Running Costs for Petrol Cars

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Petrol car running costs – basic guide for 2010
Running costs
      Cost new (£s)
      up to 12000   12000 to 16000   16000 to 20000   20000 to 32000   over 32000
  Standing charges per annum (ús)
  Road tax 125.0 180.0 200.0 235.0 435.0
  Insurance 433.0 454.0 554.0 708.0 1020.0
  Cost of capital 405.0 501.0 593.0 919.0 2048.0
  Depreciation (at 10,000 miles/annum) 1217.0 1873.0 2467.0 3084.0 6439.0
  Breakdown cover 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0
  Total (£s) 2230.00 3058.00 3864.00 4996.00 9992.00
  Standing charges per mile (pence)
  5,000 44.12 60.42 76.30 98.68 197.26
  10,000 22.30 30.58 38.64 49.96 99.92
  15,000 15.19 20.89 26.42 34.13 68.33
  20,000 11.76 16.22 20.56 26.52 53.18
  25,000 9.50 13.13 16.64 21.46 43.06
  30,000 7.96 11.00 13.95 17.99 36.10
  Running costs per mile (pence)
  Petrol* 11.01 12.26 13.20 14.10 19.02
  Tyres 0.98 0.82 0.81 1.18 1.74
  Service labour costs 3.6 3.66 3.45 3.83 3.72
  Replacement parts 1.91 2.1 2.07 2.2 2.61
  Parking and tolls 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
  Total (pence) 19.30 20.64 21.33 23.11 28.89
  * Unleaded petrol @ 109.2p/litre. For every penny more or less, add or subtract 0.1 0.11 0.12 0.13 0.17
  Total of standing charges and running costs (in pence) based on annual mileage of
  5,000 miles 63.42 81.06 97.63 121.79 226.15
  10,000 miles 41.60 51.22 59.97 73.07 128.81
  15,000 miles 34.49 41.52 47.75 57.24 97.22
  20,000 miles 31.06 36.86 41.89 49.63 82.07
  25,000 miles 28.80 33.77 37.97 44.58 71.95
  30,000 miles 27.26 31.64 35.28 41.10 64.98

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