What's the highest mileage you've ever had on a car?

Apparently 200,000 miles wasn't that impressive last time I posted

1y ago

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Last year I wrote a piece on being part of the mile high club. Before you get hot under the collar, I’m talking about owning a car that reached the special 200,000 miles on the odometer club.

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The response was fantastic from you guys with loads of you regaling stories of your highest mileage cars and what they meant to you. I’ve made it no secret that I am a huge fan of a workhorse car as I grew up with a Peugeot 405 estate with 180,000 miles on the clock among other everyday hero cars.

The biggest surprise to me was that there was a considerable amount of you that considered 200,000 miles to not be that big of an achievement. I was greeted by livid Americans with Chevy trucks that had been to the moon and back on one tank of gas. I had Australians telling me of their Falcon had discovered Pluto and got back with half a tank left. So, I’ll admit I may have misjudged how impressive 200,000 miles is.

Here are a few of the messages blowing my car out the water:

This is your chance to let me know what the most miles/km you’ve had on your car in the comments. Bonus points if you can post a picture of your car in the comments, double bonus if you can post a picture of the odometer.

If you are going to make bold claims of a 500,000 miles car, can you post picture as proof if possible!

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Comments (87)

  • A friend’s Chevy....

      1 year ago
  • I had a 2005 VW Caddy with 268k miles on it when sold. Back in the day my Mother had a 1989 Mercedes 300D with 380k Miles on it which was still running when sold.

      1 year ago
  • I’ve been in a 1.2 million km + taxi if that counts!!

      1 year ago
    • Jesus! Taxis are a special case, but that is still damned impresive

        1 year ago
    • It’s these corollas, they just can’t be killed!

        1 year ago
  • 380400 km on my 08 Touran

      1 year ago
  • 2008 dodge ram 3500 6.7L diesel inline 6 with 6 speed manual. It's making around 525 hp and 1,000 ft/lbs of torque to this day.

      1 year ago
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