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Mileage Calculator
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This calculator will help you compare the price of using public transportation with the price of paying at the pump and then parking your car. This calculator has been set with default values based on the national averages for April, 2009; however, you may set variables such as the price of gas and the length of the commute to match the price of gas in your area and the length of your commute.

Side Notes:

* Based on the following estimates for increased costs of maintenance and tire replacement per mile.


Small Car per Mile

Medium Car per Mile

Large Car per Mile

Mini-Van per Mile

SUV per Mile


4.26 cents

4.51 cents

4.92 cents

4.87 cents

4.94 cents


0.61 cents

0.87 cents

0.82 cents

0.95 cents

0.74 cents

** If you are able to eliminate a vehicle in your household, you can save an additional $5,716 in car ownership cost (full-coverage insurance, license, registration, taxes, depreciation and finance charge).

The ownership, maintenance and tire replacement cost are from the AAA 2008 Your Driving Costs.


Your Car's Information:

Your car's gas mileage (MPG)

Price of gas per gallon ($)

Number of miles in your commute

Size of your car *

Daily parking cost ($)

Public Transportation Information:

Daily commuting cost ($)


Yearly coast by car ($)

Yearly coast by public transportation ($)

This Is What You Will Be Saving:

Your Yearly Savings ($) **


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