1. Purchase price 
The negotiated purchase price of the car you are thinking of leasing

The negotiated purchase price of the car you are thinking of buying

2. Sales tax rate 
The applicable sales tax rate, expressed as a percentage (enter 7.5 for 7.5%)

The applicable sales tax rate, expressed as a percentage (enter 7.5 for 7.5%)

3. Fees 
The combined total of the lease aquisition and title/registration fees

The vehicle title/registration fees

4. Cash Down payment 
The amount of your cash down payment, if any.

The amount of your cash down payment, if any.

5. Net Tradein allowance 
The amount of your net tradein allowance, if any

The amount of your net tradein allowance, if any

6. Rebates 
The total amount of any rebates you have coming

The total amount of any rebates you have coming

7. Term In months 
The term of the lease expressed in number of months

The term of the loan expressed in number of months

8. Interest rate 
If you would like the calculator to figure your monthly lease payment for you, enter the lease stated annual interest rate, expressed as a percentage. Otherwise, if you know the monthly lease payment amount, leave this field blank

If you would like the calculator to figure your monthly loan payment for you, enter the loan annual interest rate, expressed as a percentage. Otherwise, if you know the monthly loan payment amount, leave this field blank

9. Monthly payment 
If you know what your lease monthly payment will be, enter the monthly payment amount. Otherwise, leave this field blank and the calculator will estimate your lease monthly payment for you

If you know what your loan monthly payment will be, enter the monthly payment amount. Otherwise, leave this field blank and the calculator will compute your loan monthly payment for you

10. Security deposit 
Enter the lease security deposit amount



11. Estimated resale value 
ENTER: The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the lease (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

12. Annual savings rate 
Annual interest rate at which you expect your savings to grow, expressed as a percentage

This line shows the typical falling depreciation percentages that occur in the each year following the purchase/lease of a new vehicle. If you think the default amounts are not reflective of your particular vehicles depreciation, feel free to alter the percentages as you see fit


14. Monthly payment 

ENTER: The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the lease (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank


The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

15. Total of payments 

ENTER: The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the lease (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank


The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

16. Total interest expense 



The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

17. Net upfront expenses 

ENTER: The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the lease (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank


The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

18. Depreciation expense 
 

The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

19. Forgone Interest earnings 

ENTER: The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the lease (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank


The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

20. Total cost 

ENTER: The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the lease (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank


The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank

21. Average cost per year 

ENTER: The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the lease (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank


The vehicle estimated resale value (residual) at the end of the loan (varies by model, mileage and other factors). If you want the calculator to estimate the resale value for you using the annual depreciation percentages on line #13, leave this field blank
