Fuel consumption and distance

Robin has owned her car for 2 years. In that time, she has driven a total of 68, 000 km. She has had the following maintenance costs over the past 2 years.

  • 13 lube, oil and filter services at $ 31.95/service – 6 tire rotations at $ 24.95/service
  • 1 cooling system service at $ 95.00 – 2 wheel alignments at $ 71.95/service

Robin has a car and has a fuel consumption of 9.8L/100km. Her license plate costs $ 74.00 a year and her insurance is $ 1475.00 a year. The average cost of gas over the past two years has been $ 1.28/L.

a) Calculate Robins maintenance costs over the past 2 years

b) Calculate Robin’s fuel costs over the past 2 years

c) Calculate Robin’s operating costs over the past 2 years (maintenance, fuel, license, insurance costs)

d) Calculate the average monthly cost over the past 2 years

e) Calculate her costs per 1 km.