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I'm stuck between two cars. I'm a senior in high school and am looking for a car that will last through college but is also somewhat fun. The choices have been narrowed down to:


2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5i wagon

- 119,000 miles

- $6,990





2008 Mazda3 s Sport Hatchback

- 123,000 miles

- $5,995

- More fun / better looking


Thanks for your advice



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In 2005 Subaru introduced a new body style and terrific turbo 2.5 liter engine. With a combination of high performance and good fuel economy along with leather seating, fine sounding sound system and a few options like a short throw shifter the Subaru Legacy GT is truly a forgotten gem.... Built for fun and built to last!


2008 Mazda3 s Sport Hatchback is absolutely reliable. The handling is superb. It looks sharp. Wish the mpg was better- 26-27, but that's better than many for a comparable vehicle. Tires are expensive as it's considered a sport car. You'll need snows- all seasons don't cut it. I love this car.



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