In this tough economy it is important to have information on all auto decisions that can cost you alot of money! Brake-O-Rama Auto centers are committed to bringing our New Jersey customers important auto information every day! Here is an excellent article from Consumer Reports that our Brake-O-Rama Auto Centers in Lodi New Jersey brings to you attention on:
Most and least expensive cars to own
By Consumer Reports News | ConsumerReports.org
It’s important, of course, to get a good deal when you buy a car. But it’s just as critical to look down the road at how much a vehicle will cost you to own.
Here are the models we’ve tested that have the lowest and highest owner-cost estimates, per category, over the first five years. The estimates factor in depreciation, fuel cost, loan interest, insurance premiums, sales tax, and maintenance and repairs. These vehicles are equipped with typical options and an automatic transmission unless noted otherwise.
|Subcompact car||Toyota Prius C||$25,500||Kia Rio EX||$32,750|
|Compact car||Toyota Corolla LE||$28,000||Chevrolet Cruze Eco||$37,500|
|Midsized sedan||Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE||$32,500||Kia Optima SX 2.0T||$44,000|
|Large sedan||Buick LaCrosse (eAssist)||$43,750||Chrysler 300C||$56,750|
|Upscale sedan||Buick Verano||$38,000||Cadillac ATS||$54,000|
|Luxury sedan||Lexus ES300h||$42,750||BMW 750Li||$107,000|
|Sporty car||Mini Cooper (manual)||$28,750||Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (man.)||$71,250|
|Small SUV||Subaru XV Crosstrek||$35,000||Volkswagen Tiguan SEL||$48,500|
|Midsized SUV||Hyundai Santa Fe Sport||$37,250||Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited (V8)||$62,500|
|Large SUV||Ford Flex SEL||$50,000||Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ (5.3)||$73,750|
|Luxury SUV||Acura RDX||$48,750||Cadillac Escalade (base)||$73,750|