10 Used Cars That Seem To Last Forever..

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by redhen, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
  2. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 23, 2008
    Central Louisiana
    That was interesting! thanks for posting the link. We had a Toyota truck in our family & finally sold it with 380,000 miles on it & it's still going strong -- it had that 22 engine that they were talking about in the article.
  3. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    awe man..... my tank of a volvo didnt make the cut.....[​IMG]
    everyone knows i am comming...cause its super loud.
    btw: its needs a ton of work...but it will last me forever! [​IMG][​IMG]
  4. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    Just traded our 10-year old Subaru with 150K on it and the day after someone snapped it up. Didn't need much work and the body was great but I want something with remote trunk opening and a little better mielage--went from 20 mph to 30.
  5. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    wow...thanks for that link! I was looking at a Ford F150 a few weeks ago.
  6. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    My opinion the Honda is the only one that is on that list that I would agree with. The rest are good cars but more inclined to break down that many others on the road.
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    I was a pizza delivery driver for ages and know what cars are hard to kill....and boy did I try to kill em!

    Volvo - If you get a good one it can go forever. A bad one will bleed you dry. We had a 242 that we sold with almost 300K on it. It was ugly but still ran great.

    Honda Accord - We were the second owner on an 82. We sold that one after putting about 150k miles on it. It got driven off a cliff (hubby) and caught in a horrible hail storm that made it look like someone took a hammer to it. Then my son climbed on it and partially caved the roof in. It still ran though [​IMG]

    Toyota - Had a pick up with an SR-5 engine. It ran and ran and ran. We sold it after we had our 2 sons because we had no place to put a car seat. It had 200k miles on it. The guy we sold it to ran it until it hit about 300k

    Ford Probe - We had 2. The first one was a turbo. Man was that thing zippy. I got ran in to and it was totaled unfortunately. Our second wasn't a turbo but did just as well. We drove it for years and then gave it to our son when he turned 16. He drove it until he was 20 and finally killed it.

    VW Golf - Got one now. The interior plastic stuff is breaking but the engine is running fine. The previous owner added some fancy schmancy anti-theft garbage to it which is giving me fits, but it isn't something I blame the car for. I take it all over the state. It does suck when the snow gets deep, but that is only an issue a few days a year.
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2010

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