Originally Posted by Brods
How long ago is "a thing of the past"? Had to replace the rotors on an 05 because they were literally rusting to pieces from the inside out. The rotors on my Dana 60 put into service in 1995 are still in good shape.
Most higher end vehicles from 2008 on up have had coated rotors. Most of the cheap econoboxes now get it, but it depends on what MY the new vehicle launch was for.