*Do You All Drive New Cars?*

(37 Posts)
djtitmuss Fri 01-Nov-13 11:29:56

My mum said to me (I am a 50 year old man) that mumsnet mums all drive new cars. I said that was rubbish. But you only have What Car reviews...so maybe she is right...??

LIZS Fri 01-Nov-13 11:30:43

haha - no !

kikid Fri 01-Nov-13 11:33:12

jog on jurno smile

Bunbaker Fri 01-Nov-13 11:34:10


djtitmuss Fri 01-Nov-13 11:45:27

My mum is 74 and drives a Golf she hates.

mawbroon Fri 01-Nov-13 11:52:04

Um, no. 03 reg here, so 10 years old!

AKAK81 Fri 01-Nov-13 17:40:49

No and I wouldn't trust a What Car review as far as I could throw it.

MrsCakesPremonition Fri 01-Nov-13 17:43:08

The last two cars I've had were brand new when I bought them, but as the last time I bought a car was 8 years ago - I don't think anyone would say I drive a new car.

DorothyGherkins Fri 01-Nov-13 17:43:43

W reg, which is year 2000 amd not likely to be replaced in near future

JazzAnnNonMouse Fri 01-Nov-13 17:44:26

No - 2004

mamapants Fri 01-Nov-13 17:57:00

I don't mine is 2001. Cars aren't a priority to me.
Its not costing me lots of money in repairs so its fine.

17leftfeet Fri 01-Nov-13 17:59:41

58 plate here

MotherOfDragon Fri 01-Nov-13 18:00:55

I do- a new mini

BackforGood Fri 01-Nov-13 18:01:59

Our newer car (out of the 2) is an 07 plate.
the older one was built in the last century.

colleysmill Fri 01-Nov-13 18:02:32

One of my cars is older than you OP wink so your mother is quite incorrect.

However I don't think anyone would particularly be interested in a review of car that the last model rolled off the production line in the late 60s

bzoo Fri 01-Nov-13 18:05:01

63 plate hybrid toyota

PublicEnemyNumeroUno Fri 01-Nov-13 18:08:47

Mines an X reg so about 13 years old?

jaik Sat 02-Nov-13 01:32:56

04, 52, L and F plated cars. .

W and 53 plates here.

Ilovemydogandmydoglovesme Sun 03-Nov-13 21:13:21

09 and 60 here. Only just bought the 60 but got the 09 new on a good deal.

lljkk Sat 16-Nov-13 09:50:05

Bought one at 18 months old, closest to new I'll ever get.
My 70yo dad has a really prestigious, well-paid job & career & has only ever bought 2 new cars. He likes Mercedes & BMWs but can't afford them new, either.

KatieScarlett2833 Sat 16-Nov-13 09:56:24

My car was new when I bought it 9 years ago.
I will drive it till it dies. If I were to change my car I would only buy the same one so what's the point?

ArgyMargy Sat 16-Nov-13 10:04:29

Yes, new company cars for last 15 years. Changed every 3-4 years.

ConfusedDotty Sat 16-Nov-13 10:10:36

Bit of both. We have an 52 Toyota and a 63 Volvo. Prefer the older one tbh.

mamicar Sat 16-Nov-13 10:23:24

51 plate car. we did have a 04 plate but it was shit to be fair. older cars where built to last grin

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