If you were looking for a mid sized work truck or SUV what would you buy?

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  1. Dinner

    Dinner 2012 & 2014 Master Prognosticator

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    The cheapest Nissan Frontier S seems to be $20,035 (before tax and title) at Downey Nissian. It is a spartan thing and not really a truck I like but it may work as a work truck used on construction sites. The bare bones Chevy Colorado L package (doesn't even have AC) is $18,889 but really I wouldn't go lower than the LH package which is $19,995. Tacomas lowest price is around $23,000. The new Ranger $24,000.

    That seems the price for a midsized work truck these days.
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  2. IndigoTiger

    IndigoTiger Violently Happy

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    How about a midsized SUV for ridesharing?

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    For an SUV a Toyota Highlander or Honda Pilot get good ratings.
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    https://www.carscoops.com/2018/09/doug-demuro-calls-2019-subaru-ascent-one-hottest-models-sale/amp/

    Ok, I changed my mind. For midsized SUVs the 2019 Subaru Ascent seems to be the SUV to beat. $31,000 gives you seating for 8 (three rows), AWD standard, a cvt trans, a 260hp motor, and 19 cup holders. It is really as CUV and not and SUV but unless you are really going off roading you won't notice the difference.

    For ride sharing the seating for 8 seems key along with the large trunk. The turbo 4 cylinder with cvt should keep fuel economy pretty reasonable. You could probably even qualify for Uber Black and thus get a bump in per mile faires.
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    You should look at the Mazda CX-5 or cx-9.
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