Trivia: What is the Average Annual Cost to Own and Operate a New Car?

The average cost of a new car is rapidly approaching $50,000 – the highest it’s ever been. But the costs continue even after you’ve purchased your new ride. 

So our question is this: According to the AAA, what is the average annual cost to own and operate a new car (fuel, maintenance, registration, etc.)?

  1. $8,746
  2. $12,182
  3. $19,153
  4. $22,550



Ready for the answer?

According to the American Automobile Association, the average annual cost of owning and operating a new car is $12,182.

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