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post #8 of (permalink) Old 27th January 2007
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A lot depends on the type of running i.e open road vs taxi-ing, naturally one is more arduous than the other. As long as all the servicing has been carried out, then there should be little more risk than buying a low-mileage example.
Something you may wish to consider is how many miles that your Dad plans on covering each year - if it will be less than average, then by the time he plans to sell it, it won't be considered such a high-mileage car (it'll have averaged itself out). But if he plans to cover a greater than average annual mileage, then the value will be adjusted downwards accordingly.


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