Kelly Blue Book names Toyota Tacoma top vehicle for resale value
Today Kelly Blue Book (KBB) released its rankings of cars and trucks according to resale value. The Toyota Tacoma is the number one vehicle for resale of any type. It walks away with the win, scoring much higher than any other car or truck. According to KBB, the Tacoma retains 74.9% of its value after three years and 60.4% of its value after five years. Tacoma beats the number two ranked Jeep Wrangler by five percent in the three-year category and about 1.5 in the five-year category. NADA also ranks the Tacoma the number one vehicle.
Toyota Trucks Tops in Truck Resale
The Tacoma was joined by the Tundra in taking both the full-size and also compact truck categories for best resale value. The Tundra retains 68.3% of its value after three years and 58.4 percent after five years according to KBB. That is about five percentage points better than the next full-size truck on the list, the GMC Sierra. Tundra is also the third best vehicle of any type for resale value.
Toyota Dominates The Top 10 Vehicle List For Resale Value
Toyota’s Tacoma takes the top spot, the Tundra the third spot, and the 4Runner is also number 8 on the KBB Top-10 list. No other brand has three top ten vehicles. The top-rated minivan is also a Toyota, the Sienna. Toyota and Lexus won both hybrid car categories. Lexus dominated the luxury categories being ranked the highest in six out of the seven categories. Subaru has zero top-ten vehicles for resale value and tops just three categories, yet, KBB named Subaru the best brand for resale value.