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Old 06-30-2019, 08:34 AM
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If I was driving 38k miles per year, no way would I buy a new BMW or MB. Iíd probably buy a used late model low-mileage Honda like a Civic and just drive it up to 150k.

Problem is that high miles kill German cars on resale. But high miles on a Japanese car, people are like ďshrug itís a Honda itíll be fineĒ. Plus highway miles are a cakewalk for any car, so youíre not really risking mechanical issues - itís all about the per-mile usage cost determined by acquisition and eventual sale/trade price.
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