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Different place of mfg needs to be considered as well as the weather and driving conditions .

ya very true,

 

1 of his video mention worst gearbox.

 

most of them is USA car.

 

never mention VW gearbox at all which breakdown like nobody business here

You are wrong,He always talked Bad about GM & Chysler Cars. [thumbsdown] ...always said Toyota & Honda Cars the best. [thumbsup] Conti Cars are Endless $$$ Pit when Aged.

he hate france cars also esp renault, :XD:

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Musso 380,000km

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recently i chatted with my colleague about me having gotten a second car to renew coe for my wife to drive.  i told him it was a kia picanto and he insisted kia cars can't last 20 years, even with low mileage. as i told him the mileage chalked up by my wife's driving would be low.

what do you guys think?

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recently i chatted with my colleague about me having gotten a second car to renew coe for my wife to drive.  i told him it was a kia picanto and he insisted kia cars can't last 20 years, even with low mileage. as i told him the mileage chalked up by my wife's driving would be low.

 

what do you guys think?

The Question,can you find a real low Mileage Kia Picanto.?

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ya very true,

 

1 of his video mention worst gearbox.

 

most of them is USA car.

 

never mention VW gearbox at all which breakdown like nobody business here

 

he hate france cars also esp renault, :XD:

Disliking French (for reliability) for good reasons...
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The Question,can you find a real low Mileage Kia Picanto.?

 

question is can you find a non adjusted low milage picanto

 

[:p]

Disliking French (for reliability) for good reasons...

 

interestingly, my brother had a megane that ran for 10 years. yes, the tail lights melted as was the interior trims, but surprisingly, it ran ok.

 

scrap at 160,000km

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I find Scotty quite entertaining especially when answering emails. There is also a Singaporean who posted a nicely made video of his Proton Wira on his channel. 

 

To be fair to Scotty his advice comes from his experience of being a mechanic for more than 50 years. It will work for folks with low SES like me. Average Singaporean will be well enough to own a conti car.

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Actually this is an interesting thread with useful information.

 

Any other cars that anyone would like to nominate to this list?

 

Cars that won't last 100,000 Miles

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recently i chatted with my colleague about me having gotten a second car to renew coe for my wife to drive. i told him it was a kia picanto and he insisted kia cars can't last 20 years, even with low mileage. as i told him the mileage chalked up by my wife's driving would be low.

 

what do you guys think?

My BIL drove a picanto (2nd hand) to 9 years. Got quite a number of minor problems in the last few years. He say definitely not worth renewing. He's not high mileage also.

 

But he switched to forte 2 years ago.

question is can you find a non adjusted low milage picanto

 

[:p]

 

 

interestingly, my brother had a megane that ran for 10 years. yes, the tail lights melted as was the interior trims, but surprisingly, it ran ok.

 

scrap at 160,000km

My friend is even considering renewing his Megane coup. Single owner. We told him don't be stupid lol

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The Question,can you find a real low Mileage Kia Picanto.?

 

it is not real low when i take over.  but my wife will only drive 4-5k mileage per year.  by end of 20 years, it will probably 170000km and still be less than my 10 years mileage for my previous car of about 190000km.

My BIL drove a picanto (2nd hand) to 9 years. Got quite a number of minor problems in the last few years. He say definitely not worth renewing. He's not high mileage also.

 

But he switched to forte 2 years ago.

My friend is even considering renewing his Megane coup. Single owner. We told him don't be stupid lol

did you happen to hear what is the problem?  but for me, the parf loss is only $4k and renewal coe is low now.........if really cannot last the tenor, scrap and get back the coe rebate.  effectively a "put" option to me.

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it is not real low when i take over. but my wife will only drive 4-5k mileage per year. by end of 20 years, it will probably 170000km and still be less than my 10 years mileage for my previous car of about 190000km.

 

did you happen to hear what is the problem? but for me, the parf loss is only $4k and renewal coe is low now.........if really cannot last the tenor, scrap and get back the coe rebate. effectively a "put" option to me.

My BIL not very technical.

He just say he's been to jb workshop few times. No real complete breakdown but some leaks and some stuff needed to change from the 6-7th year on. He got it at the 4 year mark.

But well ultimately he bought another kia again so the ownership experience can't be that bad.

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My BIL not very technical.

He just say he's been to jb workshop few times. No real complete breakdown but some leaks and some stuff needed to change from the 6-7th year on. He got it at the 4 year mark.

But well ultimately he bought another kia again so the ownership experience can't be that bad.

 

which generation forte he bought?  i heard got 1 generation got ecu problem.

 

for me thinks like leaks, wear and tear are something we have to manage with older cars.  last time i bought a 23 year honda accord as my first car, many naysayers also speak of doom's day for me......

 

i proved them wrong, haha..not that i am technical person but most workshop can handle such work of refurbishing and reinstating health of car.

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which generation forte he bought? i heard got 1 generation got ecu problem.

 

for me thinks like leaks, wear and tear are something we have to manage with older cars. last time i bought a 23 year honda accord as my first car, many naysayers also speak of doom's day for me......

 

i proved them wrong, haha..not that i am technical person but most workshop can handle such work of refurbishing and reinstating health of car.

The prev gen. Sister car to my elantra.

The first gen forte (sold in Sg) isnt that refined.

Korean cars reliability OK lah. Definitely not that big an issue.

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The prev gen. Sister car to my elantra.

The first gen forte (sold in Sg) isnt that refined.

Korean cars reliability OK lah. Definitely not that big an issue.

 

yep, you should be right.....i remember it should be the first gen that have the problem.

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Scotty is crap. Started off ok but got worse and worse.

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His knowledge is dated back in the 90s.

his info still useful for me coz my car from 90s  [laugh]

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Don't forget Mazda RX8 which is damn cheap comparing to the parameters however the innovative Wankel Engine is causing all the troubles.

After making 100 000km the whole engine needs repairing or replacing, hence the low price once the mileage is around 80-90k ;)

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Don't forget Mazda RX8 which is damn cheap comparing to the parameters however the innovative Wankel Engine is causing all the troubles.

After making 100 000km the whole engine needs repairing or replacing, hence the low price once the mileage is around 80-90k ;)

The only Advantage of RX-8 is the very low Road Tax,otherwise not much,Heavy Fuel & Oil Comsumption,short Engine Life,Idling too long can get Flooded... [furious]

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Cars that won't last 100,000 Miles
 
1.Range Rover
 
2.Chevy Cruze
 
3.Mini Cooper
 
4.Fiat 500
 

5.Nissan Altima

 

​​​6. Mazda RX-8

 

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