What Is a Good Mileage for a Used Car?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 8, 2020 3:30:33 PM ET
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According to Samarins.com, a good mileage figure for a used car is 155,000 or less. While low mileage is desirable in a used car, it is not a guarantee that a vehicle is in reasonably good shape for its age.

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Other factors to consider when shopping for a used vehicle are maintenance history and general reviews for the particular model when it was new. A vehicle with a lot of miles that has been maintained well and was the subject of good reviews when the model was new is often a better buy than a car with low miles that was not well-maintained.