Cars With Highest Resale Value
February 4, 2016Land Rover and Subaru won top honors in this year's annual Residual Value Awards. Presented by ALG -- the analytics division of TrueCar -- the Residual Value Awards recognizes vehicles in 26 categories that are forecast to retain the highest percentage of MSRP value after three years. This year's winners were chosen among 2016 models.
Land Rover was named overall brand winner for the Premium segment, while Subaru won for the Mainstream brand segment. Other winning models within the 26 categories include the Audi A7, Toyota Tacoma, Honda Pilot, Dodge Charger, and Mini Cooper. Read below for the full list of winners.
And if you're thinking about adding one of these vehicles to your garage, I recommend TrueCar No Haggle, CarsDirect and NADAGuides to help you get the lowest price in your local area.
Winners for Highest Projected Resale Value
|Premium Brand||Land Rover|
|Alt-Fuel||Toyota Prius V|
|Compact||Subaru XV Crosstrek|
|Compact Utility||Subaru Forester|
|Fullsize Commercial||Mercedes Sprinter|
|Fullsize Pickup||Toyota Tundra|
|Fullsize Utility||Toyota Sequoia|
|Midsize Commercial||Mercedes Metris|
|Midsize Pickup||Toyota Tacoma|
|Midsize Utility 2nd Row Seating||Subaru Outback|
|Midsize Utility 3rd Row Seating||Honda Pilot|
|Off-Road Utility||Toyota 4Runner|
|Prem Compact||MINI Cooper|
|Prem Compact Utility||Land Rover Discovery Sport|
|Prem Executive||Lexus LS|
|Prem Fullsize||Audi A7|
|Prem Fullsize Utility||Land Rover Range Rover|
|Prem Midsize||Lexus IS|
|Prem Midsize Utility 2nd Row Seating||Land Rover Range Rover Sport|
|Prem Midsize Utility 3rd Row Seating||Lexus GX|
|Prem Sportscar||Audi TT|
|Subcompact Utility||Honda HR-V|
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- Gregg Fidan
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