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      06-01-2010, 12:25 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by ctuna View Post
Renting with obligations and restrictions. What if you need to drive more than the 15k a year because you suddenly want to go on a long vacation or your commute changes. Also you are locked into high monthly payments forever if you continue on the lease cycle.
Leasing isn't for everyone. For people who don't drive much, enjoy getting new cars every 3 years, take advantage of the tax benefits then leasing is a great option. I have another vehicle that I can balance my mileage on so I can drive my car on a few vacations if I please. I paid $1500 at signing and pay $599 a month, hardly a high payment at all.
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