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 $95,400
31 Land Rover $83,884
30 Mercedes-Benz $79,697
29 Jaguar $73,751
28 BMW $71,359
27 Audi $61,857
26 Lincoln $61,301
25 Tesla $60,035
24 INFINITI $58,116
23 Cadillac $54,836
22 Volvo $54,573
21 Lexus $53,574
20 GMC $47,427
19 RAM $46,401
18 Dodge $45,708
17 Acura $45,307
16 Chrysler $42,606
15 Buick $42,350
14 Chevrolet $41,864
13 Nissan $41,555
12 MINI $40,221
11 Ford $40,182
10 Toyota $39,534
9 Jeep $39,321
8 Volkswagen $36,548
7 KIA $35,278
6 Honda $35,274
5 FIAT $33,015
4 Subaru $32,842
3 Hyundai $32,128
2 Mazda $31,142
1 Mitsubishi $29,113

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 $141,904
37 Mercedes-Benz G-Class $131,674
36 Porsche Panamera $127,542
35 Porsche 911 $123,217
34 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class $118,471
33 Mercedes-Benz S-Class $113,273
32 Audi S8 $112,283
31 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class $110,540
30 Nissan GT-R $104,796
29 BMW M5 $103,829
28 BMW 7 Series $100,141
27 BMW X6 M $97,881
26 BMW 8 Series $96,884
25 Porsche Cayenne $88,651
24 Jaguar F-TYPE $87,937
23 BMW X7 $87,840
22 INFINITI QX80 $87,165
21 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class $86,584
20 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $84,023
19 BMW X5 $82,709
18 Lincoln Navigator $80,382
17 Lexus LX 570 $79,568
16 Tesla Model X $77,687
15 Cadillac Escalade $77,109
14 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class $76,836
13 Tesla Model S $75,631
12 Audi A7 $75,397
11 Land Rover Range Rover Velar $74,836
10 Audi S6 $73,694
9 Toyota Land Cruiser $72,801
8 Audi Q8 $72,296
7 BMW X6 $71,449
6 Porsche Macan $70,034
5 Mercedes-Benz E-Class $69,296
4 Porsche 718 Boxster $67,555
3 Lincoln Aviator $66,292
2 GMC Yukon XL $66,010
1 Chevrolet Corvette $56,084