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Old 04-18-2003, 07:09 AM   #1
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Haha silly Honda!

My wife's grandmother was in the market for a new car a few months back. The only car she wanted to look at was a 2003 Accord...Seeing how ugly it was, we tryed to talk her out of it, but she just kept going back to all that bullshit about how "Hondas are so reliable" and "Hondas never break". I tryed to explain to her that all cars break and Hondas aren't any more reliable than other cars in that class, but she wouldn't listen to me...

So, 3 months and 4k miles down the road, she's got leaky valve cover gaskets, warped break rotors, a spot on the bumper where the paint is dull, and she's had it to the dealer 4 times for a check engine light.

So, screw all that crap about Honda's being reliable. Everybody always knew that was bullshit, now we have proof!
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Old 04-18-2003, 11:03 AM   #2
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actually "hondas" are some of the most reliable cars on the market, toyota is also up there. she is smart in getting one as a daily driver
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Old 04-18-2003, 11:21 AM   #3
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It sounds like a "bad un " to me Tourbocoupe27. VW are also known for having bullet proof build quality and reliability but my friend's had nothing but problems with his VW Bora that was just used as a demo car for 6 months before he bought it - Both your wife's Grandmother's Honda and my friend's VW must be "rogue cars". Maybe car companies are rushing to get cars finished faster than the quality control people can properly do their job, although I suppose that the car faults won't be able to be detected until the cars have done so many miles.
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Old 04-22-2003, 01:47 AM   #4
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Yea honda's are very reliable mabye she got some kinda defect car . It's also a grandma, most grandmas like honda's.
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Old 05-22-2003, 07:38 AM   #5
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It sounds like a "bad un " to me Tourbocoupe27. VW are also known for having bullet proof build quality and reliability but my friend's had nothing but problems with his VW Bora that was just used as a demo car for 6 months before he bought it - Both your wife's Grandmother's Honda and my friend's VW must be "rogue cars". Maybe car companies are rushing to get cars finished faster than the quality control people can properly do their job, although I suppose that the car faults won't be able to be detected until the cars have done so many miles.
I can back that up, my VWs' got over 400, 000 KM on it and it runs like the day it was made.
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Old 05-23-2003, 03:07 PM   #6
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Most cars these days are made to a high standard. Hondas are built very well. But you will always find a lemon. I know of a Type that shot number one rod thru the block. Pitty it wasn't in warranty anymore.

Personally I love Nissans. But I know there are lemon nissans out there.
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Old 06-12-2003, 12:57 PM   #7
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toyotas are pretty tough
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