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KBB announces 2015 Best Resale Value award winners

Subaru and Lexus lead all car brands By ,

Kelley Blue Book has announced the 2015 model-year brand and category winners of its annual Best Resale Value Awards, recognizing vehicles for their projected retained value through the initial 5-year ownership period. Subaru and Lexus earned top honors for best brand and best luxury brand, respectively, while the entire list of Top 10 Best Resale Value vehicles is dominated this year by trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. 

Low-volume vehicles and those with an MSRP of more than $60,000 are excluded from award consideration, except in the plug-in vehicle, luxury, and high-performance categories. 

2015 Best Resale Value, Brand: Subaru

2015 Best Resale Value, Luxury Brand: Lexus

2015 Best Resale Value, By Vehicle Category:

  • SUBCOMPACT CAR: Honda Fit
  • COMPACT CAR: Subaru Impreza
  • SPORTY COMPACT CAR: Subaru WRX
  • MID-SIZE CAR: Subaru Legacy
  • FULL-SIZE CAR: Dodge Charger
  • ENTRY-LEVEL LUXURY CAR: Lexus RC 350
  • LUXURY CAR: Lexus GS 350
  • HIGH-END LUXURY CAR: Lexus LS 460
  • SPORTS CAR: Chevrolet Camaro V6
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE CAR: Chevrolet Corvette 
  • HYBRID/ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CAR: Toyota Camry Hybrid
  • PLUG-IN VEHICLE: Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid
  • COMPACT SUV/CROSSOVER: Jeep Wrangler
  • MID-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • FULL-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER: Chevrolet Suburban
  • LUXURY COMPACT SUV/CROSSOVER: Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
  • LUXURY MID-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER: Lexus GX 460
  • LUXURY FULL-SIZE SUV/CROSSOVER: Lexus LX 570
  • HYBRID SUV/CROSSOVER: Lexus RX 450h
  • MID-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK: Toyota Tacoma
  • FULL-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK: Toyota Tundra
  • MINIVAN/VAN: Toyota Sienna

2015 Best Resale Value, Top 10 Vehicles:

  • Chevrolet Colorado
  • Chevrolet Silverado
  • Ford F-150
  • GMC Canyon
  • GMC Sierra
  • Honda CR-V
  • Jeep Wrangler
  • Toyota Tacoma
  • Toyota Tundra
  • Toyota Sienna

Source: Kelley Blue Book