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Old 06-29-2019, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by John MS View Post
Keep driving it and your cost per mile goes down. Selling now means your overall cost of driving goes needlessly up.
Yep, depreciation is the 800 pound, invisible gorilla in the room. Maintenance and repairs are usually trivial compared to deprecation in the first 100k miles, and even in the second 50k miles.

I look up the values of my cars annually. Quantifying the annual deprecation makes those occasional four-figure repair bills a lot easier to swallow. The most expensive repairs I had on a BMW and a Honda were headliner replacements.
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