What makes SUVs expensive

The cheapest SUV of all classes in the ADAC car cost check

No other type of vehicle is currently more popular than the SUV. There are models in all price ranges - from the smallest car to the luxury class. Here are the cheapest SUVs from the ADAC car cost check.

The ADAC regularly calculates the costs of a wide variety of cars. This information is an important aid for prospective buyers when deciding for or against a model. Because not only thatPurchase price, but also theDepreciation and the expenses for thefuel burden the wallet. Engine oil changes and car washes also have an impact. Added to this are insurance andWorkshop- asTire costs.

For the average calculations, the club's experts assume that the new car five years is driven and during this time 75,000 kilometers covered. This corresponds to an annual mileage of 15,000 kilometers.

Winner in Small and small SUVs-Car cost comparison is theSuzuki Ignis 1.2. As a small car, it benefits from its comparatively low base price. In second place: the much more expensive Seat Arona TGI, which can compensate for its higher price but with very low fuel costs (natural gas!).

In the lower middle class scores theDacia Duster TCe 100 ECO-G (LPG) with its low entry price and low maintenance costs. None of the other competitors can even come close to keeping up: The gap to the runner-up, the Kia Niro as a plug-in hybrid is considerable.

The Middle class The electric VW ID.4 leads the way, closely followed by its technically closely related counterpart from the Czech Republic, the Škoda Enyaq 50 iV.

In the upper classes cuts theSsangYong Rexton 2.2 diesel when it comes to car costs. Also in the top ten in the luxury class: the electric SUVAudi e-tron quattro.

This is how the cost of the car was calculated

That was in the top tencheapest model of the respective series recorded. For some models, the workshop costs are based on empirical values. In the case of electric cars, that flows state funding of up to 9,000 euros in the calculation; for combustion engines, on the other hand, the respective list price is used. With an individually negotiated discount with burners, they can do better.

In the cost comparison, the following were taken into account: Loss of value without interest, costs for oil changes, inspections as well as wearing parts and costs for tire replacement. Fuel and oil refill costs (manufacturer information) as well as the current fuel prices. Liability and fully comprehensive insurance with 50 percent (standard ADAC car insurance rate, without additional discounts), current vehicle tax (at the time of the update).

ADAC car costs: These are the calculation bases in detail
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The cheapest models of other vehicle classes can be found here.

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