Top 10 SUVs With the Best Residual Value for 2008

From Edmunds.com

Depreciation can take your investment out at the knees the minute you drive your new SUV out of the lot. Forewarned is forearmed. This blight doesn't impact all vehicles equally, and knowing which SUVs are most likely to retain their value can help you make smart choices as you search for a new ride.

To assist you in this area, we've compiled this list of the 10 SUVs likely to depreciate the least during ownership. Our list reflects the percentage of its original value that each vehicle is likely to retain after five years with an annual mileage of 15,000. Our residual value percentages are based on each car's national True Market Value (TMV®) price, plus typical options and destination charge.

  1. 2008 Jeep Wrangler — 49.2%
  2. 2008 Toyota RAV4 — 48.4%
  3. 2008 Honda CR-V — 48.3%
  4. 2008 Lexus GX 470 — 44.9%
  5. 2008 Nissan Rogue — 44.8%
  6. 2008 BMW X6 — 44.6%
    2008 Subaru Tribeca — 44.6%
  7. 2008 Infiniti EX35 — 44.4%
  8. 2008 Porsche Cayenne — 44.2%
  9. 2008 Hummer H2 SUT — 44.0%

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