to think cars are crap, expensive and rubbish?
HookedOnHooking · 12/07/2015 20:02
Mine is about 6 years old. It cost liads to buy. I'll be paying for it for another 3 years.
It needs 2 new tyres, wiper blades, MOT, service and something drastic is broken and needs fixing. Not to mention the billioms of litres of bloody petrol, costing ££££££, all the sodding time.
IABU to think a fairly new-ish car shouldn't need to cost hundreds of bloody pounds, that I don't have, every bloody year, just to keep it going?
Surely something that bloody expensive shouldn't break and need constant coaxing along just to keep going?
Badly designed and crap.
PolterGoose · 12/07/2015 20:08
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Hulababy · 12/07/2015 20:29
I have a Mini, which I love - about 1.5 years old. Had one issue - clutch went within first few months but it was repaired/changed under warranty as it was faulty. Nothing else yet. However, it will be going within the next year. We rarely keep cars long - once they start needing MOTs, etc in my experience they start developing issues and costing extra money. Also, I need to get an automatic (arthritis is getting worse so important to change) so need to change anyway.
Hulababy · 12/07/2015 20:32
And the key with Mini is to not get the dealership to repair it! Find another reputable place.
Someone has driven into the side of my Mini causing a pretty hefty dint and scratching the side panels and wheel arch. Whoever did it drove off and didn't admit to it. Mini wanted £2500 to repair it. A reputable garage we have used before will do it for £400!!!
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