5 Worst Cars Only Stupid People Buy

5 Worst Cars Only Stupid People Buy


rev up your engines
today I’m gonna talk
about the five biggest money pit cars
out there now by definition a money pit
car it’s a car that you throw your money
in the pit just keeps throwing more
in it the car is worth less money over
time so it’s how much money they cost
how fast they’re valued appreciates how
often they break down and cost money to
repair and basically how reliable they
are you take all those together here’s
the top five money pits in the United
States that you can still buy or if
you’re rich enough you don’t care how
much money you spend but then again
most rich people got rich not by spending
money but by making it and saving it so
that kind of goes against the whole idea
get rich in the first place and in that
respect I’m not talking about any exotic
cars at all Lamborghini Ferrari I’m not
talking about any of that stuff because
there are money pits now number five on
the list is the audi a4 Quattro an Audi a4
depreciates quickly over the first four
years of ownership most of them will
depreciate well over 50% I had a
customer buy one once and he got tired
of the car he sold it back to the
dealership when it was little over a
year old and guess what
he didn’t even get 50% of his original
price after one year of ownership when
he sold the back of the dealer
especially in the United States
audis are money pits one they’re
relatively expensive cars he’d
appreciate quickly they’re extremely
expensive to maintain and they do break
down I think customers those things blew
head gaskets automatic transmissions
went out air conditioning system stopped
blowing cold and cost a fortune to fix
and perhaps the worst thing to do with
one of those it’s about one use I’ve had
a handful of customers buy those things
used with 100 something thousand miles
in it and they already were money pits
they don’t have to wait for them to
become with that mileage there were
money pits already even though they got
them cheap they found out that it may
have been cheap to buy but they aren’t
cheap to keep bad generally the whole
range of audis are like that they
cost money money they’re very expensive
to maintain they have very
resale value I’d say stay away from them
really if you value your money but as
I’ve always suggested with these money
pit cars if you absolutely have to get
one get it out of your system lease one
then you know exactly how much money
you’re spending you won’t have to put
any money in repairs and when you’re
done you give it back to them because
you’ll lose a lot less money leasing a
new one then you would buying one and
then sell it when it’s three or four
years old believe me I’ve seen both
sides of it if you really have to get
one just lease it and then you’re done
with it when the lease is up now number
four on a list of the top five money
pits is the Jaguar XJ know historically
Jaguars have always been money pit
machines people are always joked about
hey if you buy a Jaguar you gotta know
their kind of drive every day cuz the
Jaguars gonna be at the dealer all the
time getting fixed from it breaking down
and strangely enough it’s still true
even though the Chinese now own half of
Jaguar and it’s called Jaguar Land Rover
they merged the companies originally
tata I bought the companies and then
half of it got bought by the Chinese and
they’re making stuff in China but here’s
the probably most hilarious thing that
I’ve discovered lately they started to
get better sales wasn’t a make in China
but then last year their sales plummeted
over 27% in China and they had to cut
4700 jobs on a production plants in
China making them and this is blamed on
the poor quality of manufacturing bunch
of owners have been protesting in China
at their factory over the poor quality
of the ones that they bought over there
so strangely enough the English company
Jaguar known for poor quality for
decades they get bought by a Chinese
company and even in China they’re having
quality problems well the ones that they
build over there and to my mind is kind
of hilarious because when I was young
hey the jaguars were classy looking cars yeah
they were money pits they fell apart
even in the 60s but they had a very
distinctive look but today hey all these
cars pretty much look the same so it’s
not like they stand out like they used to
and what having low quality control even in
China
stay away from Jaguars if you value your
money, number three is the BMW X series
particularly I’m talking about the x3 as
with most German cars especially BMW and
they’re extremely over-engineer they’re
very expensive but they break down a lot
and when they do break down a lot the
parts cost a small fortune and again
like all these other top five ones their
resale value was horrendous so yeah you
can get a used one cheap but by
customers that did that but regretted
that decision if they capped it for more
than two or three years and I started
throwing a fortune into the thing fixed
in its high-tech the parts cost a fortune
you need special equipment to work on
them and only certain mechanics will
even delve into heavy duty work on them
because it requires so much complex
electronics that they have to buy and
learn and so many special tools that
most guys will say I’m not messing on
that thing I can make good money working
on normal cars and not drive myself nuts
trying to figure out what these crazy
Germans have built and how it broke down
you get a Lexus SUV I think probably the
last ten times as long and you’ll spend
like maybe one twentieth the amount of
money repairing the thing if you keep it
for two three hundred thousand miles
there’s absolutely no reason a sane
person would buy one of those things and
as I said resale value the first five
years of ownership these things often
depreciate 70% or more in value it’s
like a game of hot potato nobody wants
to be stuck with the BMW hot potato when
it’s four or five six years old starts
falling apart and with bmws
especially the overuse of cheap plastic
parts is insane specially here in Texas
where it’s hot I get then when their 5,6,7
8 years old all the plastic
parts start breaking you think oh wow
that is no big deal yeah when you find
out that a hose for the cooling system
that should have been made out of metal
was made out of plastic then it cracked
and leaked and you got to take the top
of the engine off in order to replace it
you’re gonna be wondering why don’t I
make it out of metal in the first place
well they didn’t because it’s cheaper to
make them with plaster and BMW does use
cheap plastic it does crack and break
and get brittle much faster than most of
the other cars do so if you’re thinking
about buying one of these ultimate
driving machines ultimately think of
something else to buy if
you value your money yeah I know some
people gonna say hey scotty your hypocrite
you work on these cars touch people
money for them and then you say how bad
they are well I’m honest to them too I tell
them
they’re terrible cars now I’ve lost a
few customers that way but I really don’t
care
I like being honest I’m not one of these
guys that only works on BMWs and tells
their customers with great cars they are
and say get five six seven eight
thousand dollar repair bills they get to
put in their pocket making a profit I’m
telling people the truth in the first
place don’t buy what else things if you
value your money number two on the list is
the Mercedes s600 realize these things
are they almost ultimate in money pits
now realize that these cars started over
a hundred thousand dollars and go a lot
higher than that their resale value
plummets like a stone probably the worst
percentage resale value of any normal
car you could buy I had a customer
buying used at 600 the list price was
over one hundred and twenty thousand
dollars they bought the car with 70,000
miles on it and they paid 12 grand for
the car so that tells me that the car
lost like more than ninety percent of
its value they are just endless money
pizzas they age in terms of both the
resale value how much money it costs to
fix them and how often they break down
being a big giant 600 yeah their gas
hogs but that isn’t the biggest deal
lots of gas off cars out there it’s that
you can’t pay 120 grand for a car you
know when it’s got 70 80 thousand miles
it goes for like twelve thousand dollars
that tells who they have problems and
yeah they’re the German luxury car yada
yada yada I mean if you don’t mind
spending a whole bunch of your money and
then it’s a true money pit because the
money you put in the pits already gone
and then you got to keep fixing that
yeah you want a luxury money pits a fine
luxury money pit if you like money pits
and again whatever you do do not buy a
used one with high mileage on it oh I
met a handful accustoming do that and
they’re all like Oh Scotty why does it
cost so much to fix I said I warned you
about that you bought it anyways now
you’re in a pickle I tell them just eat
it you know I mean if you paid 12 grand
per car get rid of it for whatever you
can rather than put
eight-ten grand in every so often over
the years sometimes even bigger things
happen don’t keep throwing money into
the pit and now the moment you’ve all
been waiting for the top money pit car
that you can buy in the United States
these days a mid-engined Porsche or I
should say Porsche in this case it’s
a cayman s and I picked it as a top
money pit for a lot of reasons not the
least of which is their insanely low
resale value now this customer mine at
least he was smart he bought it when it
had 30,000 miles on it and he paid less
than 40% of the original sticker price
so he saved 60% right off the bat not a
small sum when you consider what these
things cost now this project you want is
the true sports car it’s got a six-speed
manual transmission they handle quite
well they are fun to drive but they are
endless money pits take the suspension
system we go inside here it’s all
adjustable you can make it go sport
go different ways well guess what it’s
all computer run this one are all worn
out they clunk like mad if i wants to
replace all four of them the front
struts and the back struts with factory
equipment pirates and labor it would be
well over $5,000 yeah five grand to
change the shock absorbers and since the
submit engine design great for handling
the engines in here under their
hellacious repairs a lot of stuff you
got to drop the engine to work out in
the car the guys who work out all the
time they love it thinking all the
equipment to drop them and they’re gonna
charge you a small fortune to do it
every time some stupid little thing like
the water pump or something that goes
out on it if you got to drop the engine
take the exhaust system on you’re gonna
be paying through the nose and believe
me you’re not gonna try this stuff in
your backyard parked on explorers cost a
fortune they break down like mad as they
age now especially do not buy one of
these things that has an automatic
transmission they’re garbage they just
barely get out of their own way compared
to the standard transmissions and when
they break fixing it is a lot more than
the car itself is worth how the
customers gonna buy one of these older use
I thought okay well I’ll take it to a
Porsche action before I buy the guy
looked at it and said hey if you really
want this thing to run good if you want
to spend about $40,000 on the car mind
you this was a car that he could buy for
about six seven counts of dollars
certain have a car that’s worth six
seven thousand dollars he put forty
grand into it so if you absolutely
positively have to have a Porsche like I
said before least one you know exactly
how much money you’re throwing away when
it’s done you give it back to them you don’t
hav
to pay for repairs and yeah it’s
gonna be a reasonable amount of money
but you would spend a lot more money if
you actually bought one had to maintain
it and then sold it when you were done
for practically nothing compared to what
you paid for it so if you’ve got a
choice between buying a Porsche Cayman
and a house on the Cayman Islands I’ve
got the house every time so now you know
my five top picks of the biggest money
pit cars you can buy in the United
States and why you should run not walk
away from these cars before your mind
loses it and you buy one, so if you never
want to miss another one of my new car
repair videos, remember to ring that Bell

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  2. Can't wait till he says it "Endless money Pit" or "Fine luxury money pit" or ..'Do not keep throwing money into the pit'

  3. In summary, ALL German made, England made, Italian made and French made cars are overpriced junk. If you want good value for the money, reliability, economy and cars that are fun to drive, you have to get Japanese or Korean made. German made cars went from being the best, to being the worst. They need to reinvent their auto industry or it will be curtains. Most surprising are the people who dish out tons of money for these cars without doing any research at all, simply trusting the car salesman.

  4. it's so cool one of Scotty's main concern in cars is the air conditioner as people are in thee hottest place on earth Guam but a secret because tourism brings in major bucks💰 for the corrupt local/federal governments and even more corrupt businesses tourist guarantee to be 'brown skinned the minute they step foot on the beaches of fire n heat thee best food though Koreans and Filipino's take credit for the Guamanian cooking selling to the tourist taste bland compare to the true local people's Magic flavors rare to find but there 🇬🇺🙏🏾👊🏾

  5. Porsche makes race cars. Their cheapest sports car goes through more stringent R&D than vehicles twice its own value, therefore; expecting cheap maintenance from a high-performance car manufacturer such as Porsche; Lamborghini or Ferrari, would be beyond stupid.

  6. Scottie's comments are right on the money, German cars are so complex now, that frequent breakdowns are inevitable. And you never get out of the stealership without a LOT of additional work.The low resale values will eventually doom these marques. This is why it is better to buy an older American car or pickup truck-easy and cheap to fix, and almost no depreciation once its 10-15 years old.

  7. I got a 07 ford 500 186k miles still going just Need motor mounts. Any reviews from U guys on the 2011 Ford Taurus. It’s what I’m saving for now to get next year.

  8. I've driven No. 5 money pit (Audi quattro) over the last 20 years… Never had any issues.. Resale value fair…. European made and run in Europe… Have I just been, very, very lucky?

  9. You're absolutely correct about leasing a luxury car. BUT. If you're getting a modest car and plan on taking good care of it buying it is the best way to go.

  10. Wish i would of seen your vids before i bought my bmw …. Spent about 6k fixing it this year and now my transmission went out last week …. Next car will be a lexus …

  11. Customer: hey scotty can you fix my car while making a video on how bad it is?
    Scotty: " This really pisses me off" video

  12. Wish i would of seen your vids before i bought my bmw …. Spent about 6k fixing it this year and now my transmission went out last week …. Next car will be a lexus …

  13. Scotty, just because my cars are worth more than your house doesn’t mean I’m stupid, I just have more disposable income than you 😂

  14. Just bought my third Mercedes Benz W 124 diesel, change shocks , front brake's and disks, 230 euro's, ca $ 250,– car did 560.000 Km, 6 cylinder and runs like a champ but Scotty is right: NO computers !! I stick to the W 124.

  15. Has everyone heard? 🙄 "The 2019 Cadillacs are made to move…"
    …you into a deep well of despair.
    I miss a commercialless YouTube.

  16. When scotty dies and leaves his money to his son I bet the first thing he does is buy a dodge challenger and the license plate will say he was wrong and a bumper sticker that say no more boring life for me.

  17. 5 car brands only stupid people buy. Suzuki, Daewoo, Isuzu (non commercial vehicles), Nissan(non sport cars) and Chyrsler.

  18. Dear Skotty, I got on my 23 year old Audi A3 700,000 km on my speedometer this is way over 400,000 miles, the engine is original and so is the clutch the gear box and the exhaust…But I live in Germany here in Ingolstadt… My engine is a diesel 1.9 TDI…

  19. My dad said you left out Cadillac, he purchased a 96 El Dorado years ago used, he said there was only three things reliable on that car, the engine, transmission and drive train., but they all leaked fluid. In fact he said if there was any kind of fluid/vapor system on that car, it leaked. The Oil pan leaked 3 quarts every 4000 miles and just to change the oil pan gasket required that the engine be disconnected from the transmission, from the motor mounts in order to get to 4 bolts out of like 20. After that car he never touched another GM product ever again, but he was fortunate in that he only lost $3000 over an 18 month period with that car, he never had any of that expensive systems fixed, he said he just had to watch the fluids like a hawk.

  20. Audi A4, a huge money pit, expensive to fix.if you have to, LEASE one. Jaguar Xj- spends all its time at the dealer- even thou the chinese own 1/2 of it, BWM X series, x3 especially, over engineered and the parts cost a small fortune! – no reason a sane person would buy one of these… merc s600, a mid engine porsche.. its insane. 5 grand for 4 shock absorbers and you have to drop the engine to change the water pump!!! youre not gonna be doing that in you back yard !

  21. Calling people stupid isn't nice.. Unawares is a better word. Clueless.. Not everyone is a genius grease monkey like you Scotty.

  22. In the UK,certain people called "Pri*ks",love these cars,and think they
    are something special.
    They have the worst driving standards,and it is guaranteed that they
    cause the accidents!

  23. Every car is a money pit, even if it never needs repairs it still needs fuel, insurance, registration, routine maintenance and tires, so ur never done paying for a car until u get rid of it

  24. Indians own Jaguar not Chinese. TATA MOTORS INDIA owns over 50% stake in Jaguars.

    Tata Motors Limited, formerly Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company (TELCO), is an Indian multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is a part of Tata Group, an Indian conglomerate. …. In 2008, Tata Motors acquired the English car maker Jaguar Land Rover.

  25. If i had a dollar for every time Scotty says Money Pit.. I would have enough money to buy 1 of these Luxury Money Pits

  26. You have very sound advice in saying that I drive older European cars currently drive a 98” BMW 5 series a V8 model bought it for reasonable sum and has been very reliable with regular maintenance and doesn’t cost my arm & leg I’ve had a Toyota once it was a money pit Same as some others Asian makes I’ve had over the years except a Nissan I had it never let me down for the seven years I had it I don’t but new cars anymore

  27. I used to have a Mercedes 300SD as in Diesel running on veggie oil. Every time I took it out there was something new breaking down. Parts were just outrageous. Luckily I got the veggie oil for free to keep cost down. Sold it and now driving an electric car. No maintenance at all and it cost pennies in electricity to drive.

  28. What’s your opinion on 2008 Dodge Avenger 2.4L SE fwd? I bought the car for $450 as project car. The car front subframe is rusted to the point where there is no metal left. I replaced subframe with $150, got it out of a wreck. Changed the breaks… fixed the small evap leak.. interior and motor is mint. Original paint job without any rust outside. About to get it inspected.. I spent $750 total. It got 120k miles.. I haven’t drove it much yet(since it ain’t inspected). I’m a auto service tech student. Doing my 1st year.

  29. Audis in Europe are not reliable at all but the resale value remains high, even if the car is old and has mileage on it. Just because german cars used to be reliable decades ago…

  30. Revenge for losing WW2! The Germans use Americans as lab rats sending over their unproven, untested, over-engineered expensive cars to test.

  31. Here something for you guy to joke about is the Toyota Supra a Toyota reliable car or is it a bmw reliable car lol the new one not the old

  32. Current 2007 Audi A3 3.2 No issues and 2014 Allroad 2 factory recalls. Gone now 2004 Audi A4 UltraSport had 174k, new radiator at 120k that was all the repairs. I love my Audis!

  33. I have lots of Porsche and Audi cars. They are HOT WHEELS. They don't ever break down. They just sit there on my shelf.

  34. I was planning on purchasing a 2000 porsche boxster tiptronic after this video i’m still not too sure…i’ve had that they’re somewhat reliable any help would be appreciated!

  35. A couple of decades ago, at the Detroit Auto Show, a Chinese auto company had cars there. THOSE WERE THE MOST JUNKIEST CARS I HAVE EVER SEEN.

  36. Mazda 3 from 10-14 is "Mazda technician bread and butter" . If it was not for them Mazda would've gone bankrupt. But they sold a lot of parts

  37. What car should I buy???

    I need help, I need an SUV that has 4 wheel drive, for winter months I want it compact, but room to put many tools, any suggestions??

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