The Economic Dimension of the Impact of the Prices of Spare Parts on the Repair Costs of Operating Vehicles from the Segment of Compact Cars

  • Wojciech Lewicki
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


The article presents considerations about the impact of the prices of spare parts on the repairs of operating vehicles from the segment of compact cars. For empirical purposes, the numerical experiment was used, involving the price analysis of the “cart” spare parts consisting of the products needed in everyday use and materials undergoing natural wear and tear, which are most often used to repair the vehicles from this market segment. The whole discussion was supplemented by an overview of the essence of operating costs on the interdisciplinary basis. The intention of the article is to draw attention to the essence of the adopted research issues by demonstrating the discrepancies in costs of operating repairs existing between the given brands of vehicles in this market segment, which in the future may help answer the question, in case of which vehicle the costs of its exploitation are the lowest.


Operating costs Repair costs Spare parts costs Market segmentation Automotive market 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsWest Pomeranian University of TechnologySzczecinPoland

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