Low-mileage car for low-profile dachshunds.

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Owner: Alexandra MacKenzie, Seattle

Occupation: Retired former UW graduate program advisor

Car’s make and model: 1988 Chevrolet Geo Metro Hatchback

“I love my car because … it gets me and my dachshunds everywhere we want to go! I bought it for my dogs, and her name is Winnie the Wienermobile. She gets great gas mileage — 35 in the city and 40 on the highway. The hatchback is perfect for dog gear — my older dachshunds had back problems and needed a pet stroller to get around, and I’m always carting a stroller in the back.  She’s also a low-mileage car with only 91,000 miles. I hope she lasts a lot longer so I can keep carting my dogs all over town!”