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Are You a Member of the High Mileage Club?

By August 12, 2010

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I'd love to tell you how many miles I have on my car, but the odometer died four years ago. (I guess 90,000 miles is all it was interested in recording.)

That's okay. It really isn't important. What is important is that this is the car that got me through college, that saw me into married life, and that now hauls my family around town. It's never left me stranded; it's never stuck me with a large repair bill. It's just been a good, reliable car.

My brothers-in-law used to make wagers about when we'd replace it. They thought the birth of our first child would do it. Nope. They thought the birth of our second child would do it. Nope again. When you have a good thing, you don't mess with it. This car is paid for, and it serves our needs.

Do you drive a high-mileage vehicle? How many miles have you racked up?

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August 12, 2010 at 2:51 pm
(1) Shagger says:

150K? pfeh. 200K? chile, pleeze. 250K? Getting there…

My 1996 Mazda 626 has 262K miles on it and we are still going strong. It’s a little rusty, but is a top flight every day driver.

August 12, 2010 at 2:57 pm
(2) Mae says:

My 95 Monte Carlo is running strong with 185,000 miles. Hubby’s 94 Blazer has over 150,000. Long ago paid for, why buy new?

August 12, 2010 at 3:32 pm
(3) Chad Eberhart says:

My 97 Honda Accord has 219,000!

August 12, 2010 at 3:46 pm
(4) Sixycat says:

1999 Plymouth Breeze almost 170,000!! WOOOOOOHOOOOO!!

August 12, 2010 at 5:23 pm
(5) Dan Petreikis says:

1989 Buick Park Avenue. Rusty… dings and dents… no grill, but starts and runs fine with 228,000 miles and counting…

August 12, 2010 at 6:28 pm
(6) Tim says:

My 1993 Mazda 4×4 has 186,000 miles and burns no oil.

August 12, 2010 at 7:57 pm
(7) Dale Netherton says:

How about a 1983 S-10 ( bought new ) with only 186,000 and sitting out front with a load of tree branches to be hauled off. Had a 68 VW that I bought in 69 and sold in 83 with a couple hundred thousand on it. Don’t like to trade vehicles if I can avoid it.

August 12, 2010 at 9:40 pm
(8) James F says:

Ford ranger,club cab,4cyl,5spd,1997
216,000 thousand miles!

August 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm
(9) Martin says:

I have a 1990 Toyota Camry with 267000+ miles leaks but doesn`t burn oil.Blows cold air, sunroof still works,interior is in excellent condition.I`ll be keeping it.

August 12, 2010 at 10:01 pm
(10) SAUCIER says:

I too have a 1996 Mazda 626 and I’m the 2nd owner. It’s quite the gas saver, due to the fact that it’s a 5 speed. I love my lil car and it has well over 250k miles. I’ve had some minor work done over the three years I’ve had it, but I definitely plan on driving it til the wheels fall off (literally)!

August 13, 2010 at 9:21 am
(11) AB says:

Honda Insight 2000 model, 235,000 miles and going!

August 13, 2010 at 1:29 pm
(12) Tom_23 says:

94 Accoord – Odometer turns off for 10k every once and a while. Lists 175k.

August 13, 2010 at 1:40 pm
(13) Greg says:

1996 Jeep Cherokee 221,000 miles. Bought it used 3 year s ago with 137K. Still running strong. Keep that oil changed.

August 15, 2010 at 6:52 pm
(14) mary says:

My Forester has 142,000 and my husbands GMC truck has 141,000. We would rather have a good size savings than have new cars. We don’t understand why everyone doesn’t feel this way. Mary

August 15, 2010 at 8:33 pm
(15) Figamo says:

My 2001 Toyota Camry has 290,000 miles on it. It is running strong and has had no major repairs. Doesn’t burn oil, a/c works fine… drivers side window needs a new motor. I love my Camry!

August 16, 2010 at 12:42 pm
(16) Cora says:

My 1997 Toyota Corolla has 251,000+ miles on it. I love that car! It’s agile, zippy, and fun to drive. I’ve never had a major repair. If I still had a decent mechanic, I’d consider keeping the car even longer. But I’ve been shopping for a replacement, and the cars made recently make me appreciate my Corolla even more!

August 16, 2010 at 12:50 pm
(17) MarthaL says:

My 1980 Dodge Colt has 448,700 miles on it. Gets me from point A to point B. We have 2 kids, now aged 9 and 13, that have grown up not knowing any other vehicle than this baby blue gem. This is our only family vehicle (my husband cannot and will not drive and has always taken a job he can walk to) and it is the little engine that could. The vehicle has been involved in two head-on collisions and a few side swipes and corner hits, so the alignment is a little out of whack which increases my tire expense. But look at the money I’m saving on car payments. I get the tires rotated once a month to get a little more life out of these and replace the whole set once a quarter. AC blows only hot air for years and years now, which can be tough in South Florida this time of year. My friend Donna and I go out for girl’s night in this all the time. We’re going out again on Wednesday nite. South Beach, here we come!

August 18, 2010 at 2:33 am
(18) Alta says:

I drive my trusted 1998 VW Jetta CLX that has already clocked 251K+ miles. I bought it from my sister (1st owner) when it had done about 103K miles. A few minor dents and scrapes but everything still works 100%. Parts that become run down are replaced when needed but it still costs me much less per year that a new car would. I have a great mechanic who says that it can do at least another 250K miles. My son have tried many times in the past to get me to replace it, but I know what I have in my car and consider it a challenge to see how many miles it will actually do. Love my car.

August 18, 2010 at 4:24 am
(19) Sue says:

We’ve got a 2005 Ford Sport Trac that has 180,000 miles on her-doesn’t burn a drop of oil. We love to travel and have been thinking of getting a new vehicle but cannot find anything even close to our girl……

August 18, 2010 at 6:50 am
(20) Matthew Hart says:

1989 Volvo 740 221875
2000 Volvo V70 161345
2005 Mazda Mazda6 Sportwagon 79,569

All wagons all pretty high mileage.

August 18, 2010 at 7:00 am
(21) Fred says:

I sold my 2001 Forester in Dec with 242000 miles. I bought a new Forester that I hope to get the same life out of.

August 18, 2010 at 7:17 am
(22) Ruth says:

305,000 !!!!!!! and still going!!

August 18, 2010 at 8:13 am
(23) Ruth says:

Our 2001 Ford Contour has over 205,000 and going strong. the body is starting to show some age, rust and paint blotching. My husband is a fanatic about changing oil regularly but does little other upkeep on it. He was so sad to lose his old Ford Ranger a year or so ago w/ just under 300,000 miles but it finally blew in a big way. And no you can’t be vehicle proud w/ these, just grateful for good dependable service.

August 18, 2010 at 8:31 am
(24) Yvonne says:

I drive a 1986 Custom Cruiser station wagon. 160,000. Original engine. Does not burn oil. A/C works fine. Radio does not……Needs a paint job. Get offers to buy it but are not interested in selling it. Its worth more to me than them……..
My hubby drives a 1988 Boneville Pontia. 170,000 miles. Also original engine. All works fine, paint faded needs a paint job as well…..Still going strong………

August 18, 2010 at 8:33 am
(25) Carol Coots says:

I have over 350,000 miles on my 1992 Saturn. Still runs great. If you keep up the maintenance cars can last for years. I change my oil every 2000 miles.

August 18, 2010 at 8:44 am
(26) carolyn choi says:

my 88 honda civic reached 475,000 before it died. My daughter had it, had to put oil in its last yr every few months but it seemed to last forever.

August 18, 2010 at 8:56 am
(27) Dianne says:

1993 subary legacy wagon a little rusty and dented with 186,000. Runs great

August 18, 2010 at 9:00 am
(28) tulips52 says:

I am so thrilled to see that there are people who drive more than I do!!
I have a 1995 Toyota Camry wagon that just flipped over to 194,000 this week. I have only had the car since 2005 and have put 108,000+ miles on it (and it practically sat for 5 months one time without being driven!). No rust, just some scratches: one memorable run in with a deer. The interior could use a good cleaning but is in great shape. I had to replace the AC a couple of years ago. I just wish that they still made a Camry wagon: I’d buy another one!

August 18, 2010 at 9:40 am
(29) Cynthia says:

Just replaced my 1994 Toyota Corolla at 302,000 miles. Old blue was still running great and had never left me stranded or needed major repair. She did need oil a little more often and neither of the front windows would roll down, but the a/c worked. I swear by the regularly scheduled maintenance. I bought another Corolla and hope to get another 15+ years and 300,000 out of her.

August 18, 2010 at 9:42 am
(30) Joyce says:

2001 Honda Accord, 192,291 miles and still going strong – minimal maintenance over the years – all routine -

August 18, 2010 at 10:27 am
(31) Sammy Sue says:

Over 304,000 and still going strong for our 1994 Honda Accord – purchased at a pawnshop 10 years ago with high mileage and did routine maintenance. We hope it keeps running for 10 more years.

August 18, 2010 at 11:33 am
(32) a.z. foy says:

we’ve had such fun! learned through a class at a local college to ride motorcycles. my wife first rode a 125cc scooter that got 95mpg (and drove it easily even at 55mph). she rode it to work and on errands for over a year. i was riding a small-engine honda 250cc for a few months (60+ mpg), afterward buying a series of motorcycles over the last three years. coincidingly, my wife began first riding the 250 honda, moving up to a 650 suzuki v-star (very retro-looking!!). we both use our motorcycles in lieu of our cars as often as possible (75% of the year). we get somewhere in the range of 50mpg or more on each of them. and? we’re having a blast doing it—the SAFE way. never tho’t we’d be doing this in our 50s—hahaha!

August 18, 2010 at 11:44 am
(33) Lisa says:

My 2000 Subaru has 248,000 and my mechanic says it should get at least another 250,000. I take annual roadtrips with my dogs from California to Washington and Colorado, so my mileage isn’t the day-in-day out commute style, but more short-term long-haul truck driver style. :)

August 18, 2010 at 11:49 am
(34) Jessica says:

my 2001 Maxda protege is at 185,000. My “lean, green driving machine” is amazing!

August 18, 2010 at 12:06 pm
(35) Lee Anne Guryn says:

I drive a 1997 Subaru Legacy. It has 245, 876 miles on it. I am fixing rust holes and plan to make it to 300k. It is an awesome car

August 18, 2010 at 1:28 pm
(36) Jackie says:

1991 Volvo 240 wagon has 215,800+ miles on it and still going strong!
I’d put “historic” tags on it next year when it’s eligible, but Maryland restricts how many miles you cand rive historic vehicles.

August 18, 2010 at 2:33 pm
(37) janet says:

My 1996 Subaru Outback has 260,000 and my hsuband’s 1997 toyota Camry has 280,000 – both are going strong and other than wear and tear they have been fabulous> I am aiming for 300,000 each :)

August 18, 2010 at 5:17 pm
(38) RecoveringDreamer says:

My 1998 Ford Taurus has around 196k. I bought it in 2005 at 120k and it has seen me on countless trips to and from Chicago (about 720 miles round trip).

August 18, 2010 at 5:41 pm
(39) carolyn says:

1998 Ford Expedition – 152,000+

August 18, 2010 at 6:27 pm
(40) ernie says:

I have a 99 Ford Windstar minivan and it is coming up to 245,000 miles on it. The transmission has been replaced but the motor is original, as is the starter and the exhaust.

August 18, 2010 at 7:07 pm
(41) Jeremi says:

95 Honda Accord 228000. Just drove it cross country fully loaded with all my stuff. Wonderful car. :)

August 18, 2010 at 9:31 pm
(42) Shana says:

2003 Dodge Grand Caravan almost at 203,000 miles. Bought it used in ’04 w/abt 30k on it. There’s something in the engine that has always whined some (no mechanic can tell me what it is) and the whining is louder on cold mornings (I don’t blame it one bit!). I go thru tires at least once a year and sometimes rotors need to be replaced (more often than I prefer). Had to replace the windshield x1 b/c of a crack that split (got another crack 3 months after I replaced it – aarrgghh!) and the joints are starting to creak/pop. Other than that, it’s been an absolute gem! I wonder if the majority of the older cars are some shade of blue? Mine is blue silver.

August 18, 2010 at 10:47 pm
(43) Glenda says:

One 1972 Dodge Dart about 430,000 miles after needing engine rebuilt close to 400,000 and one 1971 Plymouth Satellite station wagon at about 150,000 miles. I need to drive about 5 miles to get the “old fashioned” gas to keep them both moving, especially the Plymouth:)

August 19, 2010 at 12:49 am
(44) LL says:

Do all the maintenence…oil changes, transmission fluid, shocks, brakes and you will get many yrs out of your vehicle. My husband keeps spiral bound college ruled notebooks to log all maintence on every car, truck, motorcycle, lawnmower etc that we’ve ever had for the last 25yrs. If we sell something we have the records…and they do impress the buyers.

August 19, 2010 at 7:02 am
(45) Debra Jean says:

Bought a 1990 Dodge 150 Ram new. Just sold it less than a year ago with only 75,000 miles on it. It was going to cost too much to fix it up. But the engine still run like a charm after 20 years.

August 19, 2010 at 8:32 am
(46) Nessi says:

I drive a ’00 Chrysler Concorde LXI and currently we are at roughly 136,000 miles…although I know some of you are much higher in miles, I don’t drive as much as I am a at home worker. The car still looks brand new and the interior is pretty darn good! I have NO PLANS on trading it in or up for something else. “Black Beauty” as we have lovingly named her has had NO Major issues-only basic maintenance like oil changes, tune up, brakes, windshield wipers, etc. The only major thing I did was have to replace was the water pump. Other than that Black Beauty is running strong and I will not be a part of the “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” club and get something new. PULEASE!!!! Money is too tight as is..and like I said I work from home so no sense in even thinking of getting rid of my girl. You rock Black Beauty!!!!!!!

August 19, 2010 at 10:01 am
(47) QueenB says:

My husband drives a 1983 Mercedes diesel. The odometer died on it a couple of years ago, at 256,000 miles. It just keeps going and going and going….

August 20, 2010 at 1:17 am
(48) cyrilla says:

I have a 2005 Buick SUV Randavue. It has about 96,500 miles. Mostly city miles! Can’t wait to get rid of it.. it has had to many problems and extended warranty is out now!

August 20, 2010 at 11:54 am
(49) Kay says:

Our vehicles all become high mileage. The two best: A Chevy Citation which we gave away at 305,000 miles and kept going for several years longer, and a 1999 Toyota Camry which now has 287,000 miles on it. It was hit in a parking lot yesterday and we will have to find out if insurance will pay for it to get fixed.

August 20, 2010 at 8:49 pm
(50) brenda says:

Dodge caravan way over 225,000. Went thru me and two girls in high school before losing its wheels. Literally! Can’t drive it, but it started this winter when nothing else would. (had a bet with the hubby.)

August 21, 2010 at 7:08 pm
(51) nancy k says:

my chevy caviler has 258,000 miles, when i got it it only had 7 miles on it. do or die i get the oil changed every 3000 miles , which is about every 2 months. love my car!

August 21, 2010 at 8:29 pm
(52) Liz says:

2002 Mazda Protege – 188000 plus, regularly maintained, runs great as its predecessor, GLC. Drive it regularly.

August 22, 2010 at 6:40 pm
(53) Roger says:

1998 Chevy Lumina -233,000 miles.

August 22, 2010 at 6:42 pm
(54) amy says:

My 1995 Honda Odessey has 221,000 + miles and is going strong. It needs a lot of work and a good detailing, but I’m going to drive the wheels off of it. I’ve had it 11 years and am hoping for at least 5 more.

August 28, 2010 at 8:00 pm
(55) Shelia says:

My 2002 Honda Accord has 171000 miles. I dislike the car but plan on keeping it, the economy is bad and I’ve learned to save and stop wanting a newer version of everything.

September 2, 2010 at 9:50 am
(56) Georgia says:

I’m going to go to the opposite extreme & tell about our 1996 Dodge Dakota with LESS than 30,000 miles. FIL gave it to us about 3 years ago. He bought it new.

September 7, 2010 at 1:25 am
(57) dean says:

Hi. We have a 1996 Astro Van, AWD. It is on the 3rd transmission and 2nd engine and turned 621k km last month.

I did replace the rocker panels due to rust last summer. I had the under carriage blasted and painted 3 times since new.

The only time I was stranded was due to a failed fuel pump. Regular maintenance is the key.

September 20, 2010 at 8:45 pm
(58) DON RAHM says:

I have a 1982 Toyota 4×4 Pickup with 304,000 and a 1995 Dodge Intrepid with 165,000. I would like to trade the car in for one with much better mileage, but that is not a priority right now as I limit my driving.

September 26, 2010 at 5:27 pm
(59) Kimberly says:

My 1997 Expedition has 179,000.00 I actually got on this site because I would like to know how to keep it running good… Should I put the more expensive oil in it.. anything extra needed to be put in the oil change? Things like that.. I’m single.. so if theres a Single Girls Guide To Keeping Your Truck Running.. I would like it! :)

September 28, 2010 at 9:09 am
(60) FrugalLivingGuide says:

Hi Kimberly,

I actually just put together a maintenance checklist specifically for high-mileage vehicles. It can be found here: High-Mileage Maintenance Checklist

September 30, 2010 at 12:32 am
(61) The Mail Man says:

I have a 1990 Buick Park Avenue with 421,000 miles on it. Original engine with no blow by, and it’s origianal transmision lasted till 250,000, and put in 2 used ones since. It is used to deliver mail on a 130 mile route on a daily basis. Gotta LOVE the 3800!!

December 28, 2010 at 10:06 am
(62) Lee Whitney says:

I am the proud owner of a GMC YUKON 2003 to which I love. It has 291000 miles on it and has never left me walking. Most people who see it thinks it only has about 50k on it. I wash it almost every dat wax it twice a month.I am in the process of buy my friends 2006 yukon.I changed the oil every 3000 miles with syn.oil.The only problem I have with my yukon is the Paint is flaking off and the dealers tell me it’s because of the miles.I have never rolled my car or been in a accident and its clear the body was not prepped properly.if anybody knows how to get GM to repaint my door and roof I would greatly appreciate it.

January 5, 2011 at 5:17 pm
(63) Ken Grandlund says:

My 1995 Mazda 626 (DX) will hit 300,000 in a few days. Been a fantastic car with no real repair issues and still pulls down 29mpg! I’m going to retire it now because it’s getting to the point where major repairs are all but inevitable, but by far this has been my most reliable and economical car ever. Thanks Mazda for many great miles!

January 9, 2011 at 3:11 pm
(64) Jo Ann says:

My 1992 Toyota Camry was turned over to to my daughter at 400,000 km and she put 18,000 km on it then sold it in 2001 fir $1000. My 1998 Toyota Camry turned 408,000 km in Nov. 2010 and I gave it to someone that needed a car badly and am sure that it will give her many more years of service. Let’s see how my 2009 Mini Cooper Clubman performs. It’s so much fun to drive and is saving me about 28 litres per week in comparison. That covers the insurance for the year.

February 25, 2011 at 12:05 am
(65) Dragana says:

Hi everyone, i have a 97 ford explorer with 250,000+ miles on it and its runing great i love that truck.
A week ago i got a 98 ford expedition with 230,000+ miles on it and so far i love it, i think any car can last a very long time as long as we take care of them so good luck everyone.

May 5, 2011 at 3:17 pm
(66) Joe says:

2001 Toyota Tacoma – 328,009 Miles and runs better than my new truck…

May 18, 2011 at 8:00 pm
(67) Tim V. says:

I bought my 1995 Toyota Camry about three years ago with 134,000 miles. Over the last three years I have delivered pizza’s with it daily, and have beat the &@#% out of it. It was hit in the passenger fender in a parking lot, rear ended by an SUV, and I hit a deer going 75 with it on the highway. I’ve never had any body work done to it and all of the damage is hardly noticeable. It’s got a little rust now because I live in a rural area in Michigan, lots of gravel roads. Overall its been a great car and is currently at 231,895 miles and doesn’t run or drive any different. It’s the best car I’ve ever owned and I’d suggest a Camry to anyone.

P.S. It’s also 27,000 overdue for an oil change. I run synthetic oil and it uses one quart every 4000 miles.

May 30, 2011 at 9:17 pm
(68) Nightfly859 says:

I was just hit and totaled my 1997 Buick Skylark. It had 189,939 miles and purred like a kitten. Amazing car.
My uncle’s 1968 Camaro was his daily driver until 2003 and he forgot whether the odometer had turned over 5 or 6 times. He did have a rod replaced in his 327 V8 in 1988.
I’m about to buy a friend’s 1994 Civic with 170,000 and a new engine and tires. Looking forward to driving it another couple of hundred thousand miles!

June 25, 2011 at 1:48 am
(69) trforce says:

1997 Expedition hit 275,000 on Monday

July 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm
(70) toyota forever says:

1996 toyota camry Dx just turned 409,000 no leaks and purrs like a kitten… Love that Toyotal

July 27, 2011 at 2:51 pm
(71) Brian says:

Just bought my second Cherokee 2-door 4WD with 187,000 miles on it – the highest entry point ever! Body and interior are in superb condition and runs smoooooth. Reconditioned with new Geolander tires and a thorough relube and cleaning, I’ve got $2600 in it.

July 28, 2011 at 11:37 am
(72) Eric says:

2004 Camry XLE with 248K and everything original except one lonely tensioner pulley and a new battery, second set of brakes and 4 sets of tires!

September 5, 2011 at 9:02 am
(73) Allen scott says:

I have several Chevys with high milage My baby is a 1995 S-10 I bought brand new and now has 368,000 miles and still runs like new. Ac is cold as ice , cruze and power steering work awsom. So if you want a great truck get a S-10 with a V-6 and you wont be dissapointed. My other is a 1999 2-door Tahoe with 216,000 miles and like my s-10 runs like a top. The trick is Lucas Oil additive I live by it and the proof is in the pudding.

October 9, 2011 at 9:06 pm
(74) jesse says:

our 1995 gmc 2500 has 326000 miles on it we just got rid of our 1992 gmc van which had 321000

October 18, 2011 at 2:52 pm
(75) pp says:

My 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac has 206,000 miles on it

October 26, 2011 at 12:04 pm
(76) Valerie Johnson says:

I own a 1993 Toyota Camry LE. I bought her with 192,000 miles, and she now has 216,000. She runs wonderful! Her name is Goldy, as she has gold trim. I expect her to make 300,000 no problem. I totally am a Toyota lady!

vkj

November 10, 2011 at 7:36 pm
(77) Cindy says:

I have a 1995 Chevy Suburban 1500 with over 297,000 miles on it. Still has the original engine and transmission. Has great oil pressure and runs well. I will continuing to maintain it and drive it as long as she is able and willing!

November 24, 2011 at 11:24 am
(78) Nancy says:

We have a 2001 Toyota Echo with 288000 mi on it. We have never had to do any major repairs on her (I call it a “her” cuz women live longer). We bought her new and in her lifespan with us has seen 2 Volkswagen Beetles, Nissan Quest, and a Convertable Beetle (all bought new) come and go with MAJOR repairs needed on them. Our girl has earned her place in the garage. We still drive the world with her. She has never let us down!

December 14, 2011 at 12:51 pm
(79) Mike says:

I have a 1997 GMC Yukon with 298,000 miles on it as of 12-14-11

December 15, 2011 at 12:49 pm
(80) Robbie says:

I have a 97 Toyota Tacoma X-td cab with 346,890 miles. I have raw-hided it since it was new. It has the original clutch, engine, gaskets, hoses, rear brake shoes, mostly original paint. It is white and gets handwashed and waxed at least once per year. I commute 50 miles at my newest job and regularly criuse at 70 mph! This is by far the best vehicle I have ever owned, and the most economical. I have gotten 25 to 30 MPG since it was new. Change all fluids regularly and most vehicle will last. I have run the same brand oil and filter every oil change (3000 miles). I even pull a trailer from time to time. Not to heavy though, it has a hard time up hills when I have 2800 lbs. on trailer! It has the 2.4 liter four w/5spd. manual. If I live long enough I hope to hit 1 million miles or at least 500,000.

January 9, 2012 at 1:09 pm
(81) Greg says:

2002 VW jetta 592688 kms Nova Scotia Canada i bought my new it had 16 kms on it.. and so they ar all mine.. i change the oil religiously umm and put on dealer parts on it… sometime I do serving myself if not they i take it to the dealer to be serviced.. i was thiing on getting a new one but it woorking too good to trade it in.. and i sohre that all iget is scrap metal prices.. when it gose in for servicing i am told that it dose not look like it has a quarter of that many kms on it.
next time around i may got with another VW jetta or a Toyota i ahve a kids and a family now so kinda changes the rules and the money that avalible.. i love my VW.. still drives like the day it was new..

January 19, 2012 at 11:39 pm
(82) tom says:

i have a 2001 corolla driven by a women with 278 000 km
and still good engine everything is perfect japan cars are amazing

February 2, 2012 at 12:29 pm
(83) Sam says:

I have an ’02 Ford Explorer. I reluctantly traded in my ’98 F-150 to accomodate our 2nd child. 278,000 miles, 2 trans replacements, oil changes every 3-4K, tires every 3 years. Works and runs perfectly. Best purcahse I ever made.

February 3, 2012 at 12:34 pm
(84) GWM says:

2000 Chevy Silverado LT 5.3LT 400044 miles. Rebuilt the transmission at 355000 miles but the engine has not been touched.

February 13, 2012 at 3:41 am
(85) aman says:

I HAVE 2005 DODGE CARAVAN WITH 334000 KM ON IT. DRVES GREAT.

February 24, 2012 at 10:17 pm
(86) anna says:

I have a 1998 Toyota camery which has 300,000 miles on it and is still goin. Hope to have it till July! Wish me luck.

March 15, 2012 at 2:47 pm
(87) Dave says:

My 2001 Yukon just passed 300K, runs and looks like new.

March 15, 2012 at 8:23 pm
(88) steve says:

I have a 1998 chevy k1500 4×4 it has over 300,000 to be exact it has 300,140and it still runs and looks good all i have ever done is have the trns mission rebuilt and regular mantinience chevy like a rock

March 18, 2012 at 12:22 pm
(89) Jay says:

Have a 97 corolla with 197k thing runs like a champ. 93-97 where the best years for the corolla imo

March 18, 2012 at 5:52 pm
(90) Samuel says:

I have a 1999 Toyota Corolla and it has over 311,700 miles. The most I have done to this point has been putting new tires on and the tune ups. No fluids have been replaced (but they are checked every week) and the oil is changed every 2500 miles. 400K is our goal and I know that Rolla and I can do it!!

April 2, 2012 at 11:12 pm
(91) Dan says:

My 2000 Camry has 177K miles and it has NOT disappointed me. My wife drives an Odyssey and it needed a new tranny at 30K and some serious reapris. My Camry had none. I plan to keep it until the engine falls out.

April 4, 2012 at 2:53 pm
(92) gerald says:

My Mazda Protege 1999 is still running strong with 288,000 miles. never left me stranded. just a good reliable car. the body is in good condition,the interior too. i need to speak to someone from mazda to do a commercial with me and my car.

April 12, 2012 at 3:24 am
(93) tee says:

My 2001 Camry has 230000 miles runs great no rust I love this dam car I put good oil in ever 2 to 3000 miles penzoil high mileage great car

April 17, 2012 at 11:09 am
(94) Peter says:

My 1990 Audi 100 still has the original engine and is running strong at 320,500 miles (515,680 kilometers)!

…Yes, the car still looks great, more like a 5-year old car, not a 22 year-old car!

April 19, 2012 at 5:14 pm
(95) L P Henley says:

1991 Jeep Cherokee still going strong at 337,000 on the original engine.

April 22, 2012 at 12:55 pm
(96) ROBERT says:

1998 JEEP CHEAKEE, BOUGHT IT WITH 211000 FOR 1500.00 IN THE 3 YRS WE HAVE HAD IT WE PUT ANOTHER 85000 ON IT. IT NOW HAS 296000…… BEST F&*^KING THING ON THE ROAD IS A JEEP

April 29, 2012 at 7:51 pm
(97) James says:

I have a 01 Isuzu Rodeo has just over 240k bought it with 20k only thing I have done is replace the battery. I change the oil every 3000-3500 miles. Just recently took a trip to ND from AZ with no problems. This is hands down the most reliable car I’ve ever owned

May 2, 2012 at 8:57 pm
(98) mitchell says:

my 1998 doge ram has 306798 miles on it an still going like new

May 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm
(99) AL says:

290000 MILES ON MY 2003 MIS 5/15/12 RUNS GOOD

May 23, 2012 at 8:34 pm
(100) christina mcclain says:

I have a 1998 Ford Expedition with 398,xxx miles on it. Bought it in 2004 with 89,xxx miles.

May 25, 2012 at 12:30 pm
(101) Eric says:

185.000 miles on my 99 Toyota

corolla man this car don’t stops I run that car 90 miles a day and running well .

May 26, 2012 at 10:49 pm
(102) Charlie Gutierrez says:

My 84 Toyota Corolla has 403,000 miles and burns no oil. It’s getting to be a bit of a rat rod. Could use new paint and upholstery. But I keep it well oiled and it’s usually pretty nice to me and my family.

May 28, 2012 at 6:18 am
(103) Lydia says:

I own a 1999 Honda accord with 341,000 miles & still going strong. Brought it 4 years ago @ 290,000 miles.

May 28, 2012 at 10:47 am
(104) mama evie says:

We never buy new cars, and we don’t consider it “broke in” til it hits 6 figures!

1999 subaru outback 261,00 (engine replaced @ 199K)
1992 buick park avenue ultra 488,000 (tranny replaced @225K)
2000 buick park avenue 297,000 (nothing major)
1995 suzuki sidekick 268K (tranny replaced @ 30K)(only 1 bought new)
1995 suzuki sidekick 233,000 (nothing major)
1995 honda del sol 248,000 {engine replaced twice:( , but my baby}
2000 dodge grand caravan 299,000 (4wd system replaced @120K)
2000 dodge durango 229,000 (radiator vs elk @ 167K)
1991 dodge caravan (died @ 394K, after being loaned for 1 yr)

Key is frequent regular oil changes and inspections to catch stuff *before* it goes wrong. {Some people have lawyers on retainer- we have a mechanic on retainer :) }

June 1, 2012 at 12:47 am
(105) Darrem says:

I have a 1990 Park Avenue that I deliver mail with and it has 456,000 mile on it and it is still going strong, with the original engine! Hey gotta love the 3800!!!

June 2, 2012 at 6:30 pm
(106) Michael says:

Just hit 300K on my 2001 Ford Sport Trac. I bought it new. I have never made any major repairs. I change the oil every 7K miles or so. I think I will wash it for the first time in a year to honor this event.

June 14, 2012 at 12:22 am
(107) camry driver says:

I drive a camry 2001 which has now reached 240K
I think I will continue to drive it for a while.

June 20, 2012 at 1:25 pm
(108) roger says:

2003 for expedition 320,000 miles and still going strong. original engine and trans.

July 1, 2012 at 8:07 pm
(109) Bob says:

I have a red 1998 Monte Carlo with over 280,000 miles on it. I drive it about 70 miles daily round trip to work. I take it in for an oil change and check over every 3,000 miles. Always say if I were rich, I would have it restored back to it’s original look!

July 10, 2012 at 12:22 am
(110) Sandro says:

I own an Innocenti Mini 1000 Export (Feb 1974) now with 320.000 Kilometers.
Bye.
Sandro – Rome – Italy

July 20, 2012 at 9:32 pm
(111) Al in Los Angeles says:

1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4×4 Rolled 300,000 miles 7/10/2012 daily driver, no engine overhaul or transmission repairs. Replaced brakes,alt, plugs, the usual suspects, but still going strong. Purchased used at 20,000 miles.

Also 1998 Jeep Cherokee 220,00 miles, rebuilt trans.Bought new.

1971 Dodge Dart, 47,000 miles. original plugs, wires,belts,spare tire, service manual,owners manual, go figure….

July 28, 2012 at 4:06 pm
(112) Owen says:

1998 Ford Expedition…213,000…Still going strong with no major issues. Staying on top of the routine maintenance is the key to high mileage. Love the truck and hope to give it to my son one day…He’s 14 months old…

August 6, 2012 at 12:16 am
(113) milo dalope says:

I have a 1998 TOYOTA COROLLA CE as of now the mileage of the car is 3000062 miles to this date (8/5/2010) and it is till running smoothly, I get 38 miles to a gallon. I hope that TOYOTA of U.S.A will know this and send a high mileage club sticker from toyota.

August 6, 2012 at 2:48 pm
(114) Jon says:

2004 Buick Lesabre Limited. It has 337,000 miles and still running strong as ever. Car is smooth as silk, quiet, and looks great. Everything still works. I don’t think this car is ever going to die.

August 7, 2012 at 3:35 pm
(115) g.k. says:

1998 Nissan frontier 2.4 L manual , My nasty has 325,000 org. miles she needs new clutch now. she’s been road hard and put up wet but she always gets good gas and clean oil.

August 9, 2012 at 12:59 pm
(116) Kike says:

I own The best quality built Vehicles on Earth!!!, Original japanese not assembled in the us. Toyota Rav 4 1998 L white and gray, bought it 7 years ago with 95 thousand miles replaced the time belt 2 times two sets of tires, front brake rotors, two sets of windshields, replaced the headlights for a set of projector headlights,replaced rear muffler, replaced tire spare copver with the mounting, replaced shocks and struts, replaced power steering pump and o2 sensors from the cat converter, ac works great, i myself recharged it, and do religiously oil changes every 2000 miles and do transmission fluid change every 30 thousand, replaced the rear differencial fluid, replaced rear wiper arm/blade for a 2005 toyota highlander and it fits great and looks nice, original alloy wheels all this done in a period of 7 years, and yesterday turned 250 thousand miles strong and healthy, i knowthat toyotas specialy those made in japan originally are very reliable, my mechanic whos asian told me i could easily go another 250 k with no issues, it also dependas on your driving habits, if you are careful and take good care of it no doubt it can go for 15 more years!!!!! TOYOTA (just the japanese) are the best!! cherssss

September 8, 2012 at 3:42 pm
(117) Kaitlin says:

My 1996 Toyota Camry has 321,7xx miles and it still drives awesome!

September 29, 2012 at 4:54 pm
(118) George Szpak says:

Hello,
I have a 2002 Saturn L200 Sedan 4 cyl. with 204000 and does not burn a drop of oil. Still runs Beautiful. Any questions please e-mail me at szpak422@aol.com

Thank you.
George

September 30, 2012 at 7:04 am
(119) njdieseltech says:

2001 ford windstar 186,000 the only parts ever replace are .
tire brakes alternator intake gaskets plugs wires .
the engine and trans never been apart just maintained.
with mobli one from the start. changed the oil filter and add just
one quart of oil to replace what was in the filter never drained the pan .
Till i did the upper intake that was at 100.000 mile and put wires and plugs on .
total cost for the past twelve years is less then 2000.00
dollars.
So ford did something right !!!!!!!!
3.8 liter.

October 1, 2012 at 8:30 pm
(120) Sunil says:

My 95 camry has 386 000 km and is running like a brand new.

October 6, 2012 at 10:42 pm
(121) nick says:

I have 320,000 on my 95 camry. I have put 60,000 on it in the last year alone. Pizza delivery. I bout it for $500 3 years ago with 115000 miles on it. It has zero problems other then the paint fading. Still gets about 27 miles to the gallon and I’m confident I will have it for atleast another 5 years. I do regular oil change and every 40,000 I flush the transmission fluid.

October 9, 2012 at 3:16 am
(122) Alex says:

I got a 1996 chevrolet astro passanger van with 245,000 and looks like new the paint is perfect the original chevy astro rims on it still shine tires are like new and the engine is super clean the interior has a little bit of tear on one door but the van stiil looks like new the engine has no problems it runs great no leaks no machanical problems at all ima try too hit the 500,000+ mialage on this van

October 10, 2012 at 2:43 pm
(123) Bobbi jo says:

I drive a 1994 Toyota Camry that has 317,000 miles on it and still runs like a champ!

October 14, 2012 at 9:50 pm
(124) Eddie g says:

Have a Pt Cruiser just at 199,000 , hope to get many more! Dropped a used tranny in w/ 100,000 miles in at 185,000. Next is a 2000 Dodge neon w/ 165,000 , had to put a new rack in at around 150,000 , but is going strong . My pride and joy is another 2000 neon w/ 209,000 . She’s a little tired but just keeps going . Every thing original except maintainance items . Always change oil at 3,000 and tranny fluid at 12,000-20,000 miles on all my cars . I know according to modern oil and trans. Fluid change schedules excessive but I’m old school and just can’t change my ways . Besides it seems to work !

October 18, 2012 at 9:10 am
(125) joe says:

I have a 1999 Toyato Camery we have 365,000. mi .It is garaged at night
oil changes every 5k,had to put in new radiator,timing belt replaced.thats all.Still rides like new car.4cyl engine gets around 26mpg.We love this car and will continue to drive it.

October 18, 2012 at 1:27 pm
(126) dp says:

I have a 1999 corolla with 270,000 miles on it. Only had to replace a catalytic converter and two manafold seals along with having the starter rebuilt. The only problem is it burns oil.

October 19, 2012 at 11:54 am
(127) Tracy says:

445,000 miles on a 1998 GMC K1500 4WD ext cab! Original engine, but on 3rd transmission.

October 25, 2012 at 11:34 am
(128) Joey says:

I have a 2005 Ford F150 Lariat 4X4 with 227,000 miles on it and just replaced the transmission. Original motor and everything else. Great truck.

October 26, 2012 at 3:26 pm
(129) Billy Atkins says:

I have a Dodge Grand Caravan with the 3.3L motor that has 402,700 miles and still runs great. It had 230K on it when I bought it for $250. The transmission had been rebuilt before I bought it but I was told the engine was the original motor and had not been rebuilt. The only work I have done to it is water pump, v/c gaskets, axles and service (tune ups, oil changes, transmission services, ect.). I have never really cared for Dodge products before but this van has changed my mind next time I need a van I’ll look at Dodge or Chrysler first.

October 30, 2012 at 6:41 pm
(130) clm0161 says:

my 1998 chev cav z24 just hit 340,000 and runs great!!!!

November 7, 2012 at 5:13 pm
(131) Bruce Harry says:

I am Canadian, we have a 1995 ford windstar, with 386,392 KM on it.. Still running strong. Plan on driving to San Diego from Windsor Ontario this coming Feb…

November 9, 2012 at 8:47 am
(132) asim says:

I have 1999 Toyota camry with 343,000 +miles on it. And still running great.

November 9, 2012 at 8:48 pm
(133) Deb says:

I have a Dodge Caravan with 257,000 miles on it and it’s still running strong. Just needed to change the battery. Needs a new heater motor, it’s a little noisy. But, it sure gets me where I need to go.

November 11, 2012 at 10:41 pm
(134) DEAN says:

HAVE A 92 ACCORD LX WITH A 413,000 + MILES

November 14, 2012 at 3:30 pm
(135) Mobby says:

2001 Toyota Camry LE with 228,000 KM runs GREAT but always have regular maintenance done on it. Major work – changed timing belt/water pump and new shocks/struts – otherwise nothing major done on it.

November 16, 2012 at 10:26 am
(136) nick says:

l have a 2000 camry with a 2.2 L 5speed manual tranny.
l have 440,000 km. and counting with everything still original.
Except the front brakes,bearings and steering shaft.
l still drive it everyday from going to work and to the cottage.
Still runs great!

November 17, 2012 at 8:17 pm
(137) Donna says:

My 2005 Toyota Corolla has 220,535 miles as of today, 11/17/2012. Long live my ride!

November 22, 2012 at 12:03 am
(138) rko says:

2006 chev van 484,000 miles and still running strong

November 27, 2012 at 4:21 pm
(139) Bhargav says:

I had Mazda protege 1994 242K and I have toyota corolla 1994 180K still running very good.

December 3, 2012 at 5:28 pm
(140) BC says:

I have a Chevy Impala 2001 original trans and engine with over 500,000 miles on it. Basic service change all fluids it will last.

December 4, 2012 at 7:23 pm
(141) Raul says:

My 2003 Toyota Corolla has 270,000 miles on it and is it still runs strong. Only two items broke since I have owned it. One was the catalytic converter and the second was the left front axle. I am very pleased with this car. Toyotas in my opinion is one of the most reliable cars.

December 5, 2012 at 8:05 pm
(142) elvee says:

My Subaru Outback just climbed over the 410,000 km mark a few weeks ago! Yeehaw to a car that’s still in great shape – and paid off :)

December 5, 2012 at 8:37 pm
(143) Zack says:

1997 toyota corolla 341,000+
Miles never tune up the engine or changed it only changed water and fuel pump tires shocks and struts

December 9, 2012 at 11:51 pm
(144) Vanessa H says:

Over 292,000 miles on a 97 Chevrolet Lumina. Car is still running perfectly. A little bit of rust, but still very reliable. 2nd generation owner of this vehicle. Wouldn’t give this thing up for the world!

December 9, 2012 at 11:51 pm
(145) Vanessa H says:

Over 292,000 miles on a 97 Chevrolet Lumina. Car is still running perfectly. A little bit of rust, but still very reliable. 2nd generation owner of this vehicle. Wouldn’t give this thing up for the world!

December 9, 2012 at 11:51 pm
(146) Vanessa H says:

Over 292,000 miles on a 97 Chevrolet Lumina. Car is still running perfectly. A little bit of rust, but still very reliable. 2nd generation owner of this vehicle. Wouldn’t give this thing up for the world!

December 9, 2012 at 11:51 pm
(147) Vanessa H says:

Over 292,000 miles on a 97 Chevrolet Lumina. Car is still running perfectly. A little bit of rust, but still very reliable. 2nd generation owner of this vehicle. Wouldn’t give this thing up for the world!

December 10, 2012 at 3:02 pm
(148) John in Las Vegas says:

We purchased our 1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer in Phoenix in 1998 when the car had less than 1,000 miles. It now has 182,000 miles (end of 2012). We have given the car excellent care and attention, and it has served us well in hot weather and cold. During the severe Montana winters we appreciated the all wheel drive.
The body and interior are still in great condition. I always park away from other cars.
For years it was our only car. My wife now has a 2008 Cadillac CTS, so the Explorer has little use. But, we do plan on driving it to California for the holidays because of the extra space for packages and luggage.
What a wonderful car this has been for all of these years!

December 15, 2012 at 7:30 pm
(149) ron says:

I have a 2000 gmc jimmy that just turned 300, 000 miles and going strong. I change oil every 3000 mikes faithfully.

December 17, 2012 at 1:23 pm
(150) John says:

2004 Buick Lesabre Limited. I just hit 300,000 miles last night. Looks showroom new inside and out. Bought it brand new in 2004. Only problems have been brake pads, rotors, one battery, tires and some light bulbs. Dash lights are starting to burn out one by one, but I’ll get those fixed. Nothing at all major. Same engine, same transmission, same alternator, save suspension. I never thought I’d make it to 300,000, but now I’m going to try and aim for 500,000 after reading these comments.

The car just won’t die, won’t rust, won’t fall apart–I’ve more than gotten my money’s worth from this car, and it’s so comfortable and reliable that I fear parting with it (I’ll never find a suitable replacement).

This is also the first car I’ve ever kept beyond about 50,000 miles, too!

December 18, 2012 at 8:15 pm
(151) Mary Mac says:

I had a beautiful 2003 Toyota Corolla with 189,000 miles on it.. sang like a sweet bird and would have continued to run like a charm, but it was totalled Nov. 27th. : ) Loved my car!!!!

December 25, 2012 at 1:25 pm
(152) David says:

I had a customer who owed me $2,000 when I closed my remodeling biz and retired 4 years ago.They had no money to pay me but offered me a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport for payment.This van had 250,000 miles on it.Today it has 318,000 miles on it.I have replaced minor parts with salvage yard parts but for the most part this American made product shows that Americans can make good vehicles.Why can’t Chrysler make more vehicles like this?Shouldn’t this van and motor be in the Chrysler Hall of Fame or something? LOL

January 1, 2013 at 1:45 pm
(153) Jake says:

195,000+ on a 1996 Ford Contour. Hope it will make it to 250k or more, but it shows signs of age at times…

January 1, 2013 at 7:12 pm
(154) fatboy58 says:

1994 Mazda Protage just turned over 410,000 miles yesterday. After reading the comments above, a wash to celebrate seems right. Can’t remember the last one but I think it was in 2012. Original engine, head and trans. I’ve done plugs, wires, belts and hoses, but haven’t got around to third oil change or first trans fluid change yet. Solid machine.

January 3, 2013 at 10:51 am
(155) marty says:

2001 Chevy Blazer 4dr,4×4 248,000, still putting 8,000 miles a year on it to and from work.

January 3, 2013 at 7:59 pm
(156) frank says:

I guess that makes me the leader of the pack! Ford Explorer 1996 V8, 490,794 miles so far!

January 8, 2013 at 1:45 pm
(157) djdudley says:

Saturn 2001, 290,000 and still getting 32-34 mpg on the open road.
Car owes me nothing.
Just put new brakes and tires on her last month. Only changed the spark plugs once along with a few other repairs.

January 11, 2013 at 1:09 am
(158) David says:

Gmc Yukon 2001 has 251,000 miles. Running strong

January 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm
(159) Mike says:

Have a 1994 Grand Prix 3.1 with over 303,000 miles. The engine still runs great but the uni body is rusting away at the rear control arms. Head gasket went at 222K but did the fix in 20 hours for $300. Its now a reserve vehicle for the 1998 Bonneville with 187,000.

January 16, 2013 at 11:35 pm
(160) Ryan says:

I have a 2005 Mercury Mariner AWD runs like new. Just hit 206,432 miles I love this car.

January 18, 2013 at 6:08 am
(161) Maze Dodo says:

I bought my 1998 Toyota Camry from a Mitsubishi dealer in 2003. They had convinced a woman to trade it in for a Mitsubishi Galant. It had 68,000 miles on it.
After 10 years, I have 289,000+ miles on it. It runs smooth. Just normal wear and tear (kids spills, etc. – gotta do some interior cleaning). I drive an average 80-85mph and the engine doesn’t cry. I’ve tested it around 102mph and it was still smooth on the interstate.
I’ve had to recently replace the exhaust system due to rusty flanges and other part (too much snow and salt effect in upstate NY).
Other than that, I believe it will go 450,000+. We’ll see.

January 24, 2013 at 11:20 am
(162) keivn says:

i have a 1997 Toyota Corolla 320,000 runs grate i do oil change ever 3 months to make sure its up to date anything brake i don’t fix i replace

January 24, 2013 at 11:07 pm
(163) Michelle says:

1992 Nissan Sentra. 362,000 miles and still going.

January 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm
(164) flutter says:

I have a 1994 Toyota Camry SLE I bought from the original owner in January of 2005 with 275,000 miles. A friend of mine knew the owner. and they were highway miles, if that makes a difference. I now have just short of 337,000 miles on this car. I have put some money into it, but it is just an awesome car. It leaks a little oil, but doesn’t burn it. Still a very smooth ride. Much better than a car payment and high insurance.

February 5, 2013 at 1:09 pm
(165) louis alfano jr says:

I have a ford explorer with 230.000 miles and I have hardly put any money into it, The truck is still in excellent shape.

February 8, 2013 at 10:13 am
(166) Todd says:

1997 Toyota Camry. 378, 000. Runs 50 miles each way to work everyday. Everything works in the car, no rust. Still runs very smooth. Run Mobil one oil and Purolator Pure One filters, always use Toyota Red coolant, every 2 years. Hasn’t had a front end alignment in years with perfect tire wear.Incredible value, shows what proper maintenance can do. Maintain oil and coolant and a car will last.

February 10, 2013 at 7:48 pm
(167) Monty says:

1994 Honda Civic 357,000 original eng and Trans. Running strong. looking for 500,000

February 12, 2013 at 3:25 pm
(168) johls says:

Today I’m having the transmission replaced on my 2003 Toyota Echo that has 319,000 miles on it with NO major repairs. Replaced the spark plugs at 198,000 miles (original spark plugs), and have had breaks and one wheel bearing replacement. I am going for the 1,000,000 mile mark on this little car. It runs like a dream no shaking or noise.

February 13, 2013 at 6:57 pm
(169) American man says:

1997 expedition 307,000 and still going strong!

no wonder why ford di not need a bail out!

February 14, 2013 at 5:43 pm
(170) Andy Wohlleber says:

1999 Dodge Durango 5.2 318 engine 326000 miles orginal tranny and engine and still going strong fresh tune up hoping to hit 1000000 miles.

February 15, 2013 at 7:02 pm
(171) Laura says:

My 1992 Camry LE just turned over 300000 and still going strong!

February 17, 2013 at 8:22 pm
(172) Dan says:

So, I hope I qualify for the High Mileage Club, with over 348,000 miles on my 2003 Ford Windstar. I drive it a lot !! It is reliable and makes me lots of money, hauling freight for my courier business. Had to replace the tranny at 155K…..with a used one. Had to replace the coil pack once, wires, etc. Normal stuff. And tires? Every year a new set, just before winter. Now oil changes? About every 3-4 weeks. And the driver pwr window is the only thing that does not work on this baby. I LOVE IT !!

February 21, 2013 at 9:55 pm
(173) Yuri says:

Bought my 2002 Mazda Protege5 when it only had five miles on it and now is at above 201,000 miles. Everything works still. Best and most reliable car I’ve ever had. If it had AWD, I would have never bought my 2006 Volvo V70R…maybe though, it’s fast and fun.

February 25, 2013 at 9:17 pm
(174) Dan L. says:

Had a 1988 Plymouth Voyager, bought with 170,000 on it. AT 200,000 valve seals went in the 3.0L Mitsubishi SOHC V-6 ( a known problem).Was a tech for 18 years so did it myself Other repairs were done over the years but nothing unusual. Finally trans went at 223,000 so I junked it. Then was given a 1998 Windstar by a friend, 217,000 on it but was immaculately maintained by his cousin. Will drive this one till
it falls apart! :-)

February 27, 2013 at 1:28 am
(175) Jimmy Bones says:

My ’92 Camry just rolled 350,000 miles today on the original engine, transmission and starter!!

I totally wrecked it 2 months ago, and just put parts from a u pull it on it!

I had the dealer seal up all the leaks 7 years ago…and it still doesnt leak a drop!
I drive a minimum of 100 miles a day around phoenix and I love my Camry!
I maintain it ferociously!
Perfect alignment…I use Perelli’s
If it breaks…I fix it!
No smoke…and it gets 28.2 miles per gallon!!
I’ll buy another one ANY day!
I have pics of the damage before and after…and the odometer rolling over…that’s a video
Does anyone have more miles? just curious

February 28, 2013 at 7:56 am
(176) Rob Shelton says:

1993 Camry 4cyl with Automatic trans. Has 401,000 miles on it and still going well. Oil & filter changed every 3500 miles. I purchased it at 119k and have done all the maintenance on it since then and the engine and trans have never had a major repair! And no, I wouldn’t believe that either. Of course many seals and gaskets, broken wires in the harness and several sets of struts, have been replaced. Still has the original starter, AC compressor and clutch, PS pump and rack, fuel injectors, wheel bearings, distributor and module, and unbelievably, the original muffler! Although I’m starting to notice a little noise, at the current rate it might be 40 thousand more miles until it really needs doing. And they laughed at me for buying 80k tires when the car had 130k, three sets of tires ago…

March 4, 2013 at 7:07 pm
(177) martin says:

ford f-150 4.2 1998 w/ 470,000 oh yea, nothing has been done to the block, put in new brushes

March 16, 2013 at 11:59 pm
(178) Charles says:

I have recorded 316,000+ miles on my 1996 Ford Ranger,

March 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm
(179) donna says:

i have a 1998 toyota corolla. the only thing i have had done to it is get a new battery, get an alternator, and change the oil. it has been a good car. when i see some of the mileage up to 300,000. i get real excited. i hope mine reach that mileage.

April 4, 2013 at 9:44 pm
(180) SS says:

253,000 miles on our 2003 Dodge Caravan.

April 10, 2013 at 9:55 pm
(181) Nathan says:

I have a 1994 jeep grand Cherokee Laredo that has 365000 miles and it is still running. I love my Jeep!!!!!!

April 16, 2013 at 3:56 pm
(182) Robert Fultz says:

We have a 2000 Tacoma with 360,000 miles and original engine. Also a ’95 Corolla with 305,000 miles on it. In Kingsport Tennessee.

April 16, 2013 at 4:15 pm
(183) Deb says:

220,508miles on this original and still purring engine! Ford Windstar Minivan 2002 bought new in 2003.

April 30, 2013 at 11:05 am
(184) DAVIDB says:

My 1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6 has 379,060 miles. Recently has had some electrical issues, but still a great little car.

May 2, 2013 at 10:19 am
(185) Angie says:

I have a Toyota Paseo (produced in the United States 1992-1995, and in Canada, and UK until 2000). Mine is a 1st generation, 1992, and currently has 303,000…and I purchased it at 203,000. This was my college car, and has never missed a bet. Just before 300,000 my mechanic did a timing belt, and head gasket. The head gasket was original…my mechanic was amazed–and we still use this gem as a road tripper :D :D My Paseo loves the open highway and still gets near 40 miles to gallon on the open road :D :D VIVA Paseo!

May 17, 2013 at 9:22 am
(186) Roger says:

99 Ford Contour SE V6 2.5 Liter. 379,410 miles. Original powertrain. I have down all the work myself and still running great.

May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm
(187) Michael says:

1995 Dodge Caravan SE with 245,550 miles on it as of this morning. Trannies are a weak point with this vehicle and I am on my 4th, even with routine maintenance. However, for the last six years it has been my daily commuter – 100 miles per day and has done quite well. The A/C and passenger window no longer work, but I love pouring the miles on this car. I’m hoping to make it to 300,000! :)

May 17, 2013 at 9:00 pm
(188) HWS says:

My 2002 MINI Cooper just passed 525,000 miles a week ago.
Amazing Car! Still has its original muffler, shocks, struts, 5-speed transmission and almost everything else. Everything still works
like the day I got it- it doesn’t lean – it doesn’t smoke – it doesn’t make funny noises, or rattle or shake- and there’s not a spot on the garage floor!

No – It’s Not For Sale!

May 24, 2013 at 4:58 pm
(189) Scott Bryant says:

My 1994 Mazda Protege DX purchased brand new 30 August 1994 with 672 miles (lots of test drivers before me) now passed 377,100 miles as of 20 May 2013.

Car is still going strong, chugs up the hills just fine, beats many newer powerful cars at the light (they are lulled into false sense of security thinking my older beater car is sluggish).

I can quickly accelerate, and (hypothetically of course) easily go faster than legal speed limit. ;)

May 31, 2013 at 10:13 pm
(190) Mark Fallon says:

2003 Chevy Malibu just turned 265,000 and runs fine.

June 5, 2013 at 2:57 am
(191) Donna says:

My 1998 Nissan Altima has over 378,000 miles and is still running strong. I haven’t had a lot or problems overall, although I did have to change the original transmission at 360,000 miles, but it still has the original engine. I bought the car with 65,000 miles on it ,and I have definitely gotten my money’s worth. I believe the secret is I only use synthetic oil in my car. I’m a Nissan girl!!!

June 14, 2013 at 1:51 pm
(192) Daniel Davis says:

I have a 1995 toyota camry that have I have done nothing too but drive and change the oil every 3000 miles, plugs when they go bad, and a starter. I believe the timing chain was replaced around 118,000. Currently it is my daily driver (100 miles a day) and working on 321,000 miles with no issues. Looking forward to the 400,000 mark

June 17, 2013 at 10:20 am
(193) gin says:

My 1991 Jeep has over 300, 000 miles and still runs.

June 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm
(194) joseph says:

Have a 91 pontiac grand am with 250000 miles First owner original miles.was driven on the autobahn everything works even the cassette

June 28, 2013 at 10:04 pm
(195) Tony says:

My 1996 Toyota 4runner has racked up 416,793 miles and still purrs like a kitten. Never left me with a high mechanic bill nor has it ever needed something major replaced.

June 29, 2013 at 10:55 am
(196) goggles piasano says:

02 mazda protege 5…359,798 miles and no oil leaks and runs like a champ

July 2, 2013 at 2:43 pm
(197) Dennis Dudley says:

2001 Saturn 300,000 miles still gets 34 mpg. Needs cosmetic work, other than that, great car. Original engine.

July 3, 2013 at 12:02 pm
(198) TommyT says:

Hi all. I have a 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8S that has 255k miles on it. I am the second owner (I bought it 2 years old with 60k on it) and outside of a blown head gasket at 141k, it has been trouble free. Maintenance items only. Still looks great too!!

July 7, 2013 at 6:39 pm
(199) CC Rider says:

I’m a proud owner of a 2003 Toyota Tacoma with 332311 miles and going strong!! Can you be that? Original everything. Very proud of Toyota.

July 7, 2013 at 8:50 pm
(200) moshe says:

My 2006 baby corolla is running strong at 250,000 miles. I hope to reach out 500,000 miles. I do oil change every month due to commute. I got peace of mind with this corolla…lol

July 8, 2013 at 1:10 pm
(201) eric bastian NH says:

my 2002 Toyota Tscoma 4cyl. 4wd has a lil over 360,000 miles on it! Never been rebuilt. All original truck except the new frame from recall! had this truck for 10yrs now and still going strong!

July 15, 2013 at 6:07 pm
(202) godbassist says:

I have a 2000 Chevy Surburban with over 327000 and no smoking very quiet..

July 16, 2013 at 6:20 pm
(203) Kays says:

Pontiac Grand AM, 2002, 279,083 miles – trading it in for a Toyota Camry – sould be able to get even more mileage on that one…:)

July 18, 2013 at 11:01 pm
(204) justin says:

my 2004 malibu has 245k on it and runs like a beast transmission shifts smooth and the engine is great still few error codes here and there but it is still awesome

July 24, 2013 at 11:20 pm
(205) Jovan says:

I have 1999 Toyota solara 306,000

July 26, 2013 at 8:46 pm
(206) Snowpirate says:

My 1993 jeep wrangler yj has 231876. And it’s my daily driver…

July 29, 2013 at 5:14 pm
(207) Rich says:

My 93 Accord LX Coupe 5 speed has a little over
503K. Bought it June 93. Getting it painted this year.

July 30, 2013 at 9:13 am
(208) po says:

I HAVE A 1999 CHEVY LT BLAZER AND I’M GOING ON 230,000 MILES ON IT…..WOW!!!

August 1, 2013 at 1:59 pm
(209) Tracker says:

My 1997 Toyota Tercel has 236,000 miles and is so dependable , I trusted it enough to give it to my daughter to drive … She still has plenty of life in her … We actually took it on a 600 mile round trip before we have it to our daughter… We know she has plenty more miles left in her.. We love to buy American when we can … And bought the Tercel used … Just because the price was right …. But geez it’s been a dependable car.

August 1, 2013 at 2:03 pm
(210) DMD says:

My 1997 Toyota Tercel had 236,00 miles when I gave it to my daughter last week … I’m sure she will get plenty of more miles to come . Very dependable … We actually took it on vacation recently (620 miles ) … Not to mention 35 MPG ! Would have kept her for myself , but my daughter had a fender bender , and I like my cars beautiful … But what a great car

August 3, 2013 at 1:08 pm
(211) Lloyd says:

I bought a honda accord (coupe) from a third owner with 201K miles on it, I’ve had it for six months already with no problem. She cruised me from Atlanta to Philadelphia in a single run!. Great gas saver. I’ve got about 224000 miles on it. She competes with my friend’s new 2013 Sentra.. lol.

Long live the Hondas…

August 3, 2013 at 6:11 pm
(212) Gary says:

My 94 civic VX has 291,674 miles on it, gets 42 mpg and still looks new. Original paint, always garaged.

August 12, 2013 at 7:07 pm
(213) JGL says:

My 92 Toyota tercel has 162K and I commute 10 miles everyday to work on it. I plan to keep it until it falls apart, which might be in X years.

August 13, 2013 at 2:32 pm
(214) Samuel Gaytan says:

My 2000 ford f-150 has 350,000 miles and all i do is change it’s oil,brakes,tires,oil filter,battery and it runs well had it for a long time

August 18, 2013 at 9:40 am
(215) Shawn says:

1998 Toyota Corolla with 294,432 on it. Excited and nervous about reaching 300. Should be fine though.

August 19, 2013 at 5:01 pm
(216) Bryan says:

1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee V-8 295,000 on it with no leaks drive it everyday

August 23, 2013 at 10:20 am
(217) Christina says:

I have 337,000+ on my 2003 Toyota sequoia <3

August 23, 2013 at 10:20 am
(218) Christina says:

I have 337,000+ on my 2003 Toyota sequoia <3

August 27, 2013 at 5:39 pm
(219) Phillip Weekley says:

I bought my 1995 Ford F 150 extended cab with a 302 cu in engine and automatic transmission, from a car lot in San Diego, CA back in 1999! I believe it had 67,000 miles on the original engine and transmission. It has since made several trips across country between San Diego, CA and East Texas! Today I currently have 309,510.5 miles on the original power train! The only things I’ve had to change out have been water pumps, AC compressor, fuel pump, alternators, and a new distributor! I have to add a quart of oil per month and that’s just because of seal leaks! The engine still has good compression and I can still pull a 16 foot cage trailer fully loaded with whatever in it down the highway at 55 mph! I regularly drive it down the highway at 80 mph and it gets on down the road no problem! I’m going to sell my old reliable here this month and move up to a newer used Ford and it will be like losing an old friend!

August 28, 2013 at 7:37 pm
(220) reptar5 says:

my 1997 Saturn SL2 has 228,519 miles on it as of August 2013

September 6, 2013 at 4:42 pm
(221) tish says:

I have a 2003 Ford Expedition that I purchased new and 10 years later it is still in good condtion with 297,000 miles. I am scared because I never had one with that many miles. I kept the maintenance up on it and I am the primary driver up until 3 months ago when i started letting a friend use it. hopefully it will last to 400,000 miles

September 6, 2013 at 6:02 pm
(222) alphonso cummings says:

have a 2003 echo has 450000 miles on it

September 6, 2013 at 6:05 pm
(223) alphonso cummings says:

450000 miles on it top that runs like a new car 2003 toyo echo

September 6, 2013 at 11:55 pm
(224) abdul says:

my toyota camry 2000 has 440000 miles on it

and still running.touchwood

September 7, 2013 at 12:27 am
(225) mike says:

hi I have a 95 dodge intrepid with 291,000 and its still driving fine I love this car

September 7, 2013 at 11:08 am
(226) Steve says:

I bought my ’06 Corolla when it had 15,000 miles on it. It now has only 120,000 miles. Just changed the struts, hoses, fluids, belts, tune up, and put 4 Hankook 100,000 tires on it. It’s owned outright (just paid the thing off), and this car runs great..just like new. Obviously, from my tire choice, I’m looking for at least 100,000 additional miles on it, and hopefully many more!! No rust, and routine maintenance..runs like (and with an upcoming coat of white) looks like new. Gone are the days when I run out and get another car payment. I’m driving this thing until it drives no more! Excellent car! :)

September 7, 2013 at 2:02 pm
(227) Ray Haddow says:

My 1997 GMC sierra slt ext cab slt 4×4 has 531,000 km original engine 1 fuel pump 1 rad 2 water pumps original trans runs great except my ac stopped working this summer.

September 24, 2013 at 2:50 pm
(228) 24Sevyn says:

My 2001 Grand Am has 400000 kilometers (250000 miles) on it. :)

September 26, 2013 at 8:48 pm
(229) Chris says:

I have a 95 Subaru Legacy Wagon that has 307,000 miles…

September 26, 2013 at 10:01 pm
(230) Drewa says:

Subaru forester 305,000 and still going strong all original even spark plugs. Top that!!!!

September 29, 2013 at 6:48 pm
(231) Eric says:

Keep them going. I have a 1999 GMC Yukon with 400,000 miles on the original motor. Shooting for 470,000 (the average distance to the moon and back).

October 1, 2013 at 1:50 pm
(232) LAURIE says:

MY 1997 FORD EXPIDITION HAS 321,000 MILES ON THE ORIGINAL ENGINE!!!!!

October 1, 2013 at 4:22 pm
(233) Jorian Wulf says:

We have a 2005 Mazda 6S V6 301,100 Miles.
Over 200mi a day, 6 days a week.
:)
Oh and a 96 Chrysler T&C 250,000Mi.

October 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm
(234) Mark says:

1996 VW Jetta Gl 3rd owner barley any rust 225,671 and still have the original clutch that dosent chatter and is as strong as ever. ( Have paperwork to prove it is original clutch ) compression tests were done and car has lost 5 to 10 psi per cylinder and dosent leak or burn a lick of oil. I love it and won’t give up my baby for the world best old car i’ve every owned.

October 5, 2013 at 11:27 am
(235) jackie johns says:

My 2009 Honda Fit has 258000 and still running great. No repairs, just oil and tires. Wondering how many more!

October 8, 2013 at 3:18 am
(236) maxx says:

My 1996 Toyota has 510567 miles on it as of yesterday still runs strong I do regular mantenence on it every year and still is an awesome car

October 11, 2013 at 11:51 am
(237) sandrini says:

I have a Dodge Caravan with 188,000 miles on it! It is burning oil, but as long as I keep oil in it, it runs great!

October 16, 2013 at 8:14 pm
(238) JimB says:

Just hit 538,000 miles on my 1999 Nissan maxima. Original engine and transmission. Replaced the clutch only once at around 350k. Great car.

October 18, 2013 at 5:59 pm
(239) manoj mazumder says:

2002 Corolla. 176000 miles. Still running. Only once a year oil change! Only top up. Engine check light on from 100000 miles.

October 25, 2013 at 11:27 pm
(240) Debra says:

My 1998 Honda Accord has more than 270,000 miles on it. I promised it to a young friend when it gets to the point that I buy a new car, but the thing just keeps going and I can’t get rid of it! Think of all the money I’m saving by not having a car note.

October 28, 2013 at 1:21 am
(241) Brea says:

My 2001 dodge neon has 290,000K on it and runs like a champ!!!

October 29, 2013 at 8:31 pm
(242) Brian says:

1997 Chevy Malibu w/ original engine and transmission has 286,000 miles and runs great….

November 15, 2013 at 3:43 am
(243) lee says:

276834 miles and still going strong wit my 97 expedition YEEEEEESSSSSSS

December 1, 2013 at 7:53 pm
(244) Frank says:

1998 Honda Odyssey-241,000
2000 Ford Ranger (2.5l 4 cyl, 5 spd, club cab)-140,000
2000 Honda CrV-105,000
2000-Honda CrV (bought used for my daughter )-100,000

Only had one transmission rebuild on the 98′ odyssey @ 150,000. As long as none give me problems, I keep driving them. I hate car notes.

December 2, 2013 at 2:27 pm
(245) C says:

2000 Plymouth Breeze 214, 000 miles and counting.

December 2, 2013 at 5:53 pm
(246) Aprile says:

2001 Honda CRV 318,000

December 15, 2013 at 5:01 am
(247) Shawn says:

1998 Toyota Camry CE with 270,000 miles and counting.

December 15, 2013 at 5:11 pm
(248) J. Vlach says:

1986 Nissan Maxima, 486,000 miles, same engine, trans. and even the clutch which I taught 4 of my 5 kids to drive with. Still my commuter till I reach 1/2 a Million, then it will go to the junk yard.

December 15, 2013 at 8:59 pm
(249) trish says:

2002 Ford Explorer SportTrac 232,752

December 19, 2013 at 11:21 pm
(250) Jerry Thompson says:

1992 Ford Ranger 3.0 L 5 speed bought new, never any work except maintenance, 190000 on the clutch, 125000 on the brakes and 297000 on the truck with no issues.

December 21, 2013 at 10:27 am
(251) keith says:

have a 1996 dodge dakota with 340000 on it still driving it same moter uses no oil or smoke

December 24, 2013 at 2:14 am
(252) Christopher, king says:

1991 * Toyota Corolla sedan. 340,470 miles. same engine ant transmission, but 5th gear went out at 320k. brand new trans syncs and gears still in grage. I drove it another 100 miles today :) .

December 27, 2013 at 7:46 am
(253) TC says:

2003 Honda Odyssey with 230,000 miles! :) Great vehicle for our once growing family, fewer large kid groups to haul around and teen drivers now, so may get a more fuel efficient smaller vehicle…….LOVE this van and will cry when it leaves our family…..

December 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm
(254) Bob says:

My 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan ES that I bought brand new has 234,211 miles on it. have only replaced brakes, tires, alternator and radiator. Had original hoses until 205, 000. Still original exhaust.. no rust to speak of. This van owes me nothing!.. I want to see how far she will go!!

December 29, 2013 at 3:21 pm
(255) Bill says:

My 1993 Ford Escort wagon has 900,00 km….still running.

December 29, 2013 at 4:54 pm
(256) Bill says:

Typo in my last post…should read 900,000 km (562,000 miles) on my Ford Escort wagon. Still getting me to work everyday (110 km one way).

December 30, 2013 at 3:40 am
(257) SH says:

My first car, 1997 Mercedes Benz 230C with 255000 miles on it. Still with the original engine and running strong!

December 31, 2013 at 5:31 pm
(258) Murl says:

My 1998 Camry has 231,000 miles. The cassette deck broke years ago, but no one uses those tapes anymore anyway. The radio’s reception isn’t great, but the CD player still works. I’ve changed batteries and tires over the years, but nothing major. I tell everyone the car has measles because the manufacturer’s paint didn’t quite match when I touched up the nicks and rust spots. Oil change faithfully every 3,000 miles. I was sorry to learn that the 2014 Camry failed the new safety test. I hope they fix the problem before I need a new car in a few years, but for now I absolutely love my car!

January 1, 2014 at 1:08 pm
(259) graham says:

my old 1986 ke70 toyota did over 600k km used no oil did hardly work on it olso own from new .

January 2, 2014 at 11:45 am
(260) Colin says:

I have a 1996 Toyota Camry that has 450,000 original miles on it , and it’s still runner great ! These cars are amazing. We now own 6 Camry’s in a family of 6 gotta love them.

January 4, 2014 at 3:19 pm
(261) stihlpro says:

1999 ford expedition 550k miles. 200 toyota corolla 200k. 1990 chevy 1500 long bed rusted out snowtruck 1,127,000 miles and still going only having to replace a water, oil, and fuel pump. 1986 cub cadet riding mower with 4000 hours. Secret is regularly change ALLfluids.

January 7, 2014 at 1:28 am
(262) Craig says:

I have a mazda 626 glx year 2000 auto 399231 km. Going strong no engine or trans conditioned

January 16, 2014 at 2:02 am
(263) Eleanor says:

1998 Mercury Villager with 267,000…very few repairs in the past 16 years of ownership.

January 18, 2014 at 6:55 pm
(264) Sam says:

My 1st 1994 Honda accord Ex bough it with 160k sold it in 2013 with 210k still drive like new. My second car 02 accord got 227k when I got and now has 250k miles only thing I replace front brakes… third car 02 Nissan Sentra with 280k all I do just every 4k oil change and now got 290k still running fine, just paint started to faded…. for all my cars I buy I have never spend more then $2k for each and they all serve me great….

Sincerely from Milwaukee, WI

January 21, 2014 at 7:35 am
(265) cindy says:

i have an 01 mits sclipse with 570k miles, I am its second owner, when I bought it from the dealership it only had 68k miles…9yrs later is still running great!!..

January 24, 2014 at 1:42 pm
(266) Liz says:

My 2000 Toyota Sienna van has over
320,750 miles on it.

January 25, 2014 at 7:25 am
(267) Bobby says:

97 chevy lumina … 279,809 and still ticking.

January 27, 2014 at 7:28 pm
(268) Inder says:

I have a 1999 Yukon SLT, it has 346,560 miles.

January 28, 2014 at 5:44 pm
(269) Darlene Story says:

My 1995 Toyota Corolla turned 420,000 mi. Runs like a dream, looks great. My grandchildren asked me. “Can we pleeease have this car when you’re done with it”. Lot’s of happy memories!!!

January 29, 2014 at 11:32 pm
(270) Ted says:

My 1999 Mercury Sable has 457k miles on it and still runs great. Original engine with no internal engine work ever needed. Trans was overhauled once in 2003 and has been fine ever since.

January 30, 2014 at 9:54 pm
(271) rich says:

2001 f350 lariat , 7.3 powerstroke diesel , 233k running like a champ , just repainted it

January 31, 2014 at 11:42 am
(272) taz74 says:

my 2006 toyota corolla has 290,000 miles on it just oil changes and tires been such a great little car not sure how long i will keep it yes i have been looking just cant get rid of it yet

February 3, 2014 at 9:09 pm
(273) joe bruggeman says:

2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 4 door 200,000 miles still running strong uses no oil and runs and looks like new!

February 5, 2014 at 3:58 pm
(274) Jimmy says:

’03 Montero Sport, last year, 316,226 runs like a charm

February 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm
(275) chris says:

I have a 99 S10 4X4 that just tripped 330,000 miles. I bought it new and have commuted 80 miles round trip to work in it daily.

February 6, 2014 at 6:29 pm
(276) Nino says:

I have a 1994 gmc suburban at 363,000 and a 99 Honda Civic at 253,200. Both are still running strong

February 9, 2014 at 2:15 pm
(277) Jason says:

Mine is a 2000 Chevrolet Impala with the 3.8 L V6. It’s currently just over 217,000 miles. I’d be thrilled to see it reach 250,000, but it might need a new transmission before then!

February 11, 2014 at 11:52 am
(278) John Quincy says:

2000 Chevy Silverado Z71 4×4 300,000 miles plus and still runs great and looks like new. Engine compartment like new. Oil change mechanics always shocked at how clean the engine and undercarriage are. No leaks, drips, or weaps. I hope to get another 300,000 miles out of it. It is 2014 now and I paid 43k cash back in 2000 so It cost me only $ 3,000 per year!

February 11, 2014 at 3:28 pm
(279) Nono says:

1994 mercury sable gs 3.0l engine original moter and trans 366287 miles and still running like a champ

February 12, 2014 at 10:13 am
(280) Talaverabeads says:

I am the proud owner of a 2 door 6 cylinder Toyota Camry made in Japan in 1995. I took a photo when we reached 345,678 miles! I am at 347,477 miles now and still driving it to work. We use Amsoil and are happy with the result!

February 16, 2014 at 12:55 pm
(281) Phoenix says:

I have a 2000 Toyota Corolla that I bought in 2006 with 90k miles. It now has 221,000 miles and climbing. There is a leak in the oil tank but as long as I keep an eye on it, the car is fine. I always get from point a to point b, have only had one costly repair since I owned it and it’s paid for! and I do a lot of driving (work full time and go to school full time!!) In a few minutes I will be replacing the inside door handle all by myself (I hope).

February 18, 2014 at 11:40 am
(282) Aaron says:

I just sold my 98 Infiniti i30t with 197K. It was still running strong and can do 110MPH in a flip and some. I wanted to spend less on gas so I just swoop up a 97 Nissan Sentra w/214,000 and hope to drop another 100K with good maintenance. Timing was done and appears to be running fine.

I’ll be back when I get to 300K….I hope.

February 23, 2014 at 2:14 pm
(283) Explorasaur. says:

2002 Ford Explorer 479,938 miles on it. I bought off a lease with about 30K miles on it. Wheel bearings have been the main issue, but I just change them out as needed. Transmission’s been rebuilt once. The engine is original. Still runs like a top. Little things break, and I just fix them and keep going. The next project is to do the do-it-yourself HVAC blend door repair.

February 24, 2014 at 10:41 pm
(284) tammy says:

my 1998 ford Taurus has over 221,000 miles and running strong i just paid to have a camshaft sensor replaced and it passed emissions with flying colors Ford keeps their cars on the road the longest

February 27, 2014 at 9:14 am
(285) Bill says:

I have a 99 Chevy Cavalier 2.2 liter with 410,000 mi still going strong original engine,Thank you God.

February 28, 2014 at 12:34 pm
(286) Jack says:

2000 Ford Expedition, 217000 miles and still going strong.

March 3, 2014 at 11:27 pm
(287) Sneaky says:

I have 235k on an 03 corolla. I plan to take it to at least 299,999. The odometer on 03-08 corollas and matrixes have a bug and that is where they stop working.

March 3, 2014 at 11:33 pm
(288) Sneaky says:

I am not impressed by how many miles I have on my car but by some of the things I have not had to fix in those miles. My spark plugs and rear struts have 235k on them as do 3 out of 4 wheel bearings. The real amazing one is that I have never had the rear brakes done. Every time they have been checked in the last five years they have told me the same thing; “about 20% pad life left.” I assume they no longer actually do anything. Whatever the case it stops just fine.

March 5, 2014 at 2:00 am
(289) Stephen G says:

Got a 1992 Dodge Ramvan. The odometer stoped turning around 260k. I estimate that im close to 500k. The van still gets 35mpg and hauls all my tools around.

March 6, 2014 at 1:42 pm
(290) Kay says:

I have a 2002 Chevy Avalanche with 314,000. I love this truck, it still looks like its brand new. Everyone that sees it can’t believe it’s12 yrs old. My husband want me to get a new truck this year, but I don’t want to give it up. I want to see if will make it to 400,000

March 13, 2014 at 6:20 pm
(291) DONNA RENNINGER says:

I have a 1997 Saturn SL2 that I had bought in 2007 for $3000.00. When I bought it it had 89,000 miles on it and now it has 111.000 miles on it. I have done some work on it like replace a water pump, brakes, transmission filter, fuel filter, spark plugs and wires, dome light, tires, exhaust system, wiper blades, heater core. The hood paint is wearing off and I was told that in this year of the car the paint came off the car, now I have to paint the hood of the car. I found a place that will sell me a quart of paint for $80.00 so I can paint the hood. The interior upholstery is coming down so this weekend I will be spraying glue up in there to put the upholstery back up. This is a great car and runs great. I love it. The only thing is-I cannot find parts for this car because GM no longer makes parts for my car. I need another dome light, bumper, and a passenger’s side visor for my car. I am not planning on selling my car as I like older cars, they are easier to work on.

March 13, 2014 at 7:28 pm
(292) Agatha says:

My 2003 Honda Accord is up at 280,000. My friend bought one that same year—hers is at 295,000

March 19, 2014 at 10:20 am
(293) Brenda says:

1999 Camry bought brand new, gave to oldest child. 285, 000 and still going. She is getting my 2002 Avalon and we are off again…….. oh, yeah—–not selling the camry. keeping it as a backup. But when you have 5 Toyotas, WHAT needs backing up????? lol

March 31, 2014 at 9:16 am
(294) Huey says:

1995 Honda Accord had 340,000 miles.. It had crossed from the East to the West twice! To my amazement, almost everything was originals, such as engine, transmission, cooling, and wheels… I drove it to a local junk yard in 2006.

April 8, 2014 at 5:11 pm
(295) dean says:

97 ford f150 with 310,000 miles on motor does not burn a drop of oil still runs very good bought truck with 30,000 on it what a great truck

April 8, 2014 at 11:19 pm
(296) Jim m says:

My 1997 Saturn SL2 has over 354000 miles on it I am the original owner, original engine, 5 speed the clutch was replaced at 210k , it my daily driver and plan to keep driving it.

April 9, 2014 at 3:25 pm
(297) Twanna says:

Our 1997 Expedition have close to 350k.

April 11, 2014 at 9:33 pm
(298) calvin says:

My 2006 Taurus has 249k bought with 16k
My previous car a 2000 Regal had 180k when my son got as junior in high school and he drove through college and 1 year of grad school and Sol it with over300k. I bought with 32k.
My wife’s 1999 Cherokee sport bought with 17000 mi was driven by daughter until she wrecked it with 240k

April 13, 2014 at 6:32 am
(299) Marty says:

2001 tacoma 2.4L. Has 230k miles and still going strong. Tires, brakes and regular 3k mile oil changes is all I’ve ever done. Got a brand new frame free from toyota in 09. Just recently put $900 into it. Most money ever. Ball joints, brake lines completely rusted. Normal stuff after this horrible NY winter. Wife wants me to buy a car,(transport kids in). Told her it’s never gonna happen, that’s why you got a $30 k mini van. I’m the original owner and have never been left stranded roadside.

April 13, 2014 at 9:42 am
(300) John says:

96 GMC 5.7 Vortec, three transmissions, three dashes, and same motor with soon to be 490,000 mostly highway miles on it.
Rebuilding everything underneath, trans, motor, lower front leather bucket seats even windshield for $12,000.00 including touch up paint on sides and new paint of hood, tailgate, grill cover. Tags are $30.00 year and insurance is cheap. I’ll keep it!!!

April 14, 2014 at 12:24 am
(301) Mike Douglass says:

300,000 on GMC Suburban 1994

April 16, 2014 at 9:33 am
(302) mike says:

My 94 Celica ST has 302,000 miles on it, and is my daily driver. Leaks and burns some oil. We just got a 98 Corolla LE for my wife, with 237,000 miles. It’s her daily driver. Hoping for a few more years!

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