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
41 Audi Q7 $77,117
40 Jaguar XF $73,295
39 Audi S5 $72,324
38 Audi SQ5 $72,211
37 Porsche 718 Boxster $71,331
36 Volvo XC90 $71,009
35 BMW Z4 $70,878
34 Lexus GX 460 $70,493
33 Jaguar F-Pace $70,430
32 Acura RLX $70,314
31 Land Rover Discovery $69,286
30 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class $67,881
29 BMW 5 Series $67,108
28 Ford Expedition $66,815
27 Chevrolet Suburban $64,086
26 Nissan Armada $63,523
25 Lexus RX 450h $63,132
24 Volvo S90 $63,016
23 Lincoln Continental $62,984
22 Audi A6 $61,552
21 GMC Yukon $61,473
20 BMW 4 Series $61,139
19 Audi S4 $60,598
18 Toyota Sequoia $60,073
17 Volvo V60 $59,750
16 Chevrolet Tahoe $59,568
15 Lincoln Nautilus $57,902
14 Tesla Model Y $57,848
13 Mercedes-Benz C-Class $57,817
12 INFINITI Q60 $57,779
11 Volvo XC60 $57,426
10 Acura MDX $57,304
9 Cadillac XT5 $54,552
8 Audi TT $54,313
7 Lexus IS 350 $53,831
6 Lexus GS 350 $52,602
5 Lexus ES 300h $51,845
4 Toyota Supra $51,648
3 Toyota Tundra $50,568
2 Lexus RX 350 $49,284
1 Toyota Highlander Hybrid $43,690