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What to do?

We are wanting to buy a new SUV. Now my dilemma is what do we do? Do we buy a bigger SUV with third row seating (what I want to do)? OR do we buy a more fuel efficient SUV? I def. do not want a van, so that's a no go ... what would you do?

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Asked by kaylan010 at 9:47 PM on Apr. 13, 2011 in Shopping

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  • With gas prices going up and no end in sight to low prices ever again id buy fuel efficient.

    Answer by vbruno at 9:48 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I have a Hyundai Veracruz... It doesn't get alot of talk, but I love it. It has 3 rows but it's not huge like a Yukon. It looks like a lexus mid sized SUV and the price isn't insane. It gets good gas mileage, It's a little more expensive than my mid-sized car was but not by much. Happy Shopping :)

    Answer by Finkette at 9:50 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • go for fuel efficient. i just got rid of a 95 blazer for a 01 taurus. i didnt need the room and hated that it sucked down gas so bad. get the biggest you can that is the best on gas for you!

    Answer by ThatBoysMom at 9:52 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Do you need a third row or can your family comfortably sit in a smaller SUV? I say buy what's best suited for your family.

    Answer by lovinlifewith5 at 9:58 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Have you looked into a crossover? I drive one, it has the 3rd row, and gets better mileage that SUVs - I average 30mpg. Handles nicer than a SUV too IMO (I used to drive an Explorer - it was nice but my Freestyle is nicer!).

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:00 PM on Apr. 13, 2011


    Answer by smiley745 at 8:07 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • We have a GMC Acadia & love it; we considered the carseat factor (for 3) and also the comfort factor for when our boys are bigger. We don't intend on "trading-up" for newer cars and gas-wise, if you are good at planning your trips/errands ahead, you''d be amazed at how long your tank of gas will last.

    Answer by oahoah at 12:47 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

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