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Old 12-31-2017, 09:25 AM   #15
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I'm looking at purchasing a pre-owned 1 ton pickup to tow a 5th wheel. What is considered high mileage on a diesel engine? One of the trucks I'm considering is a 2015 F-350 6.7l with 97,000 miles on it. Is that considered high mileage?
Was the truck locally owned? Is it for sale through a dealer(Ford) or by the owner.

If it's through the owner, paperwork is king when it comes to maintenance.

Most people who maintain there vehicles keep all the records for future sale references.

I just don't trust word of mouth whether from a dealer or private owner without records.

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Also, take it to a shop you trust and have them do a prebuy on it. Money well spent!
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Old 01-07-2018, 06:52 AM   #17
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I'm looking at purchasing a pre-owned 1 ton pickup to tow a 5th wheel. What is considered high mileage on a diesel engine? One of the trucks I'm considering is a 2015 F-350 6.7l with 97,000 miles on it. Is that considered high mileage?
Thought any Ford with over 20K miles was considered high mileage

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I'm looking at 2 2015 F-350's here are the carfax reports to both.

This one has 44k miles and they are asking $45k

Carfax: http://bit.ly/2pU1Okp

This one has 97K miles and they are asking $40k but it has a few more bells & whistles than the first.

Carfax: http://bit.ly/2Cmk4Ie
On a more serious note, why spend $45K for a truck with 44K miles when, for $10K more, you could by a new RAM with 5 miles? I know, everyone is partial to one manufacturer over another. But when it comes down to it, any 350/3500 will do the towing job at hand with ease. I just don't see spending extra cash $$ just to have a blue oval, bow tie, or ram head on the grill. I pull with a RAM, but only because they sold me a solid truck with the equipment I wanted at a better price. If I go shopping for another truck and Chevy has the package I want at a lower price, then there will be a bow tie in the driveway next time instead of a ram head. Now, if $45K is your budget limit, and that Ford is the best you can find for the money, then by all means pull the trigger.
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