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
39 Audi Q7 $72,748
38 Jaguar XF $69,019
37 Audi SQ5 $68,616
36 Land Rover Discovery $67,770
35 Jaguar F-Pace $67,021
34 Lexus GX 460 $66,481
33 Audi S5 $65,971
32 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class $64,832
31 BMW Z4 $64,800
30 Volvo XC90 $63,199
29 BMW 5 Series $62,578
28 Volvo S90 $62,273
27 Ford Expedition $62,203
26 Nissan Armada $61,280
25 Lexus RX 450h $60,899
24 Chevrolet Suburban $60,853
23 BMW 4 Series $59,184
22 Volvo V60 $58,840
21 Audi S4 $58,793
20 Audi A6 $57,960
19 GMC Yukon $57,874
18 Toyota Sequoia $57,065
17 Chevrolet Tahoe $57,005
16 INFINITI Q60 $56,374
15 Volvo XC60 $55,676
14 Acura MDX $55,204
13 Mercedes-Benz C-Class $54,823
12 Lincoln Nautilus $54,556
11 Cadillac XT5 $53,889
10 Audi TT $53,583
9 Tesla Model Y $50,783
8 Lexus IS 350 $50,226
7 Toyota Supra $50,133
6 Lexus GS 350 $49,413
5 Toyota Tundra $49,069
4 Lexus RX 350 $48,617
3 Lexus ES 300h $48,461
2 Dodge Challenger $47,764
1 Toyota Highlander Hybrid $41,773