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Old 09-16-2019, 10:47 AM
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I’ve been researching what convertible to buy for my wife. I’ve looked at everything from Miatas to Lexus IS350c and everything in between. We’ve heard the term “drop in & pull out” for the smallest cars which may be somewhat difficult for us.

We would appreciate suggestions of cars you feel that would be relatively easy for access and exit.
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Old 09-16-2019, 10:54 AM
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We use to camp next to a guy who had a hard top Volvo I believe but the hard top would fold into the trunk. It looked like a very nice car.
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I went through the same process.
We have a lux SUV so all we needed was a basic convertible.

One criteria was the car had to have a reasonable back seat to accommodate our 45 pound Dalmatian.

Had two finalists. The Mustang convertible and the Camaro.
Ruled out the Camaro as it is just too big with poor visibility.

We are waiting for the 2020 mustang with the 10 speed transmission and V-8 motor.....I have never not had a V-8 motor.....ever.

Good luck.
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Most important is how the car does in a crash test--in the European crash tests--Mustang (not the convertible) is at the bottom of the pack

Safety is our priority whenever we buy cars
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Most important is how the car does in a crash test--in the European crash tests--Mustang (not the convertible) is at the bottom of the pack

Safety is our priority whenever we buy cars

If one is willing to get in a golf cart and cruise around TV.....most any other vehicle is safer.
For cruising in TV most vehicles are as safe as the person driving allows.
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I would look at the BMW sports car. When you buy a smaller car you don’t need a V8
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My wife has a convertible and its a v-6--362 HP--
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The V-8 for me is a want.....has nothing to do with need or horsepower or anything else.
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I like a solid roof, air con, and no bugs getting in the car!
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Miata has a retractable hardtop
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