For sale: 1997 Honda Accord. Power everything. Sunroof. Air conditioning. CD player. Cloth seats. Great condition! $3,000.
I had to call, just out of curiosity. It seemed like a decent deal. But one detail wasn’t mentioned…
Me: What’s the mileage?
Seller: Oh, mileage doesn’t matter. It’s a Honda. These things run forever.
Me: Right, but what’s the mileage?
Seller: Well, just past 200,000.
Me: Ouch. That’s a lot. Proper maintenance?
Seller: Regular oil changes, timing belt done at 170,000, tires and brakes done as needed.
Me: Everything else is stock?
Seller: Yes. Like I said, these cars run forever. I use it as my daily driver, no troubles.