New report: 10 vehicles most likely to last 200,000 miles

New report: 10 vehicles most likely to last 200,000 miles
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If you’re shopping around for a new or used vehicle, finding a reliable set of wheels is probably at the top of your wish list.

According to a new study from the car search engine, you should consider an SUV if you want a long-lasting vehicle that can reach 200,000 miles or more.

In fact, the report concluded that eight out of the 10 vehicles most likely to last 200,000 miles are SUVs.

SUVs, cars and pickup trucks that will last 200,000 miles or more! analyzed more than 13.8 million cars sold in 2018 and found the Toyota Sequoia ranked first with 7.4% of its vehicles over 200,000 miles.

At least 2.2% of all of the top 14 models identified by the site have over 200,000 miles, almost triple the 0.8% average for all models.

“With the right maintenance and care, today’s vehicles have the potential to reach 200,000 miles,” said iSeeCars CEO Phong Ly. “While large SUVs and pickup trucks appear most often on the list, those looking for sedans and minivans can also find a vehicle that is proven to be a high-mileage hauler.”

Top 10 longest-lasting vehicles

Rank Model % of vehicles over 200,000 miles
1 Toyota Sequoia 7.4%
2 Chevrolet Suburban 5.0%
2 Ford Expedition 5.0%
4 GMC Yukon XL 4.0%
5 Toyota 4Runner 3.9%
6 Chevrolet Tahoe 3.8%
7 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 3.1%
8 Honda Ridgeline 3.0%
9 GMC Yukon 2.8%
10 Toyota Tacoma 2.6%
Average for all models 0.8%

The two non-SUVs on this list are made by Japanese automakers: the Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tacoma pickups.

Longest-lasting cars (no SUVs or pickup trucks) 

What happens when trucks and SUVs are taken out of the equation? The rankings for longest-lasting cars include three models from Toyota and two from Honda.

Rank Model % of vehicles over 200,000 miles
1 Toyota Avalon 2.5%
1 Honda Odyssey 2.5%
3 Honda Accord 1.9%
4 Toyota Sienna 1.8%
5 Toyota Prius 1.7%
5 Chevrolet Impala 1.7%
7 Ford Taurus 1.6%
8 Toyota Camry 1.4%
9 Toyota Camry Hybrid 1.2%
9 Honda Civic 1.2%
Average for all models 0.6%

Longest-lasting trucks also looked specifically at which trucks are most likely to reach 200,000 miles. Five pickups fared at or better than the average across all models.

Rank Model % of vehicles over 200,000 miles
1 Honda Ridgeline 3.0%
2 Toyota Tacoma 2.6%
2 Toyota Tundra 2.6%
4 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1.9%
5 Ford F-150 1.8%
Average for all models 1.8%

Vehicles most likely to reach 300,000 miles 

Think your car can make it well beyond 200,000 miles? Only 0.1% of all vehicles reach 300,000 miles, according to the study.

Advertisement said the Ford Expedition, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Sequoia, Chevrolet Suburban,Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra are most likely to reach 300,000 miles on the odometer.

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