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1 million mile Hyundai Elantra

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  1. black92

    black92 Hot rod Lincoln Established Member

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    This woman lives near me and I've seen her car a few times. I've laughed more than once because of the grill guard and deer whistles on the hood, but then I came across a small thumbnail article yesterday on Yahoo, clicked and was surprised!

    The car has over 1 million miles on it and she averages 200,000 miles a year! I thought I drove a lot, but major props to her and I won't be laughing anymore!



    Edit: Here are the pictures I took last year when I saw it.
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  2. gimmie11s

    gimmie11s Don’t be an idiot Established Member

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    On the original power train!?! That’s insane.

    Would love to know if the trans or motor has ever been rebuilt.


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  3. HudsonFalcon

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    I bet the driver's seat smells like the yeast infection out of a dead panda bear.
     
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  4. Smooth

    Smooth Well Seasoned Established Member

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    They kept referring to "it" as a "her". Is that okay? I'm confused as to why the Dems aren't all over this.
     
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    slow poke Active Member Established Member

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    I would love to take that in, fill my nose with the sweet aroma.
     
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  6. OETKB

    OETKB bad attitude Established Member

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    I bought a 2015 Elantra in late 2014 for one of my students because I refused to help buy another POS used car to have leaking in my driveway. He only drives about 7K a year so he'll be 46 by the time it has that many miles on it.

    That said, it has a rubber band for an engine, gets great gas mileage, looks good, and drives like a go kart.
     
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  7. 03cobra#694

    03cobra#694 I Have LL’s Hammer Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Holy hell, lololol.
     
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    72MachOne99GT Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Going to make one delicious home-brew.
     
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    Zemedici Well-Known Member Established Member

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    0-100 real quick lolol
     
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  10. tommylightning

    tommylightning No status!! Established Member

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    547 miles a dayo_O
     
  11. PaxtonShelby

    PaxtonShelby iamdrab Established Member

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    So at least 4 sets of tires and at least 20 oil changes a year? Amazing but I’m skeptical about the 200k per year thing.
     
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    earico It's 4:20 somewhere... Established Member

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    Gotta move that dank.....
     
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    tistan Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I did the math too. I wonder if there are laws preventing her from delivering 10+ hours a day.
     
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    tommylightning No status!! Established Member

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    Kinda what I was thinking...they quickly went away from what she does. I’d think that car would look a helluva lot more beat up than it looked. I noticed they put their marketing license plates on it too. A part of me doesn’t buy it
     
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  15. tistan

    tistan Well-Known Member Established Member

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    The mileage and time driving per day would be even higher when you factor holidays, sick days, and shop days for maintenance.
     
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    musclefan21 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    That car needs a driver seat change before absolutely anything else.
     
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    Didn't Toyota have a recent thing with a million-mile Tundra where Toyota offered to give the owner a free brand new Tundra in exchange for Toyota being able to have the million-mile Tundra so that they could take it apart and study it? If so, Hyundai needs to step up their game with this owner.
     
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  18. jeffh81

    jeffh81 This is the Way Established Member

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    Here’s the tear down

    Million Mile Tundra: The Tear Down




     
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  19. gofast15

    gofast15 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Bunch of BS , fake advertising by Hyundai . 1M mile car would have been beat to shit and have tons of rock chips . Most of the Hyundais out there have a hard time reaching 100K miles . I bet the car had an electrical gauge multi function showing 1M miles instead of 100K
     
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  20. Pup

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    That's a ton of driving, I don't know if I buy it either though. Also cars don't have to be beat up to prove their miles. My mom's Camry is closing in on 400k miles after 21 years of ownership, I know it's far from 1 million but still. The only thing is that her seat is worn on the side. Other than that, you'd never tell. And zero problems, all just typical consumable maintenance items (brake pads etc). Quality cars and none abusive owners = lasts forever.
     

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