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Buying a used car doesn’t have to be a game of roulette; instead, potential owners can opt for models with a reputation for reliability and value. A used Toyota Camry is one of the most dependable options available, and it has the potential to sail past some competitors in its long-lasting lifespan. In fact, the Camry could outlast four famously reliable used cars, including the Honda Fit, Civic, and Lexus ES 350. 

Which cars can a used Toyota Camry outlast?

A used Toyota Camry has the potential to last well over 200,000 miles. Moreover, the Toyota model has higher average lifespan metrics than these popular cars:   

  • Lexus GS 350
  • Honda Fit
  • Honda Civic
  • Lexus ES 350
A gold used Toyota Camry shows off its sedan side profile and reflective paint.
Toyota Camry | Toyota via Getty Images

However, the Toyota model isn’t the longest-lasting sedan on the market. Instead, three sedans outlast the Camry: the Toyota Avalon, Chevy Impala, and Honda Accord. 

How many miles can a used Camry last?

According to a lifespan study from iSeeCars, a used Toyota Camry has the potential to cover around 223,249 miles in its lifetime. However, that’s not an indication of the maximum mileage a Camry can reach. Instead, that’s an average of some of the model’s high mileage examples. 

Still, with proper care and maintenance, the used Toyota model has the potential to cover over 250,000 to 300,000 miles. Moreover, the Camry Hybrid returns even higher potential lifespan figures. Specifically, 1% of some high-mileage Camry Hybrids have an average of 230,547 miles.  

Is Lexus GS 350 a good car?

The Lexus GS 350 is a luxurious alternative to a used Toyota Camry and a long-lasting sedan option. Although the automaker discontinued it in 2020, it’s a good used car prospect with many redeeming qualities. For instance, the Lexus GS 350’s potential lifespan is about 207,231 miles. 

However, the later model GS 350 goes without a hybrid option. That’s a point in favor of Toyota’s Camry Hybrid and the GS 350’s sibling, the Lexus ES. 

What is the lifespan of a Honda Fit?

Although the Honda isn’t producing any new Fits, the used market is full of the long-lasting hatchback model. A used Honda Fit could last well over 200,000 miles, with an average potential lifespan figure of 207,231 miles in the longevity study. 

A red Honda Fit poses on stage at a car show, showing off its smaller dimensions than the Civic.
Honda Fit | Daniel Acker, Bloomberg via Getty Images

They’re not just long-lasting; they’re cheap. According to Kelley Blue Book (KBB), a used 2020 Honda Fit with average mileage has a fair purchase value of around $16,584. 

How many years will a Civic last?

A used Honda Civic has the potential to last well over 10 years with proper care and maintenance. Moreover, the Civic earned the number seven spot on iSeeCars’ used car lifespan study, with the potential to exceed 205,355 miles. Still, it’s not quite up to used Toyota Camry standards.

A used Honda Civic shows off its styling.
Honda Civic Coupe | Honda

How many miles will a Lexus ES 350 last?

The Lexus ES 350 doesn’t have the potential lifespan figures to contend with a used Toyota Camry, but it still snags eighth place on the list of the longest-lasting cars. According to the iSeeCars study, an ES 350 could last around 204,642 miles. 
Still, with thorough preventative maintenance and care, each of these cars could last well over 200,000 miles.

A used Lexus ES 350, a close sibling of the Toyota Camry, shows off its blue paintwork as it cruises back roads.
Lexus ES 350 | Toyota

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