I was reading the other day that the costliest auto insurance in the United States is incurred by the Porsche Carrera GT2. An illuminating study courtesy of insure.com which encompassed 2,400 vehicles uncovered the fact that the Carrera costs almost $3,000 to insure. People who aren’t rolling in money are more likely to be interested in the other end of the market. For our family, this would definitely be out of the question.
Insure.com said the cheapest pickup for insurance is the GMC Canyon, which costs $1,196 per annum in this respect. The cheapest minivan, meanwhile, is the Honda Odyssey, costing $1,095. One Geoffrey Miller, a professor at the University of New Mexico, said that a minivan declares him to be happily wed with kids, and so not a part of the dating scene and more concerned with safety than splendor. Motoring.com.au named the Odyssey as one of its Recommended Cars for 2012. We drive a minivan, albeit an older model.
It can be cheaper to insure small autos. The Chevrolet Spark is inexpensive yet fine for safety. Although its performance isn’t outstanding, its cheap insurance will provide much consolation. The Citroen C1 is cheap to run, and deals can include a year of insurance that’s free. The miniature Fiat Panda possesses an engine that’s highly efficient and every model is inexpensive to run. Many younger fans have been attracted to the Vauxhall Corsa hatchback for over a decade.
The cheapest Ford car to insure is the Fiesta. The Nissan Pixo, constructed in collusion with Suzuki, costs little to purchase and maintain. The Partner Tepee, a compact people carrier only slightly bigger than the standard hatchback, is cheap to run and generally needs to be serviced only once in two years. Robust engineering and a cheap price render insurance of the Skoda Fabia cheap. The Smart Fortwo is famed for being able to be accommodated by the smallest of gaps and is frequently cheap to insure, although parts and servicing are sometimes expensive.
The Hyundai i30, known here as the Elantra GT, should be singled out for praise. This is the South Korean firm’s latest competitor for the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus. Hyundai sales increased twofold between 2011 and 2012. A Hyundai i30 review 2013 will likely speak of its arrestive visage.
The i30 was named Car of the Year at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. Back in 2009, insure.com found Hyundai autos to be the cheapest to insure. Also in 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency declared that Hyundai cars were second-placed in a ranking of the fuel efficiency of U.S. cars. In 2010, Consumer Reports put Hyundai in fourth place in terms of performance, comfort, reliability, and utility. Another accolade for the i30 came in 2011 when the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named it as its Top Safety Pick. Unsurprisingly, it’s insurance is extremely cheap.
Needless to say, it costs more to insure a Ferrari than a Fiesta, but some factors other than price determine how much its costs to insure a car. Others are acceleration and top speed, the cost of parts and maintenance, and security. Oh, and color.
The insurance of an auto that’s black could be up to $180 more than that of one that’s white. Research conducted by the Accident Research Center of Monash University revealed white to be the most secure color, because it’s easier to find parts and so requires less labor.