Lexus ES, Nissan 350Z, Dodge Charger Receive the Most Speeding Tickets

It’s not just musclecars and high-power exotics breaking the law and having unexpected meetings with Johnny Law. According to a new study from, the Lexus ES, Nissan 350Z, Dodge Charger, and Volkswagen Jetta are among the cars likely to get the most speeding tickets. analyzed data from 323,000 people who requested an insurance quote through the company’s website between February 2014 and February 2016, then analyzed the percentage of drivers for each vehicle who had tickets. also said that the cars that were most likely to have tickets were more likely to have insurance claims from accidents.Though there are some sporty performance vehiclesin the ranking, the data show that it’s not only fast cars attracting the attention of a radar gun.

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At the other end of the spectrum, the company’s data show that Buick Encore, Lexus IS 350, Acura ILX, and Cadillac ATS drivers are the least likely to have a traffic ticket. Only 3 percent of all Buick Encore owners who used had a ticket on their record, compared to 33 percent of Lexus ES 300 and Nissan 350Z drivers.

The company notes that the “ticket magnet” car ranking changes regularly; in 2014, the Subaru WRX topped’s list, but the car has since fallen to the number 12 spot.
“It’s the driver that gets tickets, not the car,” consumer analyst Penny Gusner said in a statement. “But it is interesting to see what vehicle makes and models attract drivers who are prone to traffic violations.”

Check out the entire list below.

Cars with the most tickets

  1. Lexus ES 33 percent
  2. Nissan 350Z 33 percent
  3. Dodge Charger SE/SXT 32 percent
  4. Volkswagen Jetta GL 31 percent
  5. Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS/LT 31 percent
  6. Mazda 3S 30 percent
  7. Volkswagen GTI 30 percent
  8. Dodge Stratus SXT 30 percent
  9. Acura 3.0s 30 percent
  10. Toyota Tacoma 30 percent

Cars with the fewest tickets

  1. Buick Encore 3 percent
  2. Lexus IS350 3 percent
  3. Acura ILX 6 percent
  4. Cadillac ATS 6 percent
  5. Chevrolet Express 8 percent
  6. Cadillac Escalade 8 percent
  7. GMC Savana 9 percent
  8. Audi A3 9 percent
  9. BMW 320I 10 percent
  10. Land Rover Range Rover 11 percent

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