Looking for low miles is good car-shopping strategy

  • by: PAUL BRAND
  • Updated: April 13, 2012 - 3:56 PM

Q My sister is looking for a 2004 or 2005 Toyota RAV4, but she will not look at one with more than 40,000 miles. She is convinced that the lower the miles, the more desirable the vehicle, no matter what. I told her that a vehicle with that low miles might have issues associated with having been driven so infrequently and that it may need a bunch of maintenance given its age and mileage. What do you think of her strategy?

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