Toyota Corolla passes two million kilometres in New Zealand

The gray-import wagon is driven nearly 5000km a week – and needs a services twice every thirty day period.

A 1993 Toyota Corolla in New Zealand has clocked a in close proximity to-legendary 2,000,000km given that new.

As first claimed by the Whanganui Chronicle, regional newspaper shipping and delivery contractor Graeme Hebley acquired the station wagon from Japan in 2000 with 80,000km on the odometer.

He has due to the fact pushed roughly 5000km each and every week, concerning Wellington and New Plymouth for get the job done.

Owing to its rigorous regime, the automobile is serviced each and every 2nd week and has had its cambelt improved “almost” 20 occasions.  

On the other hand, the motor, transmission, bodywork, and drivetrain are completely primary.

“That period of Toyota has this sort of designed-in trustworthiness,” Mr Hebley advised the Chronicle. “[But if it wasn’t so frequently serviced] it just would not function.”

The Guinness Earth History for the most kilometres travelled by a non-business road auto is held by a 1966 Volvo P1800S, pushed by New Yorker Irv Gordon (pictured with the vehicle earlier mentioned).

Mr Gordon acquired the automobile new off the showroom floor, and had clocked 3.2 million miles – or 5.15 million kilometres – by the time of his loss of life in 2020. You can examine much more by clicking here.

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