AA: Family car running costs have fallen

The average cost of running a family car in Ireland has decreased in the last 12 months, according to research from the AA.

The study claims it now costs €10,571 to run a family car - in the Band B tax category - representing a decrease of €75.

It comes despite an increase in insurance premiums which are up 8.5% on average to July when compared with the same time last year.

The average Irish motorist is now €6.26 better off each month compared to last year.

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