Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 01:09:14 GMT
From: "Walt Kienzle" <>
Subject: Re: Maintenance Cost Per Mile

<> wrote in message news:5a6bb2dc2eoshd5mtttdptqq0d281pkf2inospamcom... > Anyone ever break down your cost to maintain by the mile? > > I just did this for my 97 900S with 220,000 miles and I came up with > 4.95 US cents per mile. > > If you do the math you will see that I spent nearly $11,000 USD on > maintenance. This includes parts, labor, oil changes, etc. All repair > and maintenance. Seems kind of high to me considering that I paid 24K > for the car brand new. > > I noticed a trend where the car seems to need about $1000 of service > every 30,000 miles (approximately). > > John > I think I am in about the same situation. I bought the car at 80K miles. 50K miles later the transmission went out: $2,000 (with clutch, etc.). 20K miles later, the fuel pump went out: $750. Wear items such as tires, battery, struts, brakes, filters aren't even included in this tally. Walt Kienzle 1991 9000T, 154K miles

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