Sonya Etchison/Hemerea/Thinkstock CARS.COM — Buying a high-mileage used car presents a number of unknowns: Has it been in an accident ? How was it used for the last 100,000 miles? Was maintenance performed? Is it a good deal ? These questions are best answered by finding the right car as well as the right seller, and Cars.com has resources to help you do that. Below, you'll find advice to prepare you for shopping for a high-mileage used car and a handy list of factors to consider How to Inspect a Used Car Used cars are more popular than ever, and they're also as durable and maintenance-free as ever thanks to engineering strides. There's a ton of value in the used-car market, but there's still much to be mindful of when buying a car…
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