Oh no! A rental car with 0.0 on the odometer

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As I joked with the Hertz staff, “Now I can’t blame any dings on the prior guy.”

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Brand new Camry

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Rapid Travel Chai
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Yep, you’ve all confirmed I am a dope, the “trip out” was 14 km. I did pause for a moment to think how it could be 0.0 but obviously did not pay attention and was off and running.

BOShappyflyer
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BOShappyflyer

When I bought my car, it was at 5 miles. I then tested drove it. All new. I considered anything under 10 miles on the odometer as all new.

Rabbit travller
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Rabbit travller

Hey, which day are you done roaming?

NB
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NB

Last week I picked up a car with 8.6 miles on it from Avis. That was clearly first user…

Jimgotkp
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@Richard, I was thinking the same thing… I recall seeing all new cars with around 10 miles in them.

Richard
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Richard

Yeah, press the little post in the bottom right corner where is says “ODO TRIP”. short press to cycle between ODO – TRIP A – TRIP B and long press to reset either of the trips. Impossible for a car to have 0.0 because they’re driven post-assembly: off the line to a parking lot, parking lot to the truck or shipyard, off the boat onto a truck, around the block at the dealer or at least moved around in the parking lot(s) a bit, in the service bay for its dealer prep and back out to the lot, etc. I’ve… Read more »

Rich
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Rich

Um, that reads 0 on the tripometer, not the odometer.

Mark
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Mark

I’m pretty sure that’s the trip meter–it would be pretty hard to get it into the lot without incurring any mileage!

Nathan
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Nathan

Is it Zero? I don’t see the real odometer, doesn’t that say Trip [B] 0.0km ?

Andy
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Andy

Um, that would be the Trip B odometer actually.