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coombia21

what is a good used vehicle to get

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i want something 2000 or newer i want 4x4 but i dont know what to get i will use it to pull boats and snowmobile and atvs but need to get into the deer shack on a rutted road and i dont want horrible gas mileage what would be a good vehicle for me but i dont want to spend more than 13000

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I would get one of the newer 4WD pickups. Lots of them say that they get about 20MPG. I sure do miss my truck! Gonna get another soon as some of these bills are paid down a bit. Take care and N Joy the Hunt././Jimbo

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Yeah, I find it funny that they claim 20-21 mpg. Until you own one and drive it you'll realize it was just an advertisement.Your setting yourself up for dissapointment if you think your gonna get 20 mpg with a 4WD full size pickup.

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In the summer, I get a solid 20 MPG on my 30 mile commute. I'm easy on the gas and drive about 58. Winter I do drop to about 17.

full size x-cab, 4x4, 4.8 V-8

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Yeah, I find it funny that they claim 20-21 mpg. Until you own one and drive it you'll realize it was just an advertisement.Your setting yourself up for dissapointment if you think your gonna get 20 mpg with a 4WD full size pickup.

I have a 06 full sized extended cab Chev with a small V8. On the hwy I do get 21 mph if I drive without my foot in the gas.

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2005 f150 4.6 V8 and easy on the throttle, I get about 18 mpg just the truck and 15 towing my 17' Crestliner. No doubt about it if you are a lead foot a full sized pickup will make you pay for it.

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Has anyone tried those car finders? Being a NRA life, got stuff from them pitching that when you want your next vechicle, get them the info, they search get back to you with options and prices, etc etc. I've never used it and am not trying to endorse this particular one as there are other similar companies out there too. My cousin did do one of them through his bank a couple years ago and was satisfied. I think his search criteria was same as yours.

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You may be able to get 20 mpg on the best day driving like a old person on a sunday with no where to go. Driving like most men I'd say NO WAY!

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Pickup prices have dropped bigtime for newer-used. You should be able to find a nice range of good trucks in the $11,000-$13,000 range.

I traded my 2000 Silverado off last year for a new impala to drive everyday for the gas mileage and then picked up a '97 chev for cheap to use hunting/fishing, back when gas was $4 a gallon. I get 20 in the summertime with the pickup and that has a 350 in it.

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