Well the legal life of a Car in India ranges from 10–15 years.
Cars which uses petrol as fuel has a legal life of 15 years and cars which uses diesel as fuel has a life of 10 years.
A car can easily complete its legal life if serviced properly on time and driven well by drivers.
How many years can a car be used in India?
The MV Act states that no person can drive a vehicle on Indian roads without a registration certificate. A vehicle registration certificate is valid for 15 years from the date of issue and can be renewed for a period of 5 years after expiry.
What is an average life of a car?
Consumer Reports (www.consumerreports.org/) says the average life expectancy of a new vehicle these days is around 8 years or 150,000 miles. Of course, some well-built vehicles can go 15 years and 300,000, if properly maintained.
Can we use car after 15 years?
The Government has till date not formulated any uniform policy for such vehicles which are now 15 years old. Vehicle owners will have option to transfer / sell their vehicle in other neighboring state provided their RC is not expired, as RTO shall not give NOC once the period of 15 years of registration is complete.
How many years can you drive a car?
Now, almost any car can make it well into six-figure territory with proper care. That’s good news for drivers, who are keeping their cars longer than ever before. The average age of all cars on the road is more than 11 years, up from 8.4 years in 1995, according to the Department of Transportation.