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What SUVs Cost The Most To Insure?

Posted on July 15, 2009

Insure.com researches insurance rates for common chauffeured and luxury SUVs as well as economical compacts and family vehicles.

Results from research by Insure.com reveal the most and least expensive SUVs and minivans to insure. 

Insure.com calculated average car insurance premiums for almost 300 vehicles, including SUVs and minivans, for model year 2009. 

Topping the "most expensive to insure" list for SUVs is the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. With a retail price tag around $100,000, the G-Class is equipped with a standard V8, 382-horsepower engine and a 7-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Its national average annual premium is $2,088. Compare that to the lowest-premium SUV, the Hyundai Santa Fe, at $832, and you can see how your car choice can deliver a surprising insurance bill. 

The most expensive SUVs to insure

 

Average annual premium

SUV

$2,088

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

$1,912

Hummer H2

$1,603

Land Rover Range Rover

$1,584

BMW X6

$1,553

Cadillac Escalade

$1,472

Lexus LX 570

$1,457

Land Rover Range Rover Sport

$1,392

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

$1,390

Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

$1,389

Infiniti QX56

 

The least expensive SUVs to insure

 

Average annual premium

SUV

$832

Hyundai Santa Fe

$840

Kia Sportage

$911

Saturn Vue

$913

Mazda Tribute

$939

Jeep Wrangler

$964

Subaru Forester

$974

Land Rover LR3

$976

Honda Pilot

$976

Jeep Patriot

$977

Hyundai Veracruz

 

Low insurance rates reflect fewer and less-expensive insurance claims from drivers of the vehicles. 

"If you're looking to get the lowest car insurance price possible, these rankings can point you in the direction of vehicles that can help you get there," said Amy Danise, editor of Insure.com. "Shopping around is the No. 1 easiest way to lower your rate. Other big factors include maintaining a good driving history and credit record."

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The most and least expensive 2009 SUVs to insure

Source: Insure.com 

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