Costs of maintenance during car buying
When buying a car, the purchase price of the new car should not be the decisive factor for the purchasing decision. Also the monthly fixed costs, which are caused by a vehicle, should be taken into account in the total consideration. A low purchase price does not necessarily mean that the purchase is also a cheap car. Costs of fuel, the loss of value, repair and maintenance costs, and car insurance coverage are important factors in the overall assessment as they are crucial for the monthly costs to be considered and vary widely depending on the vehicle model.
The autoclass has enormous influence on the amount of the cost of the entertainment. As a matter of principle, a (luxury) sports car requires expensive motor insurance and as well as the large and heavy SUVs have a higher fuel consumption. In addition, car taxes are correspondingly high. Furthermore, it must be taken into consideration that frequently changing parts such as tires or brakes, but also the other wear parts are significantly higher in the expensive models compared to small cars. In addition, it is important to take into account that the vulnerability of cars with better equipment and more sophisticated technology also entails higher workshop and maintenance costs due to more complex maintenance and greater repair effort.
Maintenance and workshop costs for new and used cars
In the case of new cars, the loss in value is greatest during the first few years after the purchase, but the running costs for maintenance or workshop costs remain rather low. However, the costs for inspections and TÜV as well as exhaust gas testing are nevertheless to be included in the maintenance costs. The necessary inspections must be carried out at a specialist workshop in order to ensure that the guarantees of the new vehicle are maintained in accordance with the agreed warranty period. In contrast to the new cars, older used cars are mainly brakes, tires and exhaust typical wear parts, which must be replaced and cause corresponding maintenance costs. Even smaller spare parts such as the replacement of lamps or windscreen wipers are available.
Fuel consumption and energy consumption
The largest and most regular costs are for fuel or energy, without which the car can not be moved. In the case of electric vehicles, 100 km can be charged with energy costs between 3 and 4 â,¬, but these are still very expensive to buy. In the case of vehicles powered by autogas, the additional costs are rather small, whereby the fuel costs can be halved by considering a petrol-driven car. The most common are still the cars with gasoline or diesel engine, whereby the petrol engine has made enormous efficiency leaps because of the progressive technical development. Cars with a diesel engine are somewhat more expensive to purchase and are particularly worthwhile for multi-riders, as is the diesel fuel still tax-favored. However, the driving principles of the vehicle driver should be considered as the most important consideration for fuel consumption and energy consumption. Due to a conservative, forward-looking and economical driving system, enormous fuel costs can be saved due to the significantly lower consumption.
Motor insurance is compulsory insurance, which is an important point in the cost of entertainment to be considered in a car. Various factors influence the insurance contributions to be made. It must be taken into account in the classification into the damage-free class as well as the age of the policyholder. In addition, young drivers have to pay expensive surcharges as they are considered to be a high-risk group and are classified accordingly. It also takes into account where and which car is to be insured. Powerful cars and places where cars are often stolen are more expensive than the opposing cases. Furthermore, it is considered whether a car is parked in a garage or parked openly. Furthermore, it is considered whether the car insurance is concluded as full or partial liability insurance or whether the insured car is a first or second car. An intensive insurance comparison can have an enormous impact on the entertainment costs in this item.
In the case of the vehicle tax, the exhaust gas behavior of the car is taxed, which means that cars with higher emissions are taxed higher because they are grouped into a higher pollutant class. Electric cars, on the other hand, are currently exempted from car tax. Cars with natural gas engines are cheap, but diesel engines are