Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Did you get a great deal? Let us know in the Values & Prices Paid section!
Meet your fellow owners in our Owners Clubs

Should I drive this car to Vegas?

stephenbardistephenbardi Posts: 1
edited April 2018 in Honda
I recently bought a pre owned 2004 accord LX with 73,000 miles, runs very strong and good. I’m just not sure if I drive it to Vegas... will it breakdown? I’m driving from Los Angeles to Vegas...I’m scared it might leave me stranded.... or with some problems.... there’s no thing about the car that makes me think it would break down, it’s just cause it’s a 2004....

Best Answer

  • Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Sonoma, CaliforniaPosts: 64,468
    Accepted Answer
    Should be fine. No reason why you can't take it to your local mechanic and get a quick inspection. Usually break-downs on the highway are due to simple things failing, like tires, serpentine belts, radiator hose leaks, coolant leaks. So if you want a little more peace of mind, it should take a mechanic more than 15 minutes to look everything over for you before you go.

    MODERATOR --Need help with anything? Click on my name!

    Share Your Vehicle Reviews Here


  • MichaellMichaell ColoradoPosts: 107,478
    About 10 years ago, I drove a 14 year old Subaru with 120,000 miles on it from Denver to LA. I had the pre-trip inspection work done as @Mr_Shiftright suggested and the car didn't miss a beat. Averaged 30MPG on the trip, too.

    Did you get a good deal? Be sure to come back and let us know! Post a pic of your new purchase or lease!


    2016 VW Jetta 1.4T SE / 2015 Subaru Outback 3.6R / 2014 MINI Countryman S ALL4

  • isellhondasisellhondas Issaquah WashingtonPosts: 20,225
    I wouldn't hesitate driving that Accord to New York and back! Vegas is nothing! Yeah, a quick lookover may not be a bad idea just for peace of mind.
  • ggsamsonggsamson Posts: 7
    I won't hesitate as well but I'll make few adjustments to make the trip a breeze. Anyway, how did your trip work out?
Sign In or Register to comment.