ANSWERS: 35
  • Any Honda or Toyota.
  • I had a 1978 Grand Prix that had over 400,00 miles on it and it had never had any mechanical problems (unfortunately it was totalled in an accident). Then I had a 1995 Grand Prix that was going strong when we sold it with 275,000 miles on it. I had a 2000 Grand Prix that had 42,000 miles on it when I gave it to my daughter 3 years ago and she hasn't had to have any mechanical work done on it. +5
  • I have owned 2 Hondas. My Civic is still on the road after 15 years. I put 235,000 mile on it, really dependable. I have a 2002 CRV, hardly any problems and about 67,000 miles on it.
  • Hondas!
  • I have a combined 650K miles on 3 Hondas. I also have 250K miles my old Nissan truck and 130K on my current one. I have a 10 year old Nissan Frontier and have not had any major work on it due to failure, just wear and tear.
  • HONDAS!! I OWN A CIVIC
  • THe old astro vans... went forever... gross, but went forever!
  • holden bro,clocked up 400k and it was still strong.but I like Toyotas to seen a Hilux getting a thrshing and a drowning,still went.
  • A honda civic is the best bet.. they are easy to upgrade but their heater cores have a tendecy to go out. but over all they are an excellent car that last forever.
  • Honda..hands down.
  • Im in the car market right now and appreciate this question. Overall, from the information ive over viewed, Hondas and toyotas do seem to last the longest. Although id rather buy american.
  • You know those old Toyota pickup trucks? They don't EVER die. My friend had one with 300,000 miles on it that ran like new. Another friend of mine ran his in to the corner of a building. The front of the car was shaped like a "V." He took it to a mechanic and he said the radiator was broken in half and that he didn't understand how he even got it to the shop. He never got it fixed. He sold it 2 years later and it was still running. Friggin cars are unstopable.
  • depends on how you drive it (not running into things), how you maintain it (not running out of oil) and how you Kar Karma is working. but toyota's, subarus and hondas will last a long time with a little care.
  • 88 jeep cherokee laredo has 234,163 and going strong ,needs fuel pump now only major item i've replaced
  • Toyota HiLux- I get worried when I service mine that I'm doing more harm than good. It just keeps going and going and going ...
  • Toyota is the most dependable and longest lasting car. My mom had one for fifteen years and it was always dependable . Gary Dominicus
  • I have a 1985 Dodge Ram Charger, The SUV type and I'll tell you what, its a big redneck truck but its go over 300,000 miles on it and it starts right up, shifts smooth, and there's no smoke. I have had this truck for over 10 years and it has NEVER left me sitting.
  • anything with a diesel engine, deisel's dont break in until they hit 100,000 miles plus they get way better gas mileage
  • I like older American cars because they are easy to work on and parts are cheap. I had a 53 DeSoto for 21 years with a hemi engine in it. I did regular tune-ups on it and never had to do any major engine work. I put over 150k miles on it until I sold it two years ago. The car is still running. The slant 6 or straight 6 engines are good engines too, if you can find one. Any car will last a long time if you maintain it. Foreign cars cost more for parts, and are really hard to work on. Besides, I like AMERICAN. My next choice would be a German car.
  • Honda are great cars very reliable , sturdy and very long lasting paint.
  • So far I have to say My 1977 Ford F250. He's rough around the body mostly the bed but he still has the same engine and transmission he rolled off the assembly line with. No Joke 351 M 2 wheel drive still pulls like babe the big blue ox and has never let me down. I bought him a while back from a friend who got it from his dad who was the original owner. Sadly no ac but hey in AZ roll the windows down lol. My wife has gone through a mirage, an oldsmobile, a k-5 blazer, and now a jeep cherokee. and my old truck has pulled them all home. Not saying I advocate one make or model over another just that this truck is old and still running I replaced the clutch and starter a couple of years ago and I now have to replace the power steering pump but as far as the engine I change the oil keep the coolant topped off and I get in hit the key and he starts first time every time.
  • nissan patrol and audi tt
  • Volvo was rated the longest lasting car on average, by Motor Trend Magazine. But that was a few years ago.
  • I read that Ford Fairmonts are INDESTRUCTIBLE!
  • My Mom, with a bit of work on the engine, nothing she couldn't do herself (granted that she's more mechanically inclined than most), kept a Geo Metro running till 206,000 miles. The odometer read "6,000" because it didn't go up to 6 digits. Of course when it did fail, it failed spectacularly. I don't remember what happened to it specifically, but I remember my mom walked a few miles home and called a towing company to take it to salvage, so it must have been bad.
  • The Ford Model T. Even after 100 years, tens of thousands of them are still in operation. Jay Leno describes it as one of the most dependable cars ever produced.
  • i personally think that hondas are the way to go they last incredible amounts of time, they are easy to work on, and there is so many parts for them that its not expensive to repair them if anything ever does go wrong. i have a 94 honda civic with 245000 miles on it with no problems. best car ever!
  • Almost any car is dependable and lasts a long time IF it is properly maintained and IF properly driven meaning no hot rodding and no excessive speeds. People do not believe me until they try it but I try never to drive over 60 mph (100kph)and on trips set the criuse control on 60 mph; I have people who are driving 75 to 85 mph pass me several times each day. Normally they well arrive maybe 10 to 15 minuts ahead of me. I burn less fuel, not as tired, and it is easier on the car. I had an76 F150 drove it over 225,000 miles, have an 88 F250 with excess of 162,000 miles and a 96 Toyota with 68,000 miles. I had a 78 Chevy with 128,000 when I sold it. I generally drive my vehicles in the excess of 150,000 miles with minimal extra exspenses.
  • I'm surprized there isn't 4000 answers on this one. Because I've owned over 125 cars, I could add my two cents, but it all is subjective. If they are properly maintained, most modern cars should last a long time. My grandson has a 1989 Honda Civic with almost 300K on it, and he brags he can outrun anyone in his class.
  • Common practice is to say "Toyota or Honda" because someone has had a good experience with one, or knows someone who has. In all honesty, there are some brands to avoid for reliability (Dodge and Mitsubishi come to mind) but as long as you take care of the car, any modern car should last 150,000+ miles. You can check out sites like driverside.com to see when you should get your car serviced, or of course... read the owners manual :)
  • a stock 1928-1932 Ford, all the different bodies (roadster, coupe, sedan, pickup, wagon, convertible, etc.) are interchangeable. these cars are very easy to repair, require minimal maintenance, and run forever. these cars are always able to be started!! (even with a dead battery) these cars get about 26-28 Miles/Gallon
  • I have a combined 900,000+ miles on 3 of my old Ford cars and they still run strong!
  • Proof, Obviously out surviving in Chevy is real & opinions can not count. Math does not lie. "outlasting or most endurance, at old car shows by old experienced survivors of war or car shows, people will always agree on average." Another easy to look for proof= Most outlasting in this country = NASCAR & they have been well known for most years manufacturer's races end of year trophy on averages = Chevrolet GM. I have been called a sales man, i only had friends that died in to many ways from ego or misinformation or both. Surely they would want to tell you if they were here, thats what they did, wanting to help others. A pedal / battery bike can be lasting to if you talk of a half a car or small car? (car = short word for "horseless carriage" in most countries)Right? Chevrolet GM has been always talked bad about by competition, or uninformed related oppositions, because not many notice the endless lists of billions invested in most of the inventions we all take for granted. Mostly proof ; Full size family safest & most reliable simotaniuosly, "Tahoe & Silverado pick up & crew cab silverado = 21MPG city areas & more on HWY". The best vehicles Our troops demand best reliability with "Vortec" engine technology, "OnStar", "Stabilitrac" stops you from skidding sideways, Cadillac night vision, ABS brakes, 4 wheel steering in Chevy trucks to park easier and makes a mini van theory look old while never taking away your family ( or any one) vehicle safety #1 engineering design priority. "power reliability" is related specifically to safety control as well. G.M. / G.M.C. everyday common busses; 24 7 hybrid busses first on the road for our green minded folks all over, for good examples, for economy and downsized now offer 21 MPG Silverado and Tahoe, since last year. Most race fans or car enthusiast people say "Look at any old car show". That was easy right? Us at shows, restoring "units" = (cars, trucks, antique and unusual vehicles of many types )for families to get more involved in family interest at home can agree we all like gadgets of many makes but the best on averages best drive that pulls you longest is by Chevy or if another factory name plate, many times swapped for a Chevy small block 8 cylinder engine for show of the finished car to view from outside at shows. Chevrolet large family cars offer safety, not a balloon with a shell. Real actual cars with safety for surviving an accident too like you would have taken into common know how not many years ago. Lately at "slam" shows of young people we try not to laugh because it only proves Chevy is used mostly because they do not break bouncing up and down to see who can bounce the front end to the best level without breaking from the impact. TV news crews when in Iraq doer the first time on TV news of our troops in battle, also died on TV to show us the most unstoppable troops in the most unstoppable safest vehicles , they are the Vortec powered GM vehicles which most makes offer the same V8 Vortec technology. At car shows you may often hear something like the phrase; "Out surviving" was the first original GM owner / inventor Mr. Durant's entire motivation to redesign anything to give the public better quality for everyone to remember.
  • 1981 BJ41 Diesel powered Toyota Land Cruiser..Ugly,heavy not extremely fast.It never failed to take me where I wanted to go(some places I would not take a mule)and home again...
  • One of my former neighbours has a Ford Zodiac that's nearly 50 years old and it's still on the road. Is that dependable and long-lasting enough for you?

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