150,000 miles too many?

Discussion in '2005 - 2015 Toyota Tacoma' started by Mcgyver, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. Mcgyver

    Mcgyver New Member

    2009 TRD sport 4 door 4x4 $14000 150,000 Miles, full service history at dealership. Is this a good deal or too many miles?
     
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  3. TacoBOB77

    TacoBOB77 Well-Known Member

    I think it's good so long as it's running good get the deal tho
     
  4. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    I'd say drive it.. Check for any leaks and don't forget frame rust. If all that checks out I wouldn't be to worried bout it..
     
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  5. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    Any pics?
     
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  6. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum. It’s a fair price. @kp.taco has good advise. KBB and carguru is a good place to price check. 150k miles for a 9 yr old vehicle is a little high. 115k is average. If it’s mechanically sound and the timing was done at some point you should be good for a few years low maintenance. Buying a used vehicle you’re always going to have the unknown. Good luck in your searching. Let us know if you get it or keep looking. Pictures when you find something.
     
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  7. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    That’s a pretty fair price for a truck of that trim level and that year model.
    That same truck is selling around $13k-$17k as a national average if you look around.
    I would drive the truck like @kp.taco and @OR17TRD said and I would also look over the truck closely (or have a trustworthy mechanic look over it) to ensure all checks out.
    Look at the Carfax or one of the other paid VIN histories to get the most detailed vehicle history. The dealer/seller should provide that.
    Here are some other resources to check out for any used vehicle that you look at or intend to buy:
    https://www.vehiclehistory.com/vehicle/land.php
    This site is great. It gives a fairly detailed VIN history for free.

    https://www.nicb.org/how-we-help/vincheck
    NICB allows you to check if a title is clean, whether a vehicle has been wrecked and is a salvage title, or see if it’s stolen.

    http://www.toyota.com/recall
    Toyota’s site to check for open recalls.

    https://www.nhtsa.gov/
    Government NHTSA site to check for open recalls on any make of vehicle.

    Apps:
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vin-report-for-used-cars/id1181052583?mt=8
    Vin Check is great for getting a quick market value for a vehicle and finding out the crash test ratings, options, etc.

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cargurus-shop-cars-get-deals/id814517475?mt=8
    Or
    www.cargurus.com

    Car Gurus is a great place to look at new and used vehicles for sale. It does a pretty good job of showing whether listings are overpriced or a good deal.
     
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  8. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

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  9. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    Isn't it a timing chain?
     
  10. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Is there no maintenance interval on that for guides? Rails? Tensioner? I’ve never owned a 4.0L I was just assuming haha
     
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  11. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    You may be right about the maintenance hell I don't know either. Haha..
     
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