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Unread 08-20-2015, 08:59 AM   #1
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I am looking to buy a used sports car, but I am unsure which to choose. I want something that is fast, small and has a manual transmission. The 3 choices that I am leaning towards are the 2007 Saturn Sky, the 2007 Pontiac Solstice, and the 2003-04 Nissan 350z. I really want the Sky, but I am having trouble finding them in my area, so I might go with the solstice. Should I not go for the 350z since it is an older car? I would appreciate any feedback that you guys would have. Thanks!

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Unread 08-20-2015, 01:17 PM   #2
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I'd go for the 350Z over the other two. Are you absolutely set on those three? Sounds like you're looking for a convertible. What is your budget?
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I'd stay away from saturn and pontiac, look what happened to both of those companies. I work on a buddy's saturn and it's something new every week, maybe try to expand your options
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I think he'd be fine reliability wise in the Saturn/Pontiac. They're virtually the same car, just different bodies. Additionally regardless of what trim he gets, the engines in the cars are used in a ton of GM cars that are fairly reliable.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GM_Ecotec_engine#LE5
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GM_Ecotec_engine#2.0_LNF

Any of the 3 OP mentioned would be a good go IMO my personal choice would be the 350Z though.
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I agree with the other posters. I've always been a big fan of the z cars from nissan. Never owned one though. I'd go for the 350z in your case. Whatever car you find, good luck with it!

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