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Auto Costs
Sprawl vs Your Choice
Sprawl -- 3 Households per residential acre   Your Choice: 3 households per acre, sprawl. Click to choose another density. choose density or place
$4,828   $4,828
Average cost of fuel alone each year
$17,283   $17,283
Total average costs each year

Auto Costs. Owning and driving vehicles is the second highest household expense, just behind the mortgage.

Source of Calculations
Calculations are based on calculated gasoline cost, plus other average 1999 operating costs (5.3 cents/mi) and ownership costs ($5534/yr) from AAA, Table 3-14, Average Cost of Owning and Operating an Automobile.


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