Buying any new vehicle is a big deal and a big investment. So it’s entirely reasonable to ask about the total cost of ownership, which includes the purchase price, insurance costs, and maintenance costs before you commit to years of payments.
With new cars, it’s always hard to predict how the vehicle will hold up over time. But we can look at the warranty the manufacturer provides, as well as the historical reliability of similar models from the same brand. With this information, you can make an informed decision when it comes to the likely cost of maintenance. Also, be sure to ask your dealer if scheduled maintenance is included or discounted when you buy a new vehicle. Here are 10 of the cheapest SUVs to maintain.