Vehicles with the Best Resale Value
Kelley Blue Book recently announced the winners of its 2017 Best Resale Value Awards, with Toyota and Porsche taking the top honors as best value brand, and best luxury brand.
Toyota was tops in four vehicle categories, while Porsche had three vehicles on the win list.
Also noteworthy were General Motors, with seven vehicles taking top honors in its class, and Honda, which had four models on the list.
Now in its 15th year, the Best Resale Value Awards recognize vehicles for their projected retained value through the initial five-year ownership period.
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2017 Best Resale Value Award Winners
|SUBCOMPACT CAR||Honda Fit|
|ELECTRIC VEHICLE||Chevrolet Bolt EV|
|COMPACT CAR||Subaru Impreza|
|SUBCOMPACT SUV/CROSSOVER||Honda HR-V|
|SPORTY COMPACT CAR||Subaru WRX|
|COMPACT SUV/CROSSOVER||Jeep Wrangler|
|MID-SIZE CAR||Subaru Legacy|
|MID-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER||Toyota 4Runner|
|FULL-SIZE CAR||Nissan Maxima|
|FULL-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER||Chevrolet Suburban|
|ENTRY-LEVEL LUXURY CAR||Lexus RC|
|LUXURY COMPACT SUV/CROSSOVER||Porsche Macan|
|LUXURY CAR||Lexus GS|
|LUXURY MID-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER||Lexus RX|
|HIGH-END LUXURY CAR||Porsche Panamera|
|LUXURY FULL-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER||Lexus LX|
|SPORTS CAR||Porsche 718 Cayman|
|MID-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK||Toyota Tacoma|
|HIGH PERFORMANCE CAR||Ford Mustang Shelby|
|FULL-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK||Chevrolet Silverado HD|
|HYBRID/ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CAR||Honda Accord Hybrid|
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