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My Almost New Car And Why It Rocks

Not long ago, I hated my drive to work with my old car, but with my almost new Toyota Camry (2010), I’ve been noticing that I now find it enjoyable. While it may seem like I’m over-exaggerating, it’s true. In fact, now for entertainment, sometimes I’ll just pick a direction and drive. I haven’t done the driving for entertainment bit since I was a kid when I just got my driving license.

toyota camry 2010

I don’t drive for entertainment much though. Oh it’s not because I don’t enjoy it, instead it’s the fact that gas prices are so high that I hate wasting the money! If gas prices were much cheaper, I’m sure I’d be driving all over my state.

Here are the reasons I love my “almost” new car:

  1. The car looks like it is new. Given the fact that it had 27k miles on it when I bought it make it all that much more spectacular.
  2. The ride blows my old Chevy Malibu away. Now granted that my old Chevy Malibu was a 2003 model, I have a feeling that I’d still enjoy my “almost” new Camry vs a newer Chevy Malibu anyway.
  3. The gas mileage gain is a huge positive! Instead of filling up my car with gas once a week, it’s now every other week! I’m in heaven.
  4. The car looks so much new than my 2003 model. I feel like my car actually belongs in my company’s parking lot when I park it at work. Previously, with my old car I felt like it would look better at the junk yard than parked at work.
  5. The heater and air conditioner work! My “new at the time” Malibu had problems with the air conditioner almost immediately after I bought it.
  6. The Camry was purchased at a 35% discount to what a new Camry cost.
  7. It’s just all around more comfortable!

I should have called this post “Ode to my almost new car” lol.