Fix-it or Trade-it Calculator

Find out what your true cost-per-mile is before you trade in your car for something with better gas mileage.
You might be surprised to learn that your current car actually costs less to drive than a replacement.

Please input information into the yellow highlighted boxes below.  You may use the tab key to move between boxes.

About your driving and gas prices 5-Year Analysis
How many miles do you drive per year? Total miles driven>
Current Gas Price
Expected increase per year
About your current car
If you have an existing car loan, how much are the monthly payments?
How many payments are remaining on the loan? Owe>
How much is your insurance per year?
How much will your repairs cost? Repairs>
What is the trade in value of your car?
How many miles per gallon do you get? Gas>
Cost per mile>
About your new car
Purchase price
Trade in value
Interest Rate
How many months is the loan? Cost of car>
Your car payments will be
Total cost of car Extra Insurance>
Additional registration>
Approximate adjusted insurance payment Gas>
How much will your registration increase per year? Total>
How many miles per gallon do you expect to get? Cost per mile>

Purchasing a new car will cost you an additional $0.00 over a five-year period, and represents 0 gallons of gas.
Your cost per mile will increase n/a

There are several ways we at Joe Shilling Inc can help improve the gas mileage of your current vehicle. Things like:

  1. Checking your transmission for excessive slip and proper converter clutch operation.
  2. Checking tire pressures, checking the battery and electrical systems for excessive draw and checking for dragging brakes.
  3. Checking the computer system for diagnostic trouble codes and updated reprogramming.
  4. Checking the engine oil, servicing the fuel system, checking for induction and exhaust-related problems.

These items are often overlooked and over time can reduce your gas mileage. Here at Joe Shilling Inc we do more than repair transmissions, our goal is to help you with your transportation needs, and help you get the most out of your car.