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For this study, AAA evaluated three top-selling models in popular categories. The vehicle models were selected from AAA’s 2018 Your Driving Costs study and include a small sport utility vehicle, a medium sedan and a full-size pickup truck. To establish repair part types and costs, all replacement parts discussed are original equipment manufacturer (OEM) components charged at their suggested list prices. For this study, AAA evaluated three top-selling models in popular categories. The vehicle models were selected from AAA’s 2018 Your Driving Costs study and include a small sport utility vehicle, a medium sedan and a full-size pickup truck. To establish repair part types and costs, all replacement parts discussed are original equipment manufacturer (OEM) components charged at their suggested list prices. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAs) such as automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring and others can cost twice as much to repair following due to expensive sensors and their calibration requirements, according to new research from AAA.

Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is a staff reporter for PropertyCasualty360.com. Contact him at djacob@alm.com.

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