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DUMP YOUR SUV Deanna, her husband and three kids in North Hollywood traded
in their SUV in September for a 2003 Toyota Avalon XL. She bought
the SUV three years ago because it was "in style" - then
realized it was a gas guzzling behemoth. Read
more about Deanna... Nathan, a 26-year-old outdoor travel promoter
and web designer from San Francisco, used to drive a Ford Explorer
Sports, but recently gave it up for a Subaru Sedan which he says
is more reliable and better suited for his urban-outdoor lifestyle.
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