Top 10 Cheapest Cars to Insure for 2010
It may be counterintuitive, but some inexpensive cars can be just as expensive to insure as their pricy luxury counterparts.
When setting rates, insurers consider how likely a model is to be involved in a crash, and some models have poorer records than others.
Because of this, some bargain-priced cars - like the Mitsubishi Lancer or the Scion tC - can be relatively expensive to insure.
So which sedans come with the lowest insurance premium?
The answer is found in the 10 models listed below - 10 sedans with the lowest insurance expense for 2010.
Rankings are based on five-year projections. Each model's ranking reflects that of the trim level that's least expensive to insure.
- 2010 Volkswagen Jetta
- 2010 Chevrolet Aveo
- 2010 Suzuki SX4
- 2010 Volkswagen CC
- 2010 Kia Rio
- 2010 Buick Lucerne
- 2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid
- 2010 Subaru Impreza
- 2010 Chevrolet Malibu
- 2010 Honda Civic
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- Gregg Fidan
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About: Gregg Fidan
Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.
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