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Doug Orchard

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i currently drive X with a honda fit thinking of buying a new car would it be better business decision to by a prius so i cam work airport que or a Cadillac CSR so i cam work XL and Select as well as X?


Thank you all in advance for your mush needed advice.
 

tohunt4me

Well-Known Member
i currently drive X with a honda fit thinking of buying a new car would it be better business decision to by a prius so i cam work airport que or a Cadillac CSR so i cam work XL and Select as well as X?


Thank you all in advance for your mush needed advice.
Which would you rather have ?

Suppose you were deactivated a Month after purchasing new car over a customers lies because you would not let their sheep dog eat tacos in your car

Which car would YOU rather be stuck with ?

i currently drive X with a honda fit thinking of buying a new car would it be better business decision to by a prius so i cam work airport que or a Cadillac CSR so i cam work XL and Select as well as X?


Thank you all in advance for your mush needed advice.
P.S. - N.S.A. is now " investigating" why you are looking for " a way around Fort Lewis Security" . . . . .

( Mcchord is sending out a surveillance drone)
 

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oldfart

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i currently drive X with a honda fit thinking of buying a new car would it be better business decision to by a prius so i cam work airport que or a Cadillac CSR so i cam work XL and Select as well as X?


Thank you all in advance for your mush needed advice.
The guys I know that drive vehicles that qualify for select and xl are making a lot more money than I am with my xl not only do the select rides pay more the customers that want a select vehicle tip better
 

jgiun1

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Buying a new car and then doing rideshare seems like a mistake to me. Buying a used car for under 10k seems to be the best play if you plan on making a profit doing rideshare.

I agree CJ....if you can get a car, three year or less loan and throw in a warranty for the big breaks down (engine- @@@@@@) golden rules to this if your sticking to X
 

oldfart

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Maybe so.
But how many tips do you have to get to make up the difference in the price of the car?
The higher fares and increased tips better make up the difference in the price of the cars, or it dosent make sense to buy the more expensive car

Let’s assume 5 yo cars with 50000 miles costing $35000 and $10000
And let’s further assume three years at 75000 miles a year and let’s assume no salvage value

So to recover the cost of the car in 3 years one driver will have to set aside $972 a month and the other driver $277 a month; a difference of $700 a month.

So your question becomes can an xl/select driver make $175 more a week than an x driver?

Yea I think so. My xl rides pay me about 50 cents a mile more than my x rides. So all i need to do is have 350 of my miles be xl or select
 

merryon2nd

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Find something cheap, and run it into the ground. Then get the Caddy just for you to use when you're not killing your other car and need to actually get somewhere for yourself.
 

Mista T

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I drive a Fit. Great work vehicle for this. Should last for a few hundred thousand miles. Good gas mileage. No need to swap, as I see it. A Prius is better gas, but if you already have a solid vehicle, why would you change it?
 

Saltyoldman

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Which would you rather have ?

Suppose you were deactivated a Month after purchasing new car over a customers lies because you would not let their sheep dog eat tacos in your car

Which car would YOU rather be stuck with ?


P.S. - N.S.A. is now " investigating" why you are looking for " a way around Fort Lewis Security" . . . . .

( Mcchord is sending out a surveillance drone)
Let a sheep dog eat tacos!! So f***ing funny!!
 

Julescase

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Which would you rather have ?

Suppose you were deactivated a Month after purchasing new car over a customers lies because you would not let their sheep dog eat tacos in your car

Which car would YOU rather be stuck with ?


P.S. - N.S.A. is now " investigating" why you are looking for " a way around Fort Lewis Security" . . . . .

( Mcchord is sending out a surveillance drone)


Lolol "not let their sheepdog eat tacos in your car" lolol!!

Classic.
 

reg barclay

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Moderator
The higher fares and increased tips better make up the difference in the price of the cars, or it dosent make sense to buy the more expensive car

Let’s assume 5 yo cars with 50000 miles costing $35000 and $10000
And let’s further assume three years at 75000 miles a year and let’s assume no salvage value

So to recover the cost of the car in 3 years one driver will have to set aside $972 a month and the other driver $277 a month; a difference of $700 a month.

So your question becomes can an xl/select driver make $175 more a week than an x driver?

Yea I think so. My xl rides pay me about 50 cents a mile more than my x rides. So all i need to do is have 350 of my miles be xl or select
Even if all this is correct, it still assumes that the entire situation remains the same throughout the coming few years. I.e, that Uber remains the same, rates remain the same, the drivers maintains access to the platform and that supply and demand for X/XL pings remains the same in a given area. All this leads me to think IMHO that it's a safer bet to stick with the car one already owns, than to go investing substantial amounts of money.
 

oldfart

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Even if all this is correct, it still assumes that the entire situation remains the same throughout the coming few years. I.e, that Uber remains the same, rates remain the same, the drivers maintains access to the platform and that supply and demand for X/XL pings remains the same in a given area. All this leads me to think IMHO that it's a safer bet to stick with the car one already owns, than to go investing substantial amounts of money.
I agree the cheapest car to own is the one you already have.
 
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