97 Accord -not so reliable
Lost trans. ($2400) due to a faulty trans. pump just after warranty (per mechanic-was a mfg defect)
Honda did finally pay for 15% of repair
3 A/C repairs in last yr.
$3650 of repairs in 45,500 mi
$0.08 per mi repairs
Worth $9500 now vs $18K new (not bad val. retention)
Overall ownership cost incl
purch. price minus curr. val., insurance, title, repairs, gas:
$0.40/mi. (above $0.365 normal avg) well above my Civic's $0.31
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