2013 Best Resale Value Awards: Top Ten Cars
Including four models projected to retain more than half their original value after five years on the road, here are this year's Top 10 Best Resale Value Award winners. The list is dominated by SUVs as usual, but two cars makes twice as many as last year.
The Toyota FJ Cruiser manages to be both more pleasant and more rugged than one might guess, and offers better predicted resale value than any other 2013 model.
- at 36 months: 76.0%
- at 60 months: 63.0%
A 10-time Best Resale Value Award winner, the Toyota Tacoma is both the resale value and sales leader of the competitive mid-size pickup segment.
- at 36 months: 70.3%
- at 60 months: 57.0%
Today's Jeep Wrangler is the most comfortable, most capable model in the long history of the icon, and a resale value standout.
- at 36 months: 67.6%
- at 60 months: 55.4%
Fresh off a complete redesign for 2012, the Honda CR-V took the top spot in our most recent compact SUV comparison test.
- at 36 months: 64.7%
- at 60 months: 50.7%
As car-like crossovers continue to displace truck-based SUVs, the venerable and capable Toyota 4Runner is regaining its specialness.
- at 36 months: 66.7%
- at 60 months: 49.0%
A unique combination of mainstream badge and premium amenities, the Toyota Land Cruiser is the most storied, most luxurious and priciest vehicle in the Toyota lineup.
- at 36 months: 62.0%
- at 60 months: 49.0%
Once feared by purists to be a harbinger of bad things for the brand, the Porsche Cayenne is now the best-selling Porsche in the U.S.
- at 36 months: 67.0%
- at 60 months: 47.3%
The Lexus LX is essentially a more richly appointed Toyota Land Cruiser with a fancier badge and a more revered dealer network.
- at 36 months: 65.0%
- at 60 months: 47.0%
In the face of stiffer competition than ever, the Honda Civic remains the well-rounded entry against which all other compact sedans are measured.
- at 36 months: 62.5%
- at 60 months: 46.9%
A small two-door with a surprisingly roomy backseat, the Scion tC is the sporty, affordable coupe preferred by more backseat drivers.
- at 36 months: 60.0%
- at 60 months: 46.5%
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