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Old 08-21-2022, 02:06 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
You'll be spending somewhere around $250 month in fuel if you commute 5 days per week.

If it were me, I'd finance a used Chevy Bolt EV to avoid paying for all that fuel and to avoid maintenance costs. The fuel savings would make up for the higher monthly payment, and you'd have a much nicer car.
This is probably the right answer. With those kind of miles, even if you need to take a loan it probably makes more sense. The monthly ownership cost may be quite a bit lower, with the double benefit of that money going mostly into the principal of the loan rather than into fuel.
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