Here's Why Older Cars Last Longer Than New Cars

2021-ж., 20-апр.
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Older car vs new car. Here’s Why Older Cars Last Longer Than New Cars, DIY and car review Scotty Kilmer. Buying a new car. Should I buy a new car? Are new cars worth it? Are new cars overpriced? Are new cars reliable? Buying a new vs used car. The truth about new cars. Why not to buy a new car. Car advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 53 years.
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    Scotty KilmerScotty Kilmer25 күн мурун
    • Scotty your talking about old car please talk about france car your never do tha't i have clio 2 dci 1.5 turbo thank scotty

      WASSIM وسيمWASSIM وسيم21 күн мурун
    • Hi Scotty. How's Tennessee treating you?

      belmont3451belmont345122 күн мурун
    • @Marcos Alvarado What exactly is high oil consumption? How many miles? And no, going from 0w to 5w resolves nothing.

      Mark CodiroliMark Codiroli24 күн мурун
    • My 2004 Tahoe has more miles and no engine codes or rust👌 4.8@274k miles. Only major changes were... -water pump -spark plug & wires -suspenion maintenance

      PowWowChickenPowWowChicken24 күн мурун
    • Mazda Tribute = ford escape

      TocreateeTocreatee25 күн мурун
  • Hyundai replaced my Sonata engine at 143k when the warranty extension was only to 120k.

    Tony RussoTony Russo2 күн мурун
  • What sucks about those older Escapes is they have sealed transmissions. You cant repair them. DOHC 3.0V6 are Peppy engines for sure!

    Sherburne LeeSherburne Lee4 күн мурун
  • (long nasal exhale) There's just too much to know. Every time I've gone to a private dealer I've been reamed. Maybe I looked for a rusty frame (they painted over it), looked for flecks under the hood (no leaking, but engine is cracked and they'd cleaned any mess), test drive (they all last a week before dying, flywheel teeth wearing out, didn't become a problem until they wore down enough to slip a few months later), and has anyone dealt with a private owner or dealer who just lets up put on an obd2? Or let you take the car to a mechanic before buying? There's only one piece of advice that works in our system. Be rich. Don't be not rich.

    James FrondJames Frond7 күн мурун
  • I’m extremely happy with my 2007 Honda Accord I bought it for 2 thousand dollars with 198 thousand miles and it runs smooth the ac works great all it needs its 4 new tires and I believe it can make it to 1 million miles

  • 8:46 Use Mothers Aluminum Mag Polish on hazy headlights. In one minute, for 8 bucks, your headlights are clear and clean looking.

    SAL RSAL R8 күн мурун
  • My 2007 corolla is about to hit 400,000km & my mechanic says I’ve barely scratched the surface on the engine 😂. The road to 1 million! absolute workhorse!

    Moog DoogMoog Doog10 күн мурун
  • another option wanna car last car with N/A engine

    Mister UdikMister Udik11 күн мурун
  • I just bought an 07 accord with 20k miles

    MM11 күн мурун
  • ! i have a 2010 Mercury Mariner 25,000 the Mariners...................yes people are nagging me to buy it...........! also had a 2005 Mariner the neighbor bought...still going strong

    Chris RounsiferChris Rounsifer11 күн мурун
  • Newer vehicles cheap out by using cheap parts to save on manufacturing costs while increasing sales prices.

    Exposing Proxy Stalking Organized HarassmentExposing Proxy Stalking Organized Harassment11 күн мурун
  • Are you kidding?

    C LeC Le11 күн мурун
  • Old engines are solid iron!

    JERRY PJERRY P11 күн мурун
  • I've been waiting forever for a Ford Escape video Scotty, Awesome! FordTechmakuloco always says the 3.0L V6 it's one of the most reliable ford engines

    Juan Manuel GilJuan Manuel Gil12 күн мурун
  • I have 04 Ford Escape

    Josey NeighborsJosey Neighbors12 күн мурун
  • Never trusted those automatic braking systems in the first place I would never buy a car with that system unless I could have it switched off

    Anthony BoylanAnthony Boylan15 күн мурун
  • We have a few of those from 06-07 at work. They've held up better than most rigs.

    NWdudeNWdude15 күн мурун
  • My 2004 escape 100k miles engine blew trans went out at 75 drive shaft at 110 egr sensors shock absorbers went thru the shock tower had to weld a whole new one on the worst car I have ever had oh and wheel bearings drum brakes maf sensor.

    Hunter CookHunter Cook16 күн мурун
  • Now it is a Ford so.......Lol and did he say Sony Bono brake pads?

    EagleAutoshopEagleAutoshop17 күн мурун
  • Got 91x on my 13 escape and runs and drives great 😂 hopefully it continues to run great for awhile:

    ThatDudeBlake 530ThatDudeBlake 53017 күн мурун
  • WOW I watched a vedi that was 3 days old and Scotty said he was very impressed with these cars now he is telling everyone to run away from them I don't think he knows what he says from one video to the next UNLESS IT'S A TOYOTA and they are outrageously priced and I personally wouldn't spend that much money on Toyota.

    Tommy WieringoTommy Wieringo17 күн мурун
  • He should oil the underside.

    ymxctrailsymxctrails17 күн мурун
  • I like the old escape hybrid too

    Travis McQuaigTravis McQuaig18 күн мурун
  • Scotty, this isn't based on any truck at all. It's a uni body SUV based on the old Mazda 626.

    Chad QuallsChad Qualls18 күн мурун
  • Less complicated. Looser tolerances, less power. They don't squeeze more into less space. Rear wheel drive is generally more robust.

    tim johnsontim johnson19 күн мурун
  • My Toyota Avensis uses 3 liters of oil every 1000 miles. 1.8 vvti 2004. Underblocks are bad. What can i do? 225000 kilometers on the clock.

    Wielent SchotenWielent Schoten19 күн мурун
  • Yes sir!!! My 94 Mazda b4000 is about to hit a quarter million miles!! 😁😁😁

    Jose RodriguezJose Rodriguez19 күн мурун
  • New cars are more like expensive sensitive toys than a dependable vehicle. Same with new gadgets and appliances. What worries me more is the future of independent mechanics/technicians.

    iAm MarauderiAm Marauder19 күн мурун
  • 47k for a Hyundai that was the first mistake

    Juan Millie AunJuan Millie Aun19 күн мурун
  • Scotty , why do the headrests in my 2011 Toyota Rav 4 keep raising by themselves ?

    robert williamsrobert williams19 күн мурун
  • I have a 2007 ford escape 2.4 .2×4 it runs great but I have a small leak how can I fix it with out a smoke machine and what do think about the 4 Cylinder and a 2 by 4

    benny dirollobenny dirollo19 күн мурун
  • A 2002 Ford Escape was the first vehicle I ever purchased. My family (and mechanic) had to stage and intervention to get me to sell it. It had almost 275k on it and the biggest expense for me was having the water-pump replaced.

    GrinnerGhostGrinnerGhost20 күн мурун
  • My Escape 2002 XLT,3L is at repair shop. 278 000 miles alternator to be replaced. It is very good car. I boutht it with 130 000 miles 10 years ago and drive it +-50 miles/day. Everything works and is easy to fix beside the alternator🤣. Will drive it to the very end.

    Rich ZRich Z20 күн мурун
  • My first car was a 2005 Ford Escape with the 4 cylinder FWD. I got it with around 207,000 miles and gave it to a friend with 223,000. It was a decent car to drive during high school! Now I have a 2004 F-150 and I love it!

    Bill PritchardBill Pritchard20 күн мурун
  • sadly no one makes after market headlights for my 89 turbo dodge caravan.... bought new NOS ones 3 years of em is yellowing already....(cant fix it factory defect common right side light) ugh!

    salt peppersalt pepper20 күн мурун
  • I can't believe Scotty said those transmissions are bullet proof. They are crap.

    R OR O20 күн мурун
  • Exactly why I won’t buy newer vehicles, even though I can afford one. Currently drive a 2010 CRV and 2003 Civic Si, over half a million miles between them. No plans on replacing either one but when I do it will be with another old Honda.

    DougE FreshDougE Fresh21 күн мурун
  • I own a 2001 Mazda Tribute V6 and it's the same as the Ford Escape. 2001 was the first year for the Escape and Tribute. My Tribute still runs fine and everything works accept the CD player broke last year and one of the electric motors was stuck on ON and would drain the battery. The CD unit had a broken plastic gear and I couldn't repair it, so I completely removed the CD part and the radio works fine. It's been a pretty good car and parts are easy to get from the Ford dealership or your local auto parts store. It's loaded with everything including a sun roof, towing package and OEM roof rack, so I can't see trading it in and spending $40k for a new comparable Ford Escape.

    MotorheadRedoMotorheadRedo21 күн мурун
  • 👍🏾👊🏽

    Donte BlackDonte Black21 күн мурун
  • Because older cars have already lasted so long, and newer cars didn't yet have the time to last long. Hah, dumb!

    Andy CandyAndy Candy21 күн мурун
  • $47,000 for a Hyundai? That's sickening.

    tolpacourttolpacourt21 күн мурун
  • In Canada there is no sort of lemon law what so ever... it is criminal!

    Afish040Afish04021 күн мурун
  • My 2005 Ford Escape was garbage. Rear wheel wells rusted through the unibody at the shock mounts. I removed the rear shocks by pulling them thru the fender from inside the trunk. All coil packs failed under 100 K miles. Non stop issues with electronics. Engine was fine but the rest of it was crap.

    Needs More ToysNeeds More Toys21 күн мурун
  • Very Very True they are more reliable than newer ones.

    Robby AlmendrezRobby Almendrez21 күн мурун
  • Dear Scotty... I found your channel about six months ago and I'm hooked. I've always thought good mechanics don't get the credit they deserve. I think a good mechanic is a genius. The ability to take a motor apart and put it back together amazes me. Needless to say I'm not "mechanical," but jeeze do I ever respect you guys!

    Jim KoenigerJim Koeniger21 күн мурун
  • My 99 f150 is outlasting the new trucks I laugh at that. Still original engine and transmission and rear end no burning oil 4.6l V8 140,500miles my truck is so clean and mint that I’ve gotten 6 offers to buy it from me even from mechanics no rust either. Would love to show you scotty and let you do a video on it you’d love it.

    steven mccoigsteven mccoig22 күн мурун
  • Scotty . If we ran away from every car manufacturer who's done us wrong including Toyota we'd be driving a horse and buggy

    robert biolsirobert biolsi22 күн мурун
  • This gotta be imposter account. No ford in real Scotty's video

    Donnie BunkerBoiDonnie BunkerBoi22 күн мурун
  • I have that exact one, with a similar mileage. It burns about 1qt between changes, so what? I’ll drive it until I have to sell it by pound

    Jorge GarciaJorge Garcia22 күн мурун
  • First gen escapes are amazing!

    roketfingersroketfingers22 күн мурун
  • I worked at Buick building the 3800 v6. They ran 300,000 to 400,000 miles on a regular basis . the current high rpm low cubic inch engines can't hold a candle.

    David GueletteDavid Guelette22 күн мурун
  • Older cars were built to last. Newer ones are built to fail. .....enough to make Scotty say "MONEY PIT!"

    WarBeast94WarBeast9422 күн мурун
  • New Cars keep going up in price , and down in Reliability and Quality .

    Jay HockleyJay Hockley22 күн мурун
  • I have a 93 nissan 240sx and it has 170xxx miles and it's ac works and heater no overheating the convertable top works, tyranny works everything works good

  • Yo... Scotty would be happy... I'm about to buy a toyota Tacoma so I'm excited af. 2004 build with 4x4, V6 engine, access cab, and a 2 inch lift! 8,500 bucks

    Wisconsin RailfanWisconsin Railfan22 күн мурун
  • 2 minutes later Scotty: old cars are crap do not buy them if you don’t want a lasting car

    Slapshot JackSlapshot Jack22 күн мурун
  • Can't believe you'd say not to get the 4 cylinder one... :'( that's the one I drive but it's FWD mated to a manual trans

    kevalb94kevalb9422 күн мурун
  • I’d love to get Scotty over here in Australia. He might even rate our old Ford Falcons above Toyota. 700,000 miles out of the good old 4.0 inline six is common 👍

    MattMatt22 күн мурун
  • Ok Scotty I have a 2005 Sportrac the wiper s started screwing up. I took it to a Ford dealer and $800 later their fix only lasted 5 minutes and found duck tape had been added to the wiper part.

    Coy HilronCoy Hilron22 күн мурун
  • Auto industry does not make money if they make cars last.

    Patrick SealsPatrick Seals22 күн мурун
  • We are the original owners of a 07 escape with 160,000 miles or the 4cyl 5 spd manual and it has plenty of power and our other 05 escape 4cyl auto has 241,000 miles and it’s even on its original transmission which most ford automatics dont make it past a 100,000 miles. The majority of v6 escapes were problematic and the people I have known with them have had a lot of issues. The four bangers are the way to go.

    Patrick SealsPatrick Seals22 күн мурун
  • I drive older jeeps. I have a yj wrangler with 198k and a 92 xj with 228k and they run like a top still original motors and trans and tcases. Ive replaced the axles in the xj but the yj is all original. Easiest vehicles to work on. Ive seen newer vehicles last only 60k and have bad engines and transmissions .

    TombXstone856 dirtysouthjerzyTombXstone856 dirtysouthjerzy22 күн мурун
  • I have an 03 Honda Civic Ex, 5 speed manual, 1.7 with vtech so on and so forth, I can drive 30 minutes one way back and forth to work all week on 22 dollars.

    Tucker Curran- StroutTucker Curran- Strout22 күн мурун
  • 2:29 Some had column shifters which were better. My first car I drove as an 04 with the column shift.

    42luke42luke22 күн мурун
  • I got one, they’re fun little car. She’s never failed me and I love her

    TheRenegadeTheRenegade22 күн мурун
  • He's right, my wife has a 2004 Blazer 4.3 v6 4x4 4dr, proven Chevy engine and at 170k still runs like a top. Paint has some hail damage from a storm about ten years ago, sorry Chevy the new Blazer isn't near as good as the older Blazer.

    Rodger EldridgeRodger Eldridge23 күн мурун
  • I'd take a v6 or a large 4 cyl in an suv over a turbo, even with the hit on gas mileage. The turbos as not as good on gas as people think, it depends on the way you drive, if you are spooling up the turbo all the time, your mileage will go down

    Joe MartinJoe Martin23 күн мурун
  • Bought my 06 escape with 179000 miles and blew up at 188000 pretty sure whoever owned it befote me beat the crap out of it and didnt do regular maintenance

    bronco4 life98748bronco4 life9874823 күн мурун
  • I don't know about you guys but i'm using the audio from 4:38 as my ringtone, alarm, everything. Absolute classic Scotty!

    canna roecanna roe23 күн мурун
  • We have no lemon laws in Canada. The car companies don't have much motivation to refund.

    Chris AshcroftChris Ashcroft23 күн мурун
  • I replaced both front headlight housings on my 2001 Toyota Avalon for less than $100 total. I bought them from RockAuto and they included new light bulbs (low and hi beam).

    tugquarlestugquarles23 күн мурун
  • Those wagons have terrible transmissions

    Marce lonatorMarce lonator23 күн мурун
  • I always find it amazing when people talk about gas mileage my 64 dart with a slant 6 and a 4-speed got 22 miles to the gallon and that was how many years ago 40 50 it sure as hell wasn't what you'd call a high-tech car and it's probably still running today oh by the way the price $2,700 brand new

    Terry HardingTerry Harding23 күн мурун
  • I have a 2006 Escape with 155,000 miles with rust and I hope it lasts that long!

    Jacob G. WitmerJacob G. Witmer23 күн мурун
  • Toronto car dealerships are a riot of scams!

    The Real VRThe Real VR23 күн мурун
  • 3 words: Crown vic, Grand Marquis, Lincoln TC - buy em while they still exist.

    Frank AFrank A23 күн мурун
    • Impalla ss

      kilamanjaro Mountainkilamanjaro Mountain8 күн мурун
    • @red diamond71 I got a 07 Lincoln, bought it from an 89 year old with 74,000 miles on it -- I wanted to leave it the way it is but it looks like I'm gonna have to throw some rims on it so people understand I'm not driving my grandpa's car. 😂. I love this damn car though! Rides like a recliner floating on a cloud.

      Frank AFrank A22 күн мурун
    • Crown vic the best but those cars are ugly boats on wheels but runs forever

      red diamond71red diamond7122 күн мурун
    • I just inherited one, 92 in almost mint condition. It has 140k and runs smooth.

      SupraNaturalTTSupraNaturalTT22 күн мурун
  • Wish I could say the same about my escape it’s and 07 and the transmission is going out on it again! Nothing but a nightmare for me. It’s the v6 too

    Darkmatter G59Darkmatter G5923 күн мурун
  • im gonna have to disagree with ya scotty i have a 2005 4 cylinder escape with 210,000 miles its 2 wheel drive and it shifts like a dream

    chattifactorychattifactory23 күн мурун
  • So you’re saying the turbo on my mom’s 2020 Ford Explorer is wear out quickly? Oh boy

    Shea GoffShea Goff23 күн мурун
  • What kind of brakes?

    True PatriotTrue Patriot23 күн мурун
  • I thought the trash cans were pics!😆😆😆

    Mark6477Mark647723 күн мурун
  • I had a 2006 Ford Escape with a v6. It was a piece of crap. Had to put in 2 computers and 4 wheel drive and antilock brakes worked when they wanted to. I got rid of it when the transmission started making noise. It had 109000 miles on it.

    john pjohn p23 күн мурун
  • Scotty, I have a 2001 BMW 740i sport. Would you recommend cutting the catalytic converters off? Having issues like poor performance and acceleration and fault codes!!!

    BIGDADDYCANE 864BIGDADDYCANE 86423 күн мурун
  • Don’t know what the laws are in Canada, but why wouldn’t she be protected by lemon laws?

    chipan9191chipan919123 күн мурун
  • I have a 21 year old Honda Civic hathback, 1.4 liter gasoline engine, 5 speed manual, funny little suspension, what else do you honestly need? It's "sporty" enough for me but also has very good fuel economy and reliability.I love customizing it to be my little unique pride and joy, I have just replaced the steering wheel to a newer, sportier OEM Honda wheel.I also plan on installing OEM fog lights and Spoon sport mirrors sometime.The driver seat is worn so it will be overhauled in a shop to be red.Little things that make it "mine".Old cars are the best!!!

    Gergo AntalGergo Antal23 күн мурун
  • My Porsche Cayenne is over 17 years old now and lived its entire life in wet and salted roads in the UK, no rust on it anywhere and its never been garaged. Cost me almost nothing to run over the years! mine is the "big ol' V8"

    OverlandTTOverlandTT23 күн мурун
  • I have an 05 Escape with 242 on it now. Only complaint I have is no low gearing for some of the mountain trails. It does 90% of what I want it to. Took it through Moab twice now.

    Roadrunner Operations LLCRoadrunner Operations LLC23 күн мурун
  • You are one of the few people that I am aware of that pronounces Hyundai correctly. Whenever I pronounce it like that everyone tells me, "it's Hun-day." 🤦🏽‍♀️ Nevermind that there is a "y" in there and it's a Korean word. LOL!

    CWest80CWest8023 күн мурун
  • You forgot to say not to buy the headlight buckets made in China.

    Greg NeffleGreg Neffle23 күн мурун
  • Scotty is that Uncle that starts popping off at a reunion after he’s had a few Thunderbirds.

    Desert LogicDesert Logic24 күн мурун
  • I have a 2001 Ford Escape V6 4wd. 178K miles on it still runs great. Small things breaking here and there that I fix myself. Window motor went out on driver side just last week and the wheel bearing about a month ago. Parts are cheap, super easy to work on.

    ceaflowersceaflowers24 күн мурун
  • Correction :164000 miles

    Linda SimsLinda Sims24 күн мурун
  • Scotty ! I have almost brought a 2005 scion xa to full restoration my best friend she’s the original owner, I have a question if I can get in contact with you for guidance while I restore my car I have lots of questions about the reliability of the scion xa /Toyota echo power train

    Gabriel RogersGabriel Rogers24 күн мурун
  • Scotty I have a 2005 Mercury mariner with 385,000 miles same story hardly burns any oil only thing I ever replace was the radiator.Natural normal things like brakes tires battery but it’s been a strong vehicle.

    John SuscoJohn Susco24 күн мурун
  • She shou,d contact Hyundai North America or write her story on theyre social media , somebody will respond.

    CRAPO2011CRAPO201124 күн мурун
  • That did have a beauty cover its missing :-)

    CRAPO2011CRAPO201124 күн мурун
  • I have to disagree on this one. I had a 2006 escape with a V6 that my ex wife drove. It needed the transmission rebuilt under warranty. By the time I started driving it at 100,000 miles, the transmission was shifting hard. I nursed it to 150,000. When it died the dealership had a transmission IN STOCK! what does that say about their transmission quality?

    Phillip DavisPhillip Davis24 күн мурун
  • I got an 88 xj cherokee with 170k miles going strong

    Daniel CastilloDaniel Castillo24 күн мурун
  • Scotty what's up I recently rebuilt my transmission for my 1996 Toyota Corolla ceres and it seems that the car is not as fast as it used to be what you think I should do one mechanic told me I should turn the distributor a next I said that the kick down cable should be adjusted

    W.E.S.T 26W.E.S.T 2624 күн мурун
  • If im correct thats a 3.0L Duratec , getting the alternator replaced is about 1,000-1,500 on these. The 4 cylinders are cheaper to maintain

    CRAPO2011CRAPO201124 күн мурун