The Cost of Scheduled Maintenance

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A new car purchased in the United States costs consumers an average of $33,000 according to Kelley Blue Book. But the purchase price is only the upfront cost. The total cost will include licensing fees, fuel, insurance, and scheduled maintenance.

AAA reports in their annual driving costs study that in 2016 maintenance costs increased 3.33 percent from the previous year, up to 5.28 cents per mile driven, or $792 annually. Costs vary significantly based on the size and type of the car. Another recent AAA survey found 35 percent of car owners regularly delay or skip scheduled maintenance, which has been shown to lead to higher priced repairs.

By |2017-01-16T15:40:27+00:00January 16th, 2017|Automotive, Data, Industry News|0 Comments

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