radio Guy

G-Bb-A-D
Donator
Mar 30, 2006
69,623
5,081
568
Wyoming
#12
You can't go wrong with Honda, Toyota, Subaru, Hyundai or Kia. For your needs, maybe a Forester would be an option.
 
Dec 8, 2004
49,315
21,218
693
Maine
#13
My chick has a cube Krom... she loves it... and you can fit a bunch of crap in the back as the seats fold down. And you can make a flat loading area with one of these...



Even has a lockable compartment.



My chick calls it Steve... yessssssss
 
Aug 11, 2005
27,637
4
51
#14
but you said buy a mustang gt convertible

and that's all I wanna hear

and that settles it
 

fletcher

Darkness always says hello.
Donator
Feb 20, 2006
59,523
19,737
513
jersey
#15
Anyone else picture this guy when BB starts posting?

 

Sinn Fein

Infidel and White Interloper
Wackbag Staff
Aug 29, 2002
31,551
2,207
898
Florida's Nature Coast
#16
I'm with Fezman. I put the Honda Fit as the first choice with the Nissan Cube as the alternate.
 
Dec 8, 2004
49,315
21,218
693
Maine
#17
Note most of the cubes come with a CVT transmission (which you actually get better fuel economy then a standard)... so basically you do not have shift points so you really have to keep an eye on the speedometer... until you get used to it.
 

Dikbag

Registered User
Dec 11, 2004
3,344
247
558
NW Ohio
#18
Honda Element would fit your purpose much better than a Fit. Much more cargo room and the rear seats fold up for more.

 
Dec 8, 2004
49,315
21,218
693
Maine
#19
My chick has to drive into Baferston everyday so a small nippy car was a good choice for her...
 

jagsfans

Registered User
Dec 26, 2005
3,973
7
228
Jacksonville FL
#22
All the cars I listed give me the MPG I'm looking to upgrade to. So I'm hearing the Fit and the Cube are my optimal choices. No one has a Scion XB? That one actually has the most cubic feet room in this particular class of vehicle.
 

steve500

Registered User
Oct 20, 2008
4,520
2,099
368
35,000 ft
#24
All the cars I listed give me the MPG I'm looking to upgrade to. So I'm hearing the Fit and the Cube are my optimal choices. No one has a Scion XB? That one actually has the most cubic feet room in this particular class of vehicle.
Fit is better real world mpg, but Scion is a MUCH better ride & more usable space. I think the original xb & fit were competitors, but the current generation of xb is a size class above.
 

Don the Radio Guy

G-Bb-A-D
Donator
Mar 30, 2006
69,623
5,081
568
Wyoming
#25
I can say both the Fit and Scion on great cars, but the Fit is probably the best built small car I've ever driven. It just feels like a quality car from top to bottom.