Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-30 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
My ownership year totals (12) are less impressive than their combined mileage - 645,000 - or to the moon and back, and nearly there again Andrew 1983 300TD owned since 2008 349,000 mi. 1985 300TD owned since 2010 296,000 On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:35 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Average car age hits record high of 11.5 yearsPublished: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The average age of U.S. vehicles on the road has reached a record 11.5 years, due to both the reliability of modern autos and the lingering effects of the recession. The average age of vehicles has been climbing

Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I knew you could turn this into a political Teachable Moment! On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 2:53 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Average car age hits record high of 11.5 yearsPublished: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The average age of U.S. vehicles on the road has reached a

Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: Average car age hits record high of 11.5 years The average length of ownership for a new vehicle is now almost 6.5 years, and five years for a used vehicle. Hmm. I guess I own mine longer than average. I don't think anyone who knows me would be surprised. Cars and trucks

Re: [MBZ] Average car age reaches record high

2015-07-29 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: Average car age hits record high of 11.5 years The average length of ownership for a new vehicle is now almost 6.5 years, and five years for a used vehicle. Hmm. I guess I own mine longer than average. I don't think anyone who knows me would be surprised. Cars and