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Am successfully moved out of my old apartment, finally. Waiting to do a walkthrough with the landlord to hopefully minimize losses on my damage deposit.

Also, currently renting a Prius in the process of Hertz's "rent2buy" program. 2008, 41,000 miles for $13,650. Toyota dealer did a pre-purchase inspection ($100) and gave it a clean bill of health, but the mechanic noted that the luck of rental cars vary - it could have been repaired by a third-party shop that just glued parts back on and stuff.

I'm still in love with the smart-key system - all I have to do is have the key in my pocket and the doors unlock as I get close and I don't have to put the keys anywhere in order to drive - just sit in the driver's seat, hold down the brake pedal and hit the power button.
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xella From: xella Date: April 25th, 2010 07:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
The smart key is probably my favourite part of our prius, because my legs are long enough that in each of the four cars I've attempted to drive at adult height, my legs are banging up against the steering wheel anyway, meaning that any additional keys on my keyring are banging and scraping up against my right leg every time I change pedals.

It's also a considerably quieter car than the Fit, and ridiculously more comfortable than the Insight. The Explorer would have been great had it not been so old ('93) and on the verge of falling apart. I looked at the rent2buy, but they didn't have any hybrid escapes (or any non-hybrid escapes, for that matter) in the area. That might change, so let me/us know how that works out for you :3
evrdream33 From: evrdream33 Date: April 25th, 2010 09:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
When my parents' car was getting tuned up, the dealership gave them a loaner for a few hours that had the smart key system. I agree, it's pretty cool. ^_^ But alas ... they had to give that car back.

I would want a Prius, but I don't really like the way it looks ... ^^; (Not that I'm in any situation to get one ...)
From: notebk24 Date: June 11th, 2010 10:13 pm (UTC) (Link)
teehee I like the power button part :D i can't wait to see it!
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