Top 32 Cars That Americans Drive the Most

A recent analysis of more than 13.8 million used cars found that only 0.8% of preowned cars sold in 2018 had over 200,000 miles. There are, however, some models that are several times more likely to reach that mileage. For one model, a stunning 7.4% of cars exceed the 200,000 miles mark

The most likely cars to reach very high mileage are pickup trucks and SUVs – 13 of the 15 vehicles where over 2.5% of used cars had at least 200,000 miles are trucks or SUVs. There are also plenty of passenger cars, and even a couple of minivans that are more likely than most cars to last the longest. According to used car listing web site iseecars.com, there are 32 SUVs, trucks, minivans, and sedans where at least 1.2% of each model’s used cars sold in 2018 had accumulated over 200,000 miles.

While mechanical reliability may be a factor in how long the vehicles on this list last, iseecars.com notes that the list composition likely has a lot to do with how people use these vehicles. Pickup trucks overall are the most likely to exceed 200,000 miles, which the site explains is because they are frequently used as work vehicles. The presence of so many large SUVs at the top of the list is probably, to a large extent, due to the fact that people tend to take these vehicles on long road trips. More space means more room for family trips. These are some of the largest cars on the road today.

Some car brands are substantially more likely to have vehicles reach 200,000 miles than others. At the top of this list is Toyota, which also has the No. 1-ranked model on this list. Toyotas are more than twice as likely to have a car reach 200,000 miles as the average across all vehicles. Brands that last longer on the road are more likely to maintain the loyalty of their customers. These are the car brands with the most – and least – loyal customers.

Top 32 Cars That Americans Drive the Most

32. Honda Civic

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.2% (tied)

Vehicle type: compact sedan

Parent company: Honda Motor Co.

31. Toyota Camry Hybrid

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.2% (tied)

Vehicle type: mid-size sedan

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

30. Cadillac Escalade ESV

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.3%

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: General Motors

29. Toyota Camry

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.4% (tied)

Vehicle type: mid-size sedan

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

28. Toyota Highlander

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.4% (tied)

Vehicle type: mid-size SUV

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

27. Acura MDX

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.4% (tied)

Vehicle type: mid-size SUV

Parent company: Honda Motor Company

26. Cadillac Escalade

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.5% (tied)

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: General Motors

25. Dodge Durango

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.5% (tied)

Vehicle type: mid-size SUV

Parent company: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

19. Toyota Sienna

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.8% (tied)

Vehicle type: minivan

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

18. Ford F-150

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.8% (tied)

Vehicle type: full-size pickup

Parent company: Ford Motor Co.

17. Honda Accord

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.9% (tied)

Vehicle type: mid-size sedan

Parent company: Honda Motor Co.

16. Honda Pilot

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.9% (tied)

Vehicle type: mid-size SUV

Parent company: Honda Motor Co.

15. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 1.9% (tied)

Vehicle type: full-size pickup

Parent company: General Motors

Lincoln Navigator

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 2.2%

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: Ford Motor Co.

13. Honda Odyssey

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 2.5% (tied)

Vehicle type: minivan

Parent company: Honda Motor Co.

12. Toyota Avalon

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 2.5% (tied)

Vehicle type: full-size sedan

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

11. Toyota Tundra

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 2.6% (tied)

Vehicle type: full-size pickup

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

10. Toyota Tacoma

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 2.6% (tied)

Vehicle type: mid-size pickup

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

9. GMC Yukon

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 2.8%

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: General Motors

8. Honda Ridgeline

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 3%

Vehicle type: mid-size pickup

Parent company: Honda Motor Co.

7. Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 3.1%

Vehicle type: mid-size SUV

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

6. Chevrolet Tahoe

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 3.8%

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: General Motors

5. Toyota 4Runner

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 3.9%

Vehicle type: mid-size SUV

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

4. GMC Yukon XL

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 4%

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: General Motors

3. Ford Expedition

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 5% (tied)

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: Ford Motor Co.

2. Chevrolet Suburban

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 5% (tied)

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: General Motors

1. Toyota Sequoia

Share of cars with 200k+ miles: 7.4%

Vehicle type: full-size SUV

Parent company: Toyota Motor Corp.

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