Picking up a used
is a great way to save some coin. Letting the previous owner take the fall on
is a smart move, but it's worth remembering that high-end autos carry with them high-end maintenance and
costs. Using Edmunds.com data, 24/7 Wall Street has compiled what it says are the 10 most expensive vehicles to own, and the list is populated by some not-so-surprising names.
soak up the lion's share of the offenders, though other manufactures make a showing as well. Perhaps not surprisingly, the
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
takes top honors as the most expensive of them all with a "true
cost of ownership
" of $245,469. That's
to the gullwing
not only factor in deprecation, but also things like fuel, maintenance and
models takes four of the 10 spots on the list. That's twice as many as
, and the rest are split between makes like
. If that last one seems a bit out of place, keep in mind
makes the mighty (and mighty complex)
. Check out our gallery below for a full list of the biggest offenders.