Think you know how much a car costs? The total cost of ownership for a car today is so much more than just what you pay at the dealership. Unless you're paying cash for that new car, you're also going to pay interest on the price that you and the dealer agreed upon. There are some great car financing options in today's market. While there may be some great low or no finance deals out there, interest costs are going to drive the cost of ownership up.

Total cost of ownership today also includes licensing and vehicle registration, fuel, maintenance, insurance and depreciation. It's a lot to consider when you think about becoming a car owner, but we're here to help you figure it all out. Check out the car owner resources and content below.

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124 people were killed, 275 injured, 2.6 million vehicles recalled

124 people were killed, 275 injured, 2.6 million vehicles recalled.

Partiers using Uber or Lyft — and with far fewer DUIs, it's saving lives

For better or worse, transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft have transformed how people get around in urban areas in the U.S. The worse portion comes mostly from Uber's near-constant controversy and the way TNCs have decimated the livelihood of taxi and limo drivers — and even driven some to suicide. The better part is they give people a better and cheaper option than taxis. Now there's evidence that TNCs are putting a dent in drunk driving, thanks to people using Uber

Driving this convertible in the mountains is a dream, but it'll cost you

Driving this convertible through the mountains is a dream, but it'll cost you.

Keep your pup buckled up

Keep your pup buckled up.

Britons would have to get an international license to drive in Europe

Britons would have to get an international license to drive in Europe

7 steps to exploring a new-car purchase

7 steps to a great dealership visit.

'OK, God if this is the way I'm supposed to die, I will die'

"OK, God if this is the way I'm supposed to die, I will die."

Another Jaguar Laguna Seca record set by Randy Pobst.

The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is now the fastest production sedan to lap Laguna Seca.

GM to recall more than 1 million vehicles in the U.S.

GM to recall more than 1 million vehicles in the U.S.

'The earlier teens start driving, the earlier they start texting while driving'

"The earlier teens start driving, the earlier they start texting while driving."

The bike can start, turn and come to a stop without assistance

The bike can start, turn and come to a stop without assistance.

Uses phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family

It uses the phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family to keep you focused.

Incredibly, no one was seriously injured

Incredibly, no one was seriously injured.

But it gets adaptive cruise control and Lincoln Co-Pilot360 standard

But it gets adaptive cruise control and Lincoln Co-Pilot360 standard.

Don't cause problems when trying to clean your car

Most of the scratches on your paint are created by improper washing. These 10 tools will help you minimize scratching and spend less time on your washes.

Its 100-kWh i3 is a proof of concept for denser, safer batteries

Its 100-kWh i3 is a proof of concept for denser, safer batteries.

Worn out plugs can hurt your car

Spark plugs are the heart of your car's ignition system. If yours are worn out, new ones can dramatically improve your performance. See how to replace them here.

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