Top 10 Cars With the Best Residual Value for 2003

From Edmunds.com

The percentage following the car is the total amount of depreciation that takes place based on five years and 15,000 miles per year. The smaller the number, the better. Keep in mind that the depreciation percentages are based on the national TMV price plus typical options plus destination charge.

  1. BMW Z8 — 45.86%
  2. Mercedes-Benz CLK — 45.96%
  3. Mini Cooper — 46.68%
  4. Porsche 911 — 46.91%
  5. Porsche Boxster — 47.42%
  6. Lexus SC 430 — 47.49%
  7. Acura TL — 47.68%
  8. Honda S2000 — 47.93%
  9. Dodge Viper — 48.00%
  10. Lexus GS 300 — 48.34%

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