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Old 07-31-2013, 07:08 PM   #16
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Old 07-31-2013, 07:24 PM   #17
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If you want fancy: pretty much any of the Benz or BMW wagons will work.

My truck got AWESOME gas mileage more often than not. 'Course, when you can ride a moto and get 40+ mpg to the truck's 14-17mpg, it makes it a no-brainer to leave the truck in the garage.

I'm of the 'better to have it and not need it, than need it and not have it' persuasion.

Oh, and ANY 'paid for' vehicle is better sitting than ANY vehicle ya gotta make payments on.

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Old 07-31-2013, 09:15 PM   #18
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Old 08-01-2013, 04:08 AM   #19
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1000 pound towing capacity

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Old 08-01-2013, 06:21 AM   #20
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1000 pound towing capacity
You could tow a 4'x8' trailer full of air
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:08 PM   #21
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:25 PM   #22
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Toyota Venza?

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Venza was developed specifically for the North American market, appealing to customers who prioritize bold, innovative design, a luxurious and refined interior and excellent handling, but they still require roominess and versatility. Venza provides SUV flexibility with its fold-flat rear seats, spacious cargo area, elevated driver sightline, available AWD and up to 3,500-lbs. towing capacity.

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Old 08-01-2013, 03:53 PM   #23
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Selling my F350...don't really need a truck, but they're awfully nice to have when you need one. I need something to replace it, but not sure what to look at. I think my criteria are as follows:

I'd like to be able to tow a small trailer...lets say total of 1500-3000 pounds including cargo.
4WD/AWD would be nice, but not a requirement (FWD would be OK as an alternative)
Room for 5 or more, comfy, quiet would be great.
Cargo room in the back....trunk or hatch...folding seats maybe?
Good MPG...high 20s or better...more is better...
Decent looking (subjective, I know)
Auto trans, power windows, cruise and AC.
Driver's seat that adjusts up and down...power or manually
Safe...

What do you think I should consider?

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The Honda engineers had you in mind when they were designing the Ridgeline.

15-20mpg the only exception
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Old 08-01-2013, 04:31 PM   #24
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The Honda engineers had you in mind when they were designing the Ridgeline.

15-20mpg the only exception

My full size Chevy diesel gets 16-17mpg... and it fits all the other requirements and can tow much weight.
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Diesel Ram 1500 this fall. Supposed to get 26-28 mpg on the highway, might want to wait for that.
They've been talking about a small diesel for a loooong time. I'll believe it when I see it.
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:02 PM   #26
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The Honda engineers had you in mind when they were designing the Ridgeline.

15-20mpg the only exception
I can't get past the looks of that thing. I did consider one, though.
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:13 PM   #27
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Ford Flex ecoboost???
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Ford Flex ecoboost???
My dad has a Flex Platinum. I like it. Everyone else says it looks like a Hearse! LOL
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:29 PM   #29
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My dad has a Flex Platinum. I like it. Everyone else says it looks like a Hearse! LOL
Now that you mention it a Hearse is a great idea
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:18 PM   #30
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What car do you have that tows 3500?
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