# Question: What Is The Average Number Of Miles Put On A Car In A Year??

According to United States Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, Americans now drive an average of 13,476 miles per year.

That’s the most in history.

Do the math and the average American drives well over 1,000 miles a month.

## How many is too many miles on a car?

One rule of thumb to keep in mind, especially when looking at reports like Carfax or AutoCheck, is that 15,000 miles per year is considered to be the industry average. Therefore, if you’re looking at a vehicle that is ten years old, it’s not unreasonable for it to have 100,000 to 150,000 miles on it.

## Is 10000 miles a year a lot?

Mileage monkeyshines

Typically, the charge for each mile over the limit is 10 cents to 20 cents per mile. Example: Say you drive 13,000 miles instead of the 10,000 allowed each year for three years.

## Is 15000 miles a year a lot?

You drive less than 15,000 miles per year

The vast majority of leases allow you to drive between 12,000 and 15,000 miles per year. If you were to drive over 20,000 miles per year, your penalty could be in the thousands of dollars.