Toronto Mike

Driving the Same Car for Over Ten Years


I'm a month late with this one, but better late than never...

I started driving my current automobile in June 1999.  It's the only new car I've ever bought so all 212,000 kms are mine.

I know people who upgrade their car every 2-4 years like clockwork.  I'm simply not wired that way.  I find a car I like, a reliable but economic car that will get me from A to B, and I treat it well and plan to drive it until it expires.  My 10 year old '99 car doesn't have an autolocking feature or automatic windows, but I don't plan to replace it any time soon.  Yes, you're reading that right.  I have the old hand crank windows and I'm proud of it.

Has anyone else driven the same car for over a decade?

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