Originally Posted by themonk
This is also why I've seen cars need new front brakes at 30-50k miles while the rears last to almost 100k.
OTOH, when my fronts are worn out on my WRX, the rears are about there also.
Cars used to be like that, but modern TC, stability control, and ABLS systems limit that. Especially, on trucks, SUVs, and performance vehicles. On my Xterra (~45k miles), my rear brakes are more worn than my fronts. A lot of that is attributed to my driving style.