According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for leased cars and trucks were 4.37% higher in 2018 versus 2016.
Between 2016 and 2018: Leased cars and trucks experienced an average inflation rate of 2.16% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, leased cars and trucks costing $20 in the year 2016 would cost $20.87 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.82% during this same period, inflation for leased cars and trucks was similar.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by 0.37%, below the average yearly change for leased cars and trucks during the 2016-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), price inflation for leased cars and trucks was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Leased cars and trucks: