12 Cars Proven to Get to 200,000 Miles and Beyond

CR's exclusive surveys show these sedans, SUVs, minivans, and pickup trucks are in it for the long haul

2020 Toyota Camry TRD front driving
2020 Toyota Camry
Photo: Toyota

Almost any car can make it to 200,000 miles and beyond if you spend enough money on it. But that’s not necessarily a good idea. It’s better to buy a safe and reliable model, and properly maintain it. Make sure you follow the maintenance schedule in your owner’s manual, and take care of minor problems as they arise.

These are the top 12 most problem-free cars, minivans, pickup trucks, and SUVs that have proved to go 200,000 miles or more, according to surveys of Consumer Reports members. Many other models in our Annual Auto Surveys reached that milestone, but they did not have as high a percentage of trouble-free vehicles.

There is a clear theme on this list: Honda and Toyota models have fewer problems and go the distance more often than vehicles from other brands.

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The cars that shone in this analysis certainly would be considered used cars at this point. To help new-car shoppers, we have highlighted the latest model years below, and included our findings on this most recent version. We encourage you to click through to the linked model pages, where you will find more information and pricing on both new and used cars.

Given that we’re looking at a long span of years for this analysis, shoppers should be aware that road-test scores, reliability, and other ratings vary over time.

Whether you’re buying new or used, it’s smart to check the ratings on CR’s model pages for the specific model year that you’re considering.

The vehicles below are presented in descending order, starting with the best model. The rank is based on the percentage of vehicles with zero problems reported in the past 12 months.

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