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Q&A: How long can my car last?

Consumer Reports News: March 17, 2009 10:25 AM

I want to keep my car. How long will it last?

A reliable car, if well maintained, can go
200,000 miles or more with few if any major repairs. But it's time to part company if the car needs repairs costing more than half its value, if it seems likely that the car could leave you stranded, or if its structural integrity is compromised.

Learn how to make your car last for 200,000 miles and visit our 200,000 mile club forum to discuss tips for making your car go the distance.


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