Top 10 Most Expensive SUVs to Insure for 2009


One factor to consider as you shop for a new SUV is insurance expense — rates can vary wildly from model to model. With this in mind, we've compiled a list of the 10 most expensive SUVs to insure. As you'd expect, this list is dominated by luxury models — manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz and Land Rover are represented. Perhaps the real story here, though, has to do with the luxury models that aren't represented. Surprisingly, models manufactured by BMW and Audi are nowhere to be found — definitely something to keep in mind if you're shopping in this segment.

We arrived at our rankings using five-year projections of the True Cost to OwnSM (TCO) pricing system. Only one appearance per model was allowed. Rankings reflect that of the trim level with the steepest projected insurance expense.

  1. 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
  2. 2009 Land Rover Range Rover
  3. 2009 Cadillac Escalade
  4. 2009 Hummer H2
  5. 2009 Hummer H3
  6. 2009 Lincoln Navigator L
  7. 2009 Acura MDX
  8. 2009 Infiniti QX56
  9. 2009 Infiniti EX35
  10. 2009 Land Rover LR3

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