Trials And Tribulations Of Used Cars
I recently as you may have heard me talk about on air, was faced with the situation of having to replace my vehicle. As you know, I don't think anyone ever goes gaga over car shopping, and it never comes at a good time financially. My search is still continuing and I discovered this list of cars to avoid from Escondido 247. So if any of you are in the same boat I am, here you go.
This appears to be mostly some of the older models. Transmission issues can be very costly, and paint issues that lead to rust
The big issues here are many complaints about the climate control, navigation system, keyless entry, and the stereo system for this vehicle.
Frequent recalls of the Wrangler since 2005. Brakes, transmission, fuel system, wiring, engine system, emissions systems, and more
The all-wheel-drive system, electrical system, and drive shaft are all areas of concern for the X5. It doesn’t seem to match the price.
CarComplaints.com lists the Intrepid as an unreliable used car. The 99-03 model year vehicles had oil sludge problems in the 2.7L V-6 model, causing engine failure at high mileages. Other model years have had electrical problems, engine problems, and AC/Heater problems. It’s called the “intrepid,” but maybe you should be afraid of it.
The car got low marks for dependability. Engine, transmission, electrical, and braking system problems are common for the STS. The fuel system, cooling system, and navigation system are also common problem areas.
This car with it's very little 103 horsepower engine made driving difficult, especially when climbing hills. The Aevo is known for having problems with the fuel system, brakes, and audio system.
Like it's Dodge sister car the Intrepid 2002 and 2003 were particularly bad years for the Sebring. Engine issues were a major issue, with oil sludge causing a majority of the engine failures. Oil leaks, engine rattles, and bad head gaskets were also frequent problems. The AC / heating system was another negative issue.
Chrysler PT Cruiser
The biggest complaint on this one was oil consumption. In some instances, even after engine replacements, the vehicle still consumes oil. Other issues include the electrical system, transmission, fuel system. and airbag system.
On top of breaking down often, frequent smaller repairs are reported, such as brakes, electrical problems, starting problems, heat / AC, and suspension failures.