Posted on | April 6, 2012 | No Comments
Lately I’ve been getting more and more fed up with being a one car family. We go most places together, and I actually enjoy taking public transportation with the toddler, but sometimes I do really miss having my own car. It isn’t quite in the budget right now but a girl can dream! Being a one car family saves money (gas, maintenance, even paying for the extra parking in some apartments we’ve considered living in) and is good for the environment, but it definitely has downsides as well. I have a driver’s license but haven’t had a car in my own name in over five years – It feels like forever! (Our current family vehicle was purchased about a year before we were married.)
If you are in the Texas area, you can search for Austin used cars via Iwanttobuyused.com. You can search used cars by make and model or by monthly payment. The Leif Superstore is located in Austin, but the site offers Internet specials and you could easily get lost browsing pretty vehicles. You can also sell your car to the Superstore whether or not you do a trade. You can get pre-approved for credit, buy parts, and even live chat directly from the website.
I personally have my eye on a used Subaru. The car we have now is a Suby and I really love it – I’d love to have a second, even cuter one – Maybe a bright blue Forester (Just found a gorgeous one on the site), or maybe another Legacy. I am also a big fan of Hondas – My first car was an Accord – and Toyotas. As much as I love hoofing it around with a stroller and watching my kid’s face when we take the light rail, there is nothing like the feeling of buying a new (used) car.