Cost of Living Comparison Between Mendoza and Buenos Aires 

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 18.84% higher than in Mendoza (without rent)
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 65.02% higher than in Mendoza
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 40.87% higher than in Mendoza
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 0.56% lower than in Mendoza
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 0.94% lower than in Mendoza
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Restaurants
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 289.13 ARS 600.00 ARS      +107.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,080.00 ARS 2,000.00 ARS      +85.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 525.00 ARS 460.00 ARS      -12.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 ARS 145.00 ARS      -3.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 ARS 200.00 ARS      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 172.95 ARS 150.62 ARS      -12.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 113.14 ARS 77.53 ARS      -31.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 55.00 ARS 60.42 ARS      +9.85 %
Markets
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 236.41 ARS 246.01 ARS      +4.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 72.57 ARS 92.03 ARS      +26.80 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 36.29 ARS 33.75 ARS      -6.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 123.00 ARS 127.87 ARS      +3.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 198.45 ARS 206.64 ARS      +4.13 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 171.23 ARS 131.14 ARS      -23.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 192.78 ARS 192.39 ARS      -0.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 46.43 ARS 46.37 ARS      -0.13 %
Banana (1 lb) 47.56 ARS 45.86 ARS      -3.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 30.24 ARS 30.78 ARS      +1.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 53.02 ARS 49.31 ARS      -6.99 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.46 ARS 22.56 ARS      +22.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 26.13 ARS 30.67 ARS      +17.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 52.97 ARS 59.99 ARS      +13.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.61 ARS 69.31 ARS      +31.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 275.00 ARS 220.00 ARS      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 90.00 ARS 84.04 ARS      -6.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 140.00 ARS 136.47 ARS      -2.52 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 ARS 180.00 ARS      -10.00 %
Transportation
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ARS 22.00 ARS      +10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 0.00 ARS 1,260.00 ARS     
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 122.45 ARS 60.00 ARS      -51.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 ARS 48.28 ARS      +20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ARS 358.50 ARS      +99.17 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 286.43 ARS 241.16 ARS      -15.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,692,030.73 ARS 2,642,000.00 ARS      +56.14 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,600,000.00 ARS 1,754,821.67 ARS      -32.51 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,333.33 ARS 4,682.11 ARS      +8.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 10.00 ARS 12.28 ARS      +22.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,150.00 ARS 2,115.43 ARS      -1.61 %
Sports And Leisure
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,700.00 ARS 2,367.74 ARS      +39.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 650.00 ARS 564.52 ARS      -13.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 400.00 ARS 400.00 ARS      0.00 %
Childcare
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 7,000.00 ARS 15,089.12 ARS      +115.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 45,600.00 ARS 329,000.00 ARS      +621.49 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,733.33 ARS 4,477.39 ARS      +158.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,100.00 ARS 3,933.33 ARS      +257.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,500.00 ARS 6,311.07 ARS      +14.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,800.00 ARS 6,327.59 ARS      +31.82 %
Rent Per Month
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,875.00 ARS 21,918.23 ARS      +38.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,750.00 ARS 16,687.30 ARS      +42.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,750.00 ARS 44,835.59 ARS      +88.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 18,750.00 ARS 32,276.86 ARS      +72.14 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,258.78 ARS 22,982.49 ARS      +104.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,794.28 ARS 16,641.45 ARS      +187.20 %
Salaries And Financing
Mendoza[ Edit ] Buenos Aires[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 32,250.00 ARS 40,133.33 ARS      +24.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 30.00 45.52      +51.73 %
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