The Truth About Cars » 000 miles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Monday Mileage Champion: Same As It Ever Was… And Will Be… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/monday-mileage-champion-same-as-it-ever-was-and-will-be/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/monday-mileage-champion-same-as-it-ever-was-and-will-be/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:59:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481596 Forbes recently published an article titled “Cars That Can Last 250,000 Miles (Or More).” Unfortunately for the author and Forbes, measuring long-term quality of any new or late model is nearly impossible. Most defects and cost cutting compromises don’t become glaringly obvious until well after the vehicle becomes a common site at the wholesale auto […]

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Forbes recently published an article titled “Cars That Can Last 250,000 Miles (Or More).” Unfortunately for the author and Forbes, measuring long-term quality of any new or late model is nearly impossible. Most defects and cost cutting compromises don’t become glaringly obvious until well after the vehicle becomes a common site at the wholesale auto […]

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Monday Mileage Champion: Saturnalia http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/monday-mileage-champion-saturnalia/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/monday-mileage-champion-saturnalia/#comments Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477921 I told you that I would report back to the TTAC faithful when something new came up. Well, for quite a few weeks there has been the usual distribution of dominance when it comes to high mileage cars that are curbed by their owners. 70% to 80% of the vehicles in the Top 25 of […]

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I told you that I would report back to the TTAC faithful when something new came up. Well, for quite a few weeks there has been the usual distribution of dominance when it comes to high mileage cars that are curbed by their owners. 70% to 80% of the vehicles in the Top 25 of […]

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Piston Slap: 100,000 Mile Tune Ups, Dex-Cool, Grandma’s S.L.A.B. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/piston-slap-100000-mile-tune-ups-dex-cool-grandmas-s-l-a-b/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/piston-slap-100000-mile-tune-ups-dex-cool-grandmas-s-l-a-b/#comments Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:52:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477112 Justin writes: Sajeev, I have a 2001 Buick Regal LS. I bought it in 2007 with 14,000 miles on (yes, from a grandmother). It has 72,000 miles on it as of this morning. It’s not a great car and has required plenty of maintenance (for example, I’ve had to replace the brakes completely 3 times […]

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Justin writes: Sajeev, I have a 2001 Buick Regal LS. I bought it in 2007 with 14,000 miles on (yes, from a grandmother). It has 72,000 miles on it as of this morning. It’s not a great car and has required plenty of maintenance (for example, I’ve had to replace the brakes completely 3 times […]

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Monday Mileage Champion: 2000 Ford Explorer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/monday-mileage-champion-2000-ford-explorer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/monday-mileage-champion-2000-ford-explorer/#comments Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462928 Every classic Mercedes enthusiast and their antique mother will brag about the longevity of their ride. Then you have the Camrys. The Accords. The Volvo 240/740/940 triplets. Silverados. F-150s. Crown Vics. Town Cars. And of course the VW TDI models. They all will endure along with Cavalier cockroaches and the ever ready Rangers. But there […]

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Every classic Mercedes enthusiast and their antique mother will brag about the longevity of their ride. Then you have the Camrys. The Accords. The Volvo 240/740/940 triplets. Silverados. F-150s. Crown Vics. Town Cars. And of course the VW TDI models. They all will endure along with Cavalier cockroaches and the ever ready Rangers. But there […]

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