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Cost of motoring 2009

Engine Capacity Up to 1000 1001- 1250 1251- 1500 1501- 1750 1751- 2000 2001- 2500 2501- 3000 3001- 4000
a) Car Licence 172 156 302 447 630 1,050 2,100 1,050
b) Insurance 7709 861 959 1,036 1,199 1,384 1,717 1,853
c) Driving Licence 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 1,050
d) Depreciation 1,453 1,785 2,454 3,005 3,651 5,479 5,678 5,852
e) Interest on Capital 116 143 196 240 292 438 454 468
f) Garage/ Parking 3,989 3,989 3,989 3,989 3,989 3,989 3,989 3,989
g)NCT 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
h) AA Subscription 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 139

Euro €

6,599 7,224 8,091 8,901 9,873 12,310 13,118 13,888

Cost per Kilometre (in cent)

Engine Capacity Up to 1000 1001- 1250 1251- 1500 1501- 1750 1751- 2000 2001- 2500 2501- 3000 3001- 4000
8,000 Km 82.49 90.30 101.14 111.26 123.41 153.88 163.98 173.60
16,000 Km 41.24 45.15 51.57 55.63 61.71 76.94 81.99 86.80
24,000 Km 27.50 30.10 33.71 37.09 41.14 51.29 54.66 57.87
32,000 km 20.62 22.58 25.28 27.82 30.85 38.47 40.99 43.40

Operating Cost per Kilometre (in cent)

Engine Capacity Up to 1000 1001- 1250 1251- 1500 1501- 1750 1751- 2000 2001- 2500 2501- 3000 3001- 4000
i) Petrol* 7.663 8.672 9.415 10.984 12.205 13.181 15.692 18.308
j) Oil 0.095 0.116 0.144 0.165 0.181 0.19 0.201 0.249
k) Tyres 0.046 1.562 1.655 2.279 2.327 2.479 3.802 5.835
l) Servicing 1.417 1.867 2.04 2.375 2.461 2.479 2.94 3.306
m) Repairs & Replacements 5.531 5.789 6.099 6.947 7.98 8.582 10.758 13.182
Total in Cent 14.752 18.006 19.353 22.75 25.154 26.911 33.393 40.88
*116c per litre (unleaded) for each cent more, or less, add or subtract
0.066 0.074 0.081 0.095 0.108 0.119 0.135 0.162

Total Cost Per Km - Based on 16,000Km

Engine Capacity Up to 1000 1001- 1250 1251- 1500 1501- 1750 1751- 2000 2001- 2500 2501- 3000 3001- 4000
Standing Charges 41.24 45.15 50.57 55.63 61.71 76.94 81.99 86.8
Operating Costs 14.752 18.006 19.353 23.235 25.154 26.911 37.136 40.88
Cents per kilometre 56.00 63.16 69.92 78.38 86.86 103.85 115.38 127.68

Notes

All amounts shown in this schedule are in Euros

It should be noted that the figures quoted are average only and where necessary members should substitute actual amounts

For the purpose of this schedule the vehicles have been valued at:
€11,624, €14,280, €19,635, €24,044, €29,210, €43,833, €45,425,and €46,815 respectively

  • Car Licence: €172, €286, €333, €471, €582, €860, €1120, €1566
  • Insurance (Class 1 ) Average rates for Third Party, fire, Theft policies.
    No allowance is made for no claims discount.
  • Driving Licence: € 25 for 10 year licence
  • Depreciation : Based on kilometres of 16,000 Kilometres per annum, and assuming an economical life of 128,000 Kilometres or eight years
  • Interest on Capital; Car value if invested at 1% per annum.
  • Garage/Parking: € 76.71 per week
  • AA Subscription: € 139 per annum.
  • Petrol: 116c per litre (Unleaded)
  • Engine Oil: Allowance is made for variable consumption throughout the car's life and the cost of replacement after oil changes
  • Tyres: Estimated tyre life 48,000 kilometres
  • Servicing: general servicing as recommended by the manufacturers.
  • Repairs and Replacements: estimated on the basis of total cost of repairs, replacements and renovations over eight years or 128,000 kilometres.
  • AA fuel prices are based on Petrol, not diesel.Over 80% of the private car fleet in Ireland is currently petrol based. This figure may change as the new CO2-based tax system favours diesel usage.

The contents of this publication, produced by the AA as part of its service to members are believed correct at the time of printing, but current position may be checked through the AA.

AA Ireland Limited trading as AA Insurance is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.