2023 Author: Eric Donovan | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-21 15:44
Drivers can be happy. Due to the decrease in fuel costs, the prices for buying and maintaining a car have fallen slightly, as the ADAC announced.
Given the lower fuel prices, car costs have also fallen. The prices for buying and maintaining a car are on average 0.8 percent lower than in the previous year, as the ADAC announced on Thursday with reference to the motorist price index. So far, fuel prices have fallen by 4.1 percent compared to the same period last year, while the cost of living has increased by 0.8 percent.
Acquisition costs of a car increased slightly
The driver price index determined every three months by ADAC together with the Federal Statistical Office covers all expenses related to the car. The driver price index is currently 106.4 points and the general living index is 107 points. Both indices were set to the base value 100 for the last time in 2010.
In addition to the prices for the fuel, the acquisition prices for cars (+ 0.6 percent), for motorcycles (+0.9 percent) and repairs and inspections (+2.1 percent) and the costs for spare parts and accessories (+1, 1 percent) in the calculation. In addition, the costs for driving schools, the driver's license fee and garage rental increased by 1.7 percent each. (AG / FM)