Ah the frustrations of automobile ownership.
My wife and I have two vehicles. She drives a 2003 GMC Envoy. From a cosmetic perspective, it is still in good condition and has only 60,000 miles on it. I drive a 2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport. It is not in the best physical condition, but it is not a clunker either. It has about 85,000 miles on it.
This past week, my wife’s car has been towed to the service station twice (thank goodness for AAA!) and we have driven it to the shop a third time. Since we got our Envoy, it has seen a steady stream of mechanical problems that have both caught us by surprise and cost us time and money that we would rather not have spent.
By contrast, my Mistu...