Prices for new cars up 5 percent, insurance 50 percent, over last 10 years

January 05, 2017

From November 2006 to November 2016, prices for new cars have gone up 5 percent, compared with 20 percent for all items. Prices for motor vehicle insurance increased 50 percent and prices for motor vehicle maintenance and repair increased by 27 percent in the same time period.

Consumer price indexes for vehicles and related expenses, seasonally adjusted, November 2006 to November 2016 (November 2006 = 100)
      Month       All items New cars New trucks Used cars and trucks Leased cars and trucks Car and truck rental Motor vehicle parts and equipment Motor vehicle maintenance and repair Motor vehicle insurance

Nov 2006

100.000 100.000 100.000 100.000 100.000 100.000 100.000 100.000 100.000

Dec 2006

100.545 99.927 99.788 99.205 100.108 101.407 100.000 100.137 99.910

Jan 2007

100.711 99.943 99.795 98.459 100.211 100.611 100.217 100.349 99.798

Feb 2007

101.102 99.796 99.476 97.999 99.992 100.365 100.582 100.929 99.757

Mar 2007

101.628 99.953 99.708 97.759 100.030 98.953 100.824 101.217 99.678

Apr 2007

101.933 100.060 99.748 97.610 99.311 98.202 101.016 101.377 99.628

May 2007

102.354 99.739 99.727 97.363 98.967 96.334 101.247 101.601 99.163

Jun 2007

102.591 99.649 99.504 97.303 98.666 98.614 101.159 101.855 99.558

Jul 2007

102.774 99.687 99.582 97.432 98.721 101.108 101.685 102.282 99.826

Aug 2007

102.805 99.827 99.780 97.798 99.326 101.358 101.866 102.526 99.863

Sep 2007

103.241 99.701 99.737 98.353 99.701 101.253 102.336 102.655 100.219

Oct 2007

103.559 99.401 99.384 98.848 100.554 100.863 102.943 102.947 100.165

Nov 2007

104.373 99.615 99.691 99.464 100.469 101.147 103.336 103.282 100.229

Dec 2007

104.676 99.632 99.702 99.678 100.735 100.223 103.705 103.487 100.441

Jan 2008

105.037 99.543 99.458 100.461 100.771 100.780 104.002 104.225 100.783

Feb 2008

105.291 99.338 98.948 100.375 100.564 102.901 104.791 104.682 100.905

Mar 2008

105.667 99.302 98.487 100.174 100.239 103.823 105.711 105.156 101.063

Apr 2008

105.912 99.244 98.098 99.537 99.998 104.424 105.480 105.505 101.347

May 2008

106.539 99.293 97.921 98.621 100.231 105.631 106.129 106.055 101.725

Jun 2008

107.655 99.468 97.800 97.628 99.913 109.482 106.966 106.710 102.138

Jul 2008

108.424 100.073 97.593 96.680 100.324 105.172 108.049 107.454 102.485

Aug 2008

108.262 100.057 96.533 95.832 101.936 102.966 109.060 108.066 102.859

Sep 2008

108.355 99.636 95.725 94.849 103.876 101.498 109.664 108.522 103.219

Oct 2008

107.423 99.196 95.272 93.570 106.664 99.811 110.391 109.028 103.534

Nov 2008

105.521 99.062 94.885 92.587 106.580 100.794 111.253 109.404 104.004

Dec 2008

104.652 98.688 94.462 92.063 106.734 104.542 111.362 109.545 104.409

Jan 2009

104.917 99.261 94.972 91.589 108.741 107.898 111.644 110.332 104.855

Feb 2009

105.300 99.436 95.930 89.953 112.955 109.018 112.224 110.613 105.284

Mar 2009

105.196 99.544 96.681 88.366 112.527 110.165 112.539 110.809 105.505

Apr 2009

105.301 99.678 97.227 88.132 114.061 110.973 112.669 111.052 106.068

May 2009

105.456 99.926 97.877 88.599 112.851 113.515 112.424 110.978 106.416

Jun 2009

106.332 100.250 98.633 89.108 109.882 112.478 112.360 111.068 106.971

Jul 2009

106.300 100.485 99.195 88.824 109.684 113.736 111.907 111.227 107.223

Aug 2009

106.656 99.330 98.360 90.391 110.334 115.405 111.741 111.439 107.657

Sep 2009

106.862 99.636 98.783 92.286 109.079 115.494 111.637 111.896 107.911

Oct 2009

107.183 101.452 100.355 95.788 108.304 113.427 111.841 112.308 108.232

Nov 2009

107.542 102.700 101.020 98.142 108.023 112.234 112.330 112.362 108.711

Dec 2009

107.598 102.584 100.970 100.778 106.649 111.230 112.787 112.319 109.297

Jan 2010

107.667 102.090 100.712 103.275 106.320 110.238 113.203 112.388 109.817

Feb 2010

107.565 101.861 100.752 103.523 107.668 107.980 113.514 112.572 110.438

Mar 2010

107.600 101.648 100.739 102.948 106.991 107.966 113.408 112.871 111.115

Apr 2010

107.625 101.289 100.650 102.444 105.600 104.223 113.557 113.206 111.646

May 2010

107.569 101.124 100.506 101.918 104.857 107.477 113.921 113.186 111.981

Jun 2010

107.524 101.057 100.500 102.640 104.305 107.399 114.382 113.334 112.326

Jul 2010

107.725 100.980 100.792 103.046 103.677 107.102 114.842 113.289 112.912

Aug 2010

107.883 101.068 101.151 103.702 103.534 109.894 115.185 113.680 113.101

Sep 2010

108.057 101.266 101.464 104.145 102.772 110.879 115.315 114.065 113.475

Oct 2010

108.433 101.437 101.538 104.348 102.420 111.507 115.723 114.336 114.080

Nov 2010

108.708 101.418 101.829 104.664 102.399 111.525 116.124 114.358 114.479

Dec 2010

109.145 101.473 102.044 105.328 102.060 110.514 116.505 114.478 114.147

Jan 2011

109.499 101.477 102.392 105.913 102.280 108.482 117.562 114.749 114.693

Feb 2011

109.850 102.120 102.888 105.699 101.889 106.384 117.918 114.806 115.072

Mar 2011

110.419 102.746 103.271 105.312 102.015 109.498 117.729 114.792 115.511

Apr 2011

110.937 103.260 103.499 105.236 102.267 109.447 118.485 115.084 115.840

May 2011

111.290 104.428 104.001 105.912 102.816 107.482 119.940 115.504 116.229

Jun 2011

111.290 105.445 104.079 107.388 103.395 109.430 121.019 115.574 116.470

Jul 2011

111.582 105.617 104.158 108.439 102.440 108.880 121.305 115.684 116.616

Aug 2011

111.934 105.611 104.153 109.409 101.563 108.266 121.788 115.944 116.938

Sep 2011

112.177 105.708 103.969 109.672 101.142 109.946 121.879 116.816 117.253

Oct 2011

112.252 105.633 104.258 109.896 100.441 110.754 121.597 117.059 117.422

Nov 2011

112.460 105.543 104.352 110.041 99.687 110.003 122.459 117.008 117.904

Dec 2011

112.487 105.541 104.416 109.966 99.080 109.701 123.430 117.000 118.076

Jan 2012

112.802 105.517 105.024 109.358 98.705 108.361 123.955 117.348 118.261

Feb 2012

113.058 105.557 105.489 108.721 97.870 105.939 124.042 117.605 118.145

Mar 2012

113.314 105.515 105.525 108.624 97.420 107.296 124.099 117.444 118.764

Apr 2012

113.508 105.632 105.538 108.887 97.419 109.155 124.123 117.411 119.221

May 2012

113.229 105.706 105.481 109.572 96.675 108.909 124.301 117.790 119.712

Jun 2012

113.122 105.849 105.583 109.899 96.817 110.173 124.303 117.908 120.179

Jul 2012

113.106 105.769 105.674 109.615 95.788 110.364 124.726 117.814 120.636

Aug 2012

113.784 105.918 105.933 108.748 95.568 109.624 124.564 117.914 121.350

Sep 2012

114.350 105.808 106.011 107.889 95.882 107.938 124.517 118.089 121.954

Oct 2012

114.681 105.909 106.225 107.584 94.614 107.469 124.421 118.342 122.820

Nov 2012

114.494 106.445 106.476 107.613 94.337 108.575 124.275 118.509 123.108

Dec 2012

114.491 106.695 106.642 107.882 95.013 110.863 124.486 118.465 123.613

Jan 2013

114.674 107.002 107.097 108.038 94.569 114.958 123.792 118.880 124.079

Feb 2013

115.349 106.596 106.871 108.502 94.998 113.419 123.564 119.100 124.301

Mar 2013

115.006 106.587 106.924 108.544 93.846 112.058 123.779 119.065 124.433

Apr 2013

114.780 106.546 107.144 108.140 93.342 110.237 123.197 119.149 124.453

May 2013

114.800 106.318 107.212 107.688 92.874 110.661 122.814 119.481 124.659

Jun 2013

115.028 106.345 107.569 107.403 93.003 109.274 122.497 119.616 124.898

Jul 2013

115.222 106.325 107.739 107.377 93.315 108.374 122.294 120.013 126.456

Aug 2013

115.470 106.382 107.746 107.688 92.949 108.773 121.902 120.136 126.487

Sep 2013

115.664 106.341 107.971 108.315 92.968 110.416 121.656 120.348 126.749

Oct 2013

115.742 106.203 107.981 109.137 93.393 110.205 121.545 120.405 127.171

Nov 2013

115.946 106.114 108.041 109.822 93.497 108.016 121.413 120.336 127.232

Dec 2013

116.261 106.130 108.164 110.187 91.859 112.325 121.895 120.403 127.765

Jan 2014

116.552 106.162 108.203 109.709 91.453 115.042 121.705 120.695 128.269

Feb 2014

116.644 106.083 108.264 109.139 91.821 114.734 121.510 121.063 128.502

Mar 2014

116.781 105.986 108.147 108.493 91.534 117.923 121.453 120.891 128.833

Apr 2014

117.077 106.066 108.429 108.281 91.279 115.657 121.611 121.056 129.880

May 2014

117.229 106.121 108.569 107.796 91.524 112.924 121.335 121.287 130.659

Jun 2014

117.335 105.954 108.186 107.578 90.918 111.251 120.969 121.582 131.014

Jul 2014

117.455 106.073 108.678 107.666 90.634 111.069 121.096 121.868 131.335

Aug 2014

117.407 105.947 109.102 107.777 90.954 109.508 121.237 121.798 131.672

Sep 2014

117.579 105.969 109.080 107.866 90.881 106.778 120.897 122.314 132.251

Oct 2014

117.649 106.192 109.410 107.322 91.269 110.329 120.817 122.697 133.123

Nov 2014

117.456 106.244 109.423 106.508 91.256 112.873 120.578 122.832 133.421

Dec 2014

117.061 106.097 109.543 105.658 91.671 112.730 121.082 122.924 133.835

Jan 2015

116.314 105.993 109.445 105.367 92.164 116.640 121.266 123.052 134.662

Feb 2015

116.542 106.146 109.570 105.988 91.199 112.991 121.456 123.174 135.658

Mar 2015

116.762 106.270 109.800 106.974 91.630 112.688 120.924 123.070 136.356

Apr 2015

116.929 106.180 109.961 107.683 91.603 111.793 120.737 123.546 136.872

May 2015

117.265 106.186 110.200 107.164 90.503 113.763 120.988 123.919 137.267

Jun 2015

117.536 106.468 110.269 106.881 90.033 114.259 120.402 124.019 137.671

Jul 2015

117.690 106.067 110.293 106.503 89.975 115.439 120.354 124.108 138.446

Aug 2015

117.675 106.040 110.278 106.168 89.681 115.231 120.329 123.953 138.826

Sep 2015

117.569 105.893 110.248 105.957 89.479 112.432 120.917 124.082 139.509

Oct 2015

117.797 105.748 110.203 105.824 89.196 111.836 119.840 124.395 139.412

Nov 2015

117.971 105.581 110.398 105.907 90.563 108.075 120.474 124.526 140.798

Dec 2015

117.842 105.653 110.339 106.136 91.912 103.423 120.707 124.928 141.449

Jan 2016

117.875 105.963 110.685 106.267 92.194 107.599 121.158 124.987 141.962

Feb 2016

117.677 106.166 110.823 106.456 92.066 110.794 121.018 124.976 142.515

Mar 2016

117.782 105.940 110.967 106.359 91.208 113.206 120.652 125.391 143.323

Apr 2016

118.262 105.538 110.635 106.030 91.823 113.880 121.014 125.796 145.044

May 2016

118.516 105.370 110.637 104.683 91.745 119.388 120.246 126.010 146.285

Jun 2016

118.766 105.156 110.538 103.577 91.681 123.172 120.353 126.116 146.650

Jul 2016

118.718 105.231 110.796 102.513 92.356 119.947 119.608 126.342 147.180

Aug 2016

118.961 105.246 110.764 101.912 91.290 115.814 120.231 126.281 147.859

Sep 2016

119.308 105.191 110.692 101.650 89.787 115.234 119.447 126.010 148.453

Oct 2016

119.734 105.391 111.024 101.538 89.379 116.256 119.679 126.153 148.774

Nov 2016

119.974 105.381 110.839 101.872 89.151 114.150 118.707 126.933 150.198

Prices for leased cars and trucks decreased by 11 percent from November 2006 to November 2016. Prices for used cars and trucks increased by 2 percent. Prices for car and truck rentals were more volatile than the other vehicle-related series, and increased by 14 percent.

These data are from the Consumer Price Index program and are not seasonally adjusted. For more information, see "Consumer Price Index — November 2016" (HTML) (PDF).

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Prices for new cars up 5 percent, insurance 50 percent, over last 10 years on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/prices-for-new-cars-up-5-percent-insurance-50-percent-over-last-10-years.htm (visited September 19, 2018).

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