Posts Tagged ‘car shopping’

Yes, after 13 years of faithful service, my grandparents’ 1997 Nissan Sentra Series III Super Saloon outlived its usefulness by developing serious engine issues. As a result, it was promptly sold.

Of all the cars that we’ve had, I was most attached to that one. I learned how to drive in the Sentra. It was also the easiest and most pleasurable to drive. And unlike the other cars, it provided absolutely stress-free driving: no breakdowns or close calls as far as I can remember. Cheesy as it may sound, I really felt a connection with the car. You know, the whole driver-being-one-with-the-car philosophy. So, I was a bit sad that it was disposed.

Nissan Sentra Super Saloon
(Seen here as the bridal car for my Tita’s wedding)

Anyway, the Sentra needed a replacement ASAP. So, we engaged in what I found to be quite an enjoyable experience: car shopping.