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#1 of 53 Simple question: will you buy a Toyota in the future?
Jan 29, 2010 (3:36 am)
Will you buy (or consider) a Toyota in the future?
#2 of 53 I have too many other better options...
Jan 29, 2010 (3:40 am)
than Toyota. Naming my top 2 other choices, that would be Mitsubishi and Kia. For more creative and exciting designs. More intriguing and more enthusiastic. More the way I remember the great GM, Ford and Mopar products from the 60's decade. But I'm not a Toyota hater. I wish them well cleaning this mess up. Those of us car nuts out here will be so tired of hearing about this mess within another couple of weeks that we'll be wishing it never happened.
Well, I don't wanna speak for the Edmunds masses here, though. Do chime in, friends.
#3 of 53 A whole new thread?
Jan 29, 2010 (7:06 am)
LOL, couldn't his question have been posed in one of the many other Toyota discussions here?
My answer anyways is well, not sure. Not until I check out the new Subaru/Toyo AE-86 coupe.
#4 of 53 I wanted a seperate thread, thanks for your input
Jan 29, 2010 (7:25 am)
I posed the question in the Camry and Corolla forums, and was told to come here and ask the question. Then I come here and am told why do I ask it here? Jeez!
#5 of 53 Re: I wanted a seperate thread, thanks for your input [hoyafan]
Jan 29, 2010 (7:28 am)
Relax man, I thought it was funny.
#6 of 53 Re: Simple question: will you buy a Toyota in the future? [hoyafan]
Jan 29, 2010 (8:43 am)
Absolutely.A resounding emphatic YES. Toyota is not going anywhere.Was getting complacent ,needed a kick up the backside and a wake up call. Soon they will be back to being the best in the business !!
#7 of 53 Re: Simple question: will you buy a Toyota in the future? [deltheking]
Jan 29, 2010 (9:47 am)
I'm in wait and see mode.
The only Toyotas I've ever bought were used cars that happen to fit in what I was looking for - a cheap sedan for my daughter (99 Camry) and a convertible big enough for me to lug a guitar and small back seat passengers here and there (99 Celica). I bought both very used so they've both had their share of work done but nothing unusual on the Celica. The Camry had engine problems. Fixed and working fine ow but if I knew that in teh first place i'd never have gotten it.
Toyota peaked on bang for the buck at least 15 years ago so they'll have their work cut out for them. I imagine i'll buy another some day but right now folks like Subaru and Mazda interest me more.
#8 of 53 Nope and it has nothing to do with the recall
Jan 29, 2010 (11:36 am)
The car choices are lacking style and something when it comes to the driving experience. IE they are too bland and boring.
For our SUV choice which we own a Toyota SUV the milege sucks! And Toyota has 100% said NO to the idea of a refined diesel for their large SUV's. They are trying to apply their Hybrid tech to every model they make. Which is of no value to me given my SUV does long road trips where a diesel choice would be preferred and provide a much better service over the long run.
So no my next vehicles will not be built by Toyota.
Jan 29, 2010 (11:50 am)
My vivid memories of Pearl Harbor and the following war in the Pacific prevent me from adding to the treasuries of the present Japanese manufactures who built the material aimed at defeating us.
#10 of 53 Re: Nope and it has nothing to do with the recall [watkinst]
Jan 29, 2010 (11:51 am)
Other than spending another 20 grand on a Toureg or an M-class what other options are out there that will meet your needs?