Car Cost Expert

The insight behind optimising vehicle costs and maximising profits.

Take control

Car Cost Expert gives you detailed total cost of ownership (TCO) information on passenger and LCV models. Car Cost Expert will help you to improve your total cost of ownership profile, win more tenders and reduce subsidies required to compete.

Manage costs

Car Cost Expert has unrivalled data on all cost drivers:  depreciation, financing, fuel consumption, insurance, and service & repair - including spare parts detail.  You can thoroughly interrogate the data and personalise search filters right down to trim level.

Improve margins

Car Cost Expert will help you to:

  • Focus R&D priorities around TCO and simulate the main cost drivers
  • Benchmark competitor models and compete more successfully in tenders
  • Engage with leasing companies on how to optimise TCO (e.g. via service packages
  • Support your network by offering them new TCO-based sales arguments
  • Spend less on leasing rate subsidies


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Features & Benefits

We provide a detailed assessment of all costs elements and considerations so that you have the information you need to drive your business.  

Car Cost Expert:


  • Enables you to thoroughly interrogate the data:
    • against your benchmark vehicle
    • choosing between 300 mileage/age combinations
    • comparing models under 6 months old against their predecessor
    • making comparisons across countries, models, and mileage/age combinations
  • Provides accurate results that are updated regularly
  • Uses independent analysis you can trust
  • Offers additional modules on equipment and maintenance



Our Customers

Car Cost Expert helps these customers make the best decisions for their businesses:


  • Manufacturers
  • Importers
  • Insurers
  • Fleet
  • Finance houses
Our Markets

Car Cost Expert serves customers across Europe by providing detailed information on vehicle TCOs in the following markets:


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • The Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

It is a superb tool to use and usually gives a more accurate price than a static, non-regionalised retail valuation.

Thomas Ladyman, Director – TML Cars Ltd

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