New Cars That Will Last 250K Miles
Forbes analyzed reliability ratings and looked into common problem areas on vehicles 10 years old and newer. Vehicles on the list include the Scion xB, Toyota Camry, Subaru Forester, and Mazda Mazda6. Below is the full list.
And if you're considering any of these long-lasting vehicles, don't forget to use TrueCar No Haggle and CarsDirect to see the best prices being offered by local dealers.
New Cars That Will Go the Distance
|Rank||Vehicle||Consumer Reports Reliability Rating|
|2||Toyota Camry/Camry Hybrid||66%|
|3||Lexus ES 350/450h||63%|
|4||Toyota Prius/Plug-In Prius||63%|
|9||Lexus RX 350/450h||57%|
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