Kelley Blue Book announces the all-new 2009 model-year vehicle winners of its annual Best Resale Value Awards, which recognize current and upcoming vehicles for their projected retained value five years from now (the average ownership period).
Kelley Blue Book's Best Resale Value Awards are based on projections from the Kelley Blue Book Residual Value Guide researched by an expert staff of automotive market analysts. Low-volume vehicles and vehicles with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of more than $60,000 are excluded from award consideration, except in the luxury and high-performance categories.
2009 BEST RESALE VALUE: BRAND
2009 BEST RESALE VALUE: BY VEHICLE CATEGORY
Compact Pickup: Toyota Tacoma
Full-size Pickup: Toyota Tundra
Crossover: Honda CR-V
Luxury Crossover: BMW X5
Hybrid Crossover: Toyota Highlander Hybrid
SUV: Jeep Wrangler
Luxury SUV: Audi Q7 Quattro
Hybrid SUV: Chevrolet Tahoe
High-Performance Car: Nissan GT-R
Hybrid Car: Honda Civic Hybrid
Compact Car: MINI Cooper
Midsize: Lexus IS
Full-size Car: Cadillac CTS
Luxury Car: Audi A5
Van: Honda Odyssey
2009 BEST RESALE VALUE: TOP 10 MODELS
Honda Civic/Civic Hybrid
For more information about Kelley Blue Book's Best Resale Value Awards, please visit www.kbb.com/brva09.