1.8L engine of Toyota is supposed to be solid. 2.4L engine not good, burns oil.
80% of car purchases are used cars. Wow.
Scotty says the Honda Civic has an excellent, reliable engine. And his civic customers have not had transmission issues. Those creep in on Accord and larger cars. Honda is good at making small cars. Even so, standard transmission may be the way to go.
Scotty like the Lexus GS350
One Nissan Scotty would buy: 1999 Nissan 240SX
T-SB-0030-15 Rev1 May 26, 2015
2AZ Engine Oil Consumption Repair Procedure
2009 – 2011 Corolla Engine(s): 2AZ
VDS(s): BE40E, BE4EE
Best to avoid carguru website. Usual tricks and very few non-dealer sellers.
According to @Scottymechanic, Aisin, a company owned by Toyota, makes the best transmissions (NOT including CVTs).
Helpful, but I'm still not totally clear on how the clutch works. Perhaps I need to review this a few times.