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How Cars Measure Up


How Cars Measure Up

​​​The property and casualty insurance industry gathers and analyzes statistics on the number and cost of collision, comprehensive, direct compensation property damage (DCPD) and accident benefit claims for the most popular Canadian models of cars, passenger vans, SUVs and pickup trucks. 


Insurers track theft claims for these vehicles. This information includes the cost of these claims as well as how often these cars are stolen. The results give an accurate picture of how theft, collision and other claims affect the cost of car insurance​ for particular makes and models of cars.​​

This year’s edition of “How Cars Measure Up” presents the results for 2001 through 2013 models where at least 1,500 of each of the models were insured between 2009 and 2013. The information comes entirely from actual insurance claims data, collected from most of the car insurance companies in Canada.

Low Claims Can Add Up to Premium Savings 

Columns highlighted in green indicate positive rankings – in comparison with others – in the current marketplace. Multiple green highlights can potentially add up to less expensive insurance premiums.

​Year​Model Years​Document Type
​20132000 - 2012​PDF / Excel
​20142001 - 2013PDF / Excel