Q: Is it worth fixing or just junk it?

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My car been sitting in the driveway for over 3 years, originally because it was overheating and then the tags all expired so i just gave up on it. Now i wanna see if it's worth fixing or just get rid of it and go for a new car. It doesn't start up anymore even with a new battery so i need your professional advice, does it sound like I'll be spending too much just to fix it because it looks like it still has great potential, or just move on With life. Thank you. My friends tell me to try and fix it save the hassle of new monthly payments. What do you think?

My car has 71000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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