We all enjoy the convenience of having our own vehicle, but the cost of owning and running it can be draining on the bank account. So is joining a Car Club a more economically viable option?
We all enjoy the convenience of having our own vehicle, but the cost of owning and running it can be particularly draining on the bank account. On top of purchasing the vehicle in the first place, there is the constant maintenance, whether that be putting petrol in, servicing, tax, insurance and even getting it cleaned. And if you’re somebody who only uses a vehicle on a casual basis, the expenses involved can be hard to justify when it spends most of the time off the road.
Car Clubs offer a solution to this problem, allowing you to pay for using a vehicle only when you need it, with nearly all of the running costs already included in the price. But is this actually better value than owning the vehicle yourself? We have put together a cost comparison based on the average outlay of a casual car user. Have a look at the table below to see how the two compare: