Do you know how much it will cost to own your car? Although most people don’t realize it, you have to take more than just the sticker price into account when figuring out how much your car is going to cost. You also have to add on the cost of maintenance and insurance when trying to decide which car is the best value for your money. It may also be a good idea to add the cost of gas into the equation as well.
Compared to other vehicles in its class, the Highlander cost of ownership is going to be lower than the competition. This means that anyone who drives a Highlander will save money in the long run because their vehicle will not be spending as much time in the shop or cost a lot of money to insure.
Typically, you judge the cost of ownership of a car by calculating the total cost of maintenance and insurance over a period of five years. However, you should find out how the car fares after five years. This is where a car owner can save a significant amount because low maintenance costs combined with no more car payment allows you to put more money in the bank each month.