Insuring my Nissan GT-R at 25 years old? And paying taxes on it!

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Today I go over all of the costs I have encountered since purchasing my 2014 Nissan GT-R!! From insuring it, paying to renew my registration and paying the taxes, and the routine maintenance I've had to do

For those of you interested in buying one of these cars, hopefully this helps give you an idea of the cost of ownership over 1 year.


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How I can afford my Nissan GT-R:
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In all honesty owning and daily driving my 2014 Nissan GT-R has't costed an arm and a leg like many people said. Insurance for me is around $1,700 per year. That is full coverage, highest detectable, semiannual payments and perfect driving record. Property taxes with state inspection and registration is close to $600... allegedly.. lol. Maintenance has been $200 for two oil changes, $320 alignment, $130 battery and that's about it!

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Update. My sticker and registration arrived today. Everything is up to date and paid in full. Still have no clue where that other $300 went. Definitely not complaining tho lol. But we'll see if I get another bill

I do nearly all maintenance myself because working on this car is actually no different then my previous Nissan 370Z. It's a normal car underneath and is no big deal maintaining myself. Yes this was a $100,000 car brand new, and I paid $70,000 for it used. But there is still no point to spend thousands more having Nissan maintain the car for me when I can do the same simple jobs and save money. I didn't get to owning a Nissan GT-R at 24 years old by wasting money.

Taxes and insurance is also not too bad. Before buying the car I did quotes so there wouldn't be any surprises if I ended up buying one.

So 1 year later owning a Nissan GT-R I am happy to report that it costs about the same to run as your typical car. Tires will be a bit up there at $1,500, but most Michelin Pilot Super Sports for any car would be that price.

Brakes will be a pricy replacement if I own the car long enough to have to replace them. Nissan quotes around $7,000 for OEM Brembo replacements. There are very good aftermarket pads and rotors for this car that actually outperform stock for roughly half the price. Once again, why would I wast $4,000 if I didn't have to?

So that wraps up going over the 'wasted' costs of daily driving my GT-R! I have put about 6,000 miles on the car since I bought it and am running strong at 31,200 miles on the ODO. Pricing on mods don't count since that isn't a necessity for owning a car. Thats just an addiction us car enthusiasts have!

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Comments

    • Torva
      Torva

      11:30 "4-5 Years out of college"
      How tf you graduating so fast at 20 years old damn

      about 12 days ago
    • Torva
      Torva In reply to Torva

      +Bros FOURR Speed Nice. Congrats on the early grad!
      Just finished my first year of school. Gonna have to take some summer classes to get out early haha

      about 12 days ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Torva

      I took summer and winter courses to graduate early

      about 12 days ago
    • Classic Salsa
      Classic Salsa

      You pay annual taxes on your vehicle?? WTF..

      about 15 days ago
    • JKs370Z
      JKs370Z

      I was quoted $1000 per year for full coverage on a GTR...

      about 3 months ago
    • ozerinx
      ozerinx In reply to JKs370Z

      how old are u? lol

      about 1 month ago
    • FoesFlyDennis
      FoesFlyDennis

      Sorry to hear some people knocking you doing your own maintenance. I don't trust anyone else to be as thoughtful, careful or observant as I am. Money paid for a service will never motivate people to do good work like passion for our interests does.

      about 3 months ago
    • Hellgateisclosed dontgothere
      Hellgateisclosed dontgothere

      👍👍👍 you are so real ..

      about 3 months ago
    • Tim Holst Petersen
      Tim Holst Petersen

      65 K dollar for a Nissan GT-R..... You lucky somebitch..... in Denmark it's 230 K dollar for a 2017 GT-R.
      https://www.bilbasen.dk/brugt/bil/nissan/gt-r/38-v6-2d/4119057
      We wish Trump welcome to Europe.... 'cause Merkel sure is not the solution.

      about 3 months ago
    • Josh Rickers
      Josh Rickers

      It's been one whole year! Seems like it was yesterday!

      about 3 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Josh Rickers

      haha yeah! This Sunday will be 1 years since I took delivery of the car!

      about 3 months ago
    • austin hockett
      austin hockett

      for my 2018 ram 2500 in California i pay $1100 a year.

      about 3 months ago
    • GTR Wendy
      GTR Wendy

      What kind of car is that?

      about 4 months ago
    • YourAverageJoe
      YourAverageJoe

      I pay way more in insurance for my genesis coupe, but that is only because of where I live. Which I think it is bs that if you live 2 blocks over you can possibly pay more for insurance than people on the other side.

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to YourAverageJoe

      Yeah it's crazy how many things effect it

      about 4 months ago
    • Jedward Tong
      Jedward Tong

      It's a bit confusing but, your insurance and registration are cheaper than Australia!

      about 4 months ago
    • David Nilles
      David Nilles

      You’ve taken good care of it. Great car!

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to David Nilles

      Thanks!

      about 4 months ago
    • MTNSleder
      MTNSleder

      Nice car 👌

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to MTNSleder

      MTNSleder Thanks!

      about 4 months ago
    • VOLTRON
      VOLTRON

      Insurance pricing is different depending where u live , in your case it’s cheap . But try put insurance on it New York , you will be shock how expensive is to insured

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to VOLTRON

      VOLTRON Yeah some zip codes are up there!

      about 4 months ago
    • immortalscience
      immortalscience

      You probably dont remember how much you paid it to buy it (24years old)70k or 68k, cause your daddy paid the whole amount,Great car ,drive safe kiddo.

      about 4 months ago
    • Ondřej Gahura
      Ondřej Gahura In reply to immortalscience

      immortalscience jealousy is an evil thing isnt it

      about 4 months ago
    • immortalscience
      immortalscience In reply to immortalscience

      +Bros FOURR Speed i hope i didnt hurt your feelings kiddo,story of your life kinda.

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to immortalscience

      Andre Anthony lol, people just need to understand that anyone can achieve anything and make some cool things happen 😎

      about 4 months ago
    • Andre Anthony
      Andre Anthony In reply to immortalscience

      +Bros FOURR Speed I don't remember waking up and thinking I need my daily dose of savage but I witnessed it anyway. GGWP and welcome to the expensive insurance game lol

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to immortalscience

      immortalscience https://youtu.be/tJTB6Vz2tlw
      I’m assuming you don’t know too much about saving and budgeting money? As well as auto financing? Set your aspirations a bit higher in life and you’ll realize that it’s pretty easy to afford a somewhat expensive car. Sale price was $67,545. I paid $70 OTD. Mommy and Daddy are never the ways to get a nice car. Nothing in life gets handed out. My parents certainly taught me that from a young age since they only supplied me with food, clothing and shelter as a kid. Super grateful they didn’t spoil me. It’s unfortunate you think that’s the only way to get a $44k auto loan at 24 years old. But that thinking will never get you to your goals. I encourage you to watch the vid I just linked. Hopefully you learn something 😉.

      about 4 months ago
    • Stephen Morgan
      Stephen Morgan

      You are so lucky with your car ownership prices compared to the UK. You may not be able to get 98 Octane Fuel at most garages like us but your fuel is at least 1/4 of the price we pay. :-(. 48 year old, clean license full no claims £1900 a year to insure a 20014 Porsche GT3RS, it's first year road tax was £2000. Other parts of Europe are even more expensive.

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Stephen Morgan

      Stephen Morgan You car running costs don’t seem too bad on that Porsche. But yeah we only get 93 octane. It’s pretty cheap right now

      about 4 months ago
    • Dc5john moua
      Dc5john moua

      That car does cost a lot to maintenance. My cousin owns a 2012 R35. The amount of money he spend doing maintenance on the GTR, if he spends that money on his 370z nismo, his nismo will be faster than his GTR already. Then again he doesn’t regret having a GTR either because everywhere he goes he breaks necks and never see another person driving the same car him.

      about 4 months ago
    • Sam Harper
      Sam Harper

      Omg thank God I live in Canada

      about 4 months ago
    • MTNSleder
      MTNSleder In reply to Sam Harper

      Sam Harper unless your in Ontario ☹️

      about 4 months ago
    • Joaquin A.
      Joaquin A.

      If you think that's expensive, I pay $8,240 a year for insurance and pay $6,840 a month for my 16 Aventador

      about 4 months ago
    • 手不抖反馈也有
      手不抖反馈也有 In reply to Joaquin A.

      Daddy

      about 3 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Joaquin A.

      +Joaquin A. That's awesome! I'm sure that's a ton of work

      about 3 months ago
    • Joaquin A.
      Joaquin A. In reply to Joaquin A.

      +Justin Frye I'm not saying I'm rich, but also not broke, I do my own oil changes and save myself $3,500

      about 4 months ago
    • Justin Frye
      Justin Frye In reply to Joaquin A.

      Then maintenance too

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Joaquin A.

      Joaquin A. Dang that’s insane! Lol I’d be broke with that thing!

      about 4 months ago
    • Jesse Rizo
      Jesse Rizo

      I wish that happens to me with my cars lol I want to pay in the $300 or less area lol 2 of them are due soon 😬,
      Great video as always man ;) smashed the like button!!

      about 4 months ago
    • Jesse Rizo
      Jesse Rizo In reply to Jesse Rizo

      Bros FOURR Speed 😂🤙, lol keep us updated or let me know I’m curious to see what happens lol 👍

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Jesse Rizo

      Jesse Rizo lol. I just got my sticker and registration card. Everything is good and up to date. Maybe I’ll be getting a bill in the mail in a month or so tho!

      about 4 months ago
    • Based Patrick
      Based Patrick

      The GTR needs to come back with a manual transmission.

      about 4 months ago
    • Based Patrick
      Based Patrick In reply to Based Patrick

      Peczi well said

      about 4 months ago
    • Peczi
      Peczi In reply to Based Patrick

      The R35 is more like a supercar rather than a tuner. The automatic with paddle shifters fits it perfectly

      about 4 months ago
    • Mynamesnotslimshady
      Mynamesnotslimshady

      U pay annual taxes on cars in America? What the hell

      about 4 months ago
    • Hellgateisclosed dontgothere
      Hellgateisclosed dontgothere In reply to Mynamesnotslimshady

      Yeah in NC ..lol

      about 3 months ago
    • Patrick East
      Patrick East In reply to Mynamesnotslimshady

      Personal property taxes on vehicles are only applicable in certain states. The states without personal property tax on vehicles have a higher income tax rate. Thus (ergo) the state governments get into your pockets in various ways.

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Mynamesnotslimshady

      Yup. Property taxes on houses and cars every year!

      about 4 months ago
    • Vincko Keccee
      Vincko Keccee

      Dude,you have to pay annual taxes for the car besides registration???

      about 4 months ago
    • kaz Kin
      kaz Kin

      Definitely love your GTR

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to kaz Kin

      Thanks!

      about 4 months ago
    • Jes
      Jes

      just curious...you said you used the launch control a bunch of times when you first got the car...have you checked/changed the trans fluid?

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Jes

      I haven't yet. It's recommended to be changed at 36k miles. So I will be doing it this year

      about 4 months ago
    • Ray Fisher
      Ray Fisher

      You need to change your transmission and diff fluids. Differently love doing your own maintenance as a car guy.👍

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Ray Fisher

      Ray Fisher I think the owner manual calls for that to be changed at 36k miles. So that’ll be this year

      about 4 months ago
    • Twelve Cars
      Twelve Cars

      Exactly! E85 flex fuel kit and tune labor and parts is 4k that's what ime svaing up for. I have FBO other than the kit for e85

      about 4 months ago
    • Midnight Dusk
      Midnight Dusk

      How do I get that “dailydriven” sticker?

      about 4 months ago
    • Midnight Dusk
      Midnight Dusk In reply to Midnight Dusk

      Gonna do my best. Thanks. Keep makin awesome videos.

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Midnight Dusk

      Midnight Dusk very nice man! Make it happen!

      about 4 months ago
    • Midnight Dusk
      Midnight Dusk In reply to Midnight Dusk

      Oh ok. I was wondering because I’m saving up to get a GT350

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to Midnight Dusk

      Midnight Dusk I just found it on Amazon

      about 4 months ago
    • Darrion Tunstall
      Darrion Tunstall

      Awesome!!!!!

      about 4 months ago
    • airessh21
      airessh21

      Great video

      about 4 months ago
    • Bros FOURR Speed
      Bros FOURR Speed In reply to airessh21

      airessh21 Thanks!

      about 4 months ago