5-Speeds Face-Off: 2009 Volkswagen Golf or 1994 Mercury Tracer

These next two cars make for an interesting comparison because they are both front-wheel-drive and equipped with a 5-speed manual gearbox, but the similarities end there. In fact, the thing that makes these car even remotely interesting to compare is that they are sold by the same seller in one craigslist advert. Would you prefer this 2009 Volkswagen Golf offered for $4000 or 1994 Mercury Tracer offered for $1200 in Hartford, CT via craigslist. Tip from ME.

From the seller:

20009 Volkswagen 2.5
condition: good
cylinders: 5 cylinders
drive: fwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 116251
paint color: grey
title status: clean
transmission: manual
type: hatchback

Niiicce sporty ride. Be the 1st to pop out around anywhere in this. 2009 vw 2.5 hatchback 116k, ac and heat, no service lights; nor leaks, No rust, 5 speed with extra extra performance exhaust & paint upgraded. Well maintenance come take a drive. $4000 obo
2nd 1994 Mercury Tracer, 130k ac & ht, 5 sp
she’s a real classic. $1200 obo I’m located in Hartford Ct

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