We’ve already shared a list of the least expensive 2016 model cars to insure according to Insure.com. Our blog also included a list of things that go into making up your insurance premium, touching on the factors of the vehicle itself as well as personal information and the demographics regarding where you live. In case you missed it, you can read the full blog here.
This week we will share the opposite list, the most expensive 2016 model year cars to insure. What are the common factors that make up the list? Style, Horsepower & of course, Luxury.
|Dodge GT Viper|
|Mercedes SL65 AMG – Convertible|
|Mercedes S600 BIT|
|Mercedes S63 AMG 4Matic|
|Porsche Panamera S Executive|
|Nissan GT-R Nismo|
|BMW M6 Grand Coupe|
|Land Rover Range Rover
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|Porsche 911 Carrera GT3 RS|
|Audi RS7 Quattro Prestige|
What makes them the most expensive to insure?
Well it isn’t based on price tag alone. In fact, the car on the list with the smallest sticker price is actually the most expensive to insure. That’s right, the Dodge GT Viper has a sticker price under $100K yet it comes with the highest premium. So if it isn’t price alone, what else makes them expensive? Read on:
- Costly Repairs. Between turbo engines and foreign manufacturing the price of repairing damage would be hefty.
- Threat of theft and vandalism. Luxury cars are more appealing for car theft. Plus if the auto is a convertible that makes it more accessible.
- Intended use. These cars are built for speed. As Penny Gusner, an analyst for insure.com notes, “the driver carting around children tends to be more cautious than the person driving a muscle car.”
- Number of claims on that particular model. If the number of claims on a particular model is significant, then the cost to insure will also be significant.
As always, if you are purchasing a new vehicle, be sure to contact us right away. Advocate will take care of the details and adjust your coverage so that you and your new baby are fully protected.