SEE | These pre-owned vehicles boast some of the highest mileages you'll ever see

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Louis du Toit's 2013 Ford Ranger XLS
Louis du Toit's 2013 Ford Ranger XLS

The list details pre-owned vehicles listed on Autotrader with the highest mileage.

Price and mileage are some of the decisive factors for potential buyers.

Most higher mileage vehicles tend to be less pricey.

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When buying a pre-owned vehicle, pricing and mileage are some of the decisive factors for potential customers.

The consensus is that vehicles with higher mileages tend to be more problematic because numerous mechanical components will need to be replaced. But, it's not always the case as sometimes motorists just want to upgrade and might have taken really good care of their vehicles. However, hence it is important to thoroughly inspect and test drive used cars before deciding to buy it. 

Many would love to buy a brand-new vehicle, but the reality for most is that dipping into the used market is more realistic and easier on the pocket as well.

One of the many dangers and pitfalls out there is that people can reverse the mileage of vehicles with higher numbers to garner a quicker sale.

Illuminated Odometer displayed on a vehicle dashbo
Illuminated Odometer displayed on a vehicle dashboard

High numbers

For most people, the mileage merely serves as the age of the engine and, if properly maintained, can be in operation for many years. Also, the majority of higher mileage vehicles tend to be a lot more affordable.


Do you own a vehicle with high mileage and is still in daily operation? Email us, or leave a comment in the section below - we'd like to hear about it, or publish your story on Wheels24.


Take 74-year-old Gerhard du Toit from Oudtshoorn, for example, who has clocked over a million kilometres on his Isuzu bakkie and also keeps his vehicle in top condition by never missing or skipping a service.

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Using the Autotrader dealer classifieds as a reference point, these vehicles boast some of the highest mileage. Would you consider one of these options?

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