Cheapest Cars to Insure in 2013
January 17, 2013
As we all know, the price you pay for a car - regardless if it's new or old – is just part of what you'll really be spending. Many times those purchasing a new vehicle forget that it can also bring with it a higher insurance rate.
This week, Forbes compiled a list of the 16 cheapest cars to insure, according to data from Insure.com.
The cheapest on the list? The Ford Edge with an average annual premium of $1,148. And on the flipside, the most expensive car to insure? The Mercedes Benz CL600 luxury coupe with an annual $3,357 yearly premium.
And as always if you're looking to purchase a new vehicle, make sure to use the free CarWoo Deal Finder to get the biggest discount on your purchase.
16 Cheapest Cars to Insure
|Vehicle||Average Annual Insurance Premium|
|Ford Edge SE||$1,128|
|Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo||$1,148|
|Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium||$1,150|
|Jeep Patriot Sport||$1,160|
|Chevrolet Express 1500||$1,171|
|Hyundai Tuscon GL||$1,204|
|Dodge Grand Caravan SXT||$1,206|
|Ford Transit Connect XLT Premium||$1,210|
|Chevrolet Equinox 1LT||$1,210|
|Honda Odyssey EX-L||$1,217|
|Jeep Compass Sport||$1,217|
|Kia Sorento LX 2WD||$1,222|
|Nissan Pathfinder S||$1,224|
My Recommendation for Car ShoppersTrueCar No-Haggle, Edmunds Price Promise, and 1-800 Car Show are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
California Residents - Important:There is a new online car buying service called Roadster, available only to California residents, which I highly recommend you try - especially if you hate the stress of haggling with a car salesman. They provide an expert concierge who negotiates the price of the car and delivers it to your home with zero hassle - you never have to interact with a dealership. Here is my in-depth review of Roadster and why I recommend it.
- Gregg Fidan
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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