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9 Ways to Get Your Car to 200K Miles (or More)

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The average age of cars on the road today is higher than ever -- over 11 years old, according to automotive market intelligence firm Polk. That’s partially a function of a slow economy, but also, Polk says, because vehicles are “more durable and more reliable than their predecessors.”

And with the average car adding more than 10,000 miles to the odometer each year, it’s practically a given that you’ll hit the once-notable milestone of 100,000 miles. In fact, you might even triple that without needing a big-dollar repair, such as a new engine or transmission.

But reaching those loftier targets requires some input from you, the owner. Squeezing maximum life out of your ride at minimum cost means being attentive to your car in a variety of ways. We’ve outlined nine here. Take a look.

9 Ways to Get Your Car to 200K Miles (or More)
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