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  • #8 Least Ticketed: Jaguar XJ Sedan

    #8 Least Ticketed: Jaguar XJ Sedan

    MSRP: $65,700
    Speeding Ticket Rating: 89% less likely

    The XJ is Jaguar's most rarified entry, a gorgeous vehicle renowned for its plush amenities, velvety ride and sport-performance capabilities, due in part to being built on a lightweight but fortified all-aluminum frame. Engine choices include the 300-hp 4.2-liter V8 and the 400-hp 4.2-liter supercharged V8. Both employ a six-speed automatic transmission.
  • #7 Least Ticketed: Chevrolet Suburban

    #7 Least Ticketed: Chevrolet Suburban

    Suburban 1500 MSRP: $40,370
    Speeding Ticket Rating: 84% less likely

    For purposes of this study, the Suburban 1500 and 2500 were combined, as they have much in common. They do differ in a couple of respects, however. One is price range, and the other is engine options. The engines on the 1500 are a standard 310-hp 5.3-liter V8 on the LS, and an optional 366-hp 6.0-liter V8 on the LT and LTZ.
  • #5 Least Ticketed: Chevrolet C1500, K1500, 2500HD, 3500HD

    #5 Least Ticketed: Chevrolet C1500, K1500, 2500HD, 3500HD

    MSRP: N/A
    Speeding Ticket Rating: 72% less likely

    It's hard to pin down data in terms of features, engine size, price range, etc., because for the purposes of the study, Quality Planning combined a several Chevy 2500 / 3500 pick-ups of similar body style from over a long time period -- from the old C/K line that quit production in 1999, to the newer HD models.
  • #3 Least Ticketed: Mazda6

    #3 Least Ticketed: Mazda6

    MSRP: $18,550
    Speeding Ticket Rating: 66% less likely

    The popular Mazda6 was redesigned for '09. The new edition is more spacious and has gone upscale, offering more high-end amenities, as it tries to take some market share away from the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. It now only comes as a four-door sedan, and the new engine choices are the 170-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder and the 272-hp 3.7-liter V6.
  • #2 (tied) Least Ticketed: 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette

    #2 (tied) Least Ticketed: 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette

    MSRP: $28,465
    Speeding Ticket Rating: 63% less likely

    This was also the final year for the Silhouette, an upscale minivan The Silhouette delivered premium-level comforts, however -- particularly the Premiere edition, with its then-state-of-the-art entertainment system. Spacious and comfy, the Silhouette delivered a smooth ride, and was powered by a 185-hp 3.4-liter V6.
  • #1 (tied) Least Ticketed: 2009 GMC Sierra 1500

    #1 (tied) Least Ticketed: 2009 GMC Sierra 1500

    MSRP: $29,265
    Speeding Ticket Rating: 60% less likely

    The Sierra 1500, a durable, popular, full-sized pickup, is the brother vehicle to the Chevy Silverado, but with styling cues that are more low-key / less-aggressive. He-man buyers who like to have choices in life will appreciate the many engines options -- one V-6 engine and four V-8 options.
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