My lease is up on my 2007 scion tc on Oct. 21. I am over in my mileage. At 15 cents/mile I would owe $ 1700. I would also have to buy used tires before I turned it in. If I buy it out, I’d need to purchase new snow tires before winter. My buyout is $ 9776. I have 47,333 miles on the car, and it is in very good condition. It has been in a couple minor accidents, but all needed repairs were made. My gut tells me I’m better off buying out the vehicle & keeping it a year or so. I have read the TC is among the top 10 vehicles that hold their value. Kelly Blue Book values it between $ 12,000-$ 14,000. I’d have to take out a loan. My parents would cosign, and they have excellent credit. My current lease payment is $ 279/mo. & I’d like to keep my buyout payment around that amount. I like driving the car and it has been very reliable. Should I buy the lease out?