According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for leased cars and trucks were 8.69% lower in 2017 versus 2005.
Between 2005 and 2017: Leased cars and trucks experienced an average inflation rate of -0.75% per year. In other words, leased cars and trucks costing $20 in the year 2005 would cost $18.26 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.91% during this same period, inflation for leased cars and trucks was lower.
In the year 2005: Pricing changed by -0.94%, below the average yearly change for leased cars and trucks during the 2005-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2005 (3.39%), price inflation for leased cars and trucks was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Leased cars and trucks: