“This is my first new car. It’s super reliable.”
- The Ride
- The Driver: Dawn
- Vehicle in Question: 2010 Subaru Outback
- Spotted at: Grumpy’s Bar & Grill, 2801 N Snelling Ave, Roseville, MN 55113
- Odometer: 28,000
- Car’s Nickname: The Roo
Q: Welcome to Defend Your Ride Minnesota. Dawn, let’s start with road trips. Do you like to take this puppy out for road trips?
A: We do. We love to go to Ely or Fargo.
Q: You betcha! It sure is beautiful in Ely.
A: It is. We have a lot of friends living there.
Q: Do you have a long commute?
A: Not too bad—just from Bloomington to Roseville.
Q: What is the your favorite part of your commute?
A: Oh you know, just listening to music, talk radio, CDS and my Ipod.
Q: What tunes do you have on rotation?
A: Desmond Dekker, The Stooges and the Ramones.
Q: What is your least favorite part of your commute?
A: I hate traffic, and driving in snow or rain in the dark. Can’t see.
Q: Those things do suck. What are the rules in your car?
A: No messes allowed!
Q: Dang, you sound serious about that. I was about to spill something in here. What would your car’s theme song be?
A: Most definitely my car would rock “Kick Out The Jams” by MC5.
Q: What human emotion would your car have?
A: This car would definitely be amused. Quietly amused.
Q: What would your dream car be?
A: I love ’70s muscle cars, like the Dodge Dart or a cool electric SUV.
Q: Sweet! You said you had never had a new car before, right?
A: This is my first new car. It’s super reliable and I feel safe in any weather. It handles great and has been a wonderful vehicle.
Photos and interview by Michelle Leon
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