The 'lifetime' cost of owning a car

This interactive tool lets you work out how much you are likely to spend on a car during its lifetime, taking into account the purchase price alongside other expenses such as fuel, insurance, tax and maintenance. Simply input your car’s details to see your costs and how they compare with the average, or skip to the tables of the most and least expensive cars.

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Most expensive cars to own

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Initial cost Total cost of fuel over lifetime Insurance premiums Tax MOT Servicing Total cost
ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM £340,650 £10,996 £23,204 £3,183 £326 £744 £379,104
MAYBACH 62 S £341,785 £16,258 £8,386 £3,183 £326 £744 £370,683
LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR £258,725 £13,135 £66,005 £3,183 £326 £744 £342,119
BENTLEY AZURE £250,400 £12,937 £52,156 £3,183 £326 £744 £319,747
FERRARI F12 £227,107 £11,156 £56,525 £3,183 £326 £744 £299,041
JENSEN FF £227,107 £7,133 £16,616 £1,457 £326 £744 £253,385
ASTON MARTIN VANQUISH £195,269 £16,021 £11,896 £3,183 £326 £744 £227,439
MERCEDES-BENZ S65 £183,075 £10,029 £23,797 £3,183 £326 £744 £221,155
MCLAREN 675LT £143,035 £15,260 £56,525 £3,183 £326 £744 £219,073
ALLARD P1 £143,035 £7,385 £56,525 £1,457 £326 £744 £209,473

Least expensive cars to own

Initial cost Total cost of fuel over lifetime Insurance premiums Tax MOT Servicing Total cost
AIXAM 500-5 £5,999 £702 £1,012 £496 £326 £744 £9,281
DAIHATSU CHARADE £6,756 £2,197 £796 £892 £326 £744 £11,714
SUZUKI ALTO £7,868 £1,345 £681 £892 £326 £744 £11,856
SMART PASSION £7,218 £2,335 £959 £684 £326 £744 £12,266
PEUGEOT 205 £8,859 £1,127 £729 £892 £326 £744 £12,678
RENAULT TWINGO £6,595 £1,009 £3,910 £178 £326 £744 £12,763
DACIA SANDERO £7,595 £989 £2,998 £178 £326 £744 £12,831
SUZUKI SWIFT £7,066 £1,632 £2,303 £892 £326 £744 £12,964
FIAT PUNTO £9,055 £1,088 £1,398 £684 £326 £744 £13,296
CITROEN ZX £8,766 £1,731 £946 £892 £326 £744 £13,406
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