edit: oops made an error with the poll options. There's a gap of 4-5 years. Oh well.
Admins: if you're feeling generous please edit option 4 to read 2-5 years. Thanks.

Car 1: 2 years Car 2: 0.5 years Car 3: 27 years Car 4: 2 years Car 5: 21 years Car 6: 1 year Car 7: 17 years Car 8: 3 years Car 9: 4 years Car 10: 10 years Car 11: 2 years Car 12: 7 years Car 13: 1 year Car 14: 4 years

Car 1: 2 years Car 2: 0.5 years Car 3: 27 years Car 4: 2 years Car 5: 21 years Car 6: 1 year Car 7: 17 years Car 8: 3 years Car 9: 4 years Car 10: 10 years Car 11: 2 years Car 12: 7 years Car 13: 1 year Car 14: 4 years

I am on my 63rd 64th car. Passed my driving test for cars aged 20, thats 40 years of driving. Worthy of note is that at times I have had more than one car. Also had several motor bikes and a trike.

When i buy a car I hope that I have made the right choice first time. Because I know if I haven't. Then I'm stuck with it for a number of years before I can afford to replace it with another.

So I tend to think carefully before putting my signature on to the dotted line.

Car 1: 2 years Car 2: 0.5 years Car 3: 27 years Car 4: 2 years Car 5: 21 years Car 6: 1 year Car 7: 17 years Car 8: 3 years Car 9: 4 years Car 10: 10 years Car 11: 2 years Car 12: 7 years Car 13: 1 year Car 14: 4 years

C250CDI (C320CDI & SLK350, Sold) & the Trusty Citigo

50+ cars in 40 years of driving, including owing 2 or 3 at a time. Ones I like a year or so, otherwise a couple of months.

Longest I've owned a car is 4 years 8 months, my current SLK. My C320 I've had 9 months, and I suspect I'll change that in the next 3 to 6 months. Probably

W140 S320L, 1997, Black with Black Bird's Eye Maple trim

Until 1989 (that cheerful stock-market incident...) a year, two at most. Then

Rolls Royce Silver Spirit 2 for 6 years
Mercedes 560SEC for 3 years (bought at 6 years old, somehow piston rings went after just 9 years so sold it on after threats people would report me to environmental health due to the almighty smoke clouds)
Jeep Wrangler 4.0 Limited for 8 years (bought at 1 year old for £16000, sold for £800 with failed ECU and resultant knackered engine)
Mercedes C200 for 4 years (bought at 8 years old for £2000, common W202 ECU failure, sold for £350)
Mercedes E220 for 5 years (bought at 11 years old for £1500, got too rusty, sold for £1000)
Mercedes S320L current (bought at 14 years old for £1100)

2003 W209 CLK, 2005 R171 SLK in UK, 1995 S124 E280 in Italy

Tend to keep mine a long time. Currently CLK 9 years, SLK 7 years, 124 only 3 years. Longest so far was a BMW E28 which I had for 13 years. Shortest was an early 203 which was so unreliable it had to go.

I used to drive a lot more on business than I do now so was having to change my car every 18 months or less.

When I bought my last car (the 335D) I thought I would keep it for 2 years and then change. I liked it so much I ended up keeping it for 4 years and 80,000 miles.

Somehow I can't see me keeping the current car for that long. Indeed I shudder to think the state it will be in after 4 years and 80,000 miles.

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