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post #1 of 9 Old 08-01-2010, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
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how many miles is considered too many

ok so i am looking at a 03 rubicon thats got 102K for $13K with extras Used 2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4x4 For Sale | New Smyrna Beach FL

is that just to old and to high price?

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post #2 of 9 Old 08-05-2010, 11:39 AM
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id say 10-12k miles a year is average. my personal opinion is nothing averaging out over 20k miles a year. if its in the 10-15k range a year i'm down for it. that may be a little high. but definitely not in the realm of being over-driven. especially if it was well maintained
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post #3 of 9 Old 08-05-2010, 11:44 AM
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That's not $13k...that's almost $14k. The mileage is fine, but I would tend to say the price is too high. I know it's a Rubi, and it's in nice shape, but still. 14 grand for a vehicle with over 100k miles? Hmmm...
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post #4 of 9 Old 08-05-2010, 11:56 AM
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the jeep looks nice and all but your paying nearly 14k on a vehicle that has 100k miles on it... yes the inline 4.0 is built to last and more then likely will, but 14k for that many miles i just couldnt bring myself to do it.

id look around a bit and shop sure someone has a jeep out there thats a better deal then this, gl in your search or whatever you decide to do
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post #5 of 9 Old 08-05-2010, 11:59 AM
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i got my 06 lj( i know its not a rubi) but it only had 10k and i got it for 16k. you could probably do alot better on price imo. dont get a rubi and spend less with less miles and put the rest in add ons.
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post #6 of 9 Old 08-05-2010, 12:15 PM
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Car dealers go for an average of 15,000 per year. For a 7 year old rig, it comes out about right. But for that mileage, I would do a bunch of haggleing.
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post #7 of 9 Old 08-05-2010, 01:30 PM
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With fuel injection these days, 100,000 miles is just getting broken in, if it was carbed it would be a different story.

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post #8 of 9 Old 08-05-2010, 06:56 PM
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There is NOTHING wrong with buying a higher than normal mileage vehicle, as long as it's well cared for. However the price should be lowered accordingly. Ultimately condition is much more important than mileage.
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post #9 of 9 Old 08-07-2010, 12:06 PM
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With that milage it may have been a street jeep and not tore up off road.
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