5 Used Cars You Should Never Buy


rev up your engines, today I’m gonna talk
about five used cars that you should never buy if you value your money,
and your sanity, now to begin with I’m talking about normal cars that normal
people will be buying use, I’m not talking about luxury cars like Range
Rovers that I tell nobody ever to buy a used Range Rover, I’m talking about
normal cars that average people would buy, and over the years I hate it when I
have my own customers not know any better and buy one of these horrible
cars, and then they have nothing but problems with them, now the first car I advise
you not to buy, is a 2014 Mini, now minis are
really a bad combination, you have the expensive parts of a BMW
made in England, the Germans of course are known for high technology that’s very
expensive to repair when it breaks and the English are known for cars that just
flat-out break, now with my own customers who bought minis, I’ve seen engines blow
I’ve seen electrical wiring short out because they use too thin of a gauge of
wire to save money and then it overheats and then the wiring connectors all start
to short out and sometimes even the wires themselves start to touch because
the plastic coating melts and then they short out when the coating melts and the
copper touches copper, so as cute as they may look, stay away from buying a used
mini, now the next car not to buy used is the 2015 Volkswagen Beetle, now I’ve talked
about beetles before the old ones in the 50s and 60s were great air-cooled cheap
machines to get you from here to there and lasts a long time, but the new beetles
that’s another story entirely, I’ve had customers with new beetles have to put
in new automatic transmissions that costs five, six thousand dollars and up
have air conditioning electrical problems, it’s a good idea to stay away
from buying a used beetle these days, unless it’s an old one from the 60s
because their high technology and high cost of parts, completely against what
the original beetle was, makes them cars that cost a lot to fix and they tend to
break a lot, a lot of plastic parts in them are really cheap and they crack and break
all of my customers that bought them, they were
all dissatisfied in the end, none of them were really happy, now the next used car
to stay away from is the 2013 Chevy spark, now the Chevy spark is a
subcompact car, one of the larger sub compacts, they’re extremely poorly made
vehicles, there are so many better made ones, like the Toyotas or the Honda’s
there’d be no reason for you to buy a used chevy spark, in my own customers
cars who bought them I saw excessive oil consumption,
sometimes the engine would just go out and tirely and stopped running and had
to be replaced, and this is with people who change the oil and filter, it’s not
like somebody who just drives it and never changes the oil, they just weren’t
all that well built, I’ll give you a comparison, years ago I had a customer
who had a Toyota and he brought it to me cuz it had stopped running and it was a
two year old vehicle, it had a hundred thousand miles on it, I checked it out and
said, oh it needed a fuel pump to put a fuel pump
on, but I said and man your engine it’s all oily and dirty, it’s leaking all over the
place, what’s going on this is a Toyota, and he said well you know I drive so many
miles as a salesman, I never changed the oil in this Toyota, now it had 100,000 miles
in it and=he never changed the oil, but the car had ran that long until the
fuel pump just happened to have gone out, so
though he had never changed the oil in a hundred thousand miles, the Toyota was
still going, well I got customers with these Chevy’s and hey they changed the
oil regularly and they burn oil like mad anyway even though they were being
changed, and aside from that their rattle buckets, they rattle like mad, they’re very
poorly constructed, stay away from the Chevy spark, you want a subcompact hey
get a Toyota or Honda they’re gonna last tons longer, now the next used car not to
buy, is the 2014 Mazda cx-9 I had a customer buy one use, his wife
liked it cuz it was zippy and they thought it looked cool, and yeah I gotta
admit Mazdas look cool, but that’s only on the outside, they made the
mistake of buying a used one, had a hundred thousand miles on it, about two
weeks later the engine started going out it was running poorly, I started checking
it out I said we’re gonna have to rebuild the
engine, the cams and everything are just coming
apart, now there’s so many little SUVs to choose from, there’d be no reason to buy
one of these Mazdas, they have problems with the windows not staying up, even
though they’re not that old of a car, they have interior problems, hey there is
such a large amount of good medium-sized SUVs out there, there’s really no reason
to buy this Mazda, and the odd thing that I always found out about Mazda was, man
their replacement parts can be super expensive, it’s kind of crazy but over
the years even the last 30 years, when I work on a Mazda, the parts can be four or
five times what they are for an equivalent Toyota or Honda, and if you’re
buying a used one, hey things are gonna break, you don’t want a car that has
expensive parts when they do break down, part of the problem in the past anyways
was that they made a lot of models and they didn’t sell that many of each one
so there wasn’t much of an aftermarket like with a Toyota or Honda, I could get
good aftermarket parts, with the Mazda it was always, either trying to use one from
a junkyard or go to the dealer and pay $500 for something that was $100 for a
Toyota or Honda, so whatever used car you’re looking, at take a look into the
parts availability and costs and the aftermarket for that particulars model
because if yours doesn’t have much of an aftermarket, and you’re stuck with buying
expensive dealer only parts, hey my suggestion is look at a different model
of used car, now the last vehicle I advise you never to buy used, is a 2013 Jeep
Compass, now Chrysler certainly not known for quality over the years, the Jeep
Compass was basically their attempt to make a cheaper Jeep that would cost less
so they could try to sell more to more people, if you ask me they went too cheap
,their trim is very cheap, the interior has a
tendency of falling apart, the dashes will crack in the sun after a short
period of time, they just went too cheap on these things to try to keep the price
down a little, so they could try to sell more of them, I had a customer with one of
these things, when they were driving taking a corner, the car turned off in
the wheel locked up, this is on a vehicle that had 17,000 on it,
and then when they took it to the dealer of course it was under warranty, they
said they couldn’t find anything wrong with it,
well my customer worried that, oh what if that happens again I take a corner and
the steering wheel locks up and the vehicle turns off, that’s dangerous, so they got rid
of the thing, they said I don’t want to be driving this thing around anymore, so my
warning is, don’t get in his position don’t ever buy one of these things,
he bought it new, certainly don’t buy a used one, now I was a kid
jeeps were made by willys-overland they were solid little vehicles, I mean
they used them in world war two, they went all over the places and some of those are
still running, but since Chrysler’s taking over
and then Fiat took over Chrysler, Hey the quality just is not there, Jeep has been
living off a name for decades as far as I’m concerned, if you were to get a Jeep
hey get a refurbished one from the 60s or 70s, those are solid built vehicles
take the Jeep renegade, the one they advertise, that’s basically a four-wheel
drive Fiat Panda, they made those for a really long time, but they’re just little bitty
things they have nothing to do with actual jeeps, but now they’re selling it
as a Jeep, and people think, oh I got a Jeep, no you basically got a Fiat Panda
sometimes people just keep trying to suck more money out of of a name to try
to get blood from a stone, and as far as I’m concerned, that’s what Chrysler Fiat
is doing, they’re just using the name Jeep and sticking it on stuff that has
no historical relation to Jeep at all, they just put the name on a Fiat and
call it a Jeep, so now you know five used cars not to buy, and yes there’s plenty more
out there, but certainly stay away from these five if you value your money, so if
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Chevys are good, guys. He has it all wrong. Trust me i know my cars better then him evidently. Im not trying to be rude or anything but… yeah 😂🚘

You put the Jeep Compass over the Chevy Cruze? I’ve owned multiple Jeep Compass ‘s and they all hit 200k miles easy, I’ve seen Chevy cruzes have serious issues after 30k miles

never buy any Ford with a 4.0
timing chain guides are plastic crap that end up in the oil pan and the top of the motor , done .
will happen anytime after 100,000 miles .
the motor was built in Germany .

I have a 2012 mini and I haven’t had any issues with it. Got it with 34000 miles and now it’s over 81000. I think a lot of the choice in what used car you want to buy will depend on the miles and how the other owner/owners took care of it. Any used car can be good or junk… even Honda’s or Toyota’s .

Scotty has a 10head lmao
Just Go Bald Scotty I Will Respect you More Just Like Me Im Bald And Still Sexy 😂

2009 Chevy silverado 5.3 engine i guess lifters go bad they did on my truck at 100k miles i guess its a common problem it was $2700 to fix

Jeep and Mitsubishi have been hand to hand for ever (that's why the motor in the compass is a 4b11)……

As for "slapping stickers" across platforms….. every company does that, including your precious Toyota vanilla cars with the old , outdated chassis.

Any US made cars lol ( GMC DODGE JEEP FORD ) and also car brands like Nissan and Acura are also known to have mechanical failures and leaks..

I will buy whatever I want, you can't tell me what to do, you shouldnt be buying celicas Scotty because they are so boring you become depressed

The only jeep besides the real
Jeep you should buy is the Jeep Cherokee/Grand cherokee: No not the ones after 2001. I’m talking about real ones. It is the most invincible car ever made

Anything commonly driven by women, do not by. Simple enough. Women don't know what maintenance is and don't know they're driving on flats

We bought a Jeep new, 2-3 years later we got that same problem with the steering wheel locking up and the car shutting off. Dealership kept telling us nothing was wrong. We sold it and got a Ford Escape.

My girlfriend unfortunately has a 2007 Jeep Compass and she has the same problem as the one you described, hasn’t happened for a while but it has happened a few times. Just recently the alternator went out, the AC doesnt work, we got it aligned and it went right back out of alignment and I have a pile of replacement parts that are going on the car soon. Junk car.

My wife and I have a Compass. It is a 2011 with 70k on it. Not one major issue. It has drums in the rear, which we just serviced since it is time to. One of the servos was leaking fluid, but it was super cheap to replace, and common on drum brakes. Dash isnt cracked at all, and it sits in the sun all day evety day. No window tint either. My brothers Tundra Platinum blew up with 40k miles on it. Not only did the engine blow going down the freeway, but the suspension was ruined also. Shocks and struts were so worn, the fluid had drained out. They chalked it up to abuse. Didnt cover it even though the trucks only modification was Flowmaster mufflers. Everything else was stock. Look up problems with Tundra. Suspensions being ate like candy. 15k dollar repair bill. They bought a new Camry instead, eating a heavy trade in with their dealer. 20k miles later it needed a front end build and four wheel brake job. Not covered because joints/front end parts are "wearable parts." They kept it after sinking two grand on a one year old car. Guess where it is? At the shop at 36k miles. Front end and brakes. Again. Same issue. Dodge sucks for sure but Jeep got it right. The Compass we have has been through he!!. I hate that thing so much, but hard to knock it.

Id rather drive a Chevy spark then a boring toyota at least the spark is tryen to be a car if your a car enthusiast you just dont buy a Toyota

The first year of the compass sucked that's why I always look up recalls and etc but I'm telling you this I own a 2017 Jeep compass and it's a monster I love it ….the car that should of been on this list was the focus I had a 2009 one and advertised 30mpg and it got 19 after tunups and new tires 22 my Jeep compass has 4×4 and it has the same mpg like wtf fords are pieces of poop lol but I highly recommend the compass all the old problems they fixed ….the grand chek and wranglers suck now pretty sad that compass and renegade is the best now

The Cherokee jeeps get there bumpers hit on with a big rubber hammer when in production getting put together. The Chrysler plant near me is like that anyway, they do the renegades too… so remember that when looking at them new or used. If a screw falls they leave it grab another one and continue putting the jeeps together with screws between paneling and so forth.. list goes on. Nissan has some screwed up some too🤦🏼‍♂️it would turn you away

:Cheap Chevy=Daewoo, Isuzu, suzuki, Europe Opal.
:Cheap Dodge, Chrysler, jeep= Hyundai, Kia, mitsubishi, and now fiat.

Vehicles only been in the world for only 13 decades and a quarter so I want to know you don't think anything breaks in the world cuz How It's Made does mellow was aluminum bikes cuz I know everything in the world breaks o I don't have a favorite kind of vehicle I just know what woke should works so that what should matter it should not matter what Brian needs what kind it is if you don't like it just buy yourself a bicycle and just pedal stuff around town this is the honest truth if you don't like how Stuff breaks last life for you

I have a 2011 Jeep Patriot and every once and a while the steering wheel will lock but I just keep driving it anyway. I have no clue what’s wrong with it though.

I own a 2008 jeep compass it has 175000 plus miles on it at 145000 my timing chain went so I put an engine from a 2015 jeep compass in it with 4500 miles. I have changed everything under the car it is all new just did it last year but that's because of wear and tear I dont baby my jeep I beat the crap out of it. But I never once in 7 years owning it I never had a problem with it soon I'm dropping a v6 in it and changing the car again. So ya the compass like all cars is a hit and miss on what you get.

I bought a 2004 Ford Ranger XLT. I bought it in 2012 from a dealer and to this day, the only changes that I’ve made were the oil changes and nothing more. And it is my work truck !

2003 GMC Sierra 2500HD with a 6.0 gas V8. It's a thirsty pig but I've put 657,000 miles on it without any major issues…..it's called regular maintenance.

I would never judge another person based on looks, voice, style and mannerisms, but there is no way this guy doesn’t aspire to have a child island somewhere someday.

Yes i can say the same about my old 1999 toyota tacoma sr5. I had put around 20,000 miles on it and never did an oil change. Why? Because i got it when i was barely 18 and didn't know anything about that. But the truck never gave me problems. And before i started using it the truck was sitting there for around 4 months without being touched, the rear left tire was flat. All i did was take the tire off and go get it patched. Then bought a new battery and that simple it just turned on. With no problems lol, and then i started using it. Now i own a 2017 nissan sentra and i'm doing the oil change every 3k miles

I own a 200k mile 1993 nissan skyline, so far no problems, and I know the aftermarker is pretty big so parts aren’t too much of an issue

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