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Rodge

High mileage...

Wondering what mileage is on people's cars here?

We have 2 cars in the US, a 2000 Lexus RX300 that has 248,000 on it and a 2006 Honda Odyssey with 187,000.

My experience is that Lexus trumps Honda for reliability by far...
Twelfth Monkey

Both in the low 70ks - nowhere near you!
simonp

About 15,000...
Tim

Nissan 370 - 21k
M5 - 86k
Fiat Coupe - 109k
BMW 320d - 210k
Roadrunner

Benz: 96,100
MINI: 50,000
Standard? Showing 3,400, but probably 2nd or 3rd time around.
PG

Jag 39k
Shogun 63k
Horse lorry 11k
Tractor 4300 hours......
Chris M Wanted a V-10

Captur around 23k,
C-Max just under 9k
Fiesta just coming up to 3k

Makes a change from the old, rusty and/or worn-out stuff I've been used to driving around in; the Scenic and Galaxy were both changed at around 90k
Boxer6

My Legacy will hit 100K in a week or two.

Herself's Td5 is around 90-ish IIRC.
Blarno

Saab has 127k on, Aygo has 50k.
Frank Bullitt

118k on the A2, 19k on the DS4
Big Blue

Gorilla: nearly 62,137miles (the magic 100k kms)
E46: 99,240miles
Black Whanger: 12,000 ish
Martin

535d - 47,700
Boxster - 45,500
Nice Guy Eddie

3 series - 11000
Cayman- 4000
Bob Sacamano

BMW: 7450
Qashqai: 420
DetmoldDick

Civic 160 000km (100 000 miles)
Panda, not sure but about 60 000km

Edit:
Turns out the Panda has don 90 000km and is well overdue a service  
Racing Teatray

M135i is on about 28,500.
The Fiat is on about 12,500.

Both have been pretty reliable it must be said (touch wood). The BMW has suffered one failure in four years – it needed a new air-conditioning condenser last week under warranty. The Fiat (which is due its first MoT next month) hasn't had any so far.
gonnabuildabuggy

FRV 133K
Mini 62K ish
MX5 150k ish (250k km)
Big littles Focus 112K

Record was 328 sold at 196K.
Roadsterstu

V50 on 105. My highest was the V70 at 178.

Americans do seem to run cars to higher mileages. It's all in straight lines at 65mph, mind.
gooner

Insignia has 82k (just under). It will probably get to 84 by the time it goes back next month. Not bad for three years old!
Michael

XC70 is on 17k. The Husky hasn't got a tachometer but I'd guess it's on about 600 miles.
Bryan M

Porsche 67k
Lotus 115k
Merc 17m
Andy C

ST Has just passed 60,000 miles in the last week

18,000miles in 4.5 years
Andy C

ST Has just passed 60,000 miles in the last week

20,000miles in 4.5 years
Michael

Glitch in the matrix there, Andy. Maybe you'd see your tacho more clearly if you looked over the steering wheel.
Andy C



These dang inaccurate Dagenham dustbins
Stuntman

Cayman - 91k
M3 - 54k
GT4 - coming up to 3k
Nelson

just shy of 82,000 on the Mondeo now and all is well
TreVoR

TVR 78,000 but was rebuilt fully at just under 70k and the engine was rebuilt again 800 miles ago.  
Land Rover 202,000 but rebuilt at 198,000.
Mazda 50,000.
Michael

When does the MX5 get rebuilt?
PhilD

Michael wrote:
When does the MX5 get rebuilt?


Those crafty Japanese build things to last, it's just not cricket!
TreVoR

Sub frames have a lot of surface rust but it seems OK at the moment!  

I'm putting a cover on it this winter and it can go on a battery conditioner. It didn't fare well being exposed all winter. The interior got very wet with condensation and went furry.
Roadsterstu

TreVoR wrote:
Sub frames have a lot of surface rust but it seems OK at the moment!  

I'm putting a cover on it this winter and it can go on a battery conditioner. It didn't fare well being exposed all winter. The interior got very wet with condensation and went furry.


Moisture trap thingy from a camping shop. Pop one in the footwell.
TreVoR

Roadsterstu wrote:
TreVoR wrote:
Sub frames have a lot of surface rust but it seems OK at the moment!  

I'm putting a cover on it this winter and it can go on a battery conditioner. It didn't fare well being exposed all winter. The interior got very wet with condensation and went furry.


Moisture trap thingy from a camping shop. Pop one in the footwell.


Yeah, that's what I ended up doing, but it still got pretty wet.
Boxer6

TreVoR wrote:
Roadsterstu wrote:
TreVoR wrote:
Sub frames have a lot of surface rust but it seems OK at the moment!  

I'm putting a cover on it this winter and it can go on a battery conditioner. It didn't fare well being exposed all winter. The interior got very wet with condensation and went furry.


Moisture trap thingy from a camping shop. Pop one in the footwell.


Yeah, that's what I ended up doing, but it still got pretty wet.


I've used similar things from Home Bargains or Poundland, can't remember which, called LeCroc. They seem to work reasonably well and have kept my garage dry during the winter for a few years now. IIRC, I used 4 of them last year, plus a wee dehumidifier when it wasn't too cold!
Michael

Would it be worth investing in a hard top or wouldn't that make much difference?
TreVoR

I'm not sure. It's storing the damn things when you want to take them off.

Boxer, I have a dessicant dehumidifier in my garage which works at all temperatures as it doesn't use a refrigerator pump to remove moisture. Also has the advantage that it slightly warms the air.
PhilD

TreVoR wrote:
I'm not sure. It's storing the damn things when you want to take them off.


put it in the boot?
Boxer6

TreVoR wrote:
 Boxer, I have a dessicant dehumidifier in my garage which works at all temperatures as it doesn't use a refrigerator pump to remove moisture. Also has the advantage that it slightly warms the air.


I may look into one of them this year. Didn't help that Herself didn't really see the point of a dehumidifier and kept switching it off "to save money".

She soon changed her mind when I left it off, re-capped the LeCroc's and hung her favourite Stubben bridle in the garage for a few days! Amazing what a wee bit of damp on expensive stuff like that will achieve.  
Roadsterstu

PhilD wrote:
TreVoR wrote:
I'm not sure. It's storing the damn things when you want to take them off.


put it in the boot?


I presume you mean the hardtop? In which case, nope.
Roadsterstu

Roadsterstu wrote:
PhilD wrote:
TreVoR wrote:
I'm not sure. It's storing the damn things when you want to take them off.


put it in the boot?


I presume you mean the hardtop? In which case, nope.


Other issue maybe blocked roof drain holes? Or where the car is parked - constant shade or alternating shade and sun, etc. That, or it is just very damp where you are!
TreVoR

Drain holes are clear. It was worst when it snowed and the sun came out so it is fluctuations in temperature that make it worse.

Sun heats the interior, the warm wet air rises and hits the cold roof, condenses and pours onto interior. Rinse and repeat all winter.

The cover I've got reflects sunlight so I will use it his year and check it each week.
PhilD

Roadsterstu wrote:
PhilD wrote:
TreVoR wrote:
I'm not sure. It's storing the damn things when you want to take them off.


put it in the boot?


I presume you mean the hardtop? In which case, nope.


If it folded you could...
Rodge

I'm driving my sisters Kuga this week. It's 3 years old and has 156,000km on it.
It's got no rattles and the 2.0 tdci engine is really good- quite a bit better than the same one in my S-Max, pulls smoother and is quieter, though it's probably lighter too which helps.
BeN

That's quite a lot of miles (kilometres) for a 3 year old car.

My own Lancer is on 310,000km, which translates to about 192,000 in miles.
Chocy Rocky

Mrs CR's Up is at about 13k and my wee Fiesta has done 64k (only 2k of them in the last six months, got to love a short commute).
Frank Bullitt

Had the A2 serviced, it's only done 6,700 in 12 months. At this rate it will be on just over 300k when I retire!
royalritu

I recently bought my brand new car in Nepal.
Tata Safari Storme the strongest car of all. Its the SUV by Tata Motors. I love my vehicle.

Its 2100cc engine is excellent .
Giant

Finally, a spambot speaks our language!
Roadrunner

The Forum SUV of choice!
Chris M Wanted a V-10

Why would anyone want to spam a motoring enthusiast forum (?) to try to flog Tatas, though ???
royalritu

Why do take me as a spammer. I can say Lexus , Mercedes good too but I dont have one .I will not lie about the cars I dont have and just  msg a googled info post. Come On!!
gooner

Sorry Royalritu, we've had scammers appear in here before trying to flog kitchens off the back of lorries so maybe there's some wariness to new members!
BeN

Chris M Wanted a V-10 wrote:
Why would anyone want to spam a motoring enthusiast forum (?) to try to flog Tatas, though ???


It clearly knows we've voted it our Car of the Year...
Roadsterstu

Giant wrote:
Finally, a spambot speaks our language!


I don't think English is the first language of the marketing department, having read the bollocks on the website.
Grampa

Thankfully my mileage is not high - Scirocco just over 40,000 in six years, Mini just over 50,000 in nearly 10 years - Minor reading about 20,000 but not sure how many times round (because of its age, it only goes to 99,000) - it's probably only the second.

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