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Which car should I buy? Nissan Rogue or Ford Escape?


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#11 Panthro

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Posted 29 October 2013 - 10:23 AM

Look at a preowned lexus rx350. You can get one that is 2 years old for around the same price as a new escape or rogue



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Posted 29 October 2013 - 10:24 AM

Look at a preowned lexus rx350. You can get one that is 2 years old for around the same price as a new escape or rogue

 

Great car.

 

I am looking at a used GX for the fiance when she wants to get rid of her Tahoe.

 

Damn thing has 225K on it and is still ticking though.



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Posted 29 October 2013 - 10:28 AM

Great car.

 

I am looking at a used GX for the fiance when she wants to get rid of her Tahoe.

 

Damn thing has 225K on it and is still ticking though.

 

My wife has the rx 350 and we bought it preowned and it drives better than most new cars. The price was what these new lower end crossovers are fetching



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Posted 29 October 2013 - 10:30 AM

I'm a Ford over Nissan kinda guy.

 

Not a big fan of the interiors for Nissan.

 

What about the honda product?

 

 I was reading an article on Yahoo yesterday about car reliability and was surprised to see that the Accord has fallen to a 'below avg' reliability rating...



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Posted 29 October 2013 - 10:33 AM

Look at a preowned lexus rx350. You can get one that is 2 years old for around the same price as a new escape or rogue

 

doesn't get her away from toyota...



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Posted 29 October 2013 - 10:36 AM

 I was reading an article on Yahoo yesterday about car reliability and was surprised to see that the Accord has fallen to a 'below avg' reliability rating...

 

That's wild.  Didn't see that coming.



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Posted 29 October 2013 - 10:46 AM

I'm a Ford over Nissan kinda guy.

 

Not a big fan of the interiors for Nissan.

 

What about the honda product?

 

 

I've looked at the CR-V I just don't like the way Hondas look. 



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Posted 29 October 2013 - 11:10 AM

If you buy an american car all the electronics are made in Mexico.  I know alot of Hondas and mazadas and every other kind of car are made in america as well but I am taking about GM cars and Fords and Dodge.  All the electronics for all of these cars are made in Mexico.  By the cheapest suppliers.  And it shows.  Just so you know.



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Posted 29 October 2013 - 12:27 PM

The Nissan will have a better resale value, but if you keep your cars forever then this doesn't matter as much. As far as specs go they are quite comparable.

 

Are you looking at the base models, mid level or loaded?

 

About the only other small suv worth considering in that class would be the Hyundai Tucson.

 

 

 

 


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Posted 29 October 2013 - 12:37 PM

I'd play hardball for a new Rogue, better milage.  I owned a 2008 Rogue for like 2 years.  It wasn't a terrible car, but the gas mileage was terrible (for me).  I drive a lot of interstate, and I needed something bigger at the time.  So I picked the Rogue because I have a great relationship with Modern Nissan of Lake Norman.  Got a great deal on the car.  Very roomy, very comfortable, the transmission was silky smooth, and it rode like an absolute boss (AWD).  I loved that.  But when it was time to put gas in it....24 MPG average (miles per tank/miles driven).  The computer kept saying it was 27-29, but it just killed my wallet.  Great car over all, but the mileage just sucked terribly.

 

 

The new Rogues say 33 MPG HWY, 20-something city.  Get the 2WD, not the AWD.  But that's just my advice.  I bought a '13 Altima, and I've loved it thus far.  I'm going to keep it until the wheels fall off.  Easily averages 33-35MPG combined.  Very comfortable.  I love the new Atlima.  Hopefully this new emphasis on making a driver happy is part of the new Rogue.  I initially said no, and walked out of the dealership before they called me back with the deal I wanted.  I'm going to use that tactic from now on!

 

My friend has had a Ford Escape forever, and he loves it.  I didn't find anything wrong with it when I've been in it.  I'll leave that to folks that have owned them.


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