According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for leased cars and trucks were 4.81% lower in 2018 versus 2005.
Between 2005 and 2018: Leased cars and trucks experienced an average inflation rate of -0.38% per year. In other words, leased cars and trucks costing $20 in the year 2005 would cost $19.04 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.88% 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 2005-2018 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: