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 $97,259
31 Land Rover $85,185
30 Mercedes-Benz $79,694
29 Jaguar $73,751
28 BMW $70,896
27 Lincoln $62,160
26 Audi $61,709
25 Tesla $60,506
24 INFINITI $57,995
23 Volvo $55,292
22 Cadillac $54,916
21 Lexus $53,167
20 GMC $47,427
19 RAM $46,401
18 Dodge $45,708
17 Acura $45,307
16 Buick $43,146
15 Chrysler $42,606
14 Chevrolet $41,853
13 Nissan $41,803
12 MINI $40,221
11 Ford $40,185
10 Toyota $39,454
9 Jeep $39,225
8 Volkswagen $36,536
7 KIA $35,719
6 Honda $34,902
5 FIAT $34,765
4 Subaru $32,633
3 Hyundai $32,427
2 Mazda $31,035
1 Mitsubishi $29,514

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 $71,860
38 Audi SQ5 $67,659
37 Jaguar XF $67,330
36 Land Rover Discovery $67,139
35 Jaguar F-Pace $65,986
34 Lexus GX 460 $65,967
33 Audi S5 $64,466
32 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class $63,501
31 BMW Z4 $63,422
30 Volvo XC90 $62,009
29 Ford Expedition $61,726
28 Volvo S90 $61,189
27 BMW 5 Series $61,025
26 Lexus RX 450h $59,862
25 Nissan Armada $59,266
24 Chevrolet Suburban $59,071
23 Volvo V60 $57,835
22 GMC Yukon $56,875
21 BMW 4 Series $56,696
20 Audi S4 $56,634
19 Toyota Sequoia $56,248
18 Audi A6 $55,737
17 Chevrolet Tahoe $55,273
16 INFINITI Q60 $54,972
15 Volvo XC60 $54,452
14 Acura MDX $54,167
13 Lincoln Nautilus $53,679
12 Mercedes-Benz C-Class $53,431
11 Cadillac XT5 $53,086
10 Audi TT $51,833
9 Tesla Model Y $50,227
8 Dodge Challenger $49,936
7 Lexus IS 350 $49,094
6 Toyota Supra $48,972
5 Lexus GS 350 $48,597
4 Lexus ES 300h $47,855
3 Toyota Tundra $47,453
2 Lexus RX 350 $46,944
1 Toyota Highlander Hybrid $40,325