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
38 Land Rover Range Rover $144,917
37 Porsche 911 $137,061
36 Mercedes-Benz G-Class $135,923
35 Porsche Panamera $129,640
34 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class $119,711
33 Audi S8 $116,313
32 Mercedes-Benz S-Class $116,114
31 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class $111,520
30 Nissan GT-R $107,421
29 BMW M5 $105,870
28 BMW 7 Series $104,041
27 BMW 8 Series $100,098
26 BMW X6 M $99,866
25 Jaguar F-TYPE $90,016
24 Porsche Cayenne $89,593
23 INFINITI QX80 $88,427
22 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class $88,072
21 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $85,309
20 BMW X7 $84,152
19 BMW X5 $83,828
18 Lexus LX 570 $81,869
17 Lincoln Navigator $81,646
16 Tesla Model X $79,616
15 Cadillac Escalade $78,758
14 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class $78,654
13 Land Rover Range Rover Velar $78,229
12 Audi A7 $76,611
11 Audi S6 $76,554
10 Tesla Model S $76,352
9 BMW X6 $74,563
8 Toyota Land Cruiser $74,386
7 Audi Q8 $72,017
6 Mercedes-Benz E-Class $71,926
5 Porsche Macan $71,331
4 Lincoln Aviator $69,345
3 Porsche 718 Boxster $69,140
2 GMC Yukon XL $67,759
1 Chevrolet Corvette $57,869