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Old 06-09-2020, 08:00 AM   #11
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If Iím going old high mileage Cayenne, Iím looking for a stick.

I wish I could rent a stick for awhile to see how much it hurts or does not hurt my bad left knee.
https://turo.com/us/en/car-rental/un...rchId=EF1pYJ2x
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Old 06-09-2020, 08:10 AM   #12
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Old 06-09-2020, 08:12 AM   #13
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Hmmmm.
There are a bunch of options in ATL. I had an awesome experience with Turo last year.
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There are a bunch of options in ATL. I had an awesome experience with Turo last year.
I forget what you rented—a 911?

One thought is just buy a four-door VW GTI with a stick. Could easily become my son’s college car.
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Old 06-09-2020, 08:19 AM   #15
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I had a rental (stick shift, gas) Mazda CX-5 in Holland and it was a great car. Not a ton of cargo space, but I drove 4 of us (3 co-workers) around for a week and it was pretty fun for an SUV.
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One thought is just buy a four-door VW GTI with a stick. Could easily become my sonís college car.
The GTI is the best car for the dollar, IMO. Great car. And the Golf is pretty roomy.
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I had a rental (stick shift, gas) Mazda CX-5 in Holland and it was a great car. Not a ton of cargo space, but I drove 4 of us (3 co-workers) around for a week and it was pretty fun for an SUV.
Also a great option. Although, of course, here an automatic...Which engine did you have?
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Old 06-09-2020, 08:26 AM   #18
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WDC - are you absolutely sure you don't want my X5? I'm guessing probably not after Lemming reminded everyone that the N63 motors start failing in the 4-5 year range!

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WDC - are you absolutely sure you don't want my X5? I'm guessing probably not after Lemming reminded everyone that the N63 motors start failing in the 4-5 year range!

Right! Iíve decided I wouldnít buy my exís eitheróeven though we speced it perfectly. Money pit!

Also, really too big for my needs.
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Also a great option. Although, of course, here an automatic...Which engine did you have?
Don't recall. But it was a rental in Europe, so it was probably a small 4-cyl. That said, it wasn't slow and we had four adults so it must have been a 2.0L Skyactive, I imagine (EDIT: confirmed). This was back in spring of 2015.

(OTOH, back in Fall of 2010 we had a rental Chevy Cruze and OMG, it was frightening how slow it was. Even with a MT it was brutal. Mashing the pedal did nothing at speeds over 50mph. I don't recall what engine it had. Probably a weak 1.6L. EDIT: Found it - 1.6L 111hp)
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