So exciting news – I bought a car. Used but practically new. It’s the first and only car I’ve ever owned. It feels so good to be able to buy a car outright, no car payments pending. Thanks, mom!
It’s a 2016 Hyundai Tucson and I’m pretty happy with it. We also test drove a Mazda CX 5, Nissan Rogue and a Rav 4. Honestly, they all drive about the same, plus or minus this or that. But they’re all super popular in the small SUV market. I actually was looking for a used Mazda CX5 but the Tucson was a lot cheaper and it had what we needed. It has enough room for my family and the dog and it’s so great to have air conditioning! Yay! It has a back up camera, which I must say is a little weird to use after decades of twisting and turning my neck. It’s a relief to not have to drive that gas guzzling pickup anymore or struggle to find parking. And I’m so happy to have Bluetooth so now with a flick of a switch on my steering wheel, I can say call so and so and boom, I’m connected. Very cool. We’re all enjoying our new ride.