The best states to buy and insure the Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf is a small family compact car that has been in the markets since 1974. It is a popular car in the used car market.  If you are planning to buy a used Volkswagen Golf, you will have to factor in the insurance rates as a significant component of your total costs. The annual average insurance rates of the Golf are below $1000 only in the states of Maine and Iowa, and above $2000 in Oklahoma, Georgia and Connecticut. In all the other states, the average rates range between $1000 and $1800.

The states where insuring the Volkswagen Golf costs the least are listed in the table below –

State Make Model Annual Average Insurance Rate ($) Median Price ($) Percentage of median price spent on insurance (%)
Maine Volkswagen Golf 883 14,500 6
Iowa Volkswagen Golf 943 21,995 4
Idaho Volkswagen Golf 1020 20,991 4
Indiana Volkswagen Golf 1042 16,654 6
North Carolina Volkswagen Golf 1050 21,995 4
Ohio Volkswagen Golf 1056 20,980 5

Though insurance is cheap in these states, the median price of the car is extremely high in Iowa and Ohio.

A used Volkswagen Golf can be purchased for the lowest median prices in the following states –

State Make Model Annual Average Insurance Rate ($) Median Price ($) Percentage of median price spent on insurance (%)
Missouri Volkswagen Golf 1,532 8,738 17
Oklahoma Volkswagen Golf 2,087 8,995 23
Rhode Island Volkswagen Golf 1,657 14,270 11
Michigan Volkswagen Golf 2,531 14,495 17
Texas Volkswagen Golf 1,460 14,990 9
Virginia Volkswagen Golf 1,172 14,999 7

Missouri and Oklahoma clearly win the low median price contest. Rhode Island, Michigan, Texas, and Virginia also have low median prices compared to states such as Iowa, North Carolina, and Tennessee. The median price of the Golf is $30,865 in Tennessee.