# How do you calculate a lease payment?

## How do you calculate a lease payment?

In broad terms, you calculate a lease by determining and adding the depreciation fee, plus a monthly sales tax and a financing fee. If you're looking to calculate your payment manually, here is the formula: Start with the sticker price (MSRP) of the car. Take the MSRP and multiply it by the residual percentage.

### What is the lease payment on a \$30000 car?

A \$30,000 vehicle with a 65 percent residual would have a base monthly payment of \$292 before taxes, interest and fees. Choosing the vehicle with the higher residual percentage would net a savings of more than \$200 per month for a vehicle with the same selling price.

How is a lease money factor calculated?

The money factor is a method for determining the financing charges on a lease with monthly payments. The money factor can be translated into the more common annual percentage rate (APR) by multiplying the money factor by 2,400. Money factor is also known as a "lease factor" or a "lease fee."