He goes on to say:
That total of over £4,000 a year is for me, driving an old Honda for just 11,000 miles a year, and squeezing 54mpg out of it! I need to earn more than £5,000 a year before taxes to pay for that – i.e. around one hour out of every working day goes on the car.
You can work out your own costs . . . as I’ve made the spreadsheet that does all the calculations publicly available.