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What 1990s car do you recommend as a daily driver?

I’m looking for a 1990 car basically because I can’t work on my Ford Focus. Any recommendations for a run about that can be maintained with contents on domestic garage tools and not hitched up to a computer

Asked on 7 May 2024 by Jon

Answered by Craig Cheetham
In many ways the 1990s was a real purple patch for car manufacturing - cars became good to drive but remained simple to work on. You don't specify what type of car you'd like or whether you'd prefer petrol or diesel, but from a simple maintenance perspective anything Ford or Vauxhall or from one of the Japanese manufacturers won't be a difficult to own or maintain - rust and wear and tear being your biggest issues. In the past four years I've personally put 50,000 miles on a 2002 Honda Accord and only had to spend money on tyres, brake pads and an exhaust back box... Bangernomics at its best.
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