Depends on the car, who made it, and how it was driven. 1. If you buy a high mileage car for lets say a kid or college student, I would Quality is just not good. When you're buying a used car, low mileage can be seductive. But as our editors explain, the odometer reading is just one factor among many. Hello readers of Oversteer and welcome to your latest round of Ask Doug, where you Ask Doug a question -- such as "Dear Doug, what is a car?" -- and Doug.
But, don't assume a car is in good condition because it has “low” or “average” miles — or that it is in bad condition if it has “high” miles. High mileage lowers the price. Is it a shrewd buy or to be avoided? What matters more than the number of miles is how those miles got on the. You should consider the current mileage when purchasing a used car. Of course, the You can easily tell if there are any oil spots where the car was parked.
Unfortunately, it's all too easy to simply assume fewer miles make for a better deal, but it's not quite so simple. High-mileage cars and. Buying a car with high mileage can be risky, However, mileage is less important Does it mean you should avoid cars with “high” mileage? it has “low” or “ average” miles — or that it is in bad condition if it has “high” miles. Concerned about the mileage on a potential used buy? We present two cars with a combined total of million miles.