Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationMaintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

Would you buy a car with rollback mileage?

The dealer advertises the car with 100k miles but when I checked Carfax it says 200k miles.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I have a 2000 Land Cruiser with 255k on it and I wouldn’t hesitate for a second if asked to drive it from coast to coast!(except the mpg really sucks) Vehicles these days run  for a lot more miles than back in the days when 60k-70k on a car was approaching it’s death! 

    But back to the ?, I would never buy a vehicle that there is any question on the validity of said vehicle and I would let the dealer know the discrepancy you discovered. They may be in the dark about it.

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  • 1 month ago

    No.  Never.  I actually considered that a few months ago.  But I held out for one with guaranteed low miles for only a few thousand more.  You cannot get a warranty on them and will not be able to resale them.  Regardless, you do NOT want even a Lamborghini for $1,000 with 200,000 miles.

    Source(s): School of hard knox.
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  • 1 month ago

    no           .

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  • 1 month ago

    Haggle with the dealer if you feel you can't live without that car. I would walk away.

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  • 1 month ago

    Carfax doesn't count for anything.  Unlike a registered dealer, Carfax faces no penalties for providing information that is wrong.

    Check the actual odometer.  If you're suspicious, have a certified mechanic look for signs of tampering.  If the odometer has been messed with, a mechanic will be able to tell.

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  • 1 month ago

    Selling a car that way is illegal.

  • Bort
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Don't buy that car and report it. Rolling back mileage is highly illegal. Here is info on where and how to report it:

    https://www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/odometer-fraud

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  • 1 month ago

    No. Selling a car that way is illegal.

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  • 1 month ago

    No. In fact, that's illegal. I would report it to the police and to the DMV.

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  • 1 month ago

    No. You never know the real condition of the engine or transmission. I would never BUY or SELL a car with that many miles on it. I had a Fiero with over 216k miles on it and just gave it away.

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