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How much does it really cost to run a car?

If you own a car then you'll know about the cost of fuel, insurance, road tax and MOT, but do you know how much your car actually costs to run?

There's a wealth of advice and info below for you...our running cost tables are a general guide to the different factors that go together to make up the overall cost of running a privately owned petrol or diesel car. And if you're looking for a new car, thinking about things like car tax, insurance groups and fuel consumption before you buy will help keep your costs within budget.