Took a chance on a high-mileage vehicle
for winter-only use. Lost this bet big-
time: I've driven it a total of 14,000
miles and it's been in the shop 21
times (no lie!) and so far I've spent
$5,400 on repairs and there are still 3
nagging problems that can't seem to be
solved. Every repair takes three or
more attempts before it's finished (oil
pressure warning light problem has
taken 7 visits so far, and we're not
Comfort, ride quality, bells & whistles
(when they work, that is).
Design a car with parts that will last
more than 20 or 30 thousand miles.
This car is incredibly complex to fix.
If you want reliability, stay away!
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