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Used FOR SALE:   2017 Toyota Commuter 2.5L M/T Diesel VAN

FOR SALE: 2017 Toyota Commuter 2.5L M/T Diesel VAN

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱880,000

Manual 21,000 km

Used 2016 Grand Starex 2.5L A/T DIESEL

2016 Grand Starex 2.5L A/T DIESEL

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱950,000

Automatic 68,000 km

Used FOR SALE!!! Black 2015 Hyundai Starex  affordable price

FOR SALE!!! Black 2015 Hyundai Starex affordable price

Metro Manila, Makati

₱618,000

Manual 59,000 km

Used 2018 TOYOTA HIACE GL GRANDIA LIKE NEW

2018 TOYOTA HIACE GL GRANDIA LIKE NEW

Cavite, Bacoor

₱1,350,000

Manual 8,660 km

Used Good quality 2019 Toyota Hiace  GL Grandia 3.0 A/T 2-Tone for sale

Good quality 2019 Toyota Hiace GL Grandia 3.0 A/T 2-Tone for sale

Metro Manila, Pasig

₱1,788,000

Automatic 9,000 km

Used Toyota Super Grandia 2018 Automatic

Toyota Super Grandia 2018 Automatic

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱1,540,000

Automatic 25,000 km

Used Kia Carnival 2014 EX LWB Automatic

Kia Carnival 2014 EX LWB Automatic

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱650,000

Automatic 50,000 km

Used Toyota Alphard 2011 3.5 V6 Automatic

Toyota Alphard 2011 3.5 V6 Automatic

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱1,090,000

Automatic 90,000 km

Used Hyundai Grand Starex 2017 VGT Automatic

Hyundai Grand Starex 2017 VGT Automatic

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱1,030,000

Automatic 30,000 km

Used 2015 Honda Odyssey A/T Gas

2015 Honda Odyssey A/T Gas

Metro Manila, Makati

₱1,008,000

Automatic 59,000 km

Used 2018 Hyundai Starex Platinum A/T Diesel

2018 Hyundai Starex Platinum A/T Diesel

Metro Manila, Makati

₱1,358,000

Automatic 33,000 km

Used Lockdown Sale! 2017 Hyundai Grand Starex 2.5 Manual Black 59T Kms MS3947

Lockdown Sale! 2017 Hyundai Grand Starex 2.5 Manual Black 59T Kms MS3947

Metro Manila, Quezon City

₱595,000

Manual 59,000 km

Used 2020 GMC SAVANA EXPLORER LIMITED VIP

2020 GMC SAVANA EXPLORER LIMITED VIP

Metro Manila, Taguig

₱6,750,000

Automatic 1,000 km

Used 2017 Hyundai Grand Starex TCI M/T Diesel

2017 Hyundai Grand Starex TCI M/T Diesel

Metro Manila, Makati

₱708,000

Manual 30,000 km

Used Toyota Alphard 2011 3.5 V6 Automatic

Toyota Alphard 2011 3.5 V6 Automatic

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱1,090,000

Automatic 90,000 km

Used 2016 TOYOTA HIACE GL GRANDIA 3.0 DIESEL AUTOMATIC FOR SALE

2016 TOYOTA HIACE GL GRANDIA 3.0 DIESEL AUTOMATIC FOR SALE

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱990,000 ₱300,000 DP

Automatic 53,000 km

Used Hyundai Grand Starex 2017 VGT Automatic

Hyundai Grand Starex 2017 VGT Automatic

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱1,030,000

Automatic 30,000 km

Used Toyota Super Grandia 2018 Automatic

Toyota Super Grandia 2018 Automatic

Metro Manila, Las Piñas

₱1,540,000

Automatic 25,000 km

How Long Should a Car Last?

You are browsing through a vast number of used cars Van for sale in offered by private owners and certified car dealers around the Philippines because you have decided it's time to drive your own car! As you look at all the options, even if you have a particular model in your mind, you start to get confused and overwhelmed.

Which one should you choose? Should you go for the 10-year-old but affordable one? Or should you opt for the one nearer to the current year but is more expensive?

Don't fret! Philkotse.com is here to provide you information about how long should a vehicle last. This way, you can decide better how old a car should you consider “okay” to purchase.

The Mileage

If you sit in the front seat of the car, especially the driver's side, you'll see a lot of meters right in front of you. They all correspond to different items, and one of which is for the car's mileage. This is the so-called odometer, and you'll identify it because of the units km/hr (MPH).

In the odometer, you will see a set of numbers on a small screen, and that is the car's mileage. Mileage is the specific distance the vehicle had traveled from the time it was first driven. This does not indicate though whether it was used for long-distance travels or regular, short-distance travels. Nonetheless, it indicates how much the car has been used.

1. The 90s Models

Second-hand vehicles for sale manufactured in the 90s usually have a shorter lifespan as compared to the newer ones. That is owed to the fact that the manufacturing process of the parts is more technologically advanced today. Similarly, newer cars have more features for safety and reliability.

On that note, experts say that these cars should only last from about 10,000 to 12,000 kilometers per year. Meaning, you shouldn't buy a 90s model beyond that mileage, unless it will just be part of your collection and not for traveling.

2. The After-90s Models

Most vehicles designed and manufactured after the 1990s have parts which are quite better than the earlier models. That is because of the improvement not just in the parts' manufacturing process but also of innovative car testing techniques.

With that in mind, when looking for vehicles that are manufactured after the 90s, the odometer should have a mileage reading of 24,000 kilometers per year.

A Quick Note

Mileage can give you an overview of the wear and tear of the car. Yes, it is not directly related to the unit's age, but this is one of the essential things mechanics and experts look at whether or not they will give the car a thumbs up.

With that being said, the odometer can be tweaked, and let's be honest; some sellers will do anything just to close a deal. As such, you may use a modern tool for checking the odometer or contact a trusted mechanic to accompany you when checking out a car personally.

Conclusion

Although mileage does not really tell you how old a car is, it is one of the best indicators. Do note though that you should also consider whether or not the vehicle has been maintained well or not.

Sometimes, a car with higher mileage is better than the one with a lower mileage simply because the other has been maintained regularly. So, when you ask how long should a car last, that would be the mileage with consideration of how well it was taken care of.

We hope you find the right aged vehicle for you and your loved ones soon!

Apart from car ads, we also provide other helpful information for auto buyers including maintenance tips, safe driving skills, and car reviews. Furthermore, you can go to our section for all car brands in the Philippines to learn more about each brand's typical characteristics to decide which one is most suitable for your lifestyle and budget.

Enjoy your online car search with Philkotse.com!