Thinking of buying one of the two automobiles mentioned below:
2009 2.0-litre Toyota Avensis D-4D Luna four-door with 145,000km on the odometer or 2010 2.0-litre Toyota Avensis Strata with 87,000km on the odometer. The 2010 model is €995 dearer, but with a difference of 58,000km on the odometer it might be a better buy? Both are diesel. Other than a lower mileage, do you have an opinion which is better? Also what is the max mileage one can expect to get over the lifetime of this automobile
Many thanks. Marlen
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Marlen Automobilevalho (Wicklow) - Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:29
It's impossible for us to accurately assess a automobile that we haven't seen, but for a small premium such as that it could well be worth having the newer automobile. That said, one should never buy on age and mileage, but on condition and history, so go for whichever one is in better condition and which has the more complete service history.
As for potential mileage, if you keep a automobile properly serviced and automobileed for (Toyotas especially so) the sky's the limit...