My truck has 213,000 miles on it and runs like it's brand new. To someone trading in a 1998 Honda Civic with 200k+ miles on the clock for a 2015 Civic with 78 miles, the 2015 is most certainly new. 190,000 miles when I changed my original engine as the oil consumption had crept up to about one litre per 1,500 miles. While high-mileage vans may continue to run well, they are more often than not older models, and have thus have signs of wear and tear. Most people are happy just to make it to the 100,000 mark and maybe a little over. No. Some people like precomputed, some like new stuff. It is a 2000 Z-71 Chevy with the 5.3 V-8 that at the time had 170,000 (ish) miles on it. How many miles will I drive it in a year? So I figure a vehicle with 150,000 miles on it would have 100,000 miles left. To someone trading in a 1998 Honda Civic with 200k+ miles on the clock for a 2015 Civic with 78 miles, the 2015 is most certainly new. Ensure you ask - and receive answers to - the following questions, so that you have complete peace of mind about making a purchase: The responses to these questions should help you determine whether the risk of investing in a high-mileage used van is worth taking, or whether there may be potential problems ahead in the ownership of the vehicle. How to decide if a used car is a good value based on its mileage. Does the van represent an essential component of your business, without which you would be unable to work? It has about 270k miles on it presently. And is 100 miles on a car that will, if not crashed, easily do 100k or 200k miles make it not new? How many miles too many? by blue estate » Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:47 am Looks ok and if your only using it at weekends and holidays then that's ok don't forget it's an 8year old commercial van … Can do some work on my own, but been out of the repair game for many years. I'm wondering how many miles is too many to start off with when it comes to 100s? The mileage from Lindequesdrif to Van Wyksdorp is 723 miles by car. The Honda engine is one of the best and should keep going for another 100,000 miles. It depends on brand for starter as different brands have different life expectancy Chevy can go to 300,000–350,000 Ford will be lucky to get 200,000 and a dodge is only good for 100,000–150,00 also how mechanicly inclined are you? Five years should mean 50,000 miles. It turns out that with today’s cars, not all car miles are equal. Stranded! Would anyone feel 120k is too many miles to purchase a 2014 TAH? been looking at commanders for awhile now and think I’d like to get one. 13 Posts . You must also consider how those miles … How Many Miles To Expect From A Sprinter Van. However, should your day-to-day activities rely on the use of a van, you may feel that the risk of a high-mileage model is too great. I've been seeing listings average the 200-250,000 range. At Vanwise in Harlow and Maidstone, we take pride in ensuring that each and every used van we sell meets the needs of our customers. How many miles are too many miles? At what mileage in your opinion, does a new car no longer become new? How many miles is too many for delivery of a new Ody (or any vehicle)? This seemed to be the point at which cars would start to have more expensive repairs. At what mileage in your opinion, does a new car no longer become new? Discussion Starter • #1 • 8 mo ago. Under the condition category, be wary of rust. So, it’s worth a lot less than you thought is was worth. When you shop for a car, you want to take all of these things into account. The more complicated the electrical systems are, the more likely they are to have problems. I can get a 2020 800r for somewhere around 13,500 locally out the door. I know there are many on this board that have cars that have that many miles and they run perfectly, but most likely you won't be buying it from one of us Kappa lovers, … For example, if you are offered a car that is two years old and has been driven more than 50,000 miles or 90,000 miles in four years, you should take a detailed look if the vehicle has been maintained regularly as it can be a great car. Is 4500 miles pretty high? A swap was cheaper than changing the rings. If this van isn’t the right one, be patient and keep looking. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. The more miles it has the less it’s worth. Are the engines generally considered solid … Age of the Car. I wanted under 10. The online engines tend to last longer. Most people accept the fact that 300,000 miles is the limit where maintenance gets tough. So when buying a used van how many miles is too much? Today, 100,000 miles may be only the half-life of an automobile. Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Braintrust, Dec 15, 2012. So, the van you are looking at has 100,000 more miles than you thought, or 3X more than the 52,000 you thought it had. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t keep pushing on for many miles more. He kept a logbook for everything that had ever been done on it and the receipts show that it was all done at the dealer. The mileage from Mmorogong to Van Wyksdorp is 868 miles by car. Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 26, 2019. Now it's ugly it When it comes to shopping for a vehicle (or anything else) patience pays off. Strictly Necessary cookies are essential to let you move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas, shopping baskets and online billing. These include: These three questions should be a starting point to your search for a used van. I have a 2000 Dodge Dakota v6 Magnum that is still going strong without replacing anything major. A 52,000 mile van will last many many years longer than a 150,000 mile one will. How many miles is too many for a Sprinter? Structural rust like frames, suspension, and steering components are a major killer of vehicles, and not necessarily as obvious as body rust. (It was owned by a restaurant chain and used for catering and supply runs.) Re: how many miles is too many miles???? Looking into buying a 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport (4 Door & Hard top). Are 2005 / 06 parts easier to get or does the year even make a difference on availability? While most of its fleet vehicles range between 40,000 to 80,000 miles, they do have a few units that have hit 200,000-250,000 miles, units that run seven days a week, year round, but the half-million mile mark was a milestone. I remember the days (early 60’s) when someone hitting 100,000 miles on any car was a big deal… I remember my dad going down to look at an odometer that went over the magic 100,000… all the neighbors where there…. It’s clear that anything close to 200K miles is a no, regardless of the make of the car. Really, it depends on many factors but, if there is uncertainty, try for the 12,000-mile/year average. And is 100 miles on a car that will, if not crashed, easily do 100k or 200k miles make it not new? © Yes older rigs can go higher miles but it tends to be rare. More van lifers the better! How many miles do you expect to do in the van? Am I going to be looking at major repairs or have to worry about reliability. They also remember any customisations you make to the website to give you enhanced, more personal features. It has needed no major repairs in the 10+ years I’ve owned it, only typical maintenance. My car is 10 years old, 160,000 on a 3 year old car might be too many. P. Patassa. You can generally assume that a Toyota or Honda with over 100,000 miles on it is going to be worth more than most other vehicles with that same amount of miles. Each day their van doesn’t sell gives you more room to negotiate. I’ve never bought a car with less than 125k but I’m not one for nice new things. Ten years, 100,000 miles. As said above, that’s not that many miles for a diesel (or any modern-ish car tbh), fewer than mine. ~Edward Abbey The miles may scare some people, but I think this car might be great. Only major repair was the radiator, it wasnt leaking bad, I held off for about a year then had some spare cash one time and decided to just get it done, did the water pump too given that it was at 175k miles at the time and was much cheaper to do both together than each separately. 27 Aug 2010, 20:01 luckily,im in a position where this would not be used a great deal,just as and when car,my mgtf which i have,ive done 5,000 miles in 4 years.i bought the mg with 64,000 on at 4 years old,now 8 years old with 69,000,lol. Originally I was after a K100RT, but my search has broadened a bit. They also measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. Buying a used van with high mileage? I don't think I would pay over 5K for a car with over 120K on it, but that is just me. My 1973 Dodge has over 450k miles on it, with the original engine and transmission and is still going strong. Joined: Dec 15, 2012 Posts: 2 Likes Received: 0. At 3,000 miles; At 6,000 miles; At 12,000 miles; At 15,000 miles; At 30,000 miles; At 45,000 miles; At 60,000 miles; At 100,000 miles; If the car is nearing one of these service milestones, beware – you could be hit with a big bill if you decide to become the new owner and take it to a mechanic. However, it depends on a number of factors, such as the age of the car, the model, number of previous owners, and maintenance record. Fancy is only attractive until it breaks, then it can become a nightmare. Modern vehicles generally can be run for more miles before they start frequent break-downs. Discussion Starter • #1 • 9 mo ago. How long do these engines last and what's reasonable for a 3-4 year old van? 92 Dodge Maxi van. How many miles would you say is to many when looking to buy a 350z? It was built to do 200,000 miles in four years. Electrical is another major problematic area. It has about 270k miles on it presently. Air mileage is approximately 802 miles. Even so, don’t be afraid of cars that are outside of this range, provided the used car in question has been well maintained and there are records to show that. < Previous Thread | Next Thread > Braintrust New Member. This won’t be true for sports cars, but most sedans, trucks, and SUVs will probably reach 100,000 miles before they are 10 years old. It’s clear that anything close to 200K miles is a no, regardless of the make of the car. In addition, don’t be scared of trucks that are outside of these, assuming the used truck in question has been regularly maintained and records show that. Junk comes in all ages and milages, and older but well maintained ones are usually the better buy. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled, Mileage when buying a used conversion van. If you’re looking to use your van to support your brand, you may prefer a more modern edition. Be sure to tell them you’re looking at some other vans too, and still trying to decide which one will be best. Always tell them it looks like a nice van, but you’re worried about the milegae, the age, the brand, etc. If you properly take care of your Sprinter van, you’ll probably get 150,000 miles before any major repairs are needed. Many cars can last 200,000 miles. I don't know market value on those but I don't want to invest in that many miles. 260k on my 02 diesel bus and running strong. This forum has been a great resource so I figured some good advice can be found here. When shopping around for used vehicles, you need to keep in mind how many miles you might be driving in one year. Air mileage is approximately 694 miles. Five years should mean 50,000 miles. That is the easiest on the car. However, should your day-to-day activities rely on the use of a van, you may feel that the … I bought a 94 Dodge B250 with 175k and did 25k that summer selling it after with over 200k not using a drop of oil. I get the impression that oil control rings are typically the first part of the 1.8 engine to go. I’d agree in the modern vehicles getting higher mileage statistically. That said a good outside should be an indication of a careful owner. The age of the car does matter. You were hoping to buy a van with 52,000 miles on it. To opt-out of sharing with third parties information related to these technologies, select "Manage Settings" or submit a Do Not Sell My Personal Information request. It used to be that 100,000 was too many miles for a used car. your user name, log in details and language preferences. It seems to me like cargo vans just crater in value up to 180k miles or so, then kinda level off. It depends on how much money you have, how much you want to be driving, how skilled/willing to learn you are at repairs, how old the vehicle is, what kind of vehicle it is, etc. If I go 10,000 miles a year then I should be good (a ball park figure again) for another 10 years. Is 10 too many? Maintenance and repair costs are more too, because there’s a lot more to go wrong with them. Yes, you will be on the hook for some repairs along the way, but the engine and drive line should give 200k+ miles easily. Anyways, what is considered "acceptable"? Used Car Condition . It was not built to do 100,000 miles in two years then last a further seven years. How to get a used cargo van cheap? Neighbor has a 2015 1000 xtp with 4500 miles, a winch, windshield, roof, and back windshield for 11,500. What about 50? Any car that is properly cared of should last over 200,000 miles. Ten years, 100,000 miles. Condition of the Used truck . I’ve woke up low mile “barn finds” that ran perfect and others, not so much. Air mileage is approximately 606 miles. Generally the older carved engines, 100k-150k on E engines mostly. I'm looking for a new 08 Ody and one has 220 miles on it and another has 120 miles. But most cars are not properly cared for. Passenger vans are typically in much better shape than cargo vans, and have also been maintained much better. Looking at an 2004 SSR --has 114000 km ( 71000) miles --is that too many? Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 5 of 5 Posts. It depends on lots of factors, including your particular needs, your budget, and the car itself. It pays to ask yourself several questions before making a purchase, as this will help inform your decision on whether or not to buy a used van with high mileage. Reason I ask is because I went to look at one the other day, and although very tidy and with full service history, it had close to 90k on the clock. I always offer to help people go look at vans too though. There isn’t a universal answer to deciding how many miles is too many for a used car. Yes, you will be on the hook for some repairs along the way, but the engine and drive line should give 200k+ miles easily. I'm new to Ducati's so I can't speak for their brand, but really that's not that many miles. Just how many miles are too many? OK due to age it doesn't accelerate as well as new but not much less. You may choose to consent to our use of these technologies, or further manage your preferences. Find out more about cookies. Can do some work on my own, but been out of the repair game for many years. I try not to ever buy a van older than ten years or 100,000 miles. How long do these engines last and what's reasonable for a 3-4 year old van? Otherwise it was running just fine. Here’s what you need to know. For example, Toyota still has plenty of Tacoma trucks, 4Runner SUVs and Camry sedans on the road with over 100,000 miles and many over 200,000 miles. 300 watts Renogy solar, 2X 6volt deep cycle @ 230Ah. Reason I ask is because I went to look at one the other day, and although very tidy and with full service history, it had close to 90k on the clock. When it comes to shopping for a vehicle (or anything else) patience pays off. Am I going to be looking at major repairs or have to worry about reliability. My beater 05 Duramax has hauled horses many thousands of miles over mountains, in the summer heat, whatever. Fleet maintenance usually consists of the cheapest, quickest fix possible to keep them on the road, and they are only sold off when the upcoming repairs would cost more than the vehicle is worth. December 12, 2011 Looking for a green family car June 5, 2008 Tricks to get better MPG April 29, 2008 mileage vs. age in used cars December 28, 2006 How many miles are too many on a used vehicle? A few years back I considered 160,000 kms (100,000 miles) as the most worrisome. Are the engines generally considered solid … The average American vehicle gets about 10,000 miles per year. talking with the dealership about the van I just made a post about the other day and it sounds like it has 152k instead of 52k. But beyond that, there’s no magic number. From nearly new models to those with higher mileage, we provide something to suit the budgets of all. If a truck won't go 200k miles it isn't much of a truck. But beyond that, there’s no magic number. If you only anticipate doing a few thousand miles annually, and thereby not putting too much demand on your vehicle, a high-mileage used van may well prove the most cost-effective choice. Thanks for any help! I would recommend a Dodge Dakota to anyone. However, the sensible motorist is aware that buying a used van represents better value for money, with none of the significant depreciation costs associated with buying new. Good luck! Targeting cookies collect information about your browsing habits to deliver adverts which are more relevant to you and your interests. ™ - Mileage and age are the main things that affect price. A two-year-old single-owner commuter car may have 50,000 miles on it, but with most of it from toll roads. Portable amenities that can be repaired or replaced easily, can really improve life in the long run. Does the van come from a hire fleet of models. Air mileage is approximately 832 miles. My personal limit is that I don't buy vans older than ten years. Previous. IP: Logged Message: My personal experience with a 2000 Dodge Dakota has been great. A used car will probably have accumulated around 12,000 miles per year. Is 10 too many? While you should ask yourself these questions before you even begin your search, the questions you need to ask the vendor of a given model will undoubtedly make or break a sale. Re: How many miles is too many? There isn’t a universal answer to deciding how many miles is too many for a used car. There are varying opinions about it. As I am looking for something to rebody I am after a good model from a chassis interior engine point of view but not body work. Simpler systems tend to be more reliable and less problematic. I'm trying to spend under $16k, and I would really like to still be driving it in 4-5 years. 1 Posts . We’d probably all love to be able to purchase a brand-new vehicle outright, taking advantage of the latest technology and the newest styling to complement the appeal of our business. My beater 05 Duramax has hauled horses many thousands of miles over mountains, in the summer heat, whatever. It has 95,000 miles on it. The driver must have looked after this car because they needed it all the time. Fleet maintenance is frequently an outright fraud, created to improve the resale value, but since they are being sold “AS-IS”, the buyer has no recourse. May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. I’d keep trying to find it. 200,000 Miles. Condition and maintenance are much better indicators than age or mileage. Does the van have a full service history? Too many miles though depends on maintenance. Like, browsing Craigslist, I'll routinely see new vans for $30,000, then vans with 100k miles for, like, $8,000, then vans with 180k for $3,000, then vans with 260k for $2,000, etc. Of course, there are still risks to buying a used model, not least if you’re buying a high mileage van. I can get a 2020 800r for somewhere around 13,500 locally out the door. Many computerized vans have major problems before 100k miles. The average American vehicle gets about 10,000 miles per year. 94 Posts . If you want a vehicle that is dependable and will last you a while, it’s not a good idea to get one with 150,000 miles on it. So a van that is 19 years old should have about 190,000 miles on it. Yet many people start shopping for a new vehicle around that mark. Pre-computerized vans will run darned near forever with minimal maintenance and repairs, rust usually kills them before anything else. NetDirector Jay and Margie. Have replaced entire fuel system, sending unit to injectors, lines included, Waterpump, hydro boost, besides that truck is factory original except ujoints and brake pads 3.73 rear, stock tire size bully dog , 5 inch turbo back, with 6 inch tip. I figure modern vehicles will go around 250,000 miles (a ball park figure) before the big stuff is used up. I try not to ever buy a van older than ten years or 100,000 miles. The more miles it has the less it’s worth. The fact is that there is no single number of miles on a car that is too much. If a truck won't go 200k miles it isn't much of a truck. How many miles would you say is to many when looking to buy a 350z? Since adding it to the delivery fleet, the van has traveled more than 550,000 miles. The mileage from Van Wyksdorp to Vlakbult is 1,030 miles by car. You must also consider how those miles were accumulated. So I looked for cars with good service history under 160K or ones that already had a lot of repairs already done if over 160K. All the best and keep reading our blog for motoring tips. We're looking at buying a second hand sprinter, probably 3-4 years old, and have noticed quite some variation in miles. Read on to find out the answer and what to look for in your next used car. If you only anticipate doing a few thousand miles annually, and thereby not putting too much demand on your vehicle, a high-mileage used van may well prove the most cost-effective choice. Had a few SSR's in the past, buying one this weekend for my Father in Law for his retirement present. Automotive Solutions, Your settings will take affect when you refresh the page or move to a new page. There are so many things to look for when buying that sometimes it’s best to just get your mechanic friend to come along (I get asked all the time haha) or sit down and make up a list to follow. Answered by Honest John. Whatever miles I put on it get it closer to too many. The previous owner had purchased the truck as a retirement gift to himself when he left the plant in December of 1999. Having said that, there is no way I'd touch that Ody unless it has all the maintenance records with it. It's an interesting subject. 5 Answers. It was a 1 owner from new business owned car, just going up and down the motorway all the time. After all, a car’s odometer is a measure of how much life it’s lived — so a car with only 70,000 miles is worth a lot more than one that’s covered 170,000 miles. How to decide if a used car is a good value based on its mileage. Subject: RE: How many miles is too many? The mileage from Van Wyksdorp to Noordkaap is 995 miles by car. Engine parts, suspension components and other factors are only designed to last so long, and a car with too many miles … So, how many miles on a used car is too much? How many miles are too many? What work has been conducted on the vehicle over the years? So, the van you are looking at has 100,000 more miles than you thought, or 3X more than the 52,000 you thought it had. I found a 2006 Ford E-250 in 2016 that had only 89,000 miles. I am a new land rover owner -- 1998 Defender 90 Tdi -- and new to this forum. This site uses cookies and related technologies for site operation, analytics and third party advertising purposes as described in our Privacy and Data Processing Policy. I’ve always bought computerized and been happy. Really, it depends on a lot of factors but, if in doubt, shoot for the 12,000-mile/year average. I've bought two new cars in my life and neither one had over 15 miles on it, and I was not totally happy with that. A two-year-old single-owner commuter car may have 50,000 miles on it, but with most of it from toll roads. I'm looking for a new 08 Ody and one has 220 miles on it and another has 120 miles. What should I look out for when checking it out These cookies allow our website to provide services at your request. I am actually in South Africa with the 90, although the experience of this forum is obviously transferable. August 12, 2006 Currently have an old Chinook on a Dodge chassis with 65k and leaks oil pretty bad, which brings me to the next thing…low miles can also be a bad thing depending on where the vehicle was stored. Also, don’t be afraid to offer less than asking price. With regular maintenance and a little bit of luck, however, vehicles can perform reliably for more than 200,000 miles, so the odometer reading alone might not tell the whole story. At only 3-4 years old, it’s pretty new and that’s a lot of miles to clock up in that time. What about 50? Rotella T oil. Plus, with our team of technicians offering thorough analysis of the quality of each vehicle, and our business contract hire experts able to get you great value for money, buying a used van from Vanwise offers exceptional peace of mind. From economical vans to those that have the largest payloads, we have a shortlist for everyone - click to find out which will suit your needs. Im looking for something I can do some touring on and will comfortably move my GF and I … Should I be worried about buying it with that many miles? With that many miles, you know it was driven on the highway. Generally speaking, when shopping for a used UTV such as a 900XP or maybe a Ranger 1000 type machine, is there a point where there are just too many miles to continue to consider it further? You shouldn’t look at just the number of miles a car has accumulated. Finally, you may want to consider the image of your company. On average, Americans drive between 13,000 and 14,000 miles a year. How many miles is too many for a Sprinter? 5 Posts . I bought my XK with 107k miles and is now in the high 130k miles, going strong. so--opinions wanted-- Looking at an 2004 SSR --has 114000 km ( 71000) miles --is that too many? London Road, Harlow, United Kingdom, CM17 9AN. Do you require your van to help convey part of your company image? I am only going to be a part timer so I am thinking this will be okay but I am not sure. The investment entails a number of considerations, so we’ve compiled our very own buying a second hand van guide to help you make a wise choice. I've Just had some suspension components replaced, usual wear and tear over the past two years of ownership too (tyres, brakes etc). How many miles is too many? How many miles is too many for delivery of a new Ody (or any vehicle)? If you drove all 1 million miles at 60 mph without stopping, you would be driving for two straight years. So, how many miles on a used car is too much? We're looking at buying a second hand sprinter, probably 3-4 years old, and have noticed quite some variation in miles. How many miles is too many for a used car? How Many Miles Should a Car Have on it? It’s on 132,000 miles, which seems pretty high. Do you think it's too many miles? Functionality cookies are used to remember the choices you make, e.g. I've bought two new cars in my life and neither one had over 15 miles on it, and I was not totally happy with that. How many miles is too many?? New guy searching for his first UTV. So, it’s worth a lot less than you thought is was worth. 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