Residents complaining on rising costs of using cars
Residents are now complaining on the rising costs of using their cars since oil prices have been rising lately. Residents are complaining that its becoming expensive to use their cars and some are even joking that it’s easier to buy cars now than fueling it.
Cost in using cars includes oil, parking, insurance, cleaning and repair and maintenance. Motorists have given up using the No. 97 gasoline and start using the No. 93 gasoline since its cheaper. The No. 97 gasoline is known as an environmentally friendly gasoline but prices have risen to more than eight yuan per liter since February.
Gasoline was not the only problem motorists are being burden with. Other costs such as parking, repairs and maintenance. Residents were paying almost 7,000 yuan a year for for a parking spot, some residential communities are also charging 250 yuan a month for underground parking spaces.
A motorist is already spending around 200,000 yuan a year for using his car this time an extra 50,000 will be added because of the rising prices and costs.