Published On: Jan 30 2012 01:01:32 PM CSTUpdated On: Mar 25 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT
Check out Consumer Reports' rankings of which cars cost their owners the most and least over five years, as measured by depreciation, fuel, loan interest, insurance, sales tax and maintenance and repairs.
Subcompact Car -- Toyota Prius c ($24,600 cost over first five years)
Compact Car -- Toyota Prius ($28,200)
Midsize Car -- Toyota Camry Hybrid ($31,800)
Large Car - Toyota Avalon Hybrid ($41,400)
Luxury Car: Lexus ES 300h ($42,000)
Sporty Car -- Honda Civic Si ($34,800)
Small SUV -- Subaru XV Crosstrek ($34,200)
Midsize SUV -- Hyundai Santa Fe Sport ($36,600)
Midsize/Large Luxury SUV -- Buick Enclave ($54,600)
And now for the most expensive.
Subcompact Car -- Hyundai Veloster ($32,400)
Compact Car -- Dodge Dart Aero ($37,200)
Midsize Car -- Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium ($45,600)
Large Car -- Chrysler 300C ($55,800)
Upscale Car -- Lexus IS 250 ($54,000)
Luxury Car -- BMW 750li ($106,200)
Sporty Car -- Porsche Boxter 2.7 ($64,200)
Small SUV -- Volkswagen Tiguan SEL ($48,000)
Midsize SUV -- Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited ($57,000)
Large SUV -- Nissan Armada Platinum ($72,000)
Compact Luxury SUV -- Cadillac SRX Luxury and Mercedes-Benz GLK350 ($57,000)
Midsize/Large Luxury SUV -- Mercedes-Benz GL350 ($78,000)
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