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Vehicles Most Likely to Last for Over 200,000, Even 300,000 Miles


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Auto experts caution that the industry may be on the verge of an affordability crisis. says the average new-vehicle loan payment is now at $556 a month for a 69.4-month term.

Aside from proper care and maintenance, the best way to ensure consumers will get their money's worth is to choose one that's best suited to deliver many, many years of faithful service.

While it's true that just about any of today's new vehicles can eventually reach the 200,000-mile mark and beyond, some models prove to be inherently easier, cheaper, and more amenable to keep running than others. To help identify them, the automotive data and research company looked at more than 13.8 million used-vehicle transactions conducted last year.

Of the 14 vehicles the website determined are most likely to be driven for more than 200,000 miles, nine are SUVs.

Forbes is featuring the complete list in the accompanying slideshow here. Read more about the vehicles most likely to last for more than 200,000 miles here.