Quite a few hatchbacks and wagons come with low price tags, so it's no wonder this vehicle category is popular with car shoppers on the hunt for maximum value. Price is certainly one factor to consider when you're shopping for an affordable car, yet it's not the only factor. Your vehicle's insurance expense can significantly impact your budget in the long run, and it makes sense to give it some thought before deciding on a purchase.
In this vein, we've put together a list of the 10 hatchbacks and wagons with the lowest insurance expense for 2010. Our rankings are based on five-year projections generated by the Edmunds data team. Each model's ranking reflects that of the trim level that's least expensive to insure.