What is Good Mileage On A Used Car?

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Shopping for a used vehicle is a great way to save money, but there are lots of variables at play. Most Lubbock drivers start their search by asking about what’s on the odometer. But what is good mileage on a used car? You’ll read a lot of guides that suggest you stop your search at 100,000 miles, although you’ll be missing out on some great deals if you stick to that as a hard and fast rule. A car with lots of miles on it can still last you for years! Brown Honda of San Angelo covers good mileage on a used car below!

Good Mileage on a Used Car: Mileage vs. Age

What is good mileage on a used car? It’s hard to answer with an exact number, because mileage is just one factor. Although mileage tends to affect price, a car with lots of mileage can still be a good buy! Keep in mind the fact that an average driver uses a car for around 12,000 miles a year.

  • Be alert to any irregularities in the mileage/age ratio. A can that hasn’t been driven a lot could have a lot of repair costs related to such disuse.
  • Compare the maintenance documentation. A well-documented maintenance history is a sign that your vehicle has been cared for. .

You can get a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle if you want a very low-mileage, late-model vehicle.

More Factors to Consider

Of course, Odessa drivers should consider more than just mileage. Let’s go over some guidelines for other things you’ll be checking out with a used car:

  • Driving History: Things like stop-and-go traffic are really rough on your vehicle. Make sure to ask about the vehicle’s driving history.
  • Driving Location: Cold, wet climates in particular are bad for cars, so keep this in mind.
  • Inspections: It’s a good idea to get a certified mechanic to look at your vehicle. A dealership will also be able to inspect your vehicle.
  • Maintenance History: Every vehicle has a maintenance schedule, comprising oil changes, parts replacements, and other inspections. Try to find out if your vehicle has followed your maintenance schedule.

Find Used Cars at Brown Honda of San Angelo!

At Brown Honda of San Angelo, we’ve got a wide variety of used cars, with used vehicle specials and used cars under 20k for San Angelo drivers trying to get a quality used vehicle and savings. Contact us to learn more about how to trade in your car, and explore our inventory and take one of our vehicles for a test drive!

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