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4 reasons why Subaru WRX earns ALG residual value award two years running

The 2016 Subaru WRX is the best sports car when it comes to retaining it’s value. Why did ALG give the award to WRX again?


The Subaru WRX has given performance enthusiasts reason to grin for many years. The performance sedan ramps up driver engagement and dials up the fun-to-drive meter. Now 2016 Subaru WRX owners will be grinning more because the 2016 WRX has received ALG’s Residual Value Award again this year.

The 2016 Subaru WRX won the Best Sports Car category and ALG says it will retain its value over the first three years better than any other sports car on the planet. Even though the Subaru WRX and WRX STI performance cars have had a dedicated following for years, WRX is appealing to a broader audience than ever before.

4 reasons why Subaru WRX earns another ALG residual value award

Eric Lyman, vice president of industry insights for ALG recognized the entire lineup of Subaru vehicles for their appeal to a broader audience. He says there are four reasons why the Subaru WRX and its stablemates win big. He says, “Mainstream consumers have discovered what some have known for years: when it comes to low depreciation, high value performance, road gripping All Wheel Drive and high residual values, Subaru is the brand of choice.”

Anyone who has driven the WRX knows the performance sedan pegs the fun-to-drive meter. Subaru engineers have significantly kicked up the excitement level from the previous generation model and ALG recognized that the sports car will keep performance fans happy for a long time.

The ALG Residual Value Award is the industry benchmark for projecting future vehicle values and depreciation data. The annual ALG Residual Value Awards honor the vehicles and brands that are predicted to retain the highest percentage of their original price after a conventional three-year period. The 2016 Subaru WRX is the best sports car when it comes to retaining it’s value. Performance enthusiasts know WRX offers so much more.

See how WRX’s other stablemates help Subaru earn ALG’s Best Mainstream Brand award.

Media source: Subaru of America