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Old 23 Mar 2008, 10:46 am
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I would love to have a Honda Accord as my first car the only problem is that in my price range it will have high mileage on it. I am looking for somewhere between a 2003-2005 under $12,000. I have found quite a bit of both but many of them have upwards of 70k miles. For my first car can I expect that even though the mileage is high, the car will be reliable and last me for a while with little maintenance and good reliability? I will begin commuting about 30-45 minutes to work come the summer and I know that the Honda is supposed to be great on gas, reliability, and also safety! So is high mileage ok? Thank you!i will be taking out a loan for about 60 months, is it worth looking at a car with this high mileage or should I look at say a GM with only 30k miles on it...
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If you mean under 300 000K then it's ok. Cars with high mileage manage to last longer today and Accords are reliable cars.
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Old 23 Mar 2008, 11:16 am
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The mileage is about right for the money and the Accord should go 150k miles easily with basic maintenance. For your first car, you can probably get a Civic, mazda 3, Sentra for much less money and equal reliability.
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Old 23 Mar 2008, 11:31 am
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my friend has 181,000 on his no leaks or oil use
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Dude, it's a Honda. You can realistically get 300,000+ miles out of that engine with average to good maintenance.
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