Million Mile Corolla in St. Augustine
Beaver Toyota received via trade a 1991 Toyota Corolla. The car proved to be a rare gem- it had nearly 939,037 miles on it at the time! This million-mile Toyota is a testament to the durability and quality of Toyota vehicles.
The original owner was a postman stationed in Jacksonville who commuted from Georgia to Florida daily. His route of 77 miles to work and back rounded up to 154 miles which he drove 5 days a week. He did this for 23 years, and thus the Million-Mile Corolla came to be.
Toyota is known for reliability when it comes to their products. According to Consumer Report’s “10 Top Picks for 2016” list Toyota cars ranked the highest out of all cars listed.
Since the trade, the durable Corolla has be decorated with a Beaver Toyota wrap. Apart from the clutch being replaced twice, the original engine and transmission remain in almost perfect condition. Today the car is ever closer to a true million-mile goal at 939,175.
It has run almost a million miles so far. Will it run a million more? Life rolls on, so we’ll have to just wait and see.