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The Geo Prism is a twin of the Toyota Corolla. Both made in the same factory in California. They are extremely reliable and trouble free autos. With proper maintenance, you can easily expect one of these cars to go 175-200,000 miles without major repairs. By proper maintenance, I mean following the maintenance schedule in the owners manual to the letter. Changing not only oil & filter, but Transmission Fluid, Power Steering fluid, brake fluid, coolant, air filter, fuel filter, and doing all maintenance exactly as spelled out in the manual. How long it will last depends on many, many things. How it is serviced, driven, and location. Long trips on the highway are easier on a vehicle than short trips in the city. So there is no really good answer to your question.

For Example: We own a 1994 geo prizm and it has been a great car for the price. It currently has 175,000 miles on it. So far since 120,000 miles we have to replace the timing belt, water pump, and clutch which seem like regular upkeep to me given how many miles the car has seen. Overall we are very impressed and I would not be surprised if we were able to get this car over 200,000 miles.

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