Here's Why No One is Buying New Cars

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  • Published: 02 July 2019
  • New car review. Here's Why No One is Buying New Cars, DIY and car review with Scotty Kilmer. New car buying scam. 2019 and 2020 car sales are down for the first time in years and car makers are blaming the high price of new cars. Are new cars too expensive or are car makers making all the wrong choices in the United States. Will this be the end of new cars? Should I buy a new car? Car advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 51 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   4 months back

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    • Grzegorz Durda
      Grzegorz Durda  2 months back

      @Aye Bee Everything you said is true.

    • Aye Bee
      Aye Bee  2 months back

      @Grzegorz Durda Gas sport shocks are nitrogen filled. KYB are quality brand. They are adjustable for the pricier racing shock.
      Air shocks are load leveling. And all out race cars don't use bags.

    • Aye Bee
      Aye Bee  2 months back

      Horror stories of broken new vehicles and no loaner available. Sell crap and reap the wrath off the internet.

    • Kevin Kelter
      Kevin Kelter  3 months back

      The 2020 Chevy equinox LT is a great vehicle. I've had it a few days as a rental.

    • Stella Inverso
      Stella Inverso  3 months back

      The interest rates are too high Scotty !

  • Mar Blox
    Mar Blox  4 hours back

    They used to stretch financing to 5 years.
    Not they are stretching it to 7 years. It's getting like a mortgage.
    And by the time it is paid for - the vehicle is only worth 1/3 what you paid for it.
    That's a smart investment. All the idiots buying new cars and trucks. LOL.

    • Mar Blox
      Mar Blox  4 hours back

      I really wish GM would just disappear completely.

      • Mar Blox
        Mar Blox  4 hours back

        I could very well afford Many Multiples of NEW Cars and pay CASH for all of them.
        But I drive my old 1993 Geo Prizm worth about $500 on a good day.
        Why.??? Because it still WORKS.!!!

        • David Petri
          David Petri  3 days back

          High priced junk made to look cool, designed to fall apart before its paid off and virtually impossible to fix yourself!

          • Stonewall Jackson
            Stonewall Jackson  3 days back

            Because they are overpriced junk. Get rid of these Marxist unions and jail all Marxist

            • V Stevens
              V Stevens  3 days back

              Since you seem to be a "spokesman" for Auto Zone, maybe you can help them fix their lack of quality CUSTOMER SERVICE !

              • Michael G
                Michael G  4 days back

                Scotty is speaking the truth. My Civic is 2008. I replaced the condenser and compressor, and the clutch. I wouldn't want to do that on a newer car in the future.

                • Sparkitus Maximus
                  Sparkitus Maximus  5 days back

                  Not to mention over taxed registration fuel insurance parts and maintenance.

                  • RushiesBoots
                    RushiesBoots  6 days back

                    I have never bought a new car. Got on fine for decades with 1 to 2 year old used cars. Besides, most modern cars are BORING.
                    My current car is over 10 years old.

                    • Mighty Chang
                      Mighty Chang  7 days back

                      They sure have priced me out of the market.

                      • Linda Easley
                        Linda Easley  1 weeks back

                        More regulations , more computerization leads to prices like a pickup truck costing $100k
                        Only stupid people would buy a new vehicle now . Buy at least 5 year old cars

                        • David Edwards
                          David Edwards  1 weeks back

                          That’s why I sold my 2017 Silverado. Went back to a 2007 GMC 1500 classic extended cab truck.

                          • Mr. Mike
                            Mr. Mike  1 weeks back

                            It's called the Law of Diminishing Return, Scotty

                            • Harry Parry
                              Harry Parry  1 weeks back

                              Scotty can U Build me a Flint Stone car cheap? LoL

                              • Charles Gould
                                Charles Gould  1 weeks back

                                02 tahoe Leaking brake line under driver front door. (bad brakes)... The brake nor abs lights are on. They do work when I turn on key before starting. Bad float?

                                • foppo leeuwerke
                                  foppo leeuwerke  1 weeks back

                                  So everybody keeps driving oldbangers in the State pollution the kids longs is that what you want? The way I see the majority of the driving population will rent a car for three years the reason cars are to complex to repair anyway.If car makers want to change this rent a car just sell affordable cars which are reasonable reliable.Not rocket science is it?

                                  • don sallee
                                    don sallee  1 weeks back

                                    I looked at an 2019 Silverado@ $54K, and its too big to park in average parking spot, and likely wouldn't fit in average homes garage., for nearly $10K less I can build a garage with a lift and keep the older truck running virtually forever along with having ability to keep many others old trucks going as well, and now with the UAW morons striking for better benefits and wages that are currently more than the majority of other jobs requiring same amount of effort., who the hell do they think will be able to afford the fruits of the UAW as cost will most assuredly be passed along in the price of the vehicles they build, maybe instead of the 15 dollar minimum wage the leftists are wanting they should make minimum wage 30 dollars an hour so those average folks can buy what the UAW produces to keep the UAW morons employed

                                    • Shane Xxxx
                                      Shane Xxxx  2 weeks back

                                      SCOTTY, the laughing animal pictures are great!!! Ha ha 😂🤣😂🤣

                                      • Ron Fillmore
                                        Ron Fillmore  2 weeks back

                                        We aren't buying a new car because none of them float our boat! They all look alike, they are too small, and we just don't like them! As my wife says, she is "underwhelmed"! We have a '97 Town Car that is paid for, comfortable, reasonably economical, well maintained, still looks good, and reliable. My wife and I have talked it over and agree we would rather maintain and spend more money on the TC than market value than many thousands on any of the current offerings we don't like!

                                        • Nicholas Sullivan
                                          Nicholas Sullivan  2 weeks back

                                          Unless you are rich or financially ignorant, why would you?
                                          Let someone else depreciate the vehicle for you.

                                          • Colonel Sanders
                                            Colonel Sanders  2 weeks back

                                            Maybe it's time for less touch screens and computers and a little bit more metal in the car

                                            • Lovey James
                                              Lovey James  2 weeks back

                                              Car companies are more greedy everyday!

                                              • ReCycle Spinning
                                                ReCycle Spinning  2 weeks back

                                                Because cars are on the way out. They are a drain on society and your wallet , not to mention destroying our environment

                                                • W.S. Soap Company
                                                  W.S. Soap Company  2 weeks back

                                                  Hey a Nissan pulsarNX at 3:25 it was my first car.

                                                  • Glenn Heiselman
                                                    Glenn Heiselman  2 weeks back

                                                    800 to 1200 dollars for an air conditioner compressor?? Its total material cost is less than 80 bucks!

                                                    • daprinceomar
                                                      daprinceomar  2 weeks back

                                                      Just bought a brang new 2019 mustang ecoboost premium with pony packageand 10 spreed transmission. And every thing they pffered fully loaded. White with red lether interior with 38k out the door. Financed through fords credit for 0% apr

                                                      • Edward Yamada
                                                        Edward Yamada  2 weeks back

                                                        They watch Donald Trump distort the truth.

                                                        • Tom Caffrey
                                                          Tom Caffrey  2 weeks back

                                                          I have to agree with you. That's the exact reason I drive older vehicles that I keep in good mechanical repair. I have a 93 Ford Explorer and a 97 S10. The way I see things. If it gets a dent,I'm not super pissed,The combined insurance is cheap on both of em. They get me where I need to go and do what I need them to do. All my $$ isn't tied up on car payments. That's why I won't move in with my gf. She's horrible with $$ and just bought a 2014 benz SUV looking thing. I told her not to buy it. I might just dump her because of that. I know that..well I'm pretty sure that she was thinking that she was gonna talk me into moving in with her. I make 3× what she does. She's wrong,she Basically talked me into dumping her.

                                                          • Gs5v5 7bv6tv
                                                            Gs5v5 7bv6tv  3 weeks back

                                                            75 on the freeway is considered fast?

                                                            • TheFinalApproach
                                                              TheFinalApproach  3 weeks back

                                                              All I want is a comfortable, reliable, and QUALITY built car. Companies can keep their tech (lane departure warnings, self parking, auto headlights, auto wipers, fancy LCD screens everywhere, auto start) and all that garbage. Put the money into QUALITY motor and transmission instead.

                                                              • Russ S
                                                                Russ S  3 weeks back

                                                                Time to go back to tried and tested mechanical anything thats worked well, to hell with these computer run vehicles and the geeks who stuffed it in the automotive industry.

                                                                • Al Grayson
                                                                  Al Grayson  3 weeks back

                                                                  Bad gas mileage: leadfoot on the go pedal.
                                                                  Giving it that last "vroom" before having to stop.
                                                                  Driving faster. Every vehicle has an ideal speed where it will stay in lockup high gear, but isn't suffering too much aerodynamic drag, which increases roughly to the square of increase in speed. Most cars and light trucks get best mileage at about 45 mph.
                                                                  Wide tires. More rolling resistance, more aerodynamic drag.

                                                                  • Al Grayson
                                                                    Al Grayson  3 weeks back

                                                                    Some years ago the average age of registered autos and light trucks in Tennessee was 16 years.

                                                                    • Truth Not Fake News
                                                                      Truth Not Fake News  3 weeks back

                                                                      I am one of those who bought a used car... I bought my civic touring off its lease. The main reason is the cost of new cars. If I was to buy a new civic touring it is 8000 more...crazy.

                                                                      • David Bailey
                                                                        David Bailey  3 weeks back

                                                                        I've also had brake light come on while driving when one of my calipers was stuck out, causing the fluid in the reservoir to drop until I changed the brakes and caliper.

                                                                        • Boone Docker
                                                                          Boone Docker  4 weeks back

                                                                          The consumer controls the market. Give them something they want a price they can afford.

                                                                          • Fock Lung
                                                                            Fock Lung  1 months back

                                                                            HIGHER PRICES AND LOWER QUALITY! 👎🏽

                                                                            • Komer West
                                                                              Komer West  1 months back

                                                                              I remember when if you drove a pickup it was because you needed to. You had a use for it. Now it's an overpriced POS family show off vehicle.

                                                                              • Komer West
                                                                                Komer West  1 months back

                                                                                No way in hell I'd buy a new car. Cut the price in half I might talk to a dealer.

                                                                                • Cole Oshtamebaghe
                                                                                  Cole Oshtamebaghe  1 months back

                                                                                  I think I'm on the bandwagon of buying used. New cars are too much. Even slightly used is going down that route. Tired of 5 year car payments. Tired of being saddled in debt.

                                                                                  • Keith Brown
                                                                                    Keith Brown  1 months back

                                                                                    Scotty you are enjoying this TOO much...We should feel sorry for the mercenary bastards that run these companies? NOT!!!!

                                                                                    • Gator Life
                                                                                      Gator Life  1 months back

                                                                                      I see new cars every day

                                                                                      • David James
                                                                                        David James  1 months back

                                                                                        6:05 is the best part

                                                                                        • David James
                                                                                          David James  1 months back

                                                                                          0:25 "Doesn't take a rocket science to figure that one out"? I think you mean scientist.

                                                                                          • AWJ Enterprise
                                                                                            AWJ Enterprise  1 months back

                                                                                            hey Scotty, can using a higher grade gas than i should cause malfunction on the fuel gauge?

                                                                                            • neily25
                                                                                              neily25  1 months back

                                                                                              Hopefully, people are realizing that new cars are not worth the expense. And, do you know what parents pay in daycare? Holy moly!

                                                                                              • joe nguyen
                                                                                                joe nguyen  2 months back

                                                                                                Supply and demands. Like a house someone always willing to pay the high price to get it