236. Mario's First Car

When Mario was 19 years old, he bought first car. It was a brand-new 1985 Toyota . He was on top of the world! It beautiful, and was really fast and fun to . Living in Southern California without a car is a good idea. The region is so spread that it could take hours getting from one of town to another if you use public . You are not anyone in Los Angeles if don't have a car, or at least that what some people say.

Before that, Mario had owned or bought a car in his life. father warned him about the sales people. "Don't pay the asking price, son," he said. Mario at him with disbelief. "What do you take for, dad? I am not an idiot. I not to pay the first offer," he screamed . His dad offered to go with him to car dealer, but Mario wanted to go alone. was his money and his car, and he determined to do this alone.

When Mario got the car dealer, a nice man came up him and asked if he wanted to take car he was looking at for a test . Mario said, "Yes, of course." So they went a drive. Mario fell in love with the and the salesman knew immediately that he was to make some money. It turns out that should never let a salesman know you're interested anything you want to purchase. Mario didn't know to negotiate and wound up paying too much the car. He really didn't care, though. He his first car. When he told his dad he paid for it, he thought his dad going to be mad, but he just said, "'s okay, son. That same dealer ripped me off I bought my first car, too."





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