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Reviewed by Chris Harrigan
Former Auto Insurance Claims Manager

UPDATED: Mar 31, 2021

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Key takeaways...

  • Some of these cars still hold some of the highest rates to this day
  • The Nissan GT-R was in the number one spot in 2009
  • Luxury car insurance is essential for people who own luxury cars announced the Most Expensive Cars to insure for 2009 in a great article a few months back.

Some of these cars we would expect to see very high car insurance premiums for such as the Porsche 911 and Ford Shelby GT 500.

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What were the top most expensive cars in 2009?

What was very interesting is MotorTrend’s 2009 “car of the year” award went to the Nissan GT-R and this was the number one car on the list of cars with the highest auto insurance rates.

The top 20 cars to insure in 2009 were:

  • Nissan GT-R
  • Dodge Viper
  • BMW M6
  • Ford Shelby GT500
  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class
  • Audi S8
  • BMW M5
  • Hummer H2
  • Lexus
  • Porsche 911
  • Chevrolet Cobalt SS
  • Jaguar XK Series
  • BMW M3
  • Cadillac XLR
  • Audi R8
  • Range Rover
  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Honda S2000
  • BMW X6
  • Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

It should be no surprise that most of these models are sports cars or luxury vehicles but its always nice to see the list of the most expensive cars to insure.

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