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Should You Dispose Or Sell Your Car? Here's Everything You Need To Know About Cars That Are Worth Keeping

By Cyril , Mar 20, 2017 07:22 AM EDT
The financial wisdom of keeping an older model car or purchasing a new one comes down to one thing: cost. However, there are various factors that also needs to put into consideration before making such decision and the costs associated with this decision are also numerous. (Photo : Consumer Reports/YouTube)

If you're looking for a single most reliable way of saving money on cars, that would probably be made possible by keeping your clunker and drive it till it drops. A significant number of car enthusiasts say that a decently cared-for vehicle would still have the ability to be running long after the odometer has clocked 100,000 miles.Unfortunately, at some point the statute of limitations runs out on this particular money-saving tip as it was found that the more that a car is being stored in the shop, and the wider the oil slick grows on your usual parking spot, the more you may think seriously about replacing the old chariot with something nicer. Undeniably though, there are a handful of automobiles that some experts would consider to have back in their garage.

Cars That Are Worth Keeping

According to Automobile Mag, the 1986 Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro has that off-beat five-cylinder engine which allegedly had a glorious soundtrack, together with the addition of an optional factory Fuchs known for having a 15-by-7-inch forged wheels shod with sticky Yokohama AVS Intermediate tires meant summer dry and wet grip was enormous. Back then, the Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro was a jack of all trades sedan. On the other hand, the 2002 and 2003 Mini Cooper S were also characterful supercharged engine and slick, six-speed manual gearbox worked brilliantly together, which is said to have a large, 17-inch wheels with run-flat tires gave an extremely harsh ride, but the wonderful steering and overall grip compensated.

Meanwhile, as per Kiplinger, the money you save by not buying a new car tends to be eaten up by the growing cost of keeping the old one on the road. In addition, experts say that underestimating even one of these factors may potentially lead a person to making the wrong decision, and is likely seen to end up costing a bundle. Moreover, if you do not feel safe in your vehicle or you are afraid it could break down or start on fire at any moment it's time to consider getting a new vehicle or using public transit if you can't afford one rather thank put someone at risk.

Should You Dispose Or Sell Your Car?

While it may be wise to do some soul-searching before beginning with the car hunt, experts suggests that finding a model that you know will be more reliable, rather than being concerned with how impressive it looks should always be considered. Ultimately, the important thing is to choose the right car and get to the best possible deal.

             

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