AA vehicle rates calculator
One of the simplest and most effective vehicle management tools is the AA rates calculator. It is essential if you or your company is going claim tax expenses but it is also key to knowing just how much a car costs you to operate.
To use the calculator you need to go to the AA site at:
and follow the easy steps. You will need your car’s make, model, engine size, type of fuel, model year and purchase price to use the tool.
In the case of my Suzuki Swift the rate is R2.68 per km.
The calculation includes petrol costs, fixed costs (includes the cost of buying the car) and running costs like basic servicing.
The rate will change every time the petrol price changes.