According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for leased cars and trucks were 13.97% lower in 2018 versus 2009.
Between 2009 and 2018: Leased cars and trucks experienced an average inflation rate of -1.66% per year. In other words, leased cars and trucks costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $17.21 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.68% 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 2009-2018 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: