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Road toll: Driving costs rise

Motorist group AAA says the cost to own and operate a vehicle rose 4.8% last year. Here's a breakdown of what you're paying.

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Small sedan
Gas: 9 cents per mile
Upkeep: 4 cents per mile
Insurance: $1,005
Registration fees: $427
Total cost per year: $6,496

Cars in this category include the Chevrolet Cobalt, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla.

Source: AAA
Cost per year also includes license fees, taxes, finance costs and vehicle depreciation. Based on a total of 15,000 miles per year.


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Last updated April 09 2010: 12:32 PM ET
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