The advantages of keeping an older car running longer are much more important these days especially when average new car prices have topped $20,000 based on information provided by AAA. Since many current vehicles are well-built, keeping them longer has become more common with car owners.
Many family sedans can accumulate mileage well above 150,000 miles and still have a body that is in good shape. Automakers have perfected their methods of corrosion protection to the point that rust and corrosion is very rare. However, the engine may be the component that wears out quicker and prompts an owner to decide whether they should buy a new vehicle or replace the engine. read more