Since the prices of cars have recently been going up, it is wise to look for a vehicle that will last you a very long time. Unfortunately, this might turn out to be not such an easy task. The wide variety of models and the information on the internet can be frustrating.
Many who are searching for a reliable car are looking through reports and data. However, it is easy to get confused if you are not a real auto lover. The good news is that some companies are aiming to make the process easier for the average buyer. For example, a study conducted by ISeeCars.com analyzed more than 13 million cars to choose the ones which last the longest.
The focus was on vehicles that could run for more than 200 000 miles. Around 1,2% of the cars managed to reach this number, having some clear winners among them. The company’s CEO shared that many cars nowadays might achieve this goal if they are well cared for. Nevertheless, there are some distinct models which are more capable of passing the 200 000 miles mark.
Having this information in mind, here is a list of 20 very long-lasting vehicles.
Although the other model (Altima) is more popular, this one is proven to be extremely durable. If it is taken care of in the right way, around 1,3% of these cars manage to surpass 200,000 miles.
This is the first Hybrid in this ranking and because of its very good fuel consumption and maintenance which is not that complicated, 1.3% of them turn out to be super reliable and run for over 200,000 miles.
Another car from Toyota which is a brand, known for making durable vehicles with great fuel consumption. 1,5% of the Camry have shown to reach over 200,000 miles, proving to be an excellent model.
This model by Chevrolet is said to be very reliable. 1,5% of the Impala on the roads manage to surpass the 200K mark.
This is one of the best trucks on the market. Around 2% of them achieve this amazing task of running for over 200,000 miles and find their place in the ranking for most durable vehicles.
When it came to comparing trucks and SUVs to passenger cars the former seemed to always win. An exception was the Honda Accord and 2% of this midsize sedan managed to surpass 200k miles.
Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2.1% of this model is still running after going for more than 200,000 miles. It comes as no surprise that this is a very popular and loved vehicle. One of the best-selling cars from Gm sure is impressive.
This might be one of the most luxurious vehicles on this ranking. 2.2% of the Lincoln Navigator achieved the goal of 200K miles. If you can spend more, why not choose a car that will last a long time and look amazing?
This might be one of the most reliable trucks out there. It is said that 2.2% of these vehicles have managed to go for more than 200,000 miles, which is impressive. Customers are also showing they are satisfied with the product and are enjoying it.
This model is a real competition for the pickup trucks from Ford and Chevrolet. Toyota Tundra is a cheaper vehicle and 2.2% reach more than 200K miles. It was also included in the ranking for the most reliable cars of the decade. This was the only truck on that list.
This is the only minivan to be included on this type of ranking 2 years in a row. It is stated that 2.4% of these models reach the 200K mark.
This is a car which has been rated highly for a time, because of its durability and the satisfaction it brings to its owners. 2,4% of these sedans succeed in reaching the set mileage ensuring its spot on this list.
The Full-sized pickup trucks were in the top positions, but this compact pickup still deserves to be included. 2,6% are said to be able to top 200,000 miles and for some even 300,000 miles which is impressive.
This SUV is on the classic truck platform of Chevrolet and has turned out to be more reliable than other competitors. 2.8% of these cars are still on the road after going for more than 200K miles.
Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Here is the second Hybrid on this ranking, and 3.1% of this model has surpassed the 200,000-mark. Because of its reliability, efficiency, and small carbon footprint, it is a preferred vehicle by many. It has everything you need.
The analysis shows that the bigger a certain SUV is, the longer it lasts. This big vehicle by Chevrolet is made on the platform of the Silverado and 3,8% of these cars become part of the 200,000-club.
The 4Runner is one of the most reliable cars of the past century. For 13 consecutive years, it has managed to achieve amazing reliability ratings. Customers also seemed to want to keep it for as long as possible. 4.2% of those cars have topped 200K miles and 0.3% – 300k, which is 3 times the average.
Some owners of this SUV might not agree that it is the most durable car. However, it stays on the road for an impressive number of miles. The research states that more than 5% run for more than 200,000 miles and 0.2% succeed in reaching 300,000.
This model by Ford was the winner for the most reliable car in 2017. Over 5.4% achieve the goal of 200k. Given that there has been a release of a newly redesigned version in 2018, we will have to wait and see how it compares to the original one.
This is the only vehicle that boasts 5 times the average of models, with 6,6% running for over 200,000 miles, and 0.2% going above 300,000 miles.