April 27, 2004


Edmunds.com annouces cars with lowest ownership costs

Santa Monica, California – Edmunds.com, a U.S.-based consumer automotive research web-site, has announced which 2004 model year vehicles have the lowest relative ownership costs in their market segments. Japanese automakers dominate the list, besting the competition in 15 of the 27 segments. (All prices are in U.S. dollars; some models are not available in Canada).

  • Coupe Under $15,000: Toyota Echo

  • Sedan Under $15,000: Scion xA
  • Wagon Under $15,000: Scion xB
  • Coupe Under $25,000: Honda Civic
  • Convertible Under $25,000: Volkswagen New Beetle
  • Sedan Under $25,000: Honda Civic
  • Wagon Under $25,000: Toyota Matrix
  • SUV Under $25,000: Honda CR-V
  • Coupe Under $35,000: Mazda RX-8
  • Convertible Under $35,000: Toyota MR2 Spyder
  • Sedan Under $35,000: Acura TSX
  • Wagon Under $35,000: Volvo V40
  • SUV Under $35,000: Toyota Highlander
  • Coupe Under $45,000: Audi TT
  • Convertible Under $45,000: Nissan 350Z
  • Sedan Under $45,000: BMW 3 Series
  • Wagon Under $45,000: Volvo XC70
  • SUV Under $45,000: Infiniti FX35
  • Coupe Over $45,000: Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
  • Convertible Over $45,000: Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
  • Sedan Over $45,000: Audi S4
  • Wagon Over $45,000: Audi S4
  • SUV Over $45,000: Volkswagen Touareg
  • Compact Truck: Toyota Tacoma
  • Large Truck: Ford F-150 Heritage
  • Minivan: Honda Odyssey
  • Van: Ford Econoline Cargo

Connect with Autos.ca