My number one choice was the Volvo X90 and Ernesto's was the VW Touraug but after some reviews (online and from friends) we determined that the maintenance would be too much on these.
Ernesto then fell in love with the Lexus GX 470, and I though a Honda Pilot would be a good option. We went to a dealer yesterday and I test drove both cars (and the Volvo).
The Lexus won hands down...what a ride!
I am better at bargaining than Ernesto, so I did all the talking. I got the sales guy to come down almost 4K including $2500 for my Saab. (boy, did they get screwed on that one:)
Did you think of Bob Barker when you read the title?? "It's a brand new car!"
Well, here is our brand new [to us] car the Lexus GX 470.
It's a 2004 and I still feel like it is too nice for me. (I made Ernesto promise to take care of it because we already know my track record with this.) Leather, 4WD, navigation, bluetooth, 3rd row, heated seats, sunroof. Toyota makes Lexus so we know these cars don't die! Hopefully we can have a another kid or two to fill it up....plus have room for the grandparents:)
As we drove off the car lot, it started to