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Old 04-08-2002, 05:19 AM   #1
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What's a Yugo?

What's a Yugo when it's in the garage? I'm from Oz and we don't get those here...
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Old 04-22-2002, 02:49 AM   #2
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Thats odd we got em here in New Zealand.......................
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Old 01-30-2003, 05:30 PM   #3
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What's a Yugo?

Short for Yugoslavia, I think, because I've never heard about that car here in the States
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Wow, after viewing those cars, I don't wanna know what a Yugo is after all
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Old 01-30-2003, 10:36 PM   #6
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What's a Yugo?

Short for Yugoslavia, I think, because I've never heard about that car here in the States
I'm assuming you're young. The Yugo was sold in the US from 1985 until 1991. They were the least-expensive new cars sold with a starting price of $3,990 in for the 1986 model. They weren't much more expensive in 1991.
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I'm assuming you're young. The Yugo was sold in the US from 1985 until 1991. They were the least-expensive new cars sold with a starting price of $3,990 in for the 1986 model. They weren't much more expensive in 1991.
they must be extremly rare, I've never seen one of those on the road. However, 4 grand is cool for a beginners car thats brand new, but then that was not that cheap back then I assume
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they must be extremly rare, I've never seen one of those on the road. However, 4 grand is cool for a beginners car thats brand new, but then that was not that cheap back then I assume
The weren't "extremely rare" in the late 1980s and early 1990s...but as time has passed, there are fewer of them around. They were never quality vehicles and had a higher than average failure rate. It also never helped that they were sold as an alternative to a used car and people who buy low end cars do not typically take care of their cars (regular tune ups, oil changes, etc).

Yugos are still around and you can pick up a "nice one" for well under $1,000.
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they must be extremly rare, I've never seen one of those on the road. However, 4 grand is cool for a beginners car thats brand new, but then that was not that cheap back then I assume
That was very cheap, even then. In the early 70s, it wouldn't be, but by the 80s, inflation was in full swing.

Saying that they had a higher than average failure rate is a nice way of saying they were among the least reliable cars ever made
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That was very cheap, even then. In the early 70s, it wouldn't be, but by the 80s, inflation was in full swing.

Saying that they had a higher than average failure rate is a nice way of saying they were among the least reliable cars ever made
So a Yugo with 100,000 miles is just a POS basically
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Old 02-14-2003, 01:33 PM   #11
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So a Yugo with 100,000 miles is just a POS basically
A Yugo is a POS even before the 100,000 miles.
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A Yugo is a POS even before the 100,000 miles.
Thats messed up
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given the choice between my 1987 Toyota diesel and a Yudon'tgo,I'd stick with the diesel.:bandit:
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If the world had never been blighted by the Trabant, I would say the Yugo is the poorest automobile made in the last 50 years. I think they stopped making those $250 Buckboard cars in the 40s.

Most would consider a Yugo a POS the moment it left the factory, and one with 100,000 probably needs everything replaced for the 3rd time :hehehe:

Taranaki, whats wrong with a diesel Toyota? It's bloody bulletproof!
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, I would say the Yugo is the poorest automobile made in the last 50 years.
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