I'm unsure whether to purchase a 2004 Lexus RX330 w 65000 or a 2014 Chevy Equinox w 27000 both are close to the same purchase $. Any advice on which would be the smartest buy/ why? Thanks .

Asked by Aug 06, 2015 at 12:05 AM

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Lexus is made by Toyota and is a very reliable car but the Chevy will probably still have the manufacture warranty so some certain things will be covered by chevy if they fail Chevy also has a pretty strong reputation the Lexus will save you money in gas and insurance you decide

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Thank you. This will be only the 2nd car I've purchased so appreciate the shared experience. Would you be concerned about trade/resell value comparison in 5 yrs w avg annual mileage?

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Lexus is 11 years old. Go with the Chevy as you will still have warranty. In 5 years neither one of these will be worth all that much.

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Bob is right, you shouldn't buy a vehicle based on the resell value, they all depreciate. Drive what you like and which is the better deal and better maintained vehicle. I like one owners cars with under 100K miles, that way I know I can drive it at least another 10 years.

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