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The easiest modern cars to work on yourself

Read Cars Logo By James Barrell of Read Cars | Slide 1 of 16: Thirty years ago, if you fancied yourself as a DIY mechanic, you could probably fix your car with nothing more than a socket set, a Haynes manual and a couple of screwdrivers.But as we demand more and more from our cars – ABS, fuel injection, air conditioning, on-board diagnostics – cars are getting more and more complicated, pushing them out of the reach of the home DIYer.The question is, have there been any cars made in recent years which will allow you to steer clear if your local independent mechanic and stay at home in your garage? We’ve picked a few of the easiest modern cars to work on to find out. Read on…

The easiest modern cars to work on yourself

Thirty years ago, if you fancied yourself as a DIY mechanic, you could probably fix your car with nothing more than a socket set, a Haynes manual and a couple of screwdrivers.

But as we demand more and more from our cars – ABS, fuel injection, air conditioning, on-board diagnostics – cars are getting more and more complicated, pushing them out of the reach of the home DIYer.

The question is, have there been any cars made in recent years which will allow you to steer clear if your local independent mechanic and stay at home in your garage? We’ve picked a few of the easiest modern cars to work on to find out. 

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