View Full Version : Is 108k too many miles??

Jon ghiles
08-22-2012, 08:29 PM
We have the opportunity to purchase a 2001 Newell Coach for a great price from a relative who lives in another state--the only issue is it has 108k miles. What is considered to many miles and are there any areas I should be concerned with?

Thank You,

Jon Ghiles

08-22-2012, 10:20 PM
That like 9k per year? Doesn't sound like a lot. Unless it was just a grocery getter....

Chester B. Stone, Jr.
08-22-2012, 10:52 PM
I would not be hesitant to consider a 2001 with 108k miles. I doubt you will ever wear it out if you travel like the majority of us do. However, you may want to take it to a Detroit shop and have it checked out on their computer.

08-22-2012, 11:34 PM
Sounds like its just getting broken in to me.

08-23-2012, 12:44 AM
I'm close to 300,000 on our 94 and the Series 60 just keeps purring along.

08-23-2012, 12:48 AM
Buy it Jon! A series 60 DD is a million mile engine. So you have about 892,000 miles left over. At 20,000 miles per year, you could drive it for another 44.6 years.

How old are you?

Randy J
08-23-2012, 01:45 AM
Ditto. It's just getting broken in. But it's always a good idea. to have a detroit shop take a look. When we bought our Newell we had a mechanic. go with us before we made the deal final. As you can see by what others said. Newells were built to travel!