Least Expensive Cars to Insure for 2011
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:
|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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