DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Amy At Pompano Beach

May 7, 2012 3:00 AM

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“I’ve always had a thing about Toyotas.“

dyr miami DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Amy At Pompano Beach

“I saw the ScIon and said those little things are so cute.“

The Ride
The Driver: Amy
Vehicle in Question: Smoky Grey Silver 2011 Toyota Scion xD

Spotted at: Pompano Beach Pompano, FL 33064
Odometer: 20,112
Car’s Nickname: Betty Boop

THE DEFENSE

Q: Amy, you work at a dealership and you deliver cars, so you’ve driven a lot of cars. What made you choose the Toyota Scion?

A: I’ve always had a thing about Toyotas and then I saw the Scion and said, those little things are so cute. I want to drive one. I had the opportunity to deliver one to a customer and ever since then I was like, wow, this is the car I want.

Q: Besides it being cute, what else do you like about the car?

A: They fit into tight places, like when you’re at the supermarket and you want to get in and out real fast, and then there are cars parked on the sides and also on the curb in front of you. I love the car. It’s perfect. It gets great gas mileage. It’s a safe car too. It’s the perfect little car.

Q: It’s a compact. Is the car comfortable?

A: It’s comfortable. I can fit five people comfortably in the car. It’s roomy. It has a big huge seat in the back. It has legroom and it has six to seven compartments to keep your sodas or waters in, or whatever your want.

Q: Does it have any special features?

A: It‘s pretty much loaded with everything in it. It has a Pioneer radio system that lights up and you can change the different backgrounds on the music light. If you want your interior of your car to be blue, you can change it to be blue or if you like green, you can change it to green.

Q: That’s so cool. Do you have any rules in your car?

A: I don’t want anyone smoking in my car. I don’t like that. I don’t mind if you have a soda or water as long as you clean up after yourself. That’s what really matters.

Q: How about a nickname? Does your car have a nickname?

A: Betty Boop because she’s sexy, has style. She’s classy and ladylike too.

Q: Anything else you want to add?

A: I recommend my car for kids who are going to school, sixteen, seventeen year olds. It’s just a nice little car.

Photos and interview by Aimee Heller

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