How Today's Cars Are Built to Last

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Curt Renz

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AARP: How Long Do Cars Last? A Guide to Your Car's Longevity

And, as their technology is perfected, electric cars have the potential to run even longer. “Three hundred thousand miles could be the standard for an electric car,” says Trotta. The engines have fewer moving parts, which reduces breakdowns, resulting in less maintenance and longer lifespans (the same is true for hybrid vehicles). In July 2018, Tesloop, a Tesla taxi company, announced that one of its Model S cars had passed the 400,000-mile mark, and the company says it expects the car to last another 600,000 miles.
 

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cars are bound to fail over time, especially in the northern climes, wetness and road chemicals are extremely corrosive. so while the propulsion system of a car like a tesla is fit to run for many years the rest of the package isn't