Which entry-level vehicle best holds its value?

Which entry-level vehicle best holds its value?

2018-09-03 by True Price

One of the single-most important considerations when purchasing a car is resale value; this is massively significant when it comes to calculating the cost of ownership. Now, for the first time, True Price has revealed which entry-level cars hold their value. The statistics are based on actual prices achieved on auction.

According to Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price, the Toyota Aygo rules the resale value roost. "It is achieving 75% of original list price on auction, making it the clear leader in resale values. This almost certainly is thanks to Toyota's reputation for building reliable vehicles," he points out.

Number two goes to the Kia Picanto – at 68%. "Kia is a brand that has grown in reputation and statur...

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