May 19, 2009

on my glorious new car...

my new car!  ahhhh!

Seriously? I'm in love. Head over heels. I don't think you even understand.

I'm a lucky girl, because the company I work for gives us great deals on vehicle leases, otherwise there's no way I'd be getting a brand new car every three years. For the record, I am not that cool. Nor am I that rich. So, I pretend that I am both of these things while leasing a car. There's something about saying, "Oh, yeah. That's just my new lease." It makes me feel fancy. I quite enjoy it.

Anyway, the car I've had for the last three years is the Scion xA, and that car was one of my favorite things in the entire world. I pretty much wanted the same exact car for my new lease, but they apparently don't make that model any more. So, I opted to get the xD, which is just an eensie bit bigger and has a few different features. And I got the same color. I fear change, apparently.

When I arrived to pick it up this morning, I was incredibly giddy. As the guy was checking in my old vehicle, I couldn't help to let out one of my velociraptor screeches, due to my extreme excitement. I think the guy laughed and was secretly judging me, but he should have been glad that I didn't say what I was really thinking, which was: "I'm kind of sweating and want to throw up, because I'm SO HAPPYYYYY! HUG ME, WILL YOU?"

I didn't think that would go over well, so, I stuck with the raptor noises.

I know I'm going to sound like a commercial, but I absolutely adore Scions. They are priced well, they run well, they are adorable, they have built-in iPod connections, they can make it across the country and back without giving you any problems (even in a blizzard when you don't have snow tires), they have incredible gas mileage. Basically, they are the greatest ever. Amen.

So, I'm happy. It's a good day!

31 comments :

  1. It's SO beautiful, the colour is perfectly you! Are you going to go cruising California to show her the sights? Have fun with it!

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  2. its so preeeety. i have been eying that very model, only in red because i'm obnoxious like that.

    yay new rides!

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  3. Hooray for your new ride. New car small can't be beat.

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  4. It's very cute! Congrats on the new car!

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  5. YAY! It's so pretty! I love Scions too. Cale has the xB and really likes it

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  6. am JEALOUS!!
    a teense bigger this model is you say?
    time to fill it babies! ;D

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  7. I love Scions too, they are great. Perhaps they'll be one of my next cars...someday...when my Corolla dies...but I love my Corolla...so it won't be for a good while I think.

    Anyway, congrats, it's beautiful! :)

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  8. cute! hopefully i won't leave my keys in the back seat of this one. love the color! are you naming it?

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  9. Making Monica noises for you.

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  10. I am jealous! Its such a beautiful car... Gun metal grey is one of my top 3 favorite colors on a car. And I feel the same about Scions. I have a 2005 White Pontiac Grand Am that makes me feel amazing driving it, but everytime I see a Scion, I yearn to drive/own it.
    Congrats on the new car!
    Leasing is amazing, my grandma taught me that.
    =D

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  11. Ohh that is gorgeous! I hope you have a lot of fun just cruising around. It's such a great colour.
    And as for the dinosaur noises that's even more precious =)

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  12. I can't imagine how giddy you must have been. I'm in the process of purchasing my first car (very very soon) and I'm sooo excited. I smile anytime someone says "new car" lol.

    I don't think I've seen that car before, up here....

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  13. congrats on the new ride. it's very cute.

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  14. Congratulations!! That's such a cute car!!

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  15. wow! what a great blessing!

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  16. Congrats! That is very exciting! I love that new car smell.

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  17. Sweet car! I need to get a new one this summer, maybe I'll check out the Scion.

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  18. I'm jealous!!! I'd love to get rid of my car for a new one.

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  19. love the "new lease." I have been wanting a new car and I was thinking about a scion. glad to hear they are so great! will definitely check 'em out once I get the cash.

    btw, I love your blog. I have been reading for a couple weeks and am just now delurking myself, as they say.

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  20. Oh my god it looks so cool! I like SUV so much , i like cars big and high like yours :)

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  21. I'm terribly jealous. I would love to get a new car. I mean... I adore my current car, but it's over 10 years old now and doesnt have fancy things like ipod connections and whatnot. And it's an all-wheel-drive, so even when I do manage to wash it, I miss a strip down the roof because I can't reach it...

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  22. Congrats on your new ride! It's gorgeous :)

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  23. Not going to lie...I am jealous!!

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  24. I am officially 100% jealous of you.

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  25. Very nice!! But, really, how do you feel about the car? :)

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  26. I have a present for you at my blog!

    http://upsidedwn-insideout.blogspot.com/2009/05/simply-adorable.html

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  27. I swear I make raptor noises every single day. I thought I was the only one!

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  28. Toyotas FTW! (yeah I can say that because I am a nerd). My boyfriend has the Tc, I have a Corolla..however! I wish I would have bought my car in that color. Although I want to basically kill myself whenever summer comes along and I have to get into a dark colored car (shooooot me!). It is so cute, and totally fits your personality, I think!

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  29. I love the color and it looks so stylish :) Congrats!! I loved your description of how you felt and your squeal--I think it fits just from knowing what I read actually! :) Very cute!

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  30. im with you on that! I love my scion!

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  31. Hot wheeeeels! I have never had my own car... except for my parents' third car they let me use until I moved out. I aspire to one day own such an adorable and tiny vehicle.

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