What are the cheapest cars to maintain?

I want to purchase a car that costs little money to maintain. What are some of the cheapest cars to maintain over the life of the vehicle?

“In general, electric cars have fewer maintenance costs because they have fewer moving parts than a gasoline, diesel, or hybrid vehicle.
If you’re talking about individual models, these cars have been highly regarded for their affordability in terms of maintenance:
  • Toyota Prius
  • Honda Accord
  • Kia Soul
  • Ford Mustang
  • Chevy Silverado
  • Nissan Versa
Keep in mind that the costs of maintenance will also vary depending on what type of driver you are, where you drive, and how many miles you put on the vehicle.
Another thing to keep in mind to protect your vehicle is your car insurance. While insurance might not be considered maintenance, it does help payout in the event of an accident, saving you money when you need to repair your car. If you want help shopping for the best coverage at the lowest price, try using the Jerry app. Jerry compares rates from the top providers and delivers the best deals to your phone in minutes. And the best part–it’s free to shop for insurance with Jerry.”
Eric Schad
Answered on Aug 30, 2021
Eric Schad has been a freelance writer for nearly a decade, as well as an SEO specialist and editor for the past five years. Before getting behind the keyboard, he worked in the finance and music industries (the perfect combo). With a wide array of professional and personal experiences, he’s developed a knack for tone and branding across many different verticals. Away from the computer, Schad is a blues guitar shredder, crazed sports fan, and always down for a spontaneous trip anywhere around the globe.

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