It seems that certain car models get ticketed more than others. Insurance.com says some cars appear to be ticket magnets.
The company analyzed data from more than 550,000 applications for insurance quotes and in the process noted which owners reported being ticketed on their driving records and which car model they drove.
Owners of Subaru WXR earned the most number of tickets averaging 33.6 percent.
This data is not trivial information as it has an impact on insurance rates.
If you own a WRX with no infractions, you might be required to pay an annual premium of $2,618 to $4,182 depending on where you live.And if you add speeding tickets, the figures will shoot to $3,610 to $5,248.
This is the list of the top ten most-ticketed cars and the percentage of owners with recent violations on their records. If you own any of these models, better be more careful on the road.
1. Subaru WRX – 33.6%
2. Pontiac GTO – 32.7%
3. Scion FR-S – 32.6%
4. Toyota Supra – 30.8%
5. Subaru Tribeca – 29.7%
6. Volkswagen Rabbit – 29.6%
7. Mercury Topaz – 28.8%
8. Scion tC – 28.8%
9. Toyota FJ Cruiser – 28.4%
10. Mazda Mazda2 – 28.1%