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September 18, 2018
AAA: New Cars Lose $3,000 Annually from this Single Expense

AAA’s 2018 Your Driving Costs study reveals that many consumers don’t understand the dynamics of vehicle depreciation. According to AAA, depreciation accounts for almost 40 percent of the cost of owning a new vehicle. That cost alone could account for more than $3,000 per year and is influenced by a number of factors, including shifting consumer preferences. Read more...

December 12, 2017
Premium Gas Not Always Worth the Extra Cost

Do you buy premium gasoline when you don't need to? Some motorists think they are doing their car a favor, but AAA released new research that shows paying-up for premium may not be worth the extra money. While some vehicles are designed to run on and require premium octane gasoline, others simply recommend it. So AAA set out to determine the effects of using premium gasoline in vehicles that recommend it, and whether the benefits in fuel economy and horsepower are worth the higher price at the pump.

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