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post #6 of (permalink) Old 15th July 2009
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If the car has been used for motorway miles, (which I suspect it has as its done so many in a short time period) then the engine will have been put under less stress than if the 143K was done under city driving.

Good service history is a must, the good news is that the 2.0 dci engine is a Nissan unit, so relatively bullet proof IIRC. But you must service it regularly or you will end up with turbo failure etc.

The high miles should reflect in the price, it should be considerably less money than an equivalent car with less miles on it. Also if you can, try and factor in a good aftermarket warranty package, as some things are VERY expensive to put right (like the turbo , air conditioning compressor etc).

Good luck with your purchase. If your not happy with any aspect of the car, walk away. There are plenty more cars out there.
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