We bought our 2001 Eurovan used in 2006 with 70k miles.
Now, in 2014, it has about 130k without any major mishap.
That said, expect to spend about $1500/year on maintenance AND they are notorious for having the transmission die ($6K repair) between 40k-70k miles.
9 years later, our van has taken us on multiple camping trips and has gone to Burning Man several times.
The engine runs a little rougher than it use to but it is still a very nice, drivable car for a large van.
Sadly, I don't think our van will survive for very many more years because various bits are starting to fall apart, but it has not had a gentle life (we park it outside, take it camping, have kids, etc.).
- The pop-top and the foldout bed for camping.
- The table for feeding the kids after a trip to the zoo or the park.
- It seats 7 people so we can take guests as well as our family of 4.
- We have a bike rack mounted on the trailer hitch.
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