Tundra tops the list. Photo: Toyota

A new study from iSeeCars.com finds that heavy-duty vehicles are among those most likely to retain their value over time in the Roanoke area. On top of that, they are likely to depreciate even less than the national average. iSeeCars is an online automotive search engine and research website. More from WFIR’s Evan Jones:

 

 

 

From iSeeCars.com:

Cars that Depreciate the Least in Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA
RankModelAverage New Car PriceAverage 5-Year-Old Used Car PriceAverage 5-Year Depreciation
1Toyota Tundra$45,374$33,74425.6%
2Jeep Wrangler$34,186$24,79727.5%
3Jeep Wrangler Unlimited$39,794$28,14329.3%
4Toyota Tacoma$34,178$23,83430.3%
5Toyota 4Runner$43,185$28,17234.8%
6Dodge Challenger$41,239$26,58035.5%
7Chevrolet Colorado$31,695$19,77737.6%
8Honda Civic$22,651$13,40840.8%
9Ford Mustang$36,408$21,40341.2%
10Ford F-150$49,203$28,87241.3%
Depreciation Average for All Vehicles in Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA: 48.0%

 

Cars that Depreciate the Most in Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA
RankModelAverage New Car PriceAverage 5-Year-Old Used Car PriceAverage 5-Year Depreciation
1BMW 3 Series$49,501$16,50766.7%
2Buick Enclave$54,234$19,31064.4%
3Volkswagen Passat$30,830$11,28263.4%
4Volkswagen Jetta$24,972$9,23263.0%
5Nissan Pathfinder$41,249$15,74661.8%
6Volvo XC60$48,368$18,58661.6%
7GMC Acadia$49,629$19,10661.5%
8Volvo S60$42,370$16,41661.3%
9Mitsubishi Outlander sport$24,737$9,67360.9%
10Nissan Sentra$21,451$8,53060.2%
Depreciation Average for All Vehicles in Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA: 48.0%

 

Ranking of Auto Brands in Roanoke-Lynchburg for Value Retention
RankMakeAvg Price NewAvg Price UsedAverage 5-Year Depreciation
1Toyota$33,629$20,39039.4%
2Jeep$37,309$19,77547.0%
3Chevrolet$38,730$20,23647.8%
4Ford$39,127$20,29548.1%
5Honda$30,025$15,29349.1%
6Dodge$35,047$17,29950.6%
7Kia$23,699$11,37552.0%
8GMC$49,346$22,77653.8%
9Hyundai$24,656$11,21254.5%
10Nissan$29,107$12,58356.8%
11Mazda$32,483$13,45458.6%
12Mitsubishi$21,421$8,60459.8%
13Volvo$46,486$17,71861.9%
14Volkswagen$27,393$10,20862.7%
15Buick$44,184$16,00363.8%