My Top 10 Car Choices of All Times
If only I have the money, these cars will be at the top of the list of things I will buy.
I have always wanted my own car. Make that an automatic car (I don't like stick-shift cars and I think they don't like me). The first car I have ever driven is a rented Chevrolet Malibu. Rented because I was only staying for 3 months in a certain state in the U. S. But for 3 months, I lived my dream of having a car.
So to celebrate that time and to indulge my "car" dream, I have compiled 10 cars (from various companies and with various models) that I love to drive and which I would gladly buy if I have the money. You may or may not agree to this list but hey, everybody's got a choice.
So from Chevrolet, to Honda, to Ford, to Isuzu and, finally, to Hyundai (told you these are from various companies), these are my choices:
This car for me drives like a dream. It's spacious on the inside and outside, well, let's just say it turns some heads on the road (mine included). I would gladly import one from the US (if I can) just to drive this car again (unfortunately, it's not available in my country or if it is, it goes by another name).
This one I would call the "small but terrible" car. It's a subcompact car but it can go head to head with another Honda car, the larger Honda Civic. It's economical too as it consumes less gas than its bigger brother. Plus the design is really good (read: cute) and it's got the Honda stamp on it - quality and durability.
Lovely and elegant (at least for me), this is a very roomy car. It is also one of the more expensive sedans but for the smooth drive and the power behind this car, I will gladly spend money (which I still don't have) on this car.
A refined car with sporty credentials is how this car is described. True to a Ford car, this one gives one of the best value for money around. Plus its fuel efficiency is not that bad either.
I chose the Honda Civic because I know it is fast, fuel efficient and can last for a good number of years. My brother-in-law has his Honda Civic for more than 10 years already and it still runs as smoothly as ever and still looks good to boot! Granted he takes very good care of it but you have to admit, if Honda did not make the car durable and long-lasting, no amount of taking good care of it will make it last this long!
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This one is a really good-looking car. It is easy to handle, has a comfortable interior and has strong towing abilities. Plus it's so beautiful to look at (I mentioned this one already but it is really worth repeating here).
As with its other brothers, the Ford Escape is also a good buy for a person's (hopefully, my own) money. Its got a sporty look, and has good features that will make your ride a very comfortable one. Plus the price is reasonable too.
The Expedition's price at almost $60,000 here but that didn't stop Filipinos from loving this SUV. In fact, from what I've read, there was a time when we were the number two buyers of this car (second only to the US). And why not? it gives an all-American comfort and luxury for a good price. It makes for a very comfortable ride plus it is agile and can really take you places. Just watch the gasoline, however, this one is quite a guzzler.
I had the chance to ride at the back of an Isuzu Alterra and it was a really really smooth ride for me. A generous interior space gives one a lot of legroom plus the feeling of luxury. Plus it's great for driving in an off-road terrain. The price is reasonable, too, for a car this size and power.
Hyundai Santa Fe
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