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These cars are most likely to last 200,000 miles (or more)

Most of the longest-lasting vehicles on this list are SUVs.

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Vehicles are lasting longer than ever before, but it's still top of mind for buyers to get a vehicle that will go the distance. The benchmark in this analysis by iSeeCars was 200,000 miles. The company analyzed data from 13.6 million vehicles to determine which are most likely to reach that mileage mark, and beyond.

The average vehicle has just one percent of that model reach the 200,000-mile mark. Eight full-size SUVs account for the majority of the overall longest-lasting list with the Toyota Land Cruiser earning the top spot. Large SUVs and pickup trucks tend to last the longest, which makes sense because many large SUVs share much of their engineering and parts with pickup trucks.

Scroll down to see the full list of the longest-lasting vehicles by segment.

Full-Size SUV: Toyota Land Cruiser

2020 Toyota Land Cruiser

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A whopping 15.7 percent of Land Cruisers reach the 200,000-mile mark. That's 3.7 times more than other large SUVs.

Midsize SUV: Toyota 4Runner

2020 Toyota 4Runner Trail

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Just 3.7 percent of Toyota 4Runners see their odometers hit 200,000 miles according to iSeeCars data.

Compact SUV: Honda CR-V

2020 Honda CR-V

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Very few compact SUVs hit 200,000 miles. Of all the models, the Honda CR-V takes the crown with 1.1 percent of them hitting the mark.

Full-Size Truck: Toyota Tundra

2020 Toyota Tundra

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The Toyota Tundra is known for its long lasting qualities and the numbers support the stereotype. According to iSeeCars, 2.9 percent of them reach 200,000 miles.

Compact Truck: Honda Ridgeline

2020 Honda Ridgeline

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The top-ranked Honda Ridgeline is more than twice as likely than the average truck to reach 200,000 miles. Three percent of them reach 200,000 miles.

Luxury Full Size SUV: Lincoln Navigator

2018 Lincoln Navigator

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The Lincoln Navigator isn't just a pretty face or smooth ride. It's also in it for the long haul with 2.6 percent of them still running after 200,000 miles.

Luxury Midsize SUV: Acura MDX

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Few luxury midsize SUVs are on the road long enough to reach 200,000 miles. With just 1.6 percent of Acura MDX models on the road hitting that milestone.

Luxury Compact SUV: BMW X3

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Few compact SUVs are still on the road after 200,000 miles and even fewer luxury compact SUVs make the cut. BMW wins this category with just 0.6 percent of X3 models reaching the milestone.

Large Sedan: Toyota Avalon

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The percentage of Toyota Avalons that are still on the road after 200,000 miles is nearly the same as the Toyota Tundra - 2.6 percent.

Midsize Sedan: Honda Accord

2020 Honda Accord

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iSeeCars says that 1.8 percent of Honda Accords see their odometers flip over to 200,000 miles.

Small Sedan: Honda Civic

2019 Honda Civic

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More Honda Civics hit the milestone than Accords, with 2.3 percent of them reaching 200,000 miles of use.

Sports Car: Audi TT

2020 Audi TT

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There isn't a lot of data available on Audi TTs reaching 200,000 so iSeeCars used vehicles that have reached at least 150,000 miles on the odometer to predict the model as the winner. They project 4.1 percent of them will hit the 200,000-mile mark.

Minivan: Honda Odyssey

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Honda Odysseys get a lot of their miles hauling kids and their school supplies, sports equipment, and band instruments back and forth. A solid 2.7 percent of them have 200,000 miles on them.

Electric Vehicle: Tesla Model S

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Few Tesla Model S models haven't reached the 200,000-mile mark. iSeeCars estimated that the model would have 2.3 percent of the cars reach the mark based on current usage rates.

Hybrid SUV: Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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Toyota easily takes the win in this category with 2.1 times more Highlander Hybrids still on the road after 200,000 miles than its segment average. At the milestone, 4.2 percent of them will still be on the road.

Hybrid Car: Toyota Prius

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Two percent of Toyota Prius models make their way to the 200,000-mile mark according to iSeeCars.

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San Jose Hotel engineering manager Rocky Ontiveros, 60, wears a Texas mask on March 3, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Gov. Greg Abbott announced a new executive order that will end the statewide mask mandate and allow businesses to reopen at 100 percent capacity on March 10, 2021.

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Reporting by Automotive News indicates that despite Texas Governor Greg Abbott's executive order lifting the mask mandate statewide and allowing businesses to begin operating at 100-percent capacity again, automakers aren't changing their tune.

This executive order rescinds most of the Governor's earlier executive orders related to COVID-19. The original orders were put in place as a response to rising COVID-19 cases, and related hospitalizations and deaths, in 2020.

The new order removes state regulations and allows private businesses and individuals to decide on their mask wearing protocol and habits. There are currently mask mandates in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

There are fallbacks in place. A release from the Governor's office states, "If COVID-19 hospitalizations in any of the 22 hospital regions in Texas get above 15% of the hospital bed capacity in that region for seven straight days, a County Judge in that region may use COVID-19 mitigation strategies. However, County Judges may not impose jail time for not following COVID-19 orders nor may any penalties be imposed for failing to wear a face mask. If restrictions are imposed at a County level, those restrictions may not include reducing capacity to less than 50% for any type of entity."


Toyota, which has a factory in San Antonio, Texas told a reporter with Automotive News that they are looking into the move but don't anticipate any immediate changes to their mask-wearing protocol. Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. employs 2,542 people and makes the midsize Tacoma and full-size Tundra pickup trucks.

The automaker as has its North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas. That facility employs around 4,400 people, most of whom have been working remotely for the better part of a year.

"The early read is – no change for us," said Scott Vazin, Group Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for Toyota Motor North America, when approached for comment by Automotive News.

Toyota assembly plants traditionally offers tours of its facility to the general public. Due to COVID-19, plant tours have been suspended at all Toyota manufacturing facilities including those in San Antonio; Jackson, Tennessee; Blue Spring, Mississippi; and Troy, Missouri.

General Motors

General Motors (GM) has a big footprint in Texas. The company employs 8,133 people in the Lone Star State and works with 297 suppliers in the state across 13 facilities. Additionally, as of 2020, there are 588 GM dealership franchises in Texas.

The company's Arlington Assembly plant is home to every new full-size SUV in GM's product lineup sold globally: the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Yukon and Yukon XL, and the Cadillac Escalade. GM Financial is headquartered in Fort Worth and one of GM's IT Innovation Centers is located in Austin. Assembly plants get much of their power from wind energy harvested from Cactus Flats and Hidalgo wind farms.

There are GM Financial centers in San Antonio, Arlington, and Sugar Land; a customer service center in Austin; a parts distribution site in Fort Worth; GM Financial headquarters in Fort Worth; a commercial lending office and the South Central Regional Office are in Irving.

Patrick Morrissey, Director, Corporate News Relations at GM, told Automotive News, "We'll keep our COVID safety protocols in place to ensure we continue to protect our employees."

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The Volvo C40 Recharge is a couple-like version of the XC40.

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Earlier this week, Volvo announced that it is going all-in on electric vehicles by 2030. Now it's showing off its latest model, a take on the XC40 Recharge - the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge.

Taking a note from the Audi playbook, the C40 Recharge is a sloped roof version of the XC40 Recharge. It has sleeker design than its predecessor even though they both ride on the same platform. The face of the model shows off a new design path for Volvo and has headlights with state-of-the-art pixel technology, something also on the Hyundai Ioniq 5.

Volvo has given the car an electric powertrain that consists of two electric motors, one on the front axle and one at the back, which are powered by a 78-kilowatt-hour battery that can be charged to 80 percent in 40 minutes. It has an expected range of 260 miles.

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge

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The C40 Recharge offers a high seating position and is available in a large range of color ways. It is the first Volvo model to be completely leather-free. Volvo has given the model its infotainment system, which runs on Android technology. Apps such as Google Maps, Google Assistant, and the Google Play Store are built in. The tech allows for over-the-air updates.

Volvo will only sell the C40 Recharge online and it will come with a care package.

"The C40 Recharge represents the future of Volvo and shows where we are going," said Henrik Green, chief technology officer. "It is fully electric, offered online only with a convenient care package and will be available for quick delivery. Getting a new Volvo was never this attractive."

The XC40 was Volvo's first all-electric car. Volvo promises additional electric models are on their way in the coming years. The automaker predicts that by 2025, 50 percent of its global sales volume will consist of fully electric cars. The rest will be hybrids. To achieve this, Volvo is expected to lean heavily on the Asian and European markets where EVs are more popular with buyers due to government regulation.

The C40 Recharge will go in production this fall and will be built alongside the XC40 Recharge at the Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Ghent, Belgium.

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