According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for automobile service clubs are 3.21% lower in 2020 versus 2012 (a $0.64 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2020: Automobile service clubs experienced an average inflation rate of -0.41% per year. In other words, automobile service clubs costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $19.36 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.51% during this same period, inflation for automobile service clubs was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 2.02%, which is above the average yearly change for automobile service clubs during the 2012-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for automobile service clubs was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Automobile service clubs, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Automobile service clubs: