Re: how long do they last
Got a 27 years old hammer, looks like new. Changed the head twice and the handle six times, and I'm taking good care of it...
Got a 20 years old Range, looks like new. Changed...
You get the idea!
It also depends on how much "hands on" you are, but if you want to keep a car forever, Rangies, Disco and Landies are ideal in that you can easily change absolutely anything you need or wish to.