AN older car with lower mileage beacause, even though and older car may be old you know it's still good because, it lasted this long and to purchase and older car with less miles mean from way back then the person never did any hard riding on the car and if it's still riding now then frankly it's a good car.Don't purchase a new car with higher miles that only means that in that short period of time that person did some serious riding and the car is probably no good.
I have to assume the response posted by "juwanna" was a joke. That is completely backwards and sounds a lot like what a used car salesman told me when I was on his lot.
More miles do not make a car "more proven." It typically means a car has more wear. Given the choice of a 2-year-old car with 50k on it or a 10-year-old car with 70k on it, if the prices are reasonable, I will take the newer car any day.
Without talking to the previous owner(s), you don't know how the car was driven. High miles may mean the owner drove it to work on the highway every day 25 miles each way. I would probably take that car over one that was driven 15 miles each way in stop-and-go city traffic. The guy above who says high miles means the car was "ridden hard" is out of his mind.
I agree with the Feb. post and would go so far as to say. It's really 6 one half-dozen the other.
If a vehicle is 10 years old, is meticulously maintained and has all of the service records and history to go with it including regular oil changes. I would certainly consider it over a 5 year old car with lesser mileage that doesn't have a good history record.
Important tools when buying a used car included Kelly Blue Book Values. Carfax. Knowing the previous owner goes a long way. Lastly, if you don't know what to look for and listen for, bring someone who does.
New Contributor: Here are some things to consider: Every car has a limited number of miles in its lifespan. Therefore, the primary factor in measuring the life of a car is the mileage. How it has been driven, how well it has been maintained, and whether or not you know the owner all come into play after you know how much life has been taken out of the car. So, if you have to choose between age and mileage in predicting which car has more life left in it, mileage is usually the best measure. HOWEVER, both the build quality and the durability of cars have improved overall in the past ten years. So, in general terms, a newer car is, typically, built better and will last longer than a car that was built ten or fifteen years ago.
Be aware that mechanical systems wear out with use but other things like rubber, electrical connections and fluid systems can get messed up from just age.
Many times a high mileage newer used car is much better to buy. The miles are most likely highways miles which are way easier on a car than city driven miles, which is mostly stop and go traffic, and the book price is reduced according to mileage making them an even better deal.
1972 pickups where not equipped to handled better gas mileage so of course there mileage is lower then the 2010. The newer trucks but more equipment in to handle better gas mileage with new technology.
In my opinion, the better buy would be the 2004. Since this is such a young vehicle, their is a higher likelihood that the mileage on the car was mostly highway driving, thus less wear and tear overall. In addition, you reap the benefits of having newer technology on the newer car...resulting typically in better mileage overall.
better aerodynamics(better fuel consumption, MPG) and crash test ratings.
Both are excellent, dependable, small cars. Buy the one that you like the best. But from a common sense standpoint of course the newer Yaris will less than half the mileage of the Civic is a better buy. That is assuming they are the same price.
For what it's worth, my '96 with the small OHV engine and over 200,000 miles on the odometer still gets between 29 and 31 MPG. I would sort of expect that your newer, presumably lower mileage car, would do that well, or better, if it's been maintained well and has no major problems. FriPilot
That depends on the car. The lower the mileage, the less wear and tear there is on the car. Each car is different and each owner treats their car differently. An older car with low mileage can save you money over the same model of car that may be a year or two newer and have the same mileage.
newer are better
The newer Call of Duty Black Ops is the higher rated better game
Newer cars are geared towards being more fuel efficient than older cars. Cars made in 2012, depending on engine size, will likely get much better gas mileage than your 1993 Buick. These older cars were geared more towards comfort and power and less towards improved gas mileage.
The C6 is definitely a better choice because it is a newer model and has newer technology.
1990-1995 = 500-2000 dollars 1996-2001 = 1500-4000 dollars anythn newer is usually higher then 5000 mileage and mechanical problems can affect the price=]
By installing a newer / better sound card, and purchasing higher quality speakers. Using MP3s and other formats with a higher sampling ratio will also improve the way it sounds.
around $175, it has lowered though and may lower again, because of the new improvements on even newer/better devices.
Both games have been replaced by newer more popular games. With lower prices for both of these games there is little reason not to get both and decide which you like better.
the bold is better the bold is newer
PSPgo is defiantly better and it is also newer
the newer ones are always better.
The one with the lower mhz or ghz. Depending on the number of cores (newer cpus) this can vary.
A Ford Falcon gets similar gas mileage to other vehicles. The gas mileage is around 30 miles per gallon. Older Ford Falcons were not as good on gas as the newer Ford Falcons.
If the vehicle is ten years or newer, a blue book from a bookstore or library may be able to help you determine what the sale price would be.
Intel Duo is newer and performs better.
The H2 Hummer on average gets 16 MPG on the highway and about 12 MPG in the city. The newer H2 Hummers get slightly better gas mileage than the old ones.
Well, the lower the mileage, the newer the car and higher the value. However, whether 62,000 miles is too much is really dependent on the age of the vehicle and how the miles were accumulated. Generally, car values are calculated presuming moderate use in the range of 12,000-15,000 miles per year at most. As such, one would expect this mileage for a vehicle approximately 4-5 years old. Although few buyers would take it into consideration, it matters whether these miles were driven through five years of inner-city rush hour commutes waiting hours in traffic with the engine idling (bad) or merely through a few long road-trips to the other coast (better).
no I say the newer the better