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Compare the cost of using BTS daily with Your Driving Costs

AAA analyzes driving costs each year and covers vehicles equipped with standard and optional accessories including automatic transmission, air conditioning, power steering, power disc brakes, AM/FM stereo, driver and passenger side air bags, anti-lock brakes, cruise control, tilt steering wheel, tinted glass, emission equipment and rear-window defogger. All figures are courtesy of AAA and reflect the average cost of operating a vehicle primarily under stop-and-go driving conditions.

Ownership & Operating Cost
Taxes, depreciation, finance charges, registration, insurance and license fees are ownership costs and are incurred regardless of how often you drive your vehicle. Operating costs including gas, oil, maintenance and tires are incurred for each mile you drive.

National Average Total Ownership and
Operating Costs per Mile

Miles per Year

 10,000 

 15,000 

 20,000

2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

56.8¢

44.8¢

39.2¢

2004 Ford Taurus SEL Deluxe

71.0¢

58.4¢

52.1¢

2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS

79.0¢

65.4¢

58.5¢

Composite National Average

68.9¢

56.2¢

49.9¢

*Estimates provided by the AAA, Your Driving Costs, 2004. These values are average costs per mile based upon the same person driving the 2004 Ford Taurus SEL Deluxeo, 20,000 miles per year.