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Is 150,000 km mileage car not worth considering ?

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I see some of the cars for sale have hit 150,000 km, especially the branded German cars.

 

If you are looking for a good bargain for a used German car, will you consider one that has already chalked up 150,000 km?  Or is 150,000 km considered a foot in the coffin ?

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14 minutes ago, Lacessit said:

It really depends on whether the car has had regular servicing, which is a lottery in Thailand.

I have a Toyota Vios with 157,000 km on the odometer. It's probably got another 100,000 km still to go. But then, it's only been owned by two farangs who serviced it regularly and drove it sensibly.

You think Thais who buy German cars which are more expensive than Thai assembled Japanese cars don't service their prized assets regularly ?

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Get it looked over by a professional outfit that specializes in such things. They will draw up a list of parts that need replacing or will need soon. 

 

150k is typically when systems and things need start replacing.

 

Better off buying a younger model. 

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23 minutes ago, dimitriv said:

 

300.000 km is not uncommon IF the car has a diesel engine. 

 

 

I recently sold a Peugeot diesel with over 150000 miles (> 240,000km) on the clock.

I'd owned it for 23 of its 24 years and had serviced it "religiously" so it was still a "nice little runner, Arfur" 😊

 

Mind you, I did sell it because of some obvious corrosion...... 🙄

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19 minutes ago, VBF said:

Mind you, I did sell it because of some obvious corrosion...... 🙄

 

 

You mean just that  the floor board rusted through?        🙃

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Is maintenance a high baht cost here in Thailand? In the states you can pick up beautiful merc and bmw's with 100,000 + miles for cheap, it's the maintenance and repair costs which are prohibitive.

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