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Hi, as a follow up to my question on old low mileage vs young low mileage cars, am I right in thinking that as the young car (Toyota Corolla 2015) has CVT, best to avoid it on the grounds that many people say typical transmission life might be around 100Km... so a high mileage of 174Km and related risk of transmission failure soon is why the car is so cheap?


Some manufacturers have CVT's that seem to have issues after 10 years, but in general Toyota CVT's have not really been reported as problematic with age or km's. Once again it would depend on usage (towing) and servicing. Some fill for life transmissions actually benefit from a service as we try and extend the life of our vehicles beyond the manufacturers definition of "vehicle life".