The list of cars that “refuse to die” has been compiled. The rating includes business sedans, compact models, and even one SUV, characterized by a simple design, reliable engines, and unpretentiousness in maintenance. According to journalists on The CarBuzz website, these models can drive for decades. The first place in the rating was taken by the Toyota Camry of the 1992 model. Also, on the list are the Honda Accord, Volkswagen Beetle, Ford Crown Victoria, and others.
According to the CarBuzz website, these eight unkillable cars from the past will outlive any modern one, the main thing is to serve them on time, but this is not necessary either. The list is quite eclectic. It has business sedans, compact models, and even an SUV. In the first place is the 1992 Toyota Camry, which has long earned a reputation as an ultra-reliable car. One married couple drove about half a million kilometers in such a sedan, and only the oil was changed in it, and even then from time to time.
The second line of the rating was taken by the Honda Accord (from 1989). Some cars are still in the hands of the first owners, although they have already driven more than 1.6 million kilometers. The old Volvo, produced before 1996, is also distinguished by amazing survivability. The P1800 model even got into the Guinness Book of Records when the numbers on its odometer crossed the three million mile mark or 4.9 million kilometers.
Of course, there is a Volkswagen Beetle Type 1 (1950-1979) on the list, which will only be killed by rust or a serious accident. As well as diesel Mercedes-Benz 240D/300D. Without serious breakdowns, the German sedan will easily travel 800 thousand kilometers, although there is a copy that has wound 4.6 million.
There is no getting away from the yellow symbol of New York – the framed Ford Crown Victoria, to which the writer John Heiner dedicated the book The Car I Couldn’t Wear Out.
The only SUV on the list is the Jeep Cherokee XJ (1987-2001), and it is with a four-liter inline “six”.
Finally, the last place in the ranking is Geo Prizm, aka Toyota Sprinter. These were the first Toyotas built in the USA using the production and management principles of the Toyota Way — hence the high quality and reliability.