Originally Posted by medtech_expat
Get a Golf... great 1st car. I think you might even be able to get the GTI in that price range, and that just won Automobile Car of the Year.
You can take it to the track, send it sideways on a skid pad, pack the kids to school or the bros to a casino night, and put a chest of drawers, a barbecue, or a dead hooker in the boot.
It gets pretty decent mileage if you don't thrash the motor and I...