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Customizing your new vehicle


Students choose options for a new vehicle to learn how their choices affect the final price.

Big idea

Understanding how much things cost can help you see the bigger financial picture. 

Essential questions

  • How do different options affect a vehicle’s cost?
  • What are some things to consider when making a major purchase like a vehicle? 


  • Choose options to customize a new vehicle
  • Determine the new vehicle’s final cost and decide whether it’s worth the cost 

What students will do

  • Choose the options they’d want to have in their new vehicle.
  • Determine the vehicle’s final cost and decide whether they’d be willing to buy it when they’re old enough.

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Teacher guide

Customizing your new vehicle (guide)

Student materials

Customizing your new vehicle (worksheet)

Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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