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At What Mileage Do Cars Start Having Issues?

At What Mileage Do Cars Start Having Issues?

Driving a high-mileage vehicle definitely comes with uncertainty. If you haven't been proactive about your vehicle's maintenance, you may be starting to notice some issues with your vehicle or fear that you'll need a major repair soon. The truth is, many modern vehicles actually last a lot longer than we think when taken care of properly. A high mileage vehicle is typically considered any car that is past 100,000 miles. However, many vehicles last well above 200,000 miles. So, at what mileage do vehicles start seeing the most problems?  The answer is, it truly depends on the make, model, and year of your vehicle. However, the following issues are typically seen with higher mileage vehicles:  Transmission failure which can happen around 100,000 miles Needing a new battery New brake pads A new set of tires Fuel pump failure which can happen if you often drive on a low tank of gas Water pump failure which typically occurs between 60,000 to 90,000 miles T ... read more