According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for leased cars and trucks were 17.36% lower in 2017 versus 2009.
Between 2009 and 2017: Leased cars and trucks experienced an average inflation rate of -2.35% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, leased cars and trucks costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $16.53 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.67% during this same period, inflation for leased cars and trucks was significantly lower.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 7.74%, significantly above the average yearly change for leased cars and trucks during the 2009-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), price inflation for leased cars and trucks was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Leased cars and trucks: