How will you know if you are really getting the best deal on your car?
The purchased price is just the beginning even if you did your research and got a great price.
Insurance, depreciation and maintenance costs all need to be considered when figuring out what the car will end up costing you over time.
For a few years now, Edmunds and Kelley Blue Book have each offered free services that estimate the "total cost of ownership" of a car over time.
Click the image for a car comparison tool to learn how regular fuel, diesel, hybrid and electric vehicles stack up, side by side. You can also read how 5-Year Cost to Own is calculated.