Thursday, July 22, 2010
Surprise numero uno
So. After Eric's car was totaled AND the buggy burned up, we started thinking about trading in my old Jetta for a new one. We went to test drive the 2010 Jetta Sportwagen TDI and L-O-V-E-D it. And then we got it. It's beautiful. And the TDI is total top-of-the-line. Love it.
We're actually just leasing it. To me, this leasing deal sounds too good to be true. We put no money down, our payments are lower than they would be if we purchased it, and in 3 years we get to turn it in for a brand-new one. PERFECT. I can see why some people would be turned off by this - we're basically locked into VW forever and we'll essentially have car payments forever. HOWEVER. This works well for us, because we love VW and Eric is a total gear-head who changes his cars every couple of years, anyway, so he'd have continual car payments either way. And, this way, we don't have to worry about trading in a car that's upside-down when we're ready for a new one. Whoo!!
Ramona's excited to go for a car-ride. Perhaps tonight, when we go get surprise number two!