Top 10 Sedans With the Highest Insurance Expense for 2010

From Edmunds.com

It's no surprise that luxury and performance cars can throw a gut punch to your finances when it comes to insurance expense. These models often have the sort of horsepower that encourages bad choices, and to top it off, they're usually expensive to repair; put these two factors together and it's easy to see why insurance companies strap them with hefty premiums. But which of these models are most expensive to insure?

The answer is found in the 10 cars listed below; these are the sedans with the highest insurance expense for 2010. Our rankings are based on five-year projections generated by the Edmunds data team. Each model's ranking reflects that of the trim level that's most expensive to insure.

  1. 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
  2. 2010 BMW M5
  3. 2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  4. 2010 Porsche Panamera
  5. 2010 Lexus IS-F
  6. 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  7. 2010 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
  8. 2010 BMW M3
  9. 2010 Cadillac CTS-V
  10. 2010 BMW 7 Series

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