Car Running Costs



About Our Running Costs Calculator

With our running costs calculator you can analyse costs over 1-5 years including depreciation, servicing and maintenance, tax disc, fuel and insurance.

You can also identify the most effective ownership period for your car over 1-5 years to optimise your car's running costs.

If you're looking at electric or hybrid car running costs then we recommend our e-Go! fuel analyser.

To get started just select a manufacturer, range and a model from the list boxes below.

We'll then show you information on the price of the car, plus delivery and other charges to get your car on the road.

If you have paid less than the manufacturer's published price for the car you can include your price in the calculations to make the results more personal.

To get help on any selections click on the '?' button in the top right of your screen.

Once you've selected the vehicle and chosen any options scroll down to see the running costs forecast.

Keep checking back to our site as we'll soon have running costs for business and personal contract hire.



Manufacturer



Range



Model



    Preferences   


Annual Miles

To change the annual mileage (part of the 'Replacement Term') displayed in the analyses just select from the box below:


 Annual Miles 


Fuel & Insurance

Over a 5 year vehicle life-cycle the insurance and fuel costs don't normally change according to the vehicle's age, so we exclude them from the calculation, but you can opt to include them if you prefer.




Recoverable VAT

If you are a VAT registered business and can recover VAT on car maintenance, fuel costs and contract hire rentals (subject to current restrictions) then check this box to exclude recoverable VAT from the running costs calculations.




    Running Costs   



Car Running Costs Analysis

ABARTH 595 HATCHBACK 1.4 T-Jet 165 Turismo 3dr Auto

We have estimated the car's running costs over 1-5 years at 10,000 miles per annum based upon outright purchase. Soon we'll also add business contract hire and personal contract hire so keep checking back to our site.





Outright Purchase

Forecast Running Costs:

Replacement
Term
DepreciationMaintenanceTax DiscTotal CostPence Per
Mile Costs
12 months
10,000 miles
9870.00155.00555.0010580.00105.80
24 months
20,000 miles
11270.00580.00710.0012560.0062.80
36 months
30,000 miles
11870.001122.00865.0013857.0046.19
48 months
40,000 miles
13120.001788.001020.0015928.0039.82
60 months
50,000 miles
14495.002404.001175.0018074.0036.15
Replacement
Term
Total CostPence Per
Mile Costs
12 months
10,000 miles
10580.00105.80
24 months
20,000 miles
12560.0062.80
36 months
30,000 miles
13857.0046.19
48 months
40,000 miles
15928.0039.82
60 months
50,000 miles
18074.0036.15

For outright purchase we've used:

  • The On-The-Road price of the car (including selected options but less the tax disc).
  • The tax disc (we've shown this separate to the On-The-Road Price as it's a recurring item over the 5 years of the analysis).
  • Independent industry forecasts of future car values to calculate the depreciation (price less forecast future value).
  • Forecast maintenance costs for servicing, tyres and mechanical repairs over the 5 years.
  • Optionally, you can include costs for fuel and insurance - just check the boxes above to include these items.

You can change the On-The-Road Price by typing a new value into the 'On-The-Road Price' box above (this does not affect the contract hire payments, which are calculated independently).





Business Contract Hire

Forecast Running Costs:

Replacement
Term
Business
Contract
Hire*
MaintenanceTotal CostPence Per
Mile Costs
12 months
10,000 miles
10,563.00155.0010718.00107.18
24 months
20,000 miles
12,149.00580.0012729.0063.64
36 months
30,000 miles
12,935.001122.0014057.0046.86
48 months
40,000 miles
14,371.001788.0016159.0040.40
60 months
50,000 miles
15,932.002404.0018336.0036.67
Replacement
Term
Total CostPence Per
Mile Costs
12 months
10,000 miles
10718.00107.18
24 months
20,000 miles
12729.0063.64
36 months
30,000 miles
14057.0046.86
48 months
40,000 miles
16159.0040.40
60 months
50,000 miles
18336.0036.67

For business contract hire we've used:

  • The total contract hire monthly payments for the car with any selected options - we've calculated separate contracts for each period (e.g. 1 year, 2 years etc) because the monthly payments change according to the contract term and mileage.
  • Forecast maintenance costs for servicing, tyres and mechanical repairs over the 5 years.
  • Optionally, you can include costs for fuel and insurance - just check the box above to include these items.
Remember that contract hire payments already include the annual tax disc, so this isn't shown separately.

As contract hire normally requires a number of monthly payment to be made in advance at the start of the contract, we've assumed 3 payments in advance for each Replacement Term.

If you are a VAT registered business you can exclude recoverable VAT from the calculations by clicking on the box above.





Personal Contract Hire

Forecast Running Costs:

Replacement
Term
Personal
Contract
Hire*
MaintenanceTotal CostPence Per
Mile Costs
12 months
10,000 miles
10,563.00155.0010718.00107.18
24 months
20,000 miles
12,149.00580.0012729.0063.64
36 months
30,000 miles
12,935.001122.0014057.0046.86
48 months
40,000 miles
14,371.001788.0016159.0040.40
60 months
50,000 miles
15,932.002404.0018336.0036.67
Replacement
Term
Total CostPence Per
Mile Costs
12 months
10,000 miles
10718.00107.18
24 months
20,000 miles
12729.0063.64
36 months
30,000 miles
14057.0046.86
48 months
40,000 miles
16159.0040.40
60 months
50,000 miles
18336.0036.67

For personal contract hire we've used:

  • The total contract hire monthly payments for the car with any selected options - we've calculated separate contracts for each period (e.g. 1 year, 2 years etc) because the monthly payments change according to the contract term and mileage.
  • Forecast maintenance costs for servicing, tyres and mechanical repairs over the 5 years.
  • Optionally, you can include costs for fuel and insurance - just check the box above to include these items.
Remember that contract hire payments already include the annual tax disc, so this isn't shown separately.

As contract hire normally requires a number of monthly payment to be made in advance at the start of the contract, we've assumed 3 payments in advance for each Replacement Term.






    Cost Charts   



Running Cost Charts

ABARTH 595 HATCHBACK 1.4 T-Jet 165 Turismo 3dr Auto

Chart analysis of car's running costs over 1-5 years at 10,000 miles per annum based upon outright purchase, business contract hire and personal contract hire.















    Notes   


Depreciation costs calculated using CAP-HPI future residual value forecasts assuming clean condition appropriate to age and mileage.
Maintenance costs use CAP-HPI servicing, maintenance and repair ('SMR') cost forecasts.
Prices displayed on this web site are valid only at the time of original viewing.
Vehicle images may include options only available at an additional cost.
Business contract hire figures based on one initial payment equal to 3 monthly rentals followed by equal monthly rentals.
Personal contract hire figures based on one initial payment equal to 3 monthly rentals followed by equal monthly rentals.
An application processing fee of applies.
An excess mileage charge will apply if the vehicle exceeds the contract mileage.
All business contract hire prices exclude VAT.
Offers are subject to availability. Offers may not be available to business customers with 'end-user' agreements in place with the vehicle manufacturer.
Vehicle must be returned in a condition that meets the BVRLA 'fair wear and tear' guidelines, otherwise charges may be incurred.
Subject to application and acceptance for credit.
Prices and information correct only at the date of original viewing, errors and omissions excepted.
Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions figures are obtained from laboratory testing intended for comparisons between vehicles and may not reflect real driving results.
Vehicle images may include options only available at an additional cost.

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