399,000+ Mile Club

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Main Forum' started by 200Volts, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. 200Volts

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    All cars with over 399,000+ miles, show us what you have. Add any repairs, replacements, photos, tips, tricks, lifetime mileage, or total cost per mile. Also, if you can include how and where you drive, and why, that would be great.
    (note: I only made it to 399,100 with my '06, so I couldn't start a 399,999 post - and be in it)

    For my July 2006 in service date, I made it to 399,100. Still averaging 50mpg, with a total cost per mile of 13.8 cents (not including insurance).
    Commuter car, 55mph on 2 lanes, 70-75mph freeway, and some stop-n-go. Mobil 1 oil, 70k miles between transaxle fluid changes, no regularly scheduled maintenance. Original batteries, brakes and shocks. Didn't change spark plugs until 355k (unnecessary). Foulded cat converter at 355k due to oil burn of 1 qt/1k miles for the last 45k miles. Just bought a Prius v Five.
    2006 prius side view with 399k Jan 2015.jpg 2006_Prius_399k_Greg_B_Jan_2015[1].jpg
     
  2. Rph74

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    So your Prius was still running good when you got rid of it? Sounds like you had quite a good run!
     
  3. Patrick Wong

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    It will be hard for 2004-2005 model year Prius to be in this thread because the odometer stops incrementing at 299,999 miles.
     
  4. Cory151

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    Interesting, if the 2004-2005 stops at 299,999 when do the rest stop?
     
  5. stephensprius

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    wow. i thought most of the second gen cars stopped at 299,999. were you able to get something to fix this and to keep it running? was it expensive?
     
  6. stephensprius

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    why did you decide to sell or give it up before reaching 400k or beyond? were there major issues?
     
  7. 200Volts

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    Mainly just needed the extra 50% room. The oil consumption and catalytic converter plugging where motivating issues as well. Plus I got a v package #5, so a lot more goodies (and safety things) in the new/used Prius v.
     
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