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By on February 15, 2012

Jeff writes:

Hi Sajeev:

I enjoy your articles advising people on what cars to buy or avoid.  I have a bit of a different problem.

My mother recently passed away, and I inherited her 1989 Corolla down in Florida.  She bought it used down there, it has a little over 100,000 miles on it.  The car is absolutely mint, as you could imagine for a Florida car.  It runs great, the AC works well, and the body and paint are in excellent condition, as is the interior – it has been kept out of the sun.  Even the engine is in great condition – all the anodized parts still look as new.  Plus, it doesn’t even leak.  It has had regular maintenance, belts, hoses and fluids changed. (Read More…)

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