Kelley Blue Book Releases 2013′s Top 10 Cars for Best Resale Value

December 7th, 2012
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When buying a new or used car its always good to recognize what the resale value is before you take the plunge. To aid in your car buying experience we have included the annual list of the cars with the best resale value according to Kelley Blue Book .

The list of 2013 models is controlled by trucks and SUVs from Japanese automakers Honda (NYSE:HMC) and Toyota. As a matter of fact, only two cars, the Honda Civic and Toyota’s Scion tC, made this year’s list. Toyota was able to rule the chart with six vehicles in the top 10.

One model from Chrysler, now owned by Italy’s Fiat – the Jeep Wrangler — is the only vehicle from an American brand on the list. Volkswagen‘s Porsche also produced one vehicle on the list.

According to Kelley Blue Book, the average car holds 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:

. Toyota FJ Cruiser — 63%
. Toyota Tacoma — 57%
. Jeep Wrangler — 55.4%
. Honda CR-V — 50.7%
. Toyota 4Runner — 49%
. Toyota Land Cruiser — 49%
. Porsche Cayenne — 47.3%
. Lexus LX – 47%
. Honda Civic — 46.9%
. Scion tC — 46.5%

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

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