Filed Under What You Need to KnowWhilst the cost of owning a car in the UK is still cheaper than in the United States, it is still pricey. On the average, users could end up spending more than £18,000 . It does not include maintenance, fees, repairs, upgrades and insurance yet. It is not surprising for Britons to spend no less than £150,000 in car ownership over their lifetime. Supercars are not for everyone. It is not for someone who simply likes a vehicle for everyday use.