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Subaru Cleans Up In The New Black Book Best Residual Value Awards This Year

Which automaker's vehicles have the best residual value? Check out the new Black Book awards. Subaru cleans up with four top model awards this year.

Do Subaru vehicles hold their value? According to the Canadian Black Book Best Residual Value Awards for 2023, the 2023 Subaru Impreza, 2023 Crosstrek, 2023 BRZ, and 2023 Solterra get the best residual value awards.

The 2023 Subaru Impreza compact car wins the Best Residual Value Award for the 'Car: Main' category. The 2023 Subaru Crosstrek subcompact SUV places second in the SUV: Main Compact/Subcompact category. The 2023 Subaru BRZ sport coupe is third in the 'Sports Car Main' category, and the 2023 Solterra EV is third in the 'EV SUV Below $ 60,000' category.

The 2023 Subaru Impreza is the top model that wins the Canadian Black Book Best Residual Value Award for 2023, earning top honors in its 'Car: Main' category. The award comes before the all-new next-generation Impreza hatch arrives this spring.

2024 Subaru Impreza

The next-generation Impreza arrives this spring.

The 2024 Impreza marks the return of the RS trim level to the nameplate, reminiscent of the 2.5RS trim which served as a North American precursor to the WRX. The RS will be a hot hatch model the automaker has been missing in the lineup.

What does the best residual value mean for Subaru customers?

These latest CBB accolades for Subaru let consumers know they keep their value better than other models. This can make the most significant difference when you trade in your vehicle after 3-5 years. You'll get more for your trade-in than other automakers' vehicles.

2024 Subaru Crosstrek
2024 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

If you plan on keeping your new car for 3-5 years, depreciation (loss of value) is typically your primary expense during ownership. It shows shoppers which vehicle will be the best in resale value.

What is the price of the 2023 Subaru Impreza?

The 2023 Impreza comes in four trim levels for customers. The seven different models come in base sedan ($20,815), base hatchback ($21,315), Premium sedan ($24,215), Premium hatchback ($24,715), Sport sedan ($25,615), Sport hatchback ($25,015), and Limited hatchback ($28,415). Destination and delivery ($995) are included in the prices above. Depending on the trim level, models with a CVT automatic transmission add around $1,300.

What is the price of the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek?

The 2023 Subaru Crosstrek now comes in six trim levels for U.S. customers. The base trim is priced from $24,870, Premium ($26,020), Special Edition ($27,970), Sport ($29,220), Limited ($30,720), and Crosstrek Hybrid ($38,070). Prices include destination and delivery fees ($1,225).

2023 Subaru Solterra

What is the price of the 2023 Subaru Solterra?

The 2023 Solterra is offered in three trim levels, Premium, Limited, and Touring. Pricing for the Solterra Premium trim level starts at $46,220. The Limited trim carries a starting manufacturer's suggested retail price of $49,720. The top-of-the-line Touring trim is priced at $53,220. Prices include destination and delivery fees ($1,225). Subaru says US retailers set the actual price and may charge more.

2023 Subaru BRZ

What is the price of the 2023 Subaru BRZ?

The 2023 Subaru BRZ comes in two trim levels with two transmission options. The BRZ Premium with a 6-speed manual gearbox has a starting price of $29,615. BRZ Premium with an automatic transmission starts at $33,115. The Limited (6-speed manual) has a starting MSRP of $32,115. The Limited with an automatic transmission starts at $33,255. All pricing includes destination and delivery fees.

If you can't find a 2023 Subaru Impreza or Crosstrek, you can now order the new 2024 models. Here is the pricing.

What is the price of the 2024 Subaru Impreza?

The 2024 Subaru Impreza Base hatchback starts at $24,085, the Sport hatch starts at $26,085, and the all-new RS hatch with the 2.5-liter Boxer engine has a starting price of $28,975. Pricing includes destination and delivery fees ($1,090).

What is the price of the 2024 Subaru Crosstrek?

For 2024, the Crosstrek will be available in Base, Premium, Sport, and Limited trim levels and has a starting price of $26,290 (the same MSRP as the 2023 Base model equipped with the Lineartronic CVT automatic transmission).

The 2024 Crosstrek Premium has a starting price of $27,440, Sport ($30,290), and Limited ($32,190). Pricing includes destination and delivery fees ($1,225). The Premium trim price increased by +$70, the Sport +$1,070, and Limited +$1,470.

What is the price of the 2024 Subaru Crosstrek Wilderness?

The 2024 Subaru Crosstrek Wilderness will be the most expensive Crosstrek trim level. The all-new Crosstrek Wilderness costs $33,290, including dealer destination and delivery fees.

New car shoppers looking for the best value should check out the Subaru Impreza (ranked number one), Subaru Crosstrek, Subaru Solterra, and Subaru BRZ. CBB says they are among the best at retaining their value.

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Denis Flierl has invested over 30 years in the automotive industry in a consulting role working with every major car brand. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press. Check out Subaru Report, where he covers all of the Japanese automaker's models. More stories can be found on the Torque News Subaru page. Follow Denis on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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