Make Some Major Life Decisions for Me, You Crazy M
As has occasionally been the case, some thread has appeared here at EXACTLY the right time for me, in this case @Tonyjar 's I Want A Luxury Car topic (how’s that going, @Tonyjar?) It just so happens that a week or so before it was posted my bossy little brother had managed to get a psychologist to declare that my father probably shouldn’t be driving anymore (happy 97th birthday, Pop!?!) Anyhoo that make’s ME Dad’s uber, and with firm control of the titles to two aging Chryslers I am thinking it’s time for something completely different.
DECISION 1 - A CAR
The short list is currently comprised of :
A : a Honda Odyssey
B : a Hyundai Equus Ultimate (thanks for the tip @narfcake , but rare as hen’s teeth around here and they go fast, I mean sale-wise)
C : a Toyota Avalon (tip of the cap to @RedOak)
I’m talking used, as money is at least a subject if not a definite object (let’s say under $15k if at all possible?) Other criteria are mainly passenger seating that would be easy to get in and out of and comfortable for an old guy with aches and pains - and hopefully my father would like it too. Of course I will probably be driving, and have had no trouble backing even when I had a minivan some years back. A decent sound system would be nice but Pop favors organ music and without a dedicated subwoofer I dunno. My regular commute is less than 10 minutes each way but I’m thinking that maybe it’s time to stop driving like a maniac; even so it’s unlikely it’d be exceeding a quarter hour by much. If it could somehow charm the female of the species into getting behind the wheel that would also be nice. Any tips on buying? How used is TOO used? I’m thinking dealership - opinions?
DECISION 2 - A HOUSE
DECISION 3 - THE DOG’S BREAKFAST
DECISION 4 - DECISION 4
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