3 Car Models That Have Been Around for at Least 25 Years

Posted on by Defensive Driving | in Defensive Driving Tips

There are a lot of cars on the road, and it seems like some of them have been around forever. The car manufacturers just keep improving and updating the cars year after year, while staying true to their core features. Sure, sometimes new models get introduced, but you can pretty much count on there being Corvettes, Mustangs, and Suburbans for sale. Here are some other vehicles that have been on the road for longer than you may realize.

Mazda Miata

This affordable roadster has just celebrated its 25th birthday and it is doing so in style. The new version features all of the modern upgrades you would expect while staying true to its original goal of providing a lightweight, reliable sports car. This mission has led the Miata to be the top selling two-seat roadster in the world, with 920,000 sold, most of which are still on the roads today.

Volkswagen Passat

Believe it or not, this classic sedan has been on the roadways for 33 years. And while you will see some in the U.S., its main popularity is in China. It is used for everything from an affordable family car to a taxi to even a police vehicle. It continuously receives refreshing upgrades to keep it highly in-demand across the world. It’s sister car, the Jetta, has also been around for 30 years. So it’s clear Volkswagen is doing something right.

Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi

Otherwise known as the “Hippie Bus”, this classic microbus has been around for 47 years! And it hasn’t even changed all that much. It may not be the safest vehicle on the road (you really have to |


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