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.
The Honda Fit is the least expensive small car to own over a five year period, with a cost of $26,500.
The Toyota Family Hybrid XLE has a cost of $31,500, making it the most inexpensive family sedan, over five years.
With an estimated five-year cost of $54,250, the Hyundai Genesis is the least expensive vehicle in its class.
The Buick Regal CXL (non turbo) has an estimated five year cost of %39,250.
The Mini Cooper has an estimated cost of $28,250. But it's not for all Mini Coopers, just the manual.
The Toyota RAV4 (4-cyl.) is the least expensive vehicle in its category, with an estimated five-year owner cost of $34,500.
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.
The BMW X3 xDrive28i is at the bottom of its class when it comes to five-year owner costs, at $50,000.
The Ford Flex SEL has an estimated five-year owner cost of $50,000, making it the least expensive in its category.