Being a somewhat frugal person, I really cannot stand the thought of getting in to another long-term vehicle contract. I have owned my current car -- a 1999 Mitsubishi Montero -- for well over a decade. It currently has over 215,000 miles on the odometer.
With that I was curious to see a recent study done by the fine folks at iSeeCars.com that studied over 11.8 million cars to find out which makes and models last the longest in the country and, more specifically, in both the Yakima and Tri-Cities areas.

The following vehicles are the most likely to reach the 200k-plus mark in South Central Washington:

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Top 5 Longest-Lasting Cars in Yakima/Tri-Cities

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Besides using data gathered within our area, the study also looked at the longest-lasting cars in a bunch of categories including:
* Longest-lasting cars in the entire country
* Pickup trucks
*Longest-lasting brands overall

Longest-Lasting Cars to Reach 200,000 Miles in Yakima-Pasco-Richland-Kennewick, WA

Rank

Vehicle

% of Cars Over 200k Miles

1

Chevrolet Suburban

7.7%

2

Ford Expedition

6.0%

3

GMC Yukon XL

5.1%

4

GMC Yukon

4.6%

5

Toyota 4Runner

4.2%

Average for Yakima-Pasco-Richland-Kennewick, WA

1.3%

 

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