Top 10 Most Expensive Cars to Insure: 2017

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Not surprisingly, luxury cars aren’t very cheap to insure.

By comparing car insurance rates in every single state for over 2,800 different vehicle models, has determined the most expensive cars to insure for 2017.

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The company pulled quotes from six different insurance companies to determine an annual average insurance rate and the insurance costs on some of these vehicles might surprise you. Here are the top 10 most expensive cars to insure.

10. Audi R8 V10

It’s not surprising to see a supercar like the Audi R8 V10 on the list. It lands in 10th place with an average annual premium of $3,267.

Read our Audi R8 V10 Review

9. Nissan GT-R NISMO

Like the Audi R8 V10, the Nissan GT-R NISMO and its potent powerplant play a part in high insurance costs. Owners pay an average of $3,313 per year to insure the Nissan GT-R NISMO.

Read our Nissan GT-R Review

8. Mercedes-AMG SL65

The luxury sports convertible from Mercedes-AMG is one of numerous cars on the list from the German automaker. The Mercedes-AMG SL65 has an average annual premium of $3,322.

Read our Mercedes SL Review

7. Mercedes-Maybach S600

It’s little surprise to see the uber-luxurious Mercedes-Maybach S600 on the list. The sedan costs an average of $3,355 per year to insure, but we have a feeling its owners aren’t even aware.

Read our Mercedes-Maybach S600 Review

6. Mercedes-AMG C43 Convertible

The only car on the list that doesn’t have a six-digit price tag, it’s a surprise to see the Mercedes-AMG C43 Convertible sitting at sixth place with an average annual insurance premium of $3,418.

Read our Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

5. Mercedes S550 Convertible

If you’re in the market for an S-Class Convertible, you may want to take into account how much they are to insure. In fact, you’ll see other variants further down the list that cost even more than the S550 Convertible, which has an average annual premium of $3,502.

Read our Mercedes-Benz S550 Review

4. Maserati Quattroporte GTS

According to, this is the first time Maserati has made it onto the list with the Quattroporte GTS sliding into the fourth spot with an average annual rate of $3,547.

Read our Maserati Quattroporte Review

3. Mercedes-AMG S63 Convertible

Another S-Class Convertible variant on the list, this is the Mercedes-AMG S63 Convertible with an average annual premium of $3,624.

Read our Mercedes-AMG S63 Review

2. Dodge Viper GTS

The Dodge Viper GTS isn’t long for this world and it just may soon become a collectible. Owners will have to fork over an average of $3,779 per year to keep it insured.

Read our Dodge Viper Review

1. Mercedes-AMG S65 Convertible

Topping the list is also the most expensive car on the list, the Mercedes-AMG S65 Convertible. According to, it costs an average of $3,835 to insure a year.

Read our Mercedes-AMG S-Class Convertible Review

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Nickolas Nickolas on Jul 19, 2017

    The sad part is i pay more on my car then a dam viper....

  • Mad Doggie Mad Doggie on Jul 25, 2017

    Note, the Citroen 2CV is not one of the motor cars listed here. That just one reason I continue to drive mine, year after year.