PR Newswire

Consumer Reports studied the cost to own these vehicles for five years. Owner-cost estimates take into account depreciation, loan interest, fuel cost, sales tax, insurance, and maintenance and repairs.

Small Car - Honda Fit
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The Honda Fit is the least expensive small car to own over a five year period, with a cost of $26,500.

Family Sedan - Toyota Family Hybrid
Gene J. Puskar, AP

The Toyota Family Hybrid XLE has a cost of $31,500, making it the most inexpensive family sedan, over five years.

Luxury Sedan - Hyundai Genesis
Carlos Osorio, AP

With an estimated five-year cost of $54,250, the Hyundai Genesis is the least expensive vehicle in its class.

Upscale Sedan - Buick Regal
John F. Martin, AP/Buick

The Buick Regal CXL (non turbo) has an estimated five year cost of %39,250.

Sporty Car - Mini Cooper
Nam Y. Huh, AP

The Mini Cooper has an estimated cost of $28,250. But it's not for all Mini Coopers, just the manual.

Small SUV - Toyota Rav4
David Zalubowski, AP

The Toyota RAV4 (4-cyl.) is the least expensive vehicle in its category, with an estimated five-year owner cost of $34,500.

Midsized SUV - Hyundai Santa Fe
AP

Hyundai's Santa Fe GLS (4-cyl.) achieved the number one spot in the Midsized SUV class. It has an estimated cost of $38,500.

Luxury SUV - BMW X3
AP

The BMW X3 xDrive28i is at the bottom of its class when it comes to five-year owner costs, at $50,000.

Large SUV - Ford Flex
Carlos Osorio, AP

The Ford Flex SEL has an estimated five-year owner cost of $50,000, making it the least expensive in its category.