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 $99,353
31 Land Rover $86,430
30 Mercedes-Benz $81,392
29 Jaguar $75,352
28 BMW $72,761
27 Audi $63,339
26 Lincoln $63,295
25 Tesla $61,506
24 INFINITI $59,012
23 Volvo $56,346
22 Cadillac $55,851
21 Lexus $54,251
20 GMC $48,547
19 RAM $48,179
18 Acura $45,961
17 Dodge $45,478
16 Buick $44,244
15 Chrysler $43,463
14 Chevrolet $43,206
13 Nissan $42,856
12 MINI $41,422
11 Ford $41,169
10 Toyota $40,535
9 Jeep $40,199
8 Volkswagen $37,883
7 KIA $36,834
6 Honda $35,593
5 FIAT $34,045
4 Hyundai $33,318
3 Subaru $33,109
2 Mazda $31,767
1 Mitsubishi $30,423

Cars with the Most Expensive 5 Year Ownership Costs

The Most Expensive Cars to Own

Rank Model 5 Year Cost to Own
98 BMW X3 $56,246
97 Land Rover Discovery Sport $55,926
96 INFINITI QX60 $52,815
95 Jeep Grand Cherokee $52,512
94 Audi Q5 $52,290
93 BMW 2 Series $52,028
92 Buick Enclave $51,967
91 Volvo S60 $51,721
90 Cadillac CT5 $51,721
89 BMW X2 $49,837
88 INFINITI Q50 $49,078
87 BMW 3 Series $48,874
86 Cadillac CT4 $48,819
85 Audi A5 $48,674
84 KIA Stinger $48,446
83 INFINITI QX50 $48,365
82 RAM 1500 $48,179
81 Chrysler Pacifica $48,159
80 Lincoln Corsair $47,631
79 Chevrolet Traverse $46,672
78 KIA Telluride $46,381
77 Volvo XC40 $46,367
76 Buick Envision $46,280
75 Ford Explorer $46,111
74 Cadillac XT4 $46,069
73 Mercedes-Benz A-Class $45,965
72 Honda Ridgeline $45,934
71 Volkswagen Atlas $45,738
70 BMW X1 $45,457
69 Audi A4 $45,218
68 Volkswagen Arteon $45,072
67 Acura TLX $45,017
66 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class $44,905
65 Hyundai Palisade $44,843
64 Dodge Durango $44,821
63 Acura RDX $44,787
62 Nissan Titan $44,731
61 GMC Acadia $44,537
60 KIA Sedona $44,517
59 GMC Sierra 1500 $44,403
58 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class $44,261
57 Chrysler 300 $43,955
56 Dodge Charger $43,849
55 Audi A3 $43,769
54 Chevrolet Blazer $43,702
53 Lexus NX 300 $43,638
52 Nissan Pathfinder $43,601
51 Nissan 370Z $43,585
50 Nissan Maxima $43,041
49 Jeep Gladiator $42,913
48 MINI Clubman $42,746
47 Honda Pilot $42,595
46 Toyota 4Runner $42,363
45 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $42,203
44 Jeep Cherokee $42,091
43 Ford F-150 $42,058
42 Nissan Murano $41,596
41 Honda Odyssey $41,509
40 Chevrolet Camaro $41,253
39 Audi Q3 $40,965
38 Mazda CX-9 $40,941
37 Ford Edge $40,914
36 Honda Passport $40,833
35 Toyota Avalon Hybrid $40,360
34 KIA Sorento $40,333
33 Subaru Ascent $40,279
32 Volkswagen Golf GTI $40,101
31 MINI Countryman $40,098
30 Hyundai Santa Fe $39,881
29 Toyota Sienna $39,681
28 Tesla Model 3 $39,271
27 Ford Mustang $38,961
26 GMC Terrain $38,935
25 Acura ILX $38,834
24 Chevrolet Colorado $38,709
23 Jeep Wrangler $38,662
22 Lexus ES 350 $38,651
21 Chrysler Voyager $38,276
20 Toyota Avalon $37,920
19 Ford Transit Connect $37,869
18 GMC Canyon $37,775
17 Nissan NV200 $37,761
16 KIA Sportage $37,437
15 Chevrolet Equinox $36,963
14 Volkswagen Tiguan $36,704
13 Nissan Frontier $36,452
12 Toyota Highlander $36,051
11 Ford Ranger $35,970
10 Subaru BRZ $35,565
9 Subaru Outback $35,479
8 Hyundai Tucson $33,826
7 Subaru Legacy $33,457
6 Mazda CX-5 $33,444
5 Toyota Tacoma $33,330
4 Honda CR-V $32,362
3 Honda Accord $32,058
2 Mazda MX-5 Miata $31,379
1 Toyota RAV4 $30,190