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    Sister needs replacement car

    So, her '06 Grand Cherokee turned out to be a bust. Leaks rainwater, radios dead, and the transmission is starting to eat itself alive.

    She has cerebral palsy so cars that are low down to get into and high riding trucks are out of the question.

    She's gotten used to having backup sensors so, preferably she would or need a car with at least that. If a backup camera is available, great.

    She had an '01 Cherokee that she loved but doesn't want to go back to the stupid rear doors and no backup sensors.

    Automatic is a must and no sunroofs if possible.

    I suggested a fiesta but I can't remember if their entry is easy or at butt level where you can slide in.

    At the moment I'm thinking a $9-10,000 price point. That's hoping it can be sold for an ok price considering the dealer they got it from charged 15k just last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 93Flareside View Post

    I suggested a fiesta but I can't remember if their entry is easy or at butt level where you can slide in.
    Does she have any mobility issues? Cars like the Fiestas (and most other compact 4-door vehicles) have door openings that are very short front-to-back, which can make getting into them a bit...ungraceful.

    Kia Soul?
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    Sister needs replacement car

    She asked about a soul. I have no knowledge of reliability. They're not bad as a rental car. All I can say.

    We'd have to try a fiesta and see if she would have issues.

    Since Souls were popular rental cars, is there anything wrong with that?
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    Oddly enough I was think of the Kia as well. Access should be good given the overall layout of the car, reversing sensors should be available and being 'Murica an auto is bound to be available. That or the Honda Fit maybe?
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    Sister needs replacement car

    Before the grand Cherokee we looked at those, Level. They hold their value insanely well. That's not to say it's impossible. She just doesn't want to drive more than an hour away. She actively avoids interstates because she gets overwhelmed.
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