When you buy a new car, you want it to last. to find out which models are most likely to last 200,000 miles or more. On average, 1.2 percent of the cars built every year makes it past 200,000 miles. These are the models that outperform that statistic. While iSeeCars used data for older models, we've opted to show the most recent model year of each example.
According to iSeeCars, 7.4 percent of all Toyota Sequoias stay on the road for more than 200,000 miles. Even better, the Sequoia was one of the top five models to make it 300,000 miles or more in this study.
You'll start to notice a trend as you go down this list: Body-on-frame SUVs and pickups dominate the top-1o that make it over 200,000 miles. The Chevy Suburban is the first GM product to make the list, with 5.0 percent of Suburbans clicking over 200,000.
In this study, 5.0 percent of all Ford Expeditions built have survived to the 200,000 mile mark. And the Expedition was one of the top five most likely to make it to 300,000 miles.
Perhaps not surprising, given that the Chevy Suburban is number three on this, the mechanically-similar Yukon XL nabs fifth place among vehicles likely to exceed 200,000 miles. Around 4.0 percent of all Yukons built eventually surpass this milestone.
The second Toyota to make the list, the 4Runner is the only midsize SUV to break the top-10 (the rest are all full-size). Additionally, this Toyota topped iSeeCars' list of most likely models to exceed 300,000 miles, with 0.2 percent of US-registered 4Runners surpassing that milestone.
Hey would you look at that, another full-size Chevy makes the list! The short-wheelbase sibling to the Suburban, the Tahoe lasts beyond 200,000 miles about 3.8 percent of the time.
The Highlander Hybrid is the only Hybrid on this list. It combines the practicality of three rows and the efficiency of a car with a much smaller footprint. It gets over 200,000 miles just 3.1 percent of the time.
A useful pickup truck layout with Honda reliability? Of course the Ridgeline makes it to this list. It makes it to 200,000 miles exactly 3.0 percent of the time.
Rounding out the spectrum of short- and long-wheelbase Chevy and GMC full-size SUVs, the Yukon, which shares bones with the Tahoe, was found to make it past 200,000 miles about 2.8 percent of the time. The overall lesson here seems to be that the GM body-on-frame SUVs are strong and solid—they make up four of the top 10 spots on this list.
The only pickup truck on this top-10 list, the venerable Tacoma was found to make it past 200,000 miles 2.6 percent of the time. Once again, the virtue of body-on-frame construction is apparent. The Tacoma also made the top-five list of vehicles likely to exceed 300,000 miles.
Similar to its smaller sibling, the Toyota Tundra is said to make to past 200,000 miles 2.6 percent of the time. It's also in the top six vehicles said to make it past 300,000 miles.
The first, and only, sedan to make this list, the Avalon makes it to 200,000 miles 2.5 percent of the time. As Toyota's larger, more opulent alternative to the Camry, and the basis for the Lexus ES luxury sedan, it's not surprising that the Avalon is likely to flip the sixth digit on its odometer. And like GM, Toyota finds four of its models on the top-1o list.
The Honda Odyssey is the only minivan to crack the top-10 list. , of all the Odysseys sold, 2.5 percent of them make it beyond 200,000 miles.
The Navigator is one of the most expensive, luxurious cars on this list. Based on the Expedition, it rounds out the rankings with a 200,000 mile rate of just 2.2 percent.