Archive for the 'resale values' Category

The Toyota Camry is the most popular car in America, and for good reason. The Camry’s legendary reliability and high resale value combine to make it a wise purchase whether you plan to keep your car forever or trade it in after a few years. The Camry is available with the choice between a frugal […]

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Americans are impressed with the vehicles that domestic carmakers are building. According to a poll by the Associated Press, 38 percent of Americans say that domestic cars are the best available, while just 33 percent said that Asian cars are superior. That’s not a huge margin, but it is a huge improvement over past results […]

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Ford says that the company’s recent success is due in large part to customers who traded in cars and trucks from competing brands. Conquests helped Ford to gain market share in 16 of the past 17 months. Part of Ford’s success in winning buyers from competitors can be attributed to GM and Chrysler’s bankruptcies. When […]

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Toyota and Lexus have both been bumped from their top spots in ALG’s quarterly Perceived Quality Score. The score rates consumer opinions of car brands. Last fall, Toyota and Lexus were each rated number one by consumers in their respective categories. In the latest report, Toyota has fallen to sixth place and Lexus to third. […]

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Toyota vehicles, even those not affected by the unintended acceleration problem, will likely lose some of their famously high resale value thanks to Toyota’s recent quality problems. According to USA Today, both Kelley Blue Book and ALG agree that Toyota vehicles will depreciate four to five percent more thanks to the unintended acceleration recall. Toyota […]

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Car pricing source Kelley Blue Book recently announced it’s picks for the cars with the best resale value in 2008. The award recognizes current and upcoming vehicles for their projected retained value five years from now (the average ownership period). These awards are designed to help consumers make more informed car-buying decisions. They help the […]

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It long been a fact that American cars don’t hold any resale value. Anyone who’s had the displeasure of experiencing the difference between an imports depreciation versus an domestic vehicle’s will wholeheartedly agree. There are just to many American cars on the road and this fact alone drives prices, and value, down. Domestic car manufactures […]

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