Top 10 Luxury Vehicles with the Highest Resale Value

There is no doubt that BMW, Lexus, Mercedes and other expensive, fast and least-practical cars are often the ones that retain most of their value over time. But you’d be surprised how some Toyota’s and Honda’s, which are known to drop their resale value significantly, can actually be sold off for a reasonable price.

Here is ForbesAutos list of the top 10 new vehicles with a starting price greater than $30,000 that retain the most value over time. However, we disagree with ForbesAuto that Honda Accord and Toyota Avalon are considered luxury vehicles.

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Top 10 Luxury Vehicles with the Highest Resale Value:
Note:
RVA = Residual Value After 5 Years

Honda Accord Hybrid: MSRP – $31,090 / RVA – 44%
2007 BMW Alpina B7: MSRP – $115,00 / RVA – 44%
2007 Toyota Avalon XLS: MSRP – $31,325 / RVA – 46%
2007 Lexus IS 350: MSRP – $35,705 / RVA – 46%
2007 Infiniti M45: MSRP – $49,100 / RVA – 46%
2007 BMW 650i: MSRP – $81,700 / RVA – 46%
2007 Acura MDX AWD: MSRP – $39,995 / RVA – 46%
2007 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG: MSRP – $107,500 / RVA – 47%
2007 Lexus GS 450h: MSRP – $54,900 / RVA – 47%
2007 Chevrolet Corvette: MSRP – $44,250 / RVA – 47%

 

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Source: ForbesAutos

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