I'm looking to buy a high mileage diesel car. It only has four service stamps - is this an issue?

I'm looking to buy a 2013 Hyundai i30 diesel manual with zero road tax. This car has about 150,000 miles on the clock. Do you think this is high mileage for this car and - thus - not worth buying? Someone told me that i30 are only good up to 100,000 miles and after that, they deteriorate very quickly. This car has only two previous owners, with four service stamps and I'm buying it for around £2500. Any thoughts? Many thanks.

Asked on 5 March 2021 by tahir

Answered by Andrew Brady
With regular maintenance, 150k shouldn't be an issue, and it's actually better than a diesel car that's been used for short journeys. Four service stamps is a big red flag, though. It could be a ticking time bomb if it's only be serviced four times in eight years/150k miles.
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