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A new car *usually* lasts longer - but not always if there's a car accident in your future where your car will be totaled.

What's the point of mentioning this? New and used cars are both at risk of being totaled in an accident. The fact that accidents can happen is not an argument for or against buying a new car.

You might even argue that a new car is more likely to have improved active safety features like more effective ABS, stability control, or even newer collision avoidance systems. Perhaps buying new lowers your risk of totaling the car in an accident.
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