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I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
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2000 Sienna 151,000 bought new
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Sadly, just had to get rid of my 05 Accord with 235,000 miles. Miss that car. Less than $1,000 of unscheduled maintenance for almost 14 years of owning it.
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I had a 1986 Mazda 626 that I bought new in 1986. In 2000, 14 years and 233,000 miles later, I finally traded it in.
The amazing thing about this car is that I never replaced the clutch the whole time I owned it, and I never had any major engine work done on it either (only water pump and alternator). The engine was pretty-much shot when I got rid of it though.
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NCPE wrote: Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:45 am The question for me is which high mileage car :?

1990 Honda Civic 170,000
2007 Lexus RX350 172,000
1991 Chevrolet S-10 278,000 (Probably closer to 300,000 - speedometer doesn't work until you drive it at least 5 miles or so :D )
1996 Chevrolet S-10 292,000

Wouldn't bat an eye about jumping in any of these and head across the country. We do have a 2013 Honda CRV with a piddly 58,000 miles on the odometer that the DW drives.

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Not high mileage, but long term. I bought my 2006 Ford 500 in July of 2006. Most of my travel is in town. at 13+ years it only has 85,000. I will continue to drive it and maintain it for the foreseeable future.
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OldBallCoach wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:30 pm I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
Why would you ever let such a young LC go?? My 2018 has 17K miles on it, and I cant wait to see how many miles are possible.
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dochand wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:01 pm
OldBallCoach wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:30 pm I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
Why would you ever let such a young LC go?? My 2018 has 17K miles on it, and I cant wait to see how many miles are possible.
I'm driving an 18-year-old 2002 Volkswagen Golf, but it has relatively low mileage.
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I see my first entry on this post was in 2015 so an update is in order I guess. 2006 Corolla, my odometer broke at 299,999 in Sept of 2016 so doing a little math, the car should have just about 400,000 miles on it. Its starting to show its age and I use it back and forth to work but not much else. Great car, still gets good mileage. Has some rust starting. The interior is showing some age. Oh yeah, I had a deer-auto collision in the spring of 2018, had it bumped out enough to get the door to work but did not paint it, this was of course, about 2 months after i decided to go with PLPD insurence
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Earlier this year, my 2005 Acura TL with 263,000 miles died. Up until that time, other than replacing the starter and a power door lock actuator, only routine maintenance was required and everything worked great. Amusingly enough, it was a 6 speed manual transmission, so even when the starter went out, I just parked on hills and did rolling starts (popping the clutch) for a few days until I could get in at my regular repair shop, so that didn't even strand me!

I loved that car, and hope my new Honda Accord will last as long!
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My 2007 Toyota 4Runner V8 has the same engine as the Landcruiser and has just a measly 180,000 miles. These engines have documented cases of running over 1m miles so I'm curious to see how far it goes. It doesn't burn or leak a drop of oil or any other fluid and drives like it did when it was new. I rented a 2019 4Runner last year and I think my 07 drives better.
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant. 254,000 miles. Original engine & transmission.
2004 Mazda 6 wagon, 157,000 miles. Original engine & transmission.
2001 Mazda Miata, 176,000 miles. Original engine & transmission.

My others are much less miles.
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2002 Honda Civic...235,000 miles.
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2006 Subaru Legacy 144k
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Forgot to add my cars value is now less then 10 fantasy football buy ins...but it runs so well and destroys snow.
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OldBallCoach wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:30 pm I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
Impressive.
Was that all 385K by you? How old was it?
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Darth Vanguard wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:09 pm Sadly, just had to get rid of my 05 Accord with 235,000 miles. Miss that car. Less than $1,000 of unscheduled maintenance for almost 14 years of owning it.
So what did you replace it with?
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2008 Honda Accord -- just turned over 300,000 miles (original owner). Car survived putting two kids through college, two more kids almost through college, and countless road trips for a son playing travel hockey. I got my moneys worth from this vehicle. Sadly, the dashboard is all lit up like a Christmas tree so will be looking for a replacement vehicle soon.
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Honda Accord v6 -176,000 miles and Honda Oddysey 210,000 miles. Using the mini van to learn routine DIY maintenance, like brake pads, rotors, spark plugs, filters etc. Shooting for the moon (238000 miles) with the minivan.
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2008 Suburban just about to break 190k. Will be driving cross country for Thanksgiving so expect 200k by the end of the year.

No major maintenance done, mostly consumables - belts, brakes, filters, O2, oil sending unit...and all DIY.
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TheOscarGuy wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:19 am
OldBallCoach wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:30 pm I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
Impressive.
Was that all 385K by you? How old was it?
All by me and and 11 years...
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dochand wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:01 pm
OldBallCoach wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:30 pm I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
Why would you ever let such a young LC go?? My 2018 has 17K miles on it, and I cant wait to see how many miles are possible.
I was trying to help the economy...didnt work...I usually run em 350k or so...
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OldBallCoach wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:48 am
TheOscarGuy wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:19 am
OldBallCoach wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:30 pm I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
Impressive.
Was that all 385K by you? How old was it?
All by me and and 11 years...


What do you use your Land Cruiser for? I'm with Doug DeMuro on this vehicle... if I had the need for a vehicle to go around the world in all-terrains, it would take a hot-second for me to pick up one of these. However, every time I think about the Land Cruiser, I'm like... well, I'd rather buy a new Highlander every 3-5 years, or, a new 4Runner every 3-5 years... or, a Highlander AND a 4Runner.... for the price of a single Land Cruiser.

Do you have a dealer that can deliver Land Cruiser in the low-$70s before TTL?

I love the idea of owning a Land Cruiser, I just cannot get over the price for my needs --- it's over-engineered and I like that, but I'm also not prepping for a Zombie Apocalypse or a hot zone. It always comes down to a math calculation for me, but feel free to hit me up if I'm just being a cheap-ass on this.
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2014 Tesla Model S with 120,000 miles. :beer

I burn through wheels, and had one expensive service (they had to replace the parking brakes for $2100).

But one service a year is nice. So is never having to fill gas in the winter.
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Barkingsparrow wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:26 am
Darth Vanguard wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:09 pm Sadly, just had to get rid of my 05 Accord with 235,000 miles. Miss that car. Less than $1,000 of unscheduled maintenance for almost 14 years of owning it.
So what did you replace it with?
A 2017 Honda Accord :beer.

I will find this thread again in 2030 or so.
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Darth Vanguard wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:08 am
Barkingsparrow wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:26 am
Darth Vanguard wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:09 pm Sadly, just had to get rid of my 05 Accord with 235,000 miles. Miss that car. Less than $1,000 of unscheduled maintenance for almost 14 years of owning it.
So what did you replace it with?
A 2017 Honda Accord :beer.

I will find this thread again in 2030 or so.
You got in before the 2018 redesign of the engine. Which transmission do you have?
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OldBallCoach wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:48 am
TheOscarGuy wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:19 am
OldBallCoach wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:30 pm I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
Impressive.
Was that all 385K by you? How old was it?
All by me and and 11 years...
Wow that is crazy amount of driving per year!
I really like landcruiser and if money wasn't an object I would totally get it. I live in northeast, where rust is an issue with all toyotas. If I am getting such an expensive vehicle it better not rust out on me, and that is one concern with LC based on what I have read on ih8mud.

Did you get new LC or Lexus LX?
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Barkingsparrow wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:16 am
Darth Vanguard wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:08 am
Barkingsparrow wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:26 am
Darth Vanguard wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:09 pm Sadly, just had to get rid of my 05 Accord with 235,000 miles. Miss that car. Less than $1,000 of unscheduled maintenance for almost 14 years of owning it.
So what did you replace it with?
A 2017 Honda Accord :beer.

I will find this thread again in 2030 or so.
You got in before the 2018 redesign of the engine. Which transmission do you have?
CVT 4.
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97 Nissan truck with 395k. People can talk all day long about Toyota and Honda. My Nissan can challenge any of them about reliability (original engine, transmission). :sharebeer
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Our current family driving stable:

2005 Odyssey 235,000 bought new
2006 Pilot 135,000 boought in 2012 w 70,000
2008 Ridgeline 110,000 bought new
2000 S2000 99,000 bought new, my daily driver for nearly 20 years
2010 Merc GL450 130,000 bought in 20016 w 65,000
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2000 Ford f150. 5.4 liter engine. 219,000 miles. 4x4. Bought it brand new in fall of '99. Only brakes, hoses and belts replacd so far. I baby it now. Drive it occasionally on weekends and dump runs. It still runs strong and smooth. I cant seem to part with it. At least 3 times a year a friend or neighbor need a truck for hauling/moving/etc.. Feels good being the guy with the old truck who is always there for friends and neighbors.
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I am driving a 1999 Toyota Camry with about 195,000 miles on it. There are a lot of 1999 Camrys still on the road, these were very well built cars.
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OK, I'm going to play the devils advocate.
I have an old car with low miles. 2010 Toyota with 70,000 miles.
Who in the world would want to brag about high miles?
Who would want to spend the majority of their waking hours for 20+ years driving a car?
Statistically, driving is the most risky of activities including smoking and alcohol consumption.
Why in the world do you want to spend a significant amount of your life energy in a metal box?
Just saying.....

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burt wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:23 pm OK, I'm going to play the devils advocate.
I have an old car with low miles. 2010 Toyota with 70,000 miles.
Who in the world would want to brag about high miles?
Who would want to spend the majority of their waking hours for 20+ years driving a car?
Statistically, driving is the most risky of activities including smoking and alcohol consumption.
Why in the world do you want to spend a significant amount of your life energy in a metal box?
Just saying.....

burt
Hey burt, the answer is probably nobody. But of course many of us don't have that choice. We worked, toiled, and grinded to get where we are today. For better or worse that means closer to FI... And all the while doing it "the Bogleheads way". Hats off to you for your low mileage. For me that would have meant buyin a home that was close to a million dollars... Life is full of trade offs. I still love hearing the stories of members of our forums that continue to grind and get the most out of their econo cars. But then again, most of us were just responding to the OP. so there's that.
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1996 Jeep XJ Cherokee, 213k
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burt wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:23 pm OK, I'm going to play the devils advocate.
I have an old car with low miles. 2010 Toyota with 70,000 miles.
Who in the world would want to brag about high miles?
Who would want to spend the majority of their waking hours for 20+ years driving a car?
Statistically, driving is the most risky of activities including smoking and alcohol consumption.
Why in the world do you want to spend a significant amount of your life energy in a metal box?
For lack of a better phrase, it's a pissing contest among frugal consumers that are already on the tail-end of the financially savviness curve. We have the "What frugal thing did you do today?" thread that is basically that exact subject.
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JakeyLee wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:26 pm Hey burt, the answer is probably nobody. But of course many of us don't have that choice. We worked, toiled, and grinded to get where we are today. For better or worse that means closer to FI... And all the while doing it "the Bogleheads way". Hats off to you for your low mileage. For me that would have meant buyin a home that was close to a million dollars... Life is full of trade offs. I still love hearing the stories of members of our forums that continue to grind and get the most out of their econo cars. But then again, most of us were just responding to the OP. so there's that.

My only hope is that the majority of the people posting here are in a position where they cannot financially afford a new(er) car and have to drive these vehicles to make ends meet. Though, I read the "what's your net worth progression?" threads, and others on here, and I have a feeling I'm only kidding myself.
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burt wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:23 pm OK, I'm going to play the devils advocate.
I have an old car with low miles. 2010 Toyota with 70,000 miles.
Who in the world would want to brag about high miles?
Who would want to spend the majority of their waking hours for 20+ years driving a car?
Statistically, driving is the most risky of activities including smoking and alcohol consumption.
Why in the world do you want to spend a significant amount of your life energy in a metal box?
Just saying.....

burt
Fair question. I think if you want your car to be a metal box then it becomes a metal box. If you want to take care of it and upkeep it, then it is just an old car with high mileage. Although my car is old, it has remote starter, Apple & Android play, Navigation, HD Radio, backup camera, new carpet, seats, nice paint... I used to like driving old car to save money, but that's no longer the case; but I still like driving an old car. It doesn't have to be my daily car, I just want to keep it.
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Helo80 wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:55 pm
JakeyLee wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:26 pm Hey burt, the answer is probably nobody. But of course many of us don't have that choice. We worked, toiled, and grinded to get where we are today. For better or worse that means closer to FI... And all the while doing it "the Bogleheads way". Hats off to you for your low mileage. For me that would have meant buyin a home that was close to a million dollars... Life is full of trade offs. I still love hearing the stories of members of our forums that continue to grind and get the most out of their econo cars. But then again, most of us were just responding to the OP. so there's that.

My only hope is that the majority of the people posting here are in a position where they cannot financially afford a new(er) car and have to drive these vehicles to make ends meet. Though, I read the "what's your net worth progression?" threads, and others on here, and I have a feeling I'm only kidding myself.
Helo80,
Please don't take this in a negative way...I CAN afford a new car. Sadly, I got all the buying "new toys" out of my system. I am NOT a frugal person (wish I was). But I love keeping my old cars running. The return on doings so has been amazing over the last 20 plus years.. I simply do NOT get any satisfaction out of spending 30-60k on a new car, when I'm driving cars I bought 20 years ago... And loving it!! Don't get me wrong. I love new cars. Will probably have one or two more left (God willing) in my lifetime.

These threads are interesting to me. It confirms all the books I read in the last 30 years about wealth, and wealth accumulation. Generally speaking, people that accumulate real wealth have a few things in common. This happens to be one of them. I'm at a point in my life where I can pay cash for almost any luxury car on the market.. But I'm strangely at a point in my life where that doesn't doesn't appeal to me on any level. I have tools that are over 40 years old in my tool box.. I appreciate them more than any of my newer "fancier tools".. That's what vehicles feel like to many of us.
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Nothing fancy...

Daily Driver = $35 'StealthRabbit' ('81 Diesel one owner, bought 20 yrs ago with odometer stuck at 330k, still getting 46 - 50 mpg (on free fuel / home brew))

Cost per mile (including capital cost of car well below $0.03 / mile)

Less money spent on transportation = more money to give away and to travel.

Also have a 1986 GTI with ODO stuck at 310,000 (have owned / driven since 2003) $400 !!! (a very expensive car for me) but very fun / fast (I live on a mtn road with switchbacks. ' Sport driving' everyday!) I also have (9) vintage Motorcycles that I used to race in early 1970's, they are now street legal and like the switchbacks too! Lots of hours / mileage on OLD vintage bikes.

Sunday Driver = B4V (Passat TDI wagons (I have 4 of these))
52mpg on free fuel 25 Gal tank = 1250+ miles per fill-up.

Have had... Hemi Cuda and a lot of muscle cars (50 yrs ago), good-bye, but a very good time.
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2006 Nissan 350z 138k on it. Bought it at 9k miles in 2010. Will drive until the wheels fall off
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My car is not high mileage but I’m 54 and still driving the second car I’ve ever owned. I bought both of those cars used.
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2009 Honda Odyssey. 213k miles. :sharebeer

On a recent trip I asked DW which car she wanted to drive, and she picked the Odyssey over our newer vehicle. Purchased new during the Great Recession (so I got a good discount), and I've gotten great value out of it.
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TheOscarGuy wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:41 am
OldBallCoach wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:48 am
TheOscarGuy wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:19 am
OldBallCoach wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:30 pm I just let my last Toyota LandCruiser go at 385,000 miles....I bought a new one and will drive it for 350K or so and repeat if I am not in the urn by then. They are terrible on gas and amazing solid beasts of a truck to own and drive. I take mine in every 10K to the dealer for service and have it detailed and anything else it needs and just drive it. Frankly I know it will plain get me where I want to go in any weather and do it safely.
Impressive.
Was that all 385K by you? How old was it?
All by me and and 11 years...
Wow that is crazy amount of driving per year!
I really like landcruiser and if money wasn't an object I would totally get it. I live in northeast, where rust is an issue with all toyotas. If I am getting such an expensive vehicle it better not rust out on me, and that is one concern with LC based on what I have read on ih8mud.

Did you get new LC or Lexus LX?
I have always bought the Toyota LC, not that the Lexus is bad. And yea I drive a lot of miles per year...which in my LC i can go in about any weather and I feel like it is a safe, solid car. I also like that I can get 300K plus out of it and on the last day it drives damn near lke the first day...no rattles or issues..wife drives a 4 Runner and likes it. We also have fun a sports car and an older Jeep at the beach house...we tend to keep things a long while!
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jb1 wrote: Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:37 am 2006 Nissan 350z 138k on it. Bought it at 9k miles in 2010. Will drive until the wheels fall off
Same car as me but mine is a 2003. Bought it used in 2006. Now has 69k miles. Sometimes I wonder if I should upgrade to a newer model then I think why? Car drives great with minimal repairs over the years. I'm keeping it. Drive this as my fun car and a Subaru for the winter.

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119,000 miles - 2009 Nissan Versa bought new (Daily driver) - Actually it is my only car. I has been hit while parked twice and I had two accidents in it. Still going strong. The AC is blowing hot air, so I will need to fix that. I'm hoping to own it long enough to save for the brand new model.
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2004 Honda Civic - 176,000
2009 Honda Civic - 138,000
2009 Camry LE - 108,000 (oil consumption time bomb just waiting to happen)
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fsrph wrote: Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:53 am
jb1 wrote: Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:37 am 2006 Nissan 350z 138k on it. Bought it at 9k miles in 2010. Will drive until the wheels fall off
Same car as me but mine is a 2003. Bought it used in 2006. Now has 69k miles. Sometimes I wonder if I should upgrade to a newer model then I think why? Car drives great with minimal repairs over the years. I'm keeping it. Drive this as my fun car and a Subaru for the winter.

Francis
I love the car, although at age 29 I feel a bit old for it haha. But I have a lot of fun in it, put a Nismo exhaust on it and always drive with the windows down to hear that purrrr. Ill miss the day I cant drive it and can no longer hear that sound.
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2006 Subaru Outback 143,000. Purchased new. :happy
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2003 Infiniti G35....with 100,000 miles (I live close to my office). The other partners in my firm seem to love the latest and greatest S55 Benz and 7 Series BMWs.
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