Determining how much mileage a used car should have can be tricky since there are a lot of different reasons why a car might have more or fewer miles on it.
Generally, the rule of thumb is 12,000 multiplied by the age of the car is a reasonable amount of total miles. This formula comes from the estimation that people drive about 12,000 miles a year. So if you’re looking at a 10-year-old car, mileage around 120,000 is a decent place to be.
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