The operation costs of a vehicle are made up by the purchase price of the vehicle, durability of its components, longivity of the vehicle as a whole, fuel costs, and fuel consumption per km/mile (aka fuel economy).
Conventional fuels for vehicle use are gasoline, diesel and LPG. Let's take a closer look at the prices thereof, for both Europe and the USA:
|Fossil fuel prices USA||Fossil fuel prices EU (France)|
|Gasoline||3,45 $/gallon (or 0,69 $/liter)||1,5 €/liter|
|Diesel||2,586 $/gallon (or 0,52 $/liter)||1,4 €/liter||-||LPG||0,56 $/liter||0,8 €/liter|
Data for the fossil fuel prices (2016-2017) were obtained from