Vehicles with the Best Resale Value
Kelley Blue Book recently announced the winners of its 2018 Best Resale Value Awards, with Toyota and Porsche taking the top honors as best value brand, and best luxury brand.
Toyota was tops in three vehicle categories, while Porsche had four vehicles on the win list.
Now in its 16th year, the Best Resale Value Awards recognize vehicles for their projected retained value through the initial five-year ownership period.
If you are considering any of these award-winning vehicles, make sure to use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise for the best prices in your area.
2018 Best Resale Value Award Winners
|SUBCOMPACT CAR||Honda Fit|
|COMPACT CAR||Subaru Impreza|
|SPORTY COMPACT CAR||Subaru WRX|
|MID-SIZE CAR||Honda Accord|
|FULL-SIZE CAR||Toyota Avalon|
|ENTRY-LEVEL LUXURY CAR||Lexus RC|
|LUXURY CAR||Lexus GS|
|HIGH-END LUXURY CAR||Porsche Panamera|
|SPORTS CAR||Porsche 718 Cayman|
|HIGH PERFORMANCE CAR||Porsche 911|
|HYBRID/ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CAR||Toyota Avalon Hybrid|
|ELECTRIC VEHICLE||Chevrolet Bolt EV|
|SUBCOMPACT SUV/CROSSOVER||Honda HR-V|
|COMPACT SUV/CROSSOVER||Jeep Wrangler|
|MID-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER||Jeep Wrangler Unlimited|
|FULL-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER||Chevrolet Tahoe|
|LUXURY COMPACT SUV/CROSSOVER||Porsche Macan|
|LUXURY MID-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER||Lexus RX|
|LUXURY FULL-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER||Lexus LX|
|MID-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK||Toyota Tacoma|
|FULL-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK||Chevrolet Silverado HD|
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