Skip to main content

View Diary: Car shopping for a crossed-out generation (403 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  LOL! (0+ / 0-)

    In 1987, the 323 was a basic, rock-bottom entry-level car option. I was buying my first car, completely on my own, determined to buy a new vehicle, and could only afford to choose among the Nissan Sentra, Toyota Tercel and Mazda 323. [American quality was not up to snuff in those days for entry level cars.]

    The Mazda's quality seemed much higher than the Nissan, and it was cheaper (and bigger/heavier/more powerful) than the Toyota. But it was FAR from a 'flashy' or 'stylish' car. The only option I got was automatic transmission, b/c I didn't know how to drive stick. No A/C...couldn't afford it!

    Cut to a few decades later: the Mazda 3 is now a 'cool' car, aimed at the young 'uns! Well, since I'm still 29, I guess that works! ;-)

    Ho'oponopono. To make things right; restore harmony; heal.

    by earicicle on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 07:14:43 PM PST

    [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

  • Recommended (171)
  • Baltimore (87)
  • Community (84)
  • Bernie Sanders (66)
  • Freddie Gray (60)
  • Civil Rights (57)
  • Elections (41)
  • Culture (38)
  • Hillary Clinton (36)
  • Media (35)
  • Racism (33)
  • Law (32)
  • 2016 (31)
  • Labor (26)
  • Education (26)
  • Environment (25)
  • Politics (23)
  • Republicans (23)
  • Barack Obama (22)
  • Economy (20)
  • Click here for the mobile view of the site