Monday 5 December 2016

Over-taxed motorist an industry myth

Published 09/08/2011 | 05:00

SO, Conor Faughnan of the AA claims that it costs an average of €11,817 to run a small car.

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Average depreciation is about €2,000, average fuel costs €2,000, tax and insurance €500 to €1,000 and the same for maintenance and repairs.

Allowing €500 for parking, this is €6,000 -- or half the AA's figures.

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