Nice response, Stoaty!Stoaty wrote:Actually, assuming a normal distribution 68% of the cars would fall in the range 10,344 - 18,178. Note that 14,100 is also the median, which means there are just as many cars below that value as there are above that value. There isn't any data showing that "most are high mileage". See statistics from DOT:OrientExpress wrote:As I thought, the mean is 14~15K, so that shows that most are high mileage. Now combine that with the severe duty environment, and it appears that there is correlation.
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Average is 13,476 across all age groups and both sexes... very close to the 14,000 miles per year driven by the average one capacity bar loser.
And what severe duty environment is OrientExpress talking about? Is there anything else other than heat? We've already established that heat is the primary cause of capacity reduction. Calling it any other name to make it appear like owners are abusing their cars is a bunch of BS. If Nissan considers the heat in AZ severe duty to be avoided, then why sell in AZ in the first place?