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Fuel Cost Calculator

Annual Miles
  Car #1 Car #2
Fuel Price ($/gal)
Fuel Economy (mpg)
Annual Fuel Cost:


Fuel Cost Calculator Compare the annual cost of fuel for two different cars or two different fuels. There are many different factors that you should consider when buying a car, but with the fuel cost so high these days, you definitely need to consider the long term effects.

Considering a Hybrid? In addition to the fuel cost savings, you will need to consider the initial cost of purchasing the hybrid vehicle and the maintenance costs for each car.

Rising Fuel Prices: We all know that fuel prices change over time (mostly rising), so make sure you take that into account by using this calculator to see how different prices may affect your annual fuel cost.

Average Fuel Prices: AAA Fuel Gauge Report

Find more information about alternative fuel vehicles at the U.S. Department of Energy and

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Annual Miles - Enter the average number of miles you drive each year.

Fuel Price - The price per gallon. If the price is the same for both cars, leave the field for Car #2 blank. This allows you to compare gasoline, diesel, or other fuels.

Fuel Economy - Enter the average city/highway miles per gallon for each car.

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Disclaimer: This calculator is for informational use only. We cannot guarantee the results.