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I had a 2006 Jeep Liberty CRD which had a 2.8L diesel engine from VM Motori. The engine was terrific but the rest of the vehicle was an absolute train wreck that I had to get in and out of service maybe once every two weeks or so. This vehicle was truly a novelty vehicle, they just wanted to put a diesel engine in something to test the market but it ended up being an absolute disaster. I truly hated this thing and still do to this day, never again will I buy a Jeep product.
 

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That’s a nice looking MGB. The big problem with was the electrical system, once you sort that out they are pretty reliable. My dad had a Peugeot 504 diesel wagon which was a great car and he had a 505 which was fairly reliable. The Peugeots were quirky, but thats what I liked about them.
Thanks! My electrics are well sorted since I did a wire harness swap 15 years ago. Never have those issues now. Most problems were caused by corrosion in the bullet connectors. It’s very reliable for a 60’s car still with carbs and points ignition. Many of the Peugeot issues were traced to a previous owner’s poor maintenance. No convenient access to parts and service contributed to my dissatisfaction. It sat for months awaiting repairs that didn’t fix it.
 

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74 Audi fox, burned a qt of oil every 300 miles
76 Audi 100LS electrical problems constantly
72 Super Beetle my dad called it the Nazi footlocker
80 Honda Accord 3 barrel carb was cold natured
2000 Accord Coupe computer failure transmission failure at 25k
2012 Pilot electrical issues plagued "Sully the Pilot"
2012 Odessey constant front end issues
2017 cvv hated the cvt transmission
 

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1991 Toyota Celica GT (Bought New and Sold)
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 (Bought New and Sold)
1997 Honda Civic EX (Bought New and Sold)
1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata (Bought Used and Sold)
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport (Bought Used and Sold)
2001 Subaru Outback (Bought New and Sold)
2003 Honda Civic Si (Bought Used)
2005 Mitsubishi Evolution GSR (Bought New)
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata (Bought Used)
2013 Honda CR-V (Leased and Returned)
2016 Subaru Crosstrek (Bought New)
2019 Honda Passport Sport (Bought Certified Pre-Owned)

Of all these vehicles, I say my 1996 Jeep was the worst. Few electrical and over heating problem.
Otherwise, my lineup of vehicles been pretty good with me.
 

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I believe though through it all Honda's have been best vehicles my family has owned thus far, We we're once a VW family Mom had the Quantum GL5 died at 66k, dad & sis had golfs heater cores went out, my Jetta did as well, and the 90 Nissan 300x plaqued with serious hesitation issues Nissan could never track down...
 

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1965 Ford Mustang. This particular car was a POS. Everything was either busted or on its way to being busted. Needed an entire new front end. I got rid of it.

1988 Jetta Gli. Bought off sister. She bought it new in '88, and within two weeks the paint on the driver's side door began peeling. It leaked oil, water, and the door seals were shit. It did handle really well. When I traded it it left a giant puddle of oil in the dealer's lot. they were pissed.

1992 Subaru Outback. One of the most soul-crushing cars I ever owned. The only car that was worse was a later model Legacy with a CVT. It was the second year of the CVT. You would put your foot on the pedal and the car would act all confused. "What? are you trying to get my attention? I'm thinking!" That thing couldn't pull skin off pudding.

The one car I wish I'd kept was the 1963 Austin Healy Sprite. That car was a blast to drive, but not very safe. The rear end would swing out if you so much drove near a puddle.
 

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Had a 2005 Tahoe spent first 6 months in shop with everything new from transfer case to the hubs and more followed by total, yes total intermittent brake failure and almost ran over a pedestrian …. Or 2015 Jeep Cherokee. Transmission (early model of passports) was terrible. After it lunged at a women pushing a baby stroller while sitting at a stop sign. They bought it back but deal was had to buy another Fiat product. Got a grand Cherokee. 6 months in one ran over and killed a Star Trek actor in his driveway because. Wait for it……… faulty transmission they had no clue on how to fix! Dealers would not accept them as trade in due to sales freeze, day they released the fix I traded it. Never again Jeep aka Fiat. Guessing the Tahoe was a lemon and isolated
 

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Easy answer...my first car in 1983. It was a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback. Sold it for a lot of money but it was in no way a fun driving car. It was much like the '65 mentioned above.

The next closest car was (IIRC) a 2003 Ford Focus SE.
Gar-bage car.
 

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I believe though through it all Honda's have been best vehicles my family has owned thus far, We we're once a VW family Mom had the Quantum GL5 died at 66k, dad & sis had golfs heater cores went out, my Jetta did as well, and the 90 Nissan 300x plaqued with serious hesitation issues Nissan could never track down...
VW has made a lot of problematic cars. The Quantum (really an early Passat) was a horrible car. Another terrible car of that era was the VW Fox/Audi 80.

I think it took VW a good 20 years to figure out front wheel drive and adapt the technology from Audi. Funny, it only took Honda and Toyota less than five years. First generation Civics and Camrys are still solid cars.
 

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1986 Ford Escort GT. My first new car right out of college. Ate head gaskets for breakfast (Ford mechanic - “yeah they all do that”) but the worst issue was it’s annoying habit of just shutting off at random times. It was especially pucker inducing when passing someone. Ford never could figure out what the gremlin was and bought it back.

I should have known it was a POS when I took delivery and there was a literal dried run of paint down the driver’s side B pillar that had to be fixed.
 

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Easy answer! All of my GMC cars. My first car was a Pontiac Firebird. Wow the police loved me when I drove that around!
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