| When to Buy ||
When to Lease |
| Purchaser pays cash rather than financing.
|| Lessee wants lower monthly payments.
| Purchaser plans to hold
auto for more than four years. || Lessee
plans frequent trade-ins. |
| Auto weighs more than 6,000 lbs. ||
Auto weighs less than 6,000 lbs. and costs more than
| Purchaser plans
high mileage usage (more than 18,000 miles/year).
|| Lessee plans low mileage usage (less than
15,000 miles/year). |