Insurance Considerations on New Cars

26 April 2010, Comments: Comments Off on Insurance Considerations on New Cars

Before you purchase a new car, you might want to consider what the cost of insurance will be on that new vehicle!

San Diego auto insurance rates can vary drastically, depending on the type of vehicle you purchase. Most car shoppers spend a lot of time researching vehicles and searching for the best deals available. Ironically, only a small fraction of people research the expense of insurance associated with the ownership of a particular vehicle.

Insurance carriers use hundreds of factors to determine a base premium rate for a specific vehicle. Some of these factors include the availability of replacement parts, difficulty of repair, level of theft, and performance characteristics of the vehicle. These elements should be a consideration for new car shoppers.

According to Fox News the following lists portray the most and least expensive cars to insure for 2010:
Top 10 Most Expensive Autos to Insure
1. Porsche 911 Carrera GT2
2. Mercedes Benz S65 AMG
3. Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe
4. Porsche Panamera Turbo
5. Dodge Viper SRT10 Roadster
6. Mercedes Benz CL600
7. Audi R8 V- 8 Coupe
8. Porsche Panamera S
9. Mercedes Bens SL600
10. Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo

Top 10 Least Expensive Autos to Insure
1. Mazda Tribute I-4 FWD
2. Honda Odyssey LX
3. Mazda Tribute I-4 AWD
4. Chrysler Town & Country LX
5. Jeep Wrangler X 4WD
6. Mazda Tribute S V-6 FWD
7. Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3 liter V6
8. Toyota Sienna CE
9. Hyundai Tucson GLS I-4 FWD
10. Kia Sportage LX I-4 FWD

So with this is mind be sure to contact your agent  prior to purchasing a vehicle to get an insurance quote for the vehicle you are thinking of purchasing!

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