Should I buy a 2012 Subaru Impreza with 125,000 miles at $7k?
I am looking to buy a 2012 Subaru Impreza with 125k miles on it.
Would you recommend? Can I expect another 100k miles out of it?
It has had no accidents and is a clean title. Buying in New England.
It's a premium hatchback with CVT
No one can guarantee that you can get a certain amount of miles or years out a vehicle. You take you chances, but can minimize your risk by having a mechanic check it out before you purchase. Be wary, the 2.0's from 2012 have oil consumption issues.
Beware of the CVT too.
2012 was a very tough inaugural year for this era Imp. LOTS of weird problems that never occurred in the 2002-2011 iteration. The 2.0i is indeed a wimp, straining to make its noisy CVT wind up. The manual is a far better mate for this smaller motor. You may be better off with a 2010-2011 Legacy 2.5i for similar $$, but alas, it shares the OLDER timing-belt- driven design, as well a fragile CVT. It's hard to win here.... (Disclaimer: I service and resell 2016+ OBs/Legacys in Boston)