Kelley Blue Book: 10 Best Cars for Resale 2013

by Christopher Freeburn | November 26, 2012 10:59 am

cars[1]Kelley Blue Book is out with its annual list of the cars with the best resale value[2].

The list of 2013 models is dominated by trucks and SUVs from Japanese automakers Honda (NYSE:HMC[3]) and Toyota (NYSE:TM[4]). In fact, only two cars, the Honda Civic and Toyota’s Scion tC, made this year’s list. Toyota placed six vehicles in the top 10.

One model from Chrysler, now owned by Italy’s Fiat (PINK:FIATY[5]) — the Jeep Wrangler — is the only vehicle from an American brand on the list. Volkswagen‘s (PINK:VLKAY[6]) Porsche also placed one vehicle on the list.

According to Kelly Blue Book, the average car retains only 38% of its selling price at the end of five years.

Here are Kelley Blue Book’s Top 10 vehicles with the best five-year resale value for 2013[7]:

  1. Toyota FJ Cruiser — 63%
  2. Toyota Tacoma — 57%
  3. Jeep Wrangler — 55.4%
  4. Honda CR-V — 50.7%
  5. Toyota 4Runner — 49%
  6. Toyota Land Cruiser — 49%
  7. Porsche Cayenne — 47.3%
  8. Lexus LX —  47%
  9. Honda Civic — 46.9%
  10. Scion tC — 46.5%

For more detail on the resale values of the vehicles in the list, please visit Kelley Blue Book[8].

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