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Poll: C7 Miles Reduced or Not Because of Fear of Problems?

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    Since I bought a 7 yr/100K Platinum GMEPP I am not concerned with miles. I will be selling or trading long before my warranty expires. I have had 2 major issues, both covered under warranty. I would not want to have a similar issue without a warranty. I feel the same about the BMWs I have driven for over 30 years, I won't drive a modern one without a warranty. Modern cars are more reliable, on average, than say cars from the 70s and 80s but when they have a problem it can cost $1000s to fix it without a warranty.
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    I got an extended warranty for the C6 I had When the 3 years was up I got a GM warranty. To my surprise I got a whole bunch of money back
    when I cancelled the policy. Never had to use it but peace of mind was great.

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    No concern about mileage on mine. I have 6 other vehicles that get my driving attention so my C7 doesn't rack up a lot of miles anyway, plus my '15 has the 100k warranty. Actually I'm more concerned about where I park my C7, or sometimes leaving it unattended.
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    Cool

    I have owned 5 Corvettes, my present one being a 2016 Stingray with only 700 miles on the clock. I have used every one as a daily driver except in snow or ice. I have also done numerous long distant drives on vacation, including Yellowstone, Jackson Hole, Million Dollar Highway in Colorado, Grand Canyon--North Rim and South Rim, Disneyland, San Diego, Zion NP, Arches NP, Bryce Canyon NP, Death Valley (in August and got caught in a rainstorm!), Kings Canyon, Yosemite, Sequoia, etc. I have never had a mechanical breakdown with any of my Corvettes, not even a flat tire. They have been amazingly reliable and always enjoyable to drive.

    So, am I concerned about reliability with my new C7--Absolutely not. I will drive it just like I did the previous ones.
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    Drove 80 miles today to a store, mostly dual lane 55 limit. Cruise control set at 63, sunny and clear, light traffic. 51F. Nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    Drove 80 miles today to a store, mostly dual lane 55 limit. Cruise control set at 63, sunny and clear, light traffic. 51F. Nice.
    Come on, fess up We know the store was only 15 miles away, you just took the looooooong way
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsvette View Post
    Come on, fess up We know the store was only 15 miles away, you just took the looooooong way
    Nah it was 80 round trip, but I got what I went for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VetteMike View Post
    I have owned 5 Corvettes, my present one being a 2016 Stingray with only 700 miles on the clock. I have used every one as a daily driver except in snow or ice. I have also done numerous long distant drives on vacation, including Yellowstone, Jackson Hole, Million Dollar Highway in Colorado, Grand Canyon--North Rim and South Rim, Disneyland, San Diego, Zion NP, Arches NP, Bryce Canyon NP, Death Valley (in August and got caught in a rainstorm!), Kings Canyon, Yosemite, Sequoia, etc. I have never had a mechanical breakdown with any of my Corvettes, not even a flat tire. They have been amazingly reliable and always enjoyable to drive.

    So, am I concerned about reliability with my new C7--Absolutely not. I will drive it just like I did the previous ones.
    Mike, that is amazing, 5 Corvettes, tons of wheel time and not one incident. "Outstanding"!!

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    I got mine to drive, but it is not my DD for several reasons--but mileage is not one of them. I do love to drive it and, at times, drive it in a spirited manner when conditions are appropriate.
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    This 16 Z06 is my toy. I polish it, look at it, polish it some more. I feel it is a very special car to drive for me. I love the Horse power on tap! That being said, over the past 30 years we put about 5500 mile on our toys each year. Sold an 86 vette aluminum head with 42,000 miles on it. Sold it in 2008. Yes it was red as well. I truly love to drive the Z, and to work in it. It is really good therapy for me personally. If you don't want to see a Corvette shrink, so is this place. A lot of good people here.
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