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Least Expensive Cars to Insure for 2011

June 30, 2011

The cost of car insurance is something many people overlook when buying a car.

You really shouldn't because car insurance can make up a large percentage of your overall vehicle cost.

Insure.com has just named Toyota, Chrysler, Nissan and Chevrolet as having the lowest insurance costs for 2011.

The rates are a compilation of the six major insurance companies' premiums in 10 ZIP codes for each state.

The least expensive car to insure is the Toyota Highlander at $1,154 per year.

The Chrysler Town & Country LX is the least expensive minivan to insure at $1,092 per year.

SUV honors go to The Nissan Murano SL, at $1,128 per year, while the cheapest truck to insure is the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with a V-8 2WD - at $1,174 per year.

Here are the top 10 lease expensive cars to insure for 2011:

Rank Vehicle Style Annual Cost
1 Toyota Highlander 4 Door 2WD Utility $1,154
2 Toyota Highlander 4 Door 2WD Utility $1,183
3 Volkswagen CC Sport 4 Door Coupe $1,186
4 Nissan Cube SL 4 Door Wagon $1,188
5 Nissan Cube 4 Door Wagon $1,206
6 Nissan Cube S 4 Door Wagon $1,208
7 Toyota Highlander Limited 4 Door 2WD Utility $1,233
8 Ford Taurus SE 4 Door Sedan 3.5L $1,254
9 Toyota Highlander SE 4 Door 2WD Utility $1,255
10 Nissan Versa 4 Door Sedan $1,268

Experts recommend to check your car insurance rates twice per year to make sure you're not overpaying. This can easily save you a few hundred dollars.

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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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