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Transportation - Average Cost of Owning and Operating an Automobile, 2012

Assumed 15,000 vehicle miles per a year

Average total cost per a mile (cents) 60.8
Gas 14.5
Gas as a percent of total cost 23.8
Maintenance 5.0
Tires 1.0
Average total cost per 15,000 miles ($) 9,122
Variable cost 3,064
Fixed cost^ 6,058
^ include insurance, license, registration, taxes, depreciation, and finance charges.