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Why do insurance and garages say a car is only 8000 per yearfor average milage?

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02/04/2014

Insurance coverage is based on "Risk" and vehical value.

The more mileage you drive a year the more risk you are.

The more Mileage on your car the less it is worth.

8000 miles is the average Urban resident mileage and that is what most people have their insurance based on.