How long will a car run well after it has over 100K miles on it?

Asked by Mar 26, 2016 at 04:16 PM about the 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring Edition Convertible

Question type: General

I'm simply asking about used cars and their "life span" since I'm going to be
buying used for the first time.  That may sound odd, but it's true, I'm
unemployed, receiving SSDI monthly and hope to be employed very soon.  
Which will increase my spending limit.

2 Answers


There is no simple answer to your question, but with proper maintenance, most cars today will last well over 200K. Depends on how much money you want to spend on keeping it in tip top shape. I'd recommend having your mechanic look over a vehicle you'd like to purchase before you sign for it. A small fee in knowing that you have a safe vehicle for years to come.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Also check for actual problems people have had with the car you are looking at or might be interested in, and find something that is still being made, nothing like a Saturn, Suzuki, etc. also stay away from KIa, and Mitsubishi unless buying brand new. HTH

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Chrysler PT Cruiser Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,220
#2 Gypsy Rose
Gypsy Rose
Reputation 1,390
#3 docwade931
Reputation 1,250
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet HHR
66 Great Deals out of 2,550 listings starting at $1,800
Used Volkswagen Beetle
186 Great Deals out of 9,453 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chrysler Sebring
29 Great Deals out of 2,833 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,840 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Altima
1,153 Great Deals out of 79,636 listings starting at $500
Used Honda Civic
811 Great Deals out of 88,080 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chrysler 300
401 Great Deals out of 19,197 listings starting at $850
Used Ford Focus
626 Great Deals out of 57,236 listings starting at $795
Used Honda Accord
941 Great Deals out of 77,703 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,098 Great Deals out of 90,895 listings starting at $1,599
Used MINI Cooper
218 Great Deals out of 9,940 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Caliber
55 Great Deals out of 2,256 listings starting at $1,699
Used Toyota Corolla
855 Great Deals out of 70,725 listings starting at $1,874

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.