Common expenses you should expect from a used car are, Brakes, belts, oil changes, spark plugs, transmission services, coolant services, tyres and smog checks. Keep in mind that these are just the beginning. Any number of issues can come up, and you need to be prepared to pay for them all. This should be factor into any car you purchase.
Also when looking at maintenance cost of vehicles there are multiple factors that should be considered. Technicians aren’t the final authority on how much the costs will be. However, as the professionals working on your car, there’s are hings to consider.
Unobstructed Access Under The Hood If certain parts are difficult to get to, it will increase labor costs. Ample room under the hood is a plus.
Simple Technology: The simpler the technology, the quicker and easier a car will be to repair. More recent cars are more complicated than older one.
Accessible Replacement Parts: Common replacement parts means that to repair your car will be cheaper and probably quicker.