Used Civic: Let the bidding begin!

Who could have predicted a Geo would be cool? Not me. But with the rising price of gasoline, small economical cars are in high demand. I should take advantage of this while I have a chance.

"1998 Honda Civic CX, goes to the highest bidder: 1.6-liter 4-cylinder, 115,000 miles but well-maintained drive train, clean interior, purple paint (where there is still some paint left), dents on doors, damage on passenger-side bumper, gets around 30 miles per gallon (highway), paid: $12,000, opening bid: $20,000."

Cars used to be considered a bad long-term investment. But if gas prices continue to rise, these small cars soon could be worth their weight in gold. Who wants to make the first bid?

(photo by Ben Fry)

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