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February 1, 2013, 7:57 am

Deborah D

Question: Is it time for a new car?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic (190,000+ miles) and in the last 2 years, I've had to spend quite a bit on repairs (timing belt, new front braking system, battery, transmission work). Some people I've spoken of this to say 190,000 miles is just barely broken in for a Honda. Should I keep this 11 year old car and hope nothing more in a way of major repairs happens, or is it time for a new car?

February 10, 2013, 10:15 am

Ron W
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It's up to you. High mileage cars require more maintenance (cost) than low mileage ones. But yo don't have a car payment, so it is really up to you.

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