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What makes a car a high mileage car?

What makes a car a high mileage car?

Although mileage alone does not determine the value or condition of a car, it is a contributing factor. Many cars that have reached 100,000 miles have been properly maintained, allowing them to reach such a high number of miles.

What’s the good mileage for a used car?

What is Good Mileage for a Car? Most professional mechanics will tell you that 12,000 miles per year is an accurate estimate for a car that has not been overdriven and considered to have high mileage. Therefore, a vehicle driven for 10 years, would have an acceptable mileage of 120,000 miles.

Which is the highest mileage car in the world?

The “Guinness World Records” example for the highest-mileage car belongs to Irv Gordon’s 1966 Volvo P1800. Not necessarily known for being an extremely reliable model, this car has piled up over 3,000,000 miles. That is an obvious outlier, and no one should expect ever to reach this much mileage.

Do you need to worry about high mileage car?

Yet you only need to look to the US for reassurance, where 100,000 miles is seen as the baseline and cars are kept for decades with hundreds and hundreds of thousands of miles accumulated. You needn’t worry about high mileage in many cases – but there are certainly some things to think about.

Should you buy a high mileage car?

In general, buying a higher mileage newer is better than buying an older car with less miles. The reason for this is simple: parts in a car, especially the rubber components deteriorate over time, regardless of mileage. It’s entropy at work.

Is it bad to have high mileage on a car?

While high-mileage engines get nicely lubricated and may be in better condition than lower-mileage older engines, there are other parts of the car that break down due to age, not mileage. Wear and tear on things like suspensions, brakes, belts, hoses, and electrical systems will be worse on higher-mileage cars, and can lead to necessary repairs.

Who has a really high mileage car?

  • 2006 Honda Civic – 1 million miles. This mid-2000s Civic is a surprising contender for the million-mile club.
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  • 1989 Saab 900 SPG – 1 million miles.
  • 1996 Lexus LS 400 “Million Mile Lexus” – 1 million miles.

    What cars have low mileage?

    There are varied choices of Low Mileage Used Cars like Toyota Corolla Fielder, Mercedes Benz C Class, Toyota Prius Hybrid, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Daihatsu Mira ES, and Nissan Dayz etc.

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Ruth Doyle