So now that I've decided to buy a car, I found a good dealership and narrowed it down to two that I like and are in my price range, AND NOW I CAN'T DECIDE.

Car 1: 2002 Lexus ES 300, black, $5,981

Pros:

  • Higher MPG than the other car
  • Heated seats
  • Keyless entry
  • Sunroof
  • Less expensive

Cons:

  • 146,887 miles
  • Ugly/Boring
  • Listed on the website as "coming soon", which means I might not be able to get it before I leave

Car 2: 1989 Chevrolet Camaro, red, $6,433

Pros:

  • SO COOL LOOKING
  • 29,077 miles on it
  • Has only been driven in fair conditions by a car lover, so no chance of it being run into the ground
  • Bucket seats in the back
  • Lower insurance than the Lexus (????)
  • Available immediately

Cons:

  • Worse MPG (15/20 vs. 20/25 for the Lexus)
  • Paint job on the hood is a little rough
  • 2 doors
  • More expensive
  • I'm not sure if I'll really like driving something so low

I don't know what I want to do. :( Everyone I talk to says I should get the Lexus, and I know that's the responsible choice, and I don't NEED to buy it before winter break, but the Camaro is sooooo cool and I can get it now!! Well, after I change my license to Indiana, but same difference since I plan to do that Tuesday. I don't want to be a responsible adult. I want to be a 21 year old buying her first car.

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