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E asked in Cars & TransportationCar MakesNissan · 9 months ago

How much life would be left in a 2001 Nissan Xterra with 275,000 miles?

I saw it advertised on Craigs List for $2350. The ad says "one owner, runs and drives excellent, no mechanical problems".

Could it be a good find? Or is it too god to be true? I need a dependale daily driver that won't break down.

I drove a 95 Integra as third owner. It had 266k miles, would have lasted longer had I maintained it better.

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  • Scott
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    If this car was a cat, it would only have one of its 9 lives left. It's almost kaput.

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  • g
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    For $2350? No way. Maybe a grand, not a penny more.

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  • 9 months ago

    Audrey is right. Too many scammers are trying to sell junk on Craig's list. I would not buy this vehicle at any price. Too old and too many miles.

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  • 9 months ago

    Buy a GM made vehicle such as a Pontiac Grand Prix or Bonneville, an Impala or Buick Regal that has the 3.8 liter motor. 2000 to 2003 model year.

    Source(s): Mitsubishi Master Tech
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  • 9 months ago

    Depends on how well it was maintained.

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  • arther
    Lv 5
    9 months ago

    you've all ready said you don't maintain cars this will require regular maintenance, too old too many miles.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    I wouldn't give $20 for it.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    That's a crap shoot. There's one only 25 miles away from me, original owner with 142,000 on it advertised for $3000 with complete maintenance history. That I'd buy. One with 275 thou on the clock - uh uh.

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  • audrey
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    No. Too many miles and it's on Craigs list!

    • Geo
      Lv 6
      9 months agoReport

      Transmission probably won't last much longer.

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