According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for leased cars and trucks were 15.36% lower in 2017 versus 2001.
Between 2001 and 2017: Leased cars and trucks experienced an average inflation rate of -1.04% per year. In other words, leased cars and trucks costing $20 in the year 2001 would cost $16.93 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.05% during this same period, inflation for leased cars and trucks was significantly lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Leased cars and trucks: