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Mercury Insurance Names the Most Affordable New SUVs to Insure

"New models coming out offer fantastic fuel economy for pickups and a variety of sizes to fit your lifestyle, the segment has a lot of options."

Mercury Insurance Names the Most Affordable
New Sport Utility Vehicles to Insure


2022 Hyundai Santa Fe tops the list



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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MArch 15, 2022) – Sport utility vehicles (SUVs) have quickly overtaken sedans in popularity and sales continue to steadily increase. Mercury Insurance (NYSE: MCY), a leading auto insurer in California, the car capital of the U.S., and provider of auto insurance in 10 other states, has put together a list of the most affordable new SUVs to help consumers find a vehicle that will save them money on insurance.

Mercury’s research and development team examined 2022 model year (MY) sport utility vehicles that are available at car dealerships today to compile this list.

"From the extra space to their practicality, SUVs are continuing to be some of the most popular vehicles with drivers today," said Mercury Insurance Director of Product Management R&D Chong Gao. “Auto manufacturers have introduced new models with a variety of technological advances. This along, with increased fuel efficiency, has made this segment of the marketplace incredibly attractive to consumers.”

Here is the top-ten list for 2022 SUVs, beginning with the most affordable make and model to insure:

  • Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Honda Pilot
  • Mazda CX-9
  • Kia Sportage
  • Chevrolet Blazer
  • Honda Passport
  • Kia Sorento
  • Kia Soul
  • Honda HR-V/CR-V
  • Ford Escape

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About Mercury Insurance

Mercury Insurance (NYSE: MCY) is a multiple-line insurance carrier predominantly offering personal auto, homeowners, renters and commercial insurance through a network of independent agents in Arizona, California, Illinois, Georgia, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia, as well as auto insurance in Florida. Mercury writes other lines of insurance in various states, including business owners and business auto, landlord, home-sharing, ride-hailing and mechanical protection insurance.

Since 1962, Mercury has provided customers with tremendous value for their insurance dollar by pairing ultracompetitive rates with excellent customer service. Mercury has earned “A” ratings from A.M. Best and Fitch, as well as ranking highest in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Insurance Digital Experience StudySM and four consecutive “Best Auto Insurance Company” awards from For more information visit or follow the company on Twitter or Facebook.



Mercury Insurance developed the list based on full coverage premium (BI, PD, COMP, COLL, MP, UMBI and UMPD) for a hypothetical driver with average factors for each rating element. 

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