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Went to look at a 2007 Mustang and really liked the way it handled. Problem is, it's sitting at a mileage of 140,000 km! Price is 10,800 (Canadian dollars) but comes with a 6-month warranty that would cover any transmission issues (but I would probably extend it to a 3-year).

Is this rip off? I plan on driving long distances for my business. What is the highest mileage point for the standard 2007 mustang? Could anything happen the first year of driving with such a high mileage?

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In 2004 I bought a 2000 Mustang with 107,000 miles on it. The previous owner was a businessman who traveled the country so most of those miles were highway. I'll tell you what, I'd be damned if that car didn't run to hell and back. I got over 170,000 miles on it before I hit a deer and totaled it last year. I'm not afraid of a Mustang with high miles on it so long as most of them were probably highway. I'd extend that warranty to three years to be safe, and I think you should haggle the price down to 8,700 about. If you can get it for under 9,500 I think it'd be a good deal. So long as your test drive didn't raise any red flags. After all, we're only talking about just under 87,000 miles, so about 25,000 a year. Sounds like it's all highway.

If it looks good and drives well, then I'd say go for it. Just try to bring down the price a little.
 

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HAHAHAHAHAHA new to the forum like me !!!!

I have a 2007 Gt convertible and my mileage is 67 000km being low for my year average mileage should be in the 80-90. So for you a 140 000 km it's a lot. The problem isn't the car because i am sur that it's not going to give you a lot of problems(besides normal maintenance) but you don't have to forget if your planning on selling the car in a couple of years the value is going to be way lower and not a lot you'll buy a Stang with 170 or 180 if you know waht i am talking about. So my opinion is pay the extra 2000 or 3000 more buy one wih less mileage but if you don't have the budget so go for it and i am sure that you will be ok ...

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After 100,000 miles the engine is just broken in- if its been maintained and not raced. A 2007 is likely to be nearly all highway miles, and a guy that worked for a living instead of a teenager racing around town.

Do a car fax or auto check on it to be sure it's one owner and no major accidents or flood damage. Look for a straight body, straight alignment and no leaks anywhere, and request service records. If you buy it change the oil, transmission fluid and differential fluid with good synthetics and the car will love you for it.

Parts are cheap because of all the customizing out there, so if you do repair work yourself you can save a bundle. :bigthumbsup
 

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YadKin is right you should do a carfax do be sure and there is a big difference between a 60 years doind a 140 000km and a teenager doing 140 000km.... be careful :shiny:
 

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For what it's worth, I have a 2006 Mustang that just hit 144,000 miles and it's divided between street and highway miles. I drive my Mustang hard and usually shift it pretty high and I have not had any issues yet. Only issue being with the automatic transmission and slowly starting to lose 2nd or 3rd gear due to the crappy design by Ford to use an aluminum shaft rather than a steel shaft for the syncro - but with an SCT tuner from American Muscle, that's no longer an issue. I say go for it - I play on driving mine into the ground and once the engine/tranny have failed, time to replace with something Bigger :winks
 

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Went to look at a 2007 Mustang and really liked the way it handled. Problem is, it's sitting at a mileage of 140,000 km! Price is 10,800 (Canadian dollars) but comes with a 6-month warranty that would cover any transmission issues (but I would probably extend it to a 3-year).

Is this rip off? I plan on driving long distances for my business. What is the highest mileage point for the standard 2007 mustang? Could anything happen the first year of driving with such a high mileage?

Thanks.
Welcome and thanks for joining the forum!

High mileage on these cars is not a problem if it has been maintained properly.

As others have stated, get a car fax report on it, get an outside mechanic from the shop to inspect things like ball-joints, tie-rods, bushing and wheel bearings as those are likely to be bad or going bad at that mileage. Get service records and any information possible to determine the maintenance level on the vehicle.

Beyond that, if everything feels good, looks straight and it is the right price, I say go for it! Miles are only bad if the vehicle is not maintained.
 

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I just got my 2007 4.6L GT Auto about 3 weeks ago, 50,360 miles on it. Clean as a whistle and the person that had it before me left a big sub woofer in it that my kids are eyeing like they may steal it. As far as i can see everything under the hood looks stock, its not real loud but has that mustang rumble. But i am suspisious of the rear end gearing, because when I step on it it goes from 0-60 very quick. But I did note that with cruise control set at 75 on the high way, the RPM's was around 2000. But I love the car its fun to drive, its comfortable , I could drive for miles without needed to get out and stretch. Come end of October or just before snow flies, it will be time to go back to my ever so dependable Ford Ranger XLT that is just about 9 years old and resting this summer with 196,500 miles on it. And it don't even burn oil.
 

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Went to look at a 2007 Mustang and really liked the way it handled. Problem is, it's sitting at a mileage of 140,000 km! Price is 10,800 (Canadian dollars) but comes with a 6-month warranty that would cover any transmission issues (but I would probably extend it to a 3-year).

Is this rip off? I plan on driving long distances for my business. What is the highest mileage point for the standard 2007 mustang? Could anything happen the first year of driving with such a high mileage?

Thanks.
Hey Chris, Google " VMR Canada"....it's a reputable site here that gives various prices for used cars. i.e. 2007 GT is listing for $16,075 wholesale and $18,625 retail with 140,0000 km's. Wasn't sure if you had a 6cyl or GT.....
 

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But i am suspisious of the rear end gearing, because when I step on it it goes from 0-60 very quick. But I did note that with cruise control set at 75 on the high way, the RPM's was around 2000.
There's a driveline calculator on the forum somewhere where you can input the data and find the unknown- in this case the diff ratio. I'm guessing your is a 3.08.

Or you can look at the sticker on the cover. :laugh:
 
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