Compact cars was the segment found by Kelley Blue Book to have the least amount of savings when buying used cars compared to the new models. According to the report, which looks at retail pricing, a 2009 model-year compact car or older would have to be purchased to see at least $100 in savings per month.
Black Book Says Seasonal Drop in Resale Values on the Horizon
Resale values have been high for the past two years-plus in the wake of the automotive industry’s 2009 downturn, but recent values haven’t been quite as strong in a number of vehicle categories. As for fleet vehicle segments that are retaining value, core 'fleet' sedans, have resale values that are staying strong.