Originally Posted by samagon
Car engines these days can easily, very easily, make it 150k miles with regular maintenance.
Car engines of the past 20 years can easily make it to 150k. 150k is nothing nowadays.
Cars these days may actually do worse. New engines are running higher compression, leaner, and hotter than ever before in search of efficiency. Couple that with unproven (longterm) technology like DI, CVTs (which already have laughable reliability), and electronically controlled EVERYTHING.