Grade 9-12

Costs of Owning a Car

Time: 20 mins,
Updated: December 28 2021,


Students will be able to:

  • Recognize the costs associated with owning a car, truck or other vehicle.

In this personal finance activity, students will identify the various costs of owning a vehicle.


This is an individual activity where students will review the costs associated with buying and owning a car, truck, or other vehicle. To complete this activity, students need to follow the directions below:

  1. Watch the video The True Cost of a Car
  2. Answer the questions in the Owning a Car Quiz or answer them in the ReadyAssessments Activity