Over 10 years, you can expect to pay the most to maintain BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles, according to Clark.com. The average Audi maintenance cost over 10 years is $12,400. BMW vs. Audi maintenance cost: These cars cost $17,800 to maintain, $5,400 more than Audi.
BMW’s maintenance cost after the warranty is more expensive than many other brands – luxury or not. A BMW can cost about $5,000 more to maintain over a 10-year period than a Mercedes–Benz, and $12,000 more than a Toyota.
For the third year running online car garage and repair marketplace Whocanfixmycar.com analysed more than 180,000 pieces of data on the brands, and has found that Audi is up to 24% more expensive to repair than Mercedes models and 10% more expensive than BMW.
In fact, the brand is consistently ranked near the top of automakers in terms of the most expensive cars to maintain. The total maintenance costs of the average Audi over a 10-year span is $12,400.All cars are different, and many require more maintenance than some depending on their age and driving history