Depreciation is the difference between the vehicle's estimated purchase price and resale value.
Price You Buy ItPrice You Sell It
Estimate based on EPA mileage ratings (45% highway/55% city).
Estimated cost of fixing common mechanical issues for the vehicle.
Estimated cost to perform all scheduled maintenance.
Taxes & Fees
Estimated sales tax, fees and yearly registration costs.
Estimated interest paid over five years.
Estimated average cost of insuring the vehicle.
Amount of any tax credit available for an alternative-fuel vehicle. Consult your tax advisor to understand your specific tax situation.