Which is more important when buying a car: age or mileage?

I want to buy a small, auto SUV. All other things being equal, am I best buying a 2015 model with 15,000 miles or a 2017 model with 40,000 miles? I only do 3000 miles per year.

Asked on 7 May 2020 by james wilson

Answered by Dan Powell
Always aim to buy the newest car you can afford. A car that's been laid up for long periods will provide more age-related problems than one that is newer and been used and serviced regularly.
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