SHARE Owning a car in Japan can be a hassle if you live in a city because it often comes with the extra cost of renting a parking space.
We crunch the numbers to find out which is the best option. Picture by Justin Sanson. However, people who have the option of catching a bus or a train to work — and only need a car on weekends — are likely better off subscribing to a sharing service.
According to figures verified by finance comparison website Finder. Kim and Jason Graham-Nye say car-sharing works for them but agree it might not add up for everyone.
However, one key element overlooked in these calculations is what your car would be worth after three years, once the loan is paid out. You could sell the car, pocket the cash, and start again — or keep the car and slash your annual running costs with only registration, insurance, fuel and servicing to worry about.
In the case of the Yaris, once the loan is paid out its annual running costs would be halved, and in the case of the Toyota Corolla its annual running costs would be slashed by more than two-thirds.
Once the loan is paid out, in both cases buying a car is a better option financially than subscribing to a sharing service if you cover close to the average annual distance travelled of 10,km. News Corp Australia Husband Jason says not having the ongoing expense of a car is part of the appeal of sharing services.
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Buying a new car isn’t the only way to get a new ride. Leasing offers an alternative that usually includes lower monthly payments.
Though it was once reserved for corporate or luxury car customers, leasing is now available to any car buyer who has excellent credit. Want to learn more about what it costs to own and maintain a car? Find out everything you need to know about fuel, maintenance and other car running costs.
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Owning a car has several advantages, including eliminating long-term payments associated with leasing vehicles and giving owners the opportunity to accessorize and customize vehicles.
Once purchased, car owners can sell vehicles at any time after paying off any residual fees.