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    2002 Acura TL - Base

    Pros: Dip down passenger side mirror - SOOOO cute!

    Cons: Bottoms out a bit. Also don't like the blind spot on the passenger side - caused by passenger mirror.

    Advice: Only problem I've had has been that the passenger side airbag failed - Acura gave me a rental (another TL) and I was on my way without another thought. Good service!

    I bought my 2002 TL in August - one of the first ones out of the chute. It has exceptional performance in all areas. Fill it with (High Octane) gas and it zooms - faster from 0-80 than most other comparably priced vehicles. Comfortable heated leather seats, seat memory and heated outside mirrors are a definite plus for the price. No other car it its class offers so many options - and remains in 'the class' for the price. You can't go any other way. I have the rear louver, visor, and bra...the car looks very sharp - I get compliments daily! I love it! You can't get more options for your buck.

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    2002 Volkswagen New Beetle - GLS (M5)

    Pros: the bud vase

    Cons: cup holders

    Advice: test drive one and you will fall in love

    An amazing experience that I enjoyed....It was very fun to learn bout all the features....A great drive so I bought one!!

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    2002 Mazda Protege5 - (M5)

    Pros: Handling

    Cons: It's a small car / size

    Advice: Not a full time family car

    I just purchased my Protege5 a few days ago and the best way to describe the drive is with a question...When you were a kid, did you ever wish you could drive your HOT WHEELS ? This car will make you believe you are. If you slow down for turns you're missing the fun. This car will make you wish you lived in the hills of California. I know it's new to me but I hate when I get to where I was going. As for the stereo and the cup holders, come on you bought an economy car, enjoy what it does so well, ZOOMS!

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    2002 Honda Accord - 3.0 EX w/Leather (A4) Sedan

    Pros: Appearance, the quality of material & components and technological features.

    Cons: Lack of additonal exterior and interior color chocies.

    Advice: If you're looking for overall quality, attention to detail and a good value, purchase any Honda product.

    Overall ride quality: smooth, quiet and very controlled. Love the powerful V6 power-train this car has. Also, love the car overall appearance and form.

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    2002 Toyota Celica - GTS (M6)

    Pros: Performance

    Cons: Insuring the thing, seeing others pulled up next to you

    Advice: Try one out, you will like it.

    It didn't cost as much as a BMW or lexus, but definielty drives like one! I tested many cars this time around, but the Celica GT-S took the cake. The car sounds, handles, and looks like a sports car, and turns heads on the road like one too.

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    2002 Nissan Altima - 3.5 SE (M5)

    Pros: style

    Cons: problems with electrical and airbag

    Advice: do your homework - wait a year too new

    purchased 9/2001 had car for 600 miles went into shop for 22 days for airbag module.went in again 1/2002 for same problem. It is still at the dealer. Also ignition noise in radio

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    2002 Oldsmobile Alero - GL1 Sedan

    Pros: Smooth ride and handling

    Cons: Emergency brake location

    Advice: The Alero is based on the exact suspension as the Grand Am, but the Alero's features are what sets them apart

    The most exciting and exhilerating rides I've ever experienced in a car. The handling on the Alero blew away the competition. I've spent the last 3 months looking at Alero's, Grand Am's, and Malibu's. The Alero, by far, beat them all to the line. I've purchased my new Alero and couldn't be more satisfied.