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- Feb 27, 2017
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- United States
I have rented a pick up when I actually needed one. It’s a helluva lot cheaper than buying a $50k truck.I've not had a truck in about 10 years. But I have needed one many times in those 10 years. I've never needed better cornering or a faster zero to sixty time. I expect vehicles to last me ten years, and sporty cars don't really seem to unless they're garaged and driven lightly, which is kind of a bigger waste. Why own a car that requires you to own another car for 85% of your driving needs?
I am ready for trucks to go out of favor though. Before pandemic, you could buy a high mileage car that still had plenty of life for a couple grand. I couldn't buy a truck under $10k that didn't have more than 150k AND 10 years on it. I'd love to have a truck like that for more like $4-5k. I need to get mulch/plywood/lumber/gravel/drag riding mowers to the shop/get furniture enough that it's a hassle, and kind of expensive to rent, but still not enough to make the premium they currently fetch worthwhile.
And by need, I mean for work.
Ans my point is people should drive what makes them happy.