Originally Posted by annguyen1981
There is NO way you can tell how long something will last. It depends on how the previous owners treated and maintained it. It depends on how YOU treat and maintain it. Then it depends on the luck of the draw.
If they're willing to drop the price a GRAND, they're trying too hard.
But then again, used cars are what make the most money, profit margin wise. They probably traded that truck in at 2-3 thousand max.
^^^ that’s it in a nut shell !
See if you can get the original service records, if available; see what was done and when.
If you are satisfied with the service it got then keep up the good service and the truck should last a long time.
My EDGE was purchased really short on the mileage, 25K on a 5 year old truck; it looked and drove brand new. I started using Mobile 1 right away and change the oil every 6K with a filter at 3K & 6K. I expect it to run for another 10 years or so.