ROI Calculator

All ROI projections are based on current Samsara customer averages and are subject to change based on additional data provided to your sales representative.

  • Investment Details

    Vehicle Telematics
    AI Dash Cams
  • Fleet Details

    • Vehicle Type
    • All values below are per vehicle averages.
    • Current idling time
    • Idling time reduction
    • Days in use
    • Gas used while idling
    • Average gas cost
    • Average mileage per vehicle
    • Average MPG
    • Mileage reduction
    • Time between breakdowns
    • Workers idled
    • Hours lost
    • Hourly labor cost
    • Maintenance reduction
    Driver Productivity
    • Billable time reduction
    • Overtime avoided
    • Overtime hourly rate
    • Billing hourly rate
    Cellular Data
    • Cost of cellular data plan
  • Safety Details

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      As per FMCSA and insurance data, average number of accidents per vehicle per year is 0.10
      Accident frequency rate
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      Based on FMCSA estimates including medical/emergency costs, property damage, and total lost productivity. Dollars are 2019 inflation-adjusted.
      Average accident cost
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      Percentage of accidents avoided through video-based driver coaching FMCSA studies show that video-based driver coaching can reduce risky behavior and avoid accidents by up to 25%
      Accident avoidance rate
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      Percentage of accidents where your driver is proven to not be at fault, based on video evidence
      Driver exoneration rate
Time Horizon


Vehicle Telematics
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    U.S. Dept of Energy studies show that one hour of engine idling can waste nearly a full gallon of gas. Samsara provides real-time alerts to detect and avoid unnecessary idling, and historical reports showing which drivers are idling excessively.
    Idle-engine fuel $[[ formatNumber(savingsFuelIdling) ]]
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    According to the U.S. EPA, inefficient routes and speeding can significantly impact fuel economy, by up to 33%. Samsara provides rich visibility to enable fleets to promote safe, fuel-efficient driving behavior and correct unsafe or inefficient driving.
    Mileage-based fuel $[[ formatNumber(savingsFuelMileage) ]]
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    Accenture, the global consulting firm, estimates that optimizing maintenance and repair practices can save a fleet 10% - 20%. Samsara provides rich engine diagnostics and centralized visibility of engine faults to help fleets reduce unnecessary servicing, preventing breakdowns and increase utilization.
    Maintenance $[[ formatNumber(savingsMaintenance) ]]
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    Samsara provides an in-depth analytics dashboard with tools for routing and dispatching. This helps fleet managers make better decisions when assigning drivers, enabling them to complete more jobs in the same amount of time.
    Productivity increase $[[ formatNumber(savingsDriverProductivity) ]]
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    Samsara gateways include a built-in WiFi hotspot, enabling drivers to connect their laptops and tablets to the Internet. Samsara includes 500 MB of monthly data at no additional charge - enough for hours of service logs, navigation, work order management, email, etc. This feature provides the value of a stand-alone cellular data plan costing $20 / mo.
    Cellular data $[[ formatNumber(savingsCellularData) ]]
  • CO² (lbs) [[ formatNumber(savingsCO2) ]]
AI Dash Cams
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    Samsara dash cameras provide web-based, high-definition videos of critical events. These help identify and coach unsafe drivers, and exonerate employees after accidents, thereby lowering insurance premiums and claims costs.
    Accident cost $[[ formatNumber(savingsAccidents) ]]
  • Accidents avoided [[ formatNumber(accidentsAvoided) ]]


  • Total Investment $[[ formatNumber(totalInvestment) ]]
  • Total Savings $[[ formatNumber(totalSavings) ]]

  • Net Savings $[[ formatNumber(totalSavings - totalInvestment) ]]
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  • Return on Investment [[ formatNumber(Math.ceil(((totalSavings - totalInvestment) / totalInvestment) * 100)) ]]%