When Elmir is making a major purchase, he always
checks consumer reports. Buying a car, air-conditioner, refrigerator, microwave, washing
machine - if you do not check what Consumer Reports recommends - you may
end up with "a pig in a poke". Below is their website and Elmir highly recommends
them when purchasing go with their
1. In 2004, Elmir bought a
2004 Hyundai Elantra and traded it for a 2011 Hyundai Sonata, in 2011.
There was 98,000 miles on the Elantra and it still was in good shape, I
believed in changing the oil and filter every 3,000 miles not the
I have been running my
Sonata for 6 years now and could not be more pleased, it is Turbo
charged 275 HP, with rearview camera, nav system, leather, eco/turbo
selector button (do you want to save gas or beat someone at the traffic light)
etc. After 25,000 miles the tires needed replaced, which is apparently
standard on all cars, i.e. they do not start you out with the best
tires, except for the top of the line cars e.g. BMW. The
new upgraded Hyundai tires are like super tires i.e. about the best you
With the 10year 100,000
mile warranty, why would you buy any other manufacturers car.
2. In general, only buy brand name products, the
following are some Elmir's recommended manufacturers: Always remember
you get what you pay for.
maker, although my original coffee pot maker, on one side and instant
hot water on the other started leaking after about 6 years, and googling
it found that is a problem with them - but at the price $100 usd and
used for 6 years everyday, really was a bargain about 5 cents/day - so I
bought the same to replace it.
Kenmore window air
conditioner, refrigerator and gas clothes drier.
LG and Sony
Whirlpool top load