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Cost of Ownership

GEM® cars don't require the usual maintenance that a gasoline-powered vehicle needs. Discover how much you can save by owning a GEM car!
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GEM® e6®
Transportation

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GEM® eL XD
Utility

Compare GEM® e6®* Gas-Powered Van** GEM® eL XD* Gas-Powered Truck**
Compare Vehicle Cost <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a>

$24,194

Gas-Powered Van** $31,446 <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a>

$18,878

Gas-Powered Truck** $27,327
Compare Tax/Title/Registration*** <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a> $315 Gas-Powered Van** $2,459 <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a> $315 Gas-Powered Truck** $2,323
Compare Insurance <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a> $1,350 Gas-Powered Van** $5,493 <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a> $1,350 Gas-Powered Truck** $5,369
Compare Electricity <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a> $536 Gas-Powered Van** $0 <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a> $536 Gas-Powered Truck** $0
Compare Fuel <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a> $0 Gas-Powered Van** $4,381 <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a> $0 Gas-Powered Truck** $2,677
Compare Maintenance**** <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a> $0 Gas-Powered Van** $883 <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a> $0 Gas-Powered Truck** $947
Compare Total Expenses <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a>

$26,395

Gas-Powered Van** $44,662 <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a>

$21,079

Gas-Powered Truck** $38,643
Compare Residual <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a> ($8,188) Gas-Powered Van** ($14,859) <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a> ($6,378) Gas-Powered Truck** ($12,817)
Compare 3 Year Cost to Own <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a>

$18,207

Gas-Powered Van** $29,803 <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a>

$14,701

Gas-Powered Truck** $22,955
Compare 3 Year Cost of Ownership $/mile <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a>

$1.69

Gas-Powered Van**

$2.75

<a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a>

$1.37

Gas-Powered Truck**

$2.13

Compare 3 Year Cost of Operation (electricity/fuel + maintenance) $/mile <a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/e6/">GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>*</a>

$0.05

Gas-Powered Van**

$0.49

<a href="https://commercial.polaris.com/en-us/el-xd/">GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD*</a>

$0.05

Gas-Powered Truck**

$0.34

*Estimated cost of ownership based on a GEM® e6 base model vehicle with maintenance free batteries, hard doors, and a rear window over a three-year period, driving 3,600 miles per year. Electricity cost based on average energy price of electricity (per kWh) in United States. Average costs based on independent research.

**Estimated cost of ownership based on a Standard Size Ford F150 Truck used over a three-year period, driving 3,600 miles per year. Average cost based on independent research.

***Estimated cost of ownership based on a GEM® eL XD base model vehicle with maintenance free batteries, hard doors, and rear window over a three-year period, driving 3,600 miles per year. Electricity cost based on average energy price of electricity (per kWh) in United States. Average costs based on independent research.

****Estimated cost of ownership based on a Standard Chevrolet Express Minivan used over a three-year period, driving 3,600 miles per year. Average cost based on independent research.

*****Sales tax rates vary by state. Consult local dealer for details.

******Average cost based on manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule.

All dollar amounts shown are in US dollars.