10 Best Luxury Cars of the Year – Per Forbes

According to Forbes (data provided by Vincentric), the following cars are the 10 best luxury car buys of the year.  Analysts evaluated five year cost of ownership totals for 2013 or 2014 models assuming 15,000 miles driven per year.  Vehicles on the list have a base MSRP of $50,000 or more, and include cars, SUV’s and sedans – but not pick-up trucks.  They were all rated as “good” or “excellent” by Vincentric.

1. Audi Q5 Diesel
MSRP:  $50,000
Depreciation:  $22,293
Taxes/Fees:  $3,463
Fuel:  $11,967
Insurance:  $8,125
Maintenance:  $4,616
Repairs:  $3,248

2.  Acura MDX
MSRP:  $50,565
Depreciation:  $26,434
Taxes/Fees:  $3,550
Fuel:  $15,074
Insurance:  $5,722
Maintenance:  $3,867
Repairs:  $2,303

Acura MDX

3. Chevrolet Corvette
MSRP:  $51,745
Depreciation:  $27,135
Taxes/Fees:  $3,182
Fuel:  $15,082
Insurance:  $6,557
Maintenance:  $5,121
Repairs:  $3,456

4.  Acura RLX
MSRP:  $50,950
Depreciation:  $28,974
Taxes/Fees: $3,451
Fuel:  $13,412
Insurance:  $8,136
Maintenance:  $4,692
Repairs:  $2,007

5.  Cadillac SRX
MSRP:  $50,955
Depreciation:  $26,910
Taxes/Fees: $3,513
Fuel:  $15,741
Insurance:  $8,706
Maintenance:  $3,517
Repairs:  $2,459

Cadillac SRX

6.  Audi A5
MSRP:  $53,700
Depreciation:  $27,802
Taxes/Fees:  $3,657
Fuel:  $11,804
Insurance:  $10,355
Maintenance:  $4,564
Repairs:  $3,032

7.  Mercedes-Benz E Class Diesel
MSRP:  $51,400
Depreciation:  $32,465
Taxes/Fees:  $3,592
Fuel:  $9,477
Insurance:  $7,550
Maintenance:  $4,859
Repairs:  $3,941

8.  Infiniti G50
MSRP:  $52,400
Depreciation:  $28,794
Taxes/Fees:  $3,330
Fuel:  $14,561
Insurance:  $10,359
Maintenance:  $3,974
Repairs:  $1,261

Infiniti G50

9.  Audi Q7 Diesel
MSRP:  $52,900
Depreciation:  $25,916
Fuel:  $14,393
Insurance:  $8,159
Maintenance:  $6,795
Repairs:  $3,248

10.  Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
MSRP:  $50,645
Depreciation:  $31,493
Taxes/Fees:  $3,497
Fuel:  $13,909
Insurance:  $5,883
Maintenance:  $4,772
Repairs:  $3,011

Enticed by any of these luxury vehicles?  You can test drive one from home with Tred! Happy car shopping 🙂

You can read more about the list here.

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