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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 10-14-2013, 10:24 PM
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Even cars that were previous rentals seem to get a bad rep, but mine was a previous rental and it has been very reliable.

But I agree, just because there is a salvage title or evidence of an accident, it doesn't mean it was a bad car. My car is excellent.. previous rental and got smashed up two months ago. Can't tell now.
Of course, knowing exactly what happened to make it a prior salvage title, along with the repair sheets, never hurt anybody either.

I bought the car not knowing *anything* about what happened, how/where it was fixed, what the service history was....I took a gamble. I think, for the most part, it was worth it.

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A reason I wouldn't buy a rental car is because the people who drive it beat the engine to death. They abuse it since it's not theirs. And rental companies may not always keep up with maintenance
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Thanks, guys. You're right the giveaway is the type of wood grain.

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