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Sales: Open Today! Sales: 9am-8pm
Service: Open Today! Service: 7am-6pm
Parts: Open Today! Parts: 7am-5pm

What is Good Mileage on a Used Car?

We’ve noticed that people don’t kick tires much anymore when they’re checking out a used car on our lot in Glendale Heights. What they do, however, is to check the odometer. That’s not a bad thing. You should know how many miles are on a car you’re thinking about buying. But what is good mileage on a used car? Every used car shopper seems to have a different idea about that. It’s important to know the answer to that question before you decide whether to buy a used car. No one wants to buy a vehicle one day just to break down somewhere in Addison just a few days later. Sunrise Chevrolet wants you to make an informed decision wherever you buy your next vehicle, so let’s talk about what constitutes good mileage for used cars.

How Much Mileage is Good Mileage for a Used Car?

What is good mileage on a used car really depends on the make and model. This is why you will need to do your homework before you go shopping for used cars. Is 100,000 miles too many? For a lot of vehicles, sure. But some vehicles haven’t even reached half of their lifespan at that point. You will also want to think about if the car has what would be considered high mileage in relation to its age. The average amount of miles put on most cars in one year is 15,000 miles. So, if a three-year-old car has more than 45,000 miles on it, it’s considered to have high mileage.

What Else Should You Look for?

Knowing what constitutes good mileage on a used car is important, but it’s not all you should know. For instance, was the vehicle well-maintained? Was the car driven mostly on the highway or in the brutal stop-and-go traffic of Carol Stream? Was it driven mostly in a mild climate or did it have to endure harsh winters? Has it ever been in an accident? Often, what is good mileage for a used car depends on what happened while those miles were being put on the car.

Stop Worrying and Get Your Next Used Car at Sunrise Chevrolet

Did you know our certified pre-owned cars undergo a 172-point inspection and reconditioning process? We back them up with a 12-month/12,000-mile transferable bumper-to-bumper limited warranty. In fact, you should check out our pre-owned vehicle specials. You can even apply for financing online. We’re just a short drive from Chicago, so stop by or contact us today!

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