Used Car Face-Off: Five Door Reliability

Since usually we feature European wagons here on Used Car Face-Off, I decided to reverse the trend today with three wagons for the American market made by automakers from the Land of the Rising Sun. Born in the nineties, each of these cars has about two to three years between their ages, but which is the best choice? Here are the options:

The first contestant: 1992 Toyota Camry Wagon 4 Cyl - $2200

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Here we have the pinnacle of 90’s Toyota reliability...the durable and stout 4 cyl has about 232K miles on it but only one owner over the past twenty three years. Will this trusty but dull five door win you over with its simplicity and dual rear wipers?

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The second contestant: 1994 Subaru Legacy Wagon - $2500

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Despite nearly 200K miles this twenty one year old Subaru still looks pretty fresh having had only two owners and a recent refurbishment...does its originality and five speed manual entice you over the other two wagons?

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The third contestant: 1997 Honda Accord Wagon 4 Cyl - $2500

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This 4 cyl Accord wagons has done about 20K less than the other two but is equally as well maintained and clean...will the growing rarity of nice examples of the fifth gen Accord wagon make this your choice for reliable transport?

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