The worst car you ever owned.

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I remember you driving that to the garage to trade in for your Escort. You were terrified the front wings were going to fall off! :ROFLMAO:

It truly was terrible, wouldn't start in the wet but did manage to collect water in the boot by the bucket full.

M reg, think I paid £750 for it.

I'd forgot about the the condition of the wings.
 

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Definatley has to be my Land Rover Td5 Discovery, never again. Currently looking at either the Hilux or the L200.

A mate of mine had one of those and also hated it from day one .............................. unreliable and bloody expensive to run.
He got rid and bought a Defender 90, the best car he's ever owned.
He absolutely loves it, and why not?
 

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A mate of mine had one of those and also hated it from day one .............................. unreliable and bloody expensive to run.
He got rid and bought a Defender 90, the best car he's ever owned.
He absolutely loves it, and why not?
Totally love Defenders, not to keen on the new one looks just like a Skoda Yeti lol???
we had nothing but trouble with the Disco, Oil leaks, Springs you name it something always went wrong with it. And as you said expensive to run.
 

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Probably my Citroën AX. Mostly because it was not great in a head on collision. Being wrapped in a single layer of aluminium foil would have offered more protection.

Also had a Rover 620 that was painfully under powered for a car of that size. It also suffered from a multitude of electrical issues. Every day something electrical would randomly not work.
Eventually I had to pay someone £30 to take it away as scrap.

I loved my XC90 but it didn't do anything to convince me that Volvos were as reliable as they are made out to be.
It chewed through suspension components and breaks at an alarming rate. It also suffered lots of other slight niggles which needed constant attention.

In terms of the potential to throw a catastrophic bill. Either of my M3's could take that prize. However, the first one had so many issues after I bought it that I had a lengthy battle with the dealer to reject it, almost ending up un court before they took it back and issued me a full refund, plus additional costs I'd incurred during my short ownership.

The second M3, was an absolute pleasure to drive, and the favourite of all the cars I've owned. I still regret ever selling it.
But, it was an expensive car to run if used properly. I had to make sure the Mrs never saw the service invoices. It definitely suffered from M tax being applied.
 

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Datsun cherry hatchback , bought as a stopgap after a divorce just to get me to work,,,,,not much success there would just stop for no reason, could not find a fault .
One occasion slipped the timing belt and bent a valve or two but it kept running , it just would not die .
Sold it for scrap , well for the 2 good front tyres really saw it 6 months later delivering pizzas :ROFLMAO:
 

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Probably my Citroën AX. Mostly because it was not great in a head on collision. Being wrapped in a single layer of aluminium foil would have offered more protection.

Also had a Rover 620 that was painfully under powered for a car of that size. It also suffered from a multitude of electrical issues. Every day something electrical would randomly not work.
Eventually I had to pay someone £30 to take it away as scrap.

I loved my XC90 but it didn't do anything to convince me that Volvos were as reliable as they are made out to be.
It chewed through suspension components and breaks at an alarming rate. It also suffered lots of other slight niggles which needed constant attention.

In terms of the potential to throw a catastrophic bill. Either of my M3's could take that prize. However, the first one had so many issues after I bought it that I had a lengthy battle with the dealer to reject it, almost ending up un court before they took it back and issued me a full refund, plus additional costs I'd incurred during my short ownership.

The second M3, was an absolute pleasure to drive, and the favourite of all the cars I've owned. I still regret ever selling it.
But, it was an expensive car to run if used properly. I had to make sure the Mrs never saw the service invoices. It definitely suffered from M tax being applied.
Blimey! Just how many head on collisions did you have in that Citroen AX? I had one for about 12 years - no problems and no crashes.
 

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Back to the thread start, my wife had a Fiat Strada, before she was my wife and around the time I was setting about passing my test. Only good thing I remember about that car was how comfortable the front passenger seat was after 6 pints of Marston's Pedigree. Why did I ever pass my test? What an idiot!
 
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