Ranking the Most Expensive Cars to Own

Purchasing a vehicle is a big investment. If you are not mindful about it, the ongoing costs can be significant. There are many things that cause vehicles to be costly to own and operate. The big expenses are depreciation, insurance, maintenance and repairs, financing costs, and fuel. We have brought all of those costs together, for over 250 models. You can see which makes and models are inexpensive to own and operate, and which ones are not. The underlying data is available for all 5 cost areas. So dig in, and see what you discover about your vehicle or one that you are considering.

Brands with the Most Expensive 5 Year Ownership Costs

The Most Expensive Brands to Own

Rank Brand 5 Year Cost to Own
32 Porsche $102,078
31 Land Rover $88,311
30 Mercedes-Benz $80,789
29 BMW $77,233
28 Jaguar $73,000
27 Tesla $67,905
26 Audi $66,849
25 Lincoln $64,039
24 Cadillac $61,673
23 INFINITI $61,280
22 Volvo $58,599
21 Lexus $58,483
20 Acura $52,509
19 RAM $50,484
18 GMC $49,793
17 Dodge $45,275
16 Buick $44,822
15 Chrysler $44,441
14 Nissan $44,200
13 Chevrolet $43,115
12 Ford $41,414
11 Toyota $41,129
10 MINI $40,850
9 Jeep $40,675
8 KIA $38,527
7 Volkswagen $37,675
6 Honda $36,038
5 FIAT $35,247
4 Subaru $34,619
3 Mazda $34,096
2 Hyundai $33,901
1 Mitsubishi $30,731

Cars with the Most Expensive 5 Year Ownership Costs

The Most Expensive Cars to Own

Rank Model 5 Year Cost to Own
100 BMW X3 $59,270
99 Land Rover Discovery Sport $56,741
98 INFINITI QX60 $55,460
97 Jeep Grand Cherokee $55,080
96 Audi Q5 $54,855
95 Jaguar XE $54,292
94 Buick Enclave $54,066
93 Cadillac CT5 $53,441
92 BMW 2 Series $53,435
91 Volvo S60 $53,295
90 Audi A5 $53,203
89 INFINITI Q50 $52,883
88 BMW X2 $52,200
87 BMW 3 Series $51,353
86 Nissan Maxima $51,099
85 BMW X1 $50,513
84 RAM 1500 $50,484
83 Lincoln Corsair $50,481
82 Cadillac CT4 $50,199
81 KIA Cadenza $50,063
80 INFINITI QX50 $49,828
79 Mercedes-Benz A-Class $49,677
78 Cadillac XT4 $49,168
77 KIA Stinger $49,046
76 Volkswagen Arteon $49,046
75 Audi A4 $48,934
74 Chrysler Pacifica $48,909
73 Acura TLX $48,386
72 Lexus NX 300 $48,071
71 Ford Explorer $47,924
70 Chevrolet Traverse $47,604
69 Dodge Challenger $47,574
68 Dodge Durango $47,565
67 Nissan Titan $47,414
66 Honda Ridgeline $47,326
65 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class $47,102
64 Volvo XC40 $47,097
63 Acura RDX $47,071
62 Lincoln MKZ $47,061
61 GMC Acadia $46,778
60 Volkswagen Atlas $46,495
59 Mazda CX-9 $46,296
58 Dodge Charger $46,279
57 Chevrolet Blazer $45,951
56 Hyundai Palisade $45,646
55 Nissan Pathfinder $45,347
54 KIA Sedona $45,313
53 Buick Envision $45,290
52 Audi A3 $45,183
51 Nissan 370Z $45,139
50 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class $45,029
49 Chrysler 300 $44,369
48 Jeep Gladiator $44,169
47 Honda Pilot $44,114
46 Honda Passport $44,096
45 KIA Telluride $44,005
44 Dodge Grand Caravan $43,509
43 Hyundai Santa Fe $43,336
42 Subaru Ascent $43,320
41 KIA Sorento $42,999
40 Chevrolet Camaro $42,925
39 Audi Q3 $42,757
38 Chevrolet Colorado $42,362
37 Lexus ES 350 $42,221
36 Toyota Avalon Hybrid $41,625
35 Ford F-150 $41,508
34 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $41,357
33 Nissan Murano $41,136
32 Honda Odyssey $41,135
31 Toyota Sienna $40,928
30 MINI Countryman $40,877
29 MINI Clubman $40,823
28 GMC Terrain $40,778
27 Toyota Avalon $40,701
26 Jeep Cherokee $40,673
25 GMC Sierra 1500 $40,604
24 Ford Edge $40,435
23 Toyota 4Runner $40,296
22 Chrysler Voyager $40,044
21 Ford Mustang $39,836
20 Acura ILX $39,470
19 Chevrolet Impala $39,184
18 Chevrolet Equinox $39,156
17 Tesla Model 3 $39,031
16 Ford Transit Connect $38,970
15 Toyota Highlander $38,605
14 GMC Canyon $38,387
13 Nissan Frontier $38,129
12 Volkswagen Golf GTI $37,257
11 Volkswagen Tiguan $37,215
10 Ford Ranger $36,902
9 Subaru BRZ $36,430
8 Jeep Wrangler $36,357
7 Mazda CX-5 $35,672
6 Subaru Outback $35,099
5 Mazda MX-5 Miata $35,010
4 Subaru Legacy $34,773
3 Toyota Tacoma $34,139
2 Honda Accord $34,096
1 Honda CR-V $32,835