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TOP 10 Models That Best Hold Their Value: a Jeep and a Porsche Are Ahead

Here is the pick of the TOP 10 models in today’s market with the lowest depreciation.

The monetary value of any vehicle decreases over time due to wear and tear or obsolescence. This reduction in the value is depreciation in fact, but it may be slower or faster depending on the type of automobile, its reliability, and actual operating conditions.

In today’s world, the old statement “a car loses half its value when it’s driven off the lot” is not entirely true, since modern vehicles mostly are reliable, safe, of good quality, and hold value well. Nevertheless, some models are better than others in terms of depreciation, and if you decide to resell such a car after some time, you can get more money back.

10. Chevrolet Camaro

  • Average 5-Year Depreciation: 20.2%
Chevrolet Camaro image
2023 Chevrolet Camaro

9. Nissan Versa

  • Average 5-Year Depreciation: 19.9%
Nissan Versa 2023
2023 Nissan Versa

8. Toyota Corolla

Average 5-Year Depreciation: 19.8%

Toyota Corolla Hatchback 2023
2023 Toyota Corolla

7. Ford Mustang

Average 5-Year Depreciation: 19.4%

2024 Ford Mustang S650
New, 7th-generation 2024 Ford Mustang

6. Subaru BRZ

  • Average 5-Year Depreciation: 18.2%
Subaru BRZ sports car of the 2023 MY
2023 Subaru BRZ

5. Honda Civic

  • Average 5-Year Depreciation: 16.3%
Honda Civic eHEV 2023
2023 Honda Civic eHEV

4. Toyota Tacoma

  • Average 5-Year Depreciation: 14.9%
2023 Toyota Tacoma Chrome SX
2023 Toyota Tacoma

3. Porsche 911

  • Average 5-Year Depreciation: 14.6%
2023 Porsche 911 Carrera T Rear
2023 Porsche 911 Carrera T

2. Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

  • Average 5-Year Depreciation: 8.7%
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 2018
2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

1. Jeep Wrangler

  • Average 5-Year Depreciation: 7.3%
2024 Jeep Wrangler
2024 Jeep Wrangler 4xe

As we can see, the Jeep Wrangler excels in value retention due to its exceptional off-road prowess and customizability, despite its dubious safety rating.

Porsche traditionally performs near the top of all brands in dependability studies, and its iconic 911 holds value incredibly well. The Porsche 911 offers many configurations. In addition, the manufacturer supports the model with parts and other benefits over time.

Source: U.S.News & World Report

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