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Used Rolls-Royce Phantom Saloon 2003 - 2018 review

Rolls-Royce Phantom Saloon (03 - )
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What used Rolls-Royce Phantom saloon will I get for my budget?

How much does it cost to run a Rolls-Royce Phantom saloon?

People who commit themselves to a Rolls-Royce Phantom are unlikely to worry about cash flow. Residuals are pretty good, but only in percentage terms. After three years, the car will still be worth 65% of its original price, but that's still a lot of cash to lose.

Running costs are astronomical, too. You can expect no more than 14mpg on an average run. A heavy right foot will yield 7.6mpg. So here's the deal. It's a 100-litre tank. Fill it up. Drive 400 miles. Visit petrol station.

It'll be tough on the planet, too. It'll emit 385 grammes of carbon dioxide per kilometre, so it's no surprise that it's in the top tax band for vehicle excise duty.