11 Jan '18, 12pm

The Top 15 Cars People Keep Driving for 15 Years

The Top 15 Cars People Keep Driving for 15 Years

One car on the list that might surprise some people, though, is the Toyota Prius. When it was launched, many critics declared that the Prius was an example of “planned obsolescence” that would have to be replaced after a few years when its batteries died. Over the past twenty years, however , Toyota has proven that’s not the case. “Hybrid owners (also) have the added incentive to keep their cars on the road for longer in order to accrue fuel savings to offset the increased upfront cost of these vehicles,” Ly noted. “Despite consumers’ concerns about battery durability and the associated high replacement cost, (the Prius’) appearance on the list shows that the reliability of the Prius measures up to Toyota’s conventional counterparts.”

Full article: https://gas2.org/2018/01/11/15-cars-people-keep-driving-f...

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