If you thought gas prices were the only things that increased the running-costs of cars, think again. Insurance costs can put quite a decent dent in your wallet. The annual insurance premiums of some models are so high that you can actually buy a used Toyota or Honda.
In previous years, minivans usually were amongst the lot of cars that had the lowest premiums. However, this year actually sees the gas-guzzling SUVs drive down the insurance rates.
Here is a list of 2013’s 10 Cheapest and 10 Most Expensive Cars to Insure. Those in the first list all had average annual insurance rates between $1,100 and $1,200.
The Ten Cheapest Models to Insure
1. The Ford Edge SE comes out on top by starting from the bottom of the insurance ladder
2. The 6-cylinder Jeep grand Cherokee Laredo
3. The adventurous Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
4. The fun-loving Kia Sportage
5. The imposing Jeep Patriot Sport
6. The functional Chevrolet Express 1500
7. The sturdy Subaru Outback 3.6R
8. The funky Hyundai Tucson GLS
9. Formidable Ford Explorer
10. Manually driven Hyundai Tucson GL
The ten most-expensive models to insure were dominated by Mercedes Benz, with Porsche making an appearance in the end. The annual premiums ranged from $2,900 to $3,300 on average.
1. The Mercedes-Benz CL600 powers to the top of the lost with a 510 bhp V-12 engine
2. Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG
3. Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG
4. Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG
5. Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG
6. Mercedes-Benz S600
7. Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG
8. Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
9. Porsche 911 Turbo
10. Porsche 911 Turbo S
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