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<<I do want a different vehicle eventually but certainly will NEVER buy new.

There are some people for whom buying new is a wise decision, I would suppose. Some people need a car with prestige value --- real estate agents might be an example.

People who do a LOT of driving might be another, and people who need a particularly reliable vehicle another group.

The there are people who are financially independent and just WEANT a new car since they have surplus funds and can afford to indulge themselves if they wish to do so.

Personally, at age 65 I have never bought a new car, and don;t intend to do so. Maybe I'll have a use for a car for another ten years, but I'll be glad to disp[ense with that when it's practical to do so.

Can I streeetch my 1992 Chevy Astro another ten years? I suppose that's wishful thinking, but we'll see.

Seattle Pioneer
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