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 $89,318
31 Land Rover $81,568
30 Mercedes-Benz $74,514
29 BMW $70,537
28 Jaguar $70,372
27 Audi $61,664
26 Lincoln $61,531
25 Tesla $57,369
24 INFINITI $56,129
23 Cadillac $53,319
22 Lexus $50,930
21 Volvo $50,891
20 RAM $47,266
19 GMC $45,012
18 Dodge $42,323
17 Acura $41,907
16 Chrysler $39,554
15 Nissan $39,193
14 Chevrolet $39,142
13 Ford $38,326
12 Buick $38,228
11 Jeep $36,954
10 MINI $33,838
9 Toyota $33,719
8 Volkswagen $31,509
7 Honda $31,187
6 Hyundai $30,638
5 KIA $30,066
4 Mazda $29,155
3 FIAT $28,643
2 Subaru $28,513
1 Mitsubishi $27,175

Cars with the Most Expensive 5 Year Ownership Costs

The Most Expensive Cars to Own

Rank Model 5 Year Cost to Own
42 Land Rover Range Rover $124,860
41 Audi S8 $124,031
40 Porsche Panamera $116,789
39 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class $113,654
38 BMW X6 M $107,091
37 Mercedes-Benz S-Class $106,921
36 BMW M5 $104,709
35 Mercedes-Benz G-Class $103,913
34 BMW 7 Series $102,919
33 Porsche 911 $96,578
32 Nissan GT-R $96,506
31 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $92,171
30 BMW 8 Series $90,141
29 Porsche Cayenne $89,544
28 BMW X7 $87,929
27 Jaguar F-TYPE $86,687
26 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class $86,670
25 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class $82,438
24 Cadillac Escalade $82,324
23 Lincoln Navigator $81,783
22 Lexus LX 570 $80,223
21 BMW X6 $79,681
20 Audi S6 $77,814
19 Porsche 718 Boxster $77,698
18 Audi A7 $77,419
17 INFINITI QX80 $76,689
16 Mercedes-Benz E-Class $74,600
15 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class $71,982
14 Audi Q8 $71,439
13 BMW X5 $71,187
12 GMC Yukon XL $70,300
11 Tesla Model X $69,710
10 Tesla Model S $69,501
9 Land Rover Discovery $69,409
8 Porsche Macan $65,982
7 Lexus GX 460 $63,814
6 Audi S5 $60,871
5 Ford Expedition $57,623
4 GMC Yukon $56,696
3 Chevrolet Suburban $56,523
2 Chevrolet Corvette $56,015
1 Toyota Sequoia $50,682