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Old 08-20-2017, 05:23 AM   #21
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I'm 56. 2008 Honda Accord LX - 130,500 miles on it. I am certain that it will last another 5 to 10 years.

I may sell it next year and buy my wife's 2015 Toyota Camry XLE. She wants a smaller car and we bought the Toyota for her in a bit if haste after she totaled her 9 year old VW Jetta.

BTW - totaling her VW was one of the best outcomes as nobody was hurt, she received a very high payout from the insurance company, and her ownership fell in the doughnut hole where she was entitled to the VW Jetta rebate ($2,500) as well.
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Old 08-20-2017, 05:42 AM   #22
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Old 08-20-2017, 07:02 AM   #24
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BMW 330i 2017, pick it up at the end of the month.

I only typically keep cars for 3 years, then lease a new one. OK..... it is my only real extravagance.
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Old 08-20-2017, 07:11 AM   #25
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2017 Rav 4 XLE . So far I really really like it .
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Old 08-20-2017, 08:27 AM   #27
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There is no plan about keeping cars according to mileage. Average is 7-10 years, I suppose.

Spent about $1300 this past week on Sonata. Set of Michelins, battery, sensor cable harness , oil change. This should get me through another year or so, and possibly go to one car.
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Old 08-20-2017, 08:41 AM   #28
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I will keep it until I get tired of it and want something else. OK, OK, definitely when it gets around 200,000 miles on it, but at the rate I drive I'll never get to that point.

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2017 Rav 4 XLE . So far I really really like it .
Moemg, I am so happy to read that you really really like your Rav4 so far! What a nice outcome.
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Old 08-20-2017, 08:47 AM   #29
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We average about 10 years on cars. The longest I have owned one was about 13 years ('93 Ford Ranger).
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Old 08-20-2017, 09:02 AM   #30
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Old 08-20-2017, 09:30 AM   #31
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Our household average age of car is 17 years.
Mine is 12 years old (Toy highlander hybrid). DH's truck is 22 years old.

This mix may change in the next week or so... we test drove a subaru forester yesterday. Not sure if we'll sell one of the older cars - or keep it for the kids to use. But neither boy has his license yet. (Older son is old enough but hasn't been pushing for it.)
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Old 08-20-2017, 11:27 AM   #32
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Me: 2001 Lexus LS 430 (130k)
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I am going to trade the Explorer for a newer Lexus GX 460 very soon.

Age 46/47.
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Old 08-20-2017, 11:55 AM   #33
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Old 08-20-2017, 01:22 PM   #35
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Me - 2016 Toyota 4Runner - 15000 miles. Gave the 2003 Tacoma 173,000 miles to DD. Son-in law drives it a lot.

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We usually keep 'em for about 10 or 12 years.
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Old 08-20-2017, 01:24 PM   #36
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Looks like I change my car about every 5-7 years. Last 3 have been Subaru Outback. DW is a low mileage driver. I bet her 2009 Yaris will last another 10 years or more.
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I am going to trade the Explorer for a newer Lexus GX 460 very soon.



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Gx is pretty nice and the levinson surround sound is amazing
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Old 08-20-2017, 04:12 PM   #40
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We have 3 cars, all bought new

2009 Infiniti G37X has 45K miles, gave to son for college car

2016 Acura RDX 24K miles

2016 Honda Accord Touring, 1,500 miles. I've owned this 18 months. When I took my RDX in for an oil change I asked my Honda (only) mechanic when I should get my first oil change on my Accord. He said 7,500 miles. I told him that will probably take 5 years to get to. He said to bring it in once a year to look over things that wear out (for free!), but he didn't think we should change the oil until the 7,500 mile breakin period was over.
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