What vehicles cause the most Diminished Value? According to insure.com, there are 10 vehicles which cause the most property damage, Weight and size definitely have a lot to do with it. It’s nearly an oxymoron, since the Insurance institute of highway safety appears to have no statistics for these vehicles in their crash tests. If you’re hit by one of these vehicles, the transference of weight will normally go to the opposing vehicle. So, if the impact between the two vehicles produces 1000 psi pressure each at the impact area, the smaller vehicle will most likely receive the majority of the force.

Honda's Ace Frame Some believe that it is due to the bumper height alone, but drive a Ford F250 head on into IIHS Only Van top safety pick, the Honda Odyssey, and you’ll see the destruction left behind. The Honda Odyssey is one of the safest family vehicle on the road in my opinion, and since it uses an ACE frame system to compensate and protect from higher bumpers, it helps to prove the point that weight and size trumps smaller, lighter and better design in most situations. Below is insured.com’s list of the ten vehicles which cause the most property damage, in turn, they would also cause the most diminution in value.

  1. Ford F-250
  2. GMC Sierra 2500
  3. Ford F-350
  4. Ram 1500
  5. Infiniti QX80
  6. Dodge Durango
  7. Toyota Tundra
  8. Jeep Grand Cherokee
  9. Cadillac Escalade
  10. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

If you’ve been hit by one of these vehicles, there’s a high probability you have a significant diminished value claim.