When shopping for a used car, one of the first things Central Illinois drivers look at is mileage. What’s good mileage on a used car? Well, it depends. High mileage is not necessarily a warning sign — in fact, it could be the sign of a dependable vehicle and a great deal if the previous owner kept up with routine maintenance and repairs. Sam Leman Automotive Group has the details on the smart way to shop for a used car.
100,000 miles or more on the odometer used to be something of a warning sign, but modern cars are built to last. Good mileage for a used car depends on other factors — and a low-mileage used car might not always be in great shape. When shopping for a used car, you should think of these factors in addition to figuring out what “good mileage” means to you:
A newer car with high mileage could still be a better value than a low-mileage car that is a bit older. It can depend on the following factors:
At Sam Leman Automotive Group, we want to make the process of shopping for a used car as hassle-free as possible. Explore our extensive inventory today, then stop by one of our locations near to set up a test drive. If you have any questions about our pre-owned vehicle specials or if you’d like to know if it’s possible to lease a used car, please feel free to contact us. After you’ve found the perfect vehicle, learn how to plan a safe road trip with your family thanks to our guide!
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