The used cars most likely to blow their tops
Used MG (’02-’12), Rover or Daewoo are most likely to suffer expensive head gasket failure.
October 05, 2014
While most vehicles are more prone to common electrical mishaps or suspension issues, the nightmare of head gasket failure can strike nearly six per cent of some three to 12 year-old vehicles bringing an alarming £770 average repair cost. The head gasket sits between the engine block and cylinder head, effectively sealing the engine to prevent the engine oil and coolant mixing. When it fails, tell-tale signs include losing power, overheating or white smoke from exhaust