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Second-hand: 2006-10 Volkswagen 

Volkswagen's athletic reflexes, European sophistication and kick-butt acceleration are marred by its many flaws that are costly to repair. Passat not for the frugal

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2008 Yamaha XT250

Yamaha says the XT250, combines ultimate versatility at a great price, and after spending a couple of weeks aboard the dual purpose bike, I have to agree.

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Second-hand: Mazda MPV

Auto enthusiasts turn up their noses at minivans in much the same way cats do at a generic brand tuna dinner. Shame, really.

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Second-hand: Cadillac Catera

Assembled in Russelsheim, Germany, the Catera was powered by a DOHC 3.0-litre V6 that had already crossed the Atlantic under the hood of the Saab 9000.

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Second-hand: Hyundai Elantra

The Elantra played an important role in Hyundai's success in Canada. The nameplate first appeared in 1992, attached to a frontdrive, fourdoor sedan that could have doubled for a Toyota Corolla.

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Second-hand: Subaru Impreza

In reality, it offers much more than the formulaic front-drive economy car that everybody else builds. It also means a used Impreza will likely cost more than a similar-vintage Corolla or Sentra.