2019 Canadian Black Book "Best Retained Value" Award Winners

Vehicle depreciation is an important factor to consider when shopping for a new vehicle.

Vehicle depreciation is the single largest expense of owning a vehicle, more than gas maintenance or insurance. While there's no real way to avoid depreciation, customers can refer to the following table for vehicle nameplates that have a track record of retaining their initial purchase value better than the competition.


Best Retained Value Award Winners

Model1st 2nd3rd
Sub-compact Luxury CrossoverMercedes-Benz GLAAudi Q3Mini Countryman
Zero Emission VehicleBMW i3Nissan LeafSmart fortwo
Sub-compact CrossoverJeep Renegade

Nissan Juke

(Replaced by Nissan Kicks)

Chevrolet Trax
Sub-compact CarToyota YarisToyota Prius CHonda Fit
Compact CarToyota Prius VToyota CorollaSubaru Impreza
Mid-size CarToyota CamryHonda AccordHyundai Sonata
Full-size CarToyota AvalonDodge ChargerChevrolet Impala
Entry Luxury Car

Lexus CT 200h (discontinued)

See Lexus UX 250h

Lexus ISLexus ES
Luxury CarAudi A7Mercedes-Benz E-ClassLexus GS
Premium Luxury CarPorsche PanameraMercedes-Benz S-ClassMercedes-Benz CLS
Premium Sports CarChevrolet CorvetteAlfa Romeo 4CPorsche 911
Sports CarFord MustangDodge ChallengerAudi TT
Small PickupToyota TacomaChevrolet ColoradoGMC Canyon
Full-size PickupToyota TundraRam 3500Ford F250 Super Duty

Toyota Sienna

Honda OdysseyKia Sedona
Full-size VanMercedes-Benz SprinterRAM ProMaster 3500RAM ProMaster 2500
Compact Commercial VanChevrolet City ExpressRAM VanFord Transit Connect
Compact Crossover/SUVJeep Wrangler

Nissan Xterra

(Replaced by Nissan Rogue)

Honda CR-V
Mid-size Crossover/SUVToyota 4RunnerToyota HighlanderHonda Pilot
Full-size Crossover/SUVChevrolet TahoeChevrolet SuburbanGMC Yukon
Compact Luxury Crossover/SUVPorsche MacanLexus NXBMW X4
Mid-size Luxury Crossover/SUVLexus GXPorsche Cayenne

Land Rover LR4

(Replaced by Land Rover Discovery)

Full-size Luxury Crossover/SUVMercedes-Benz G-ClassLand Rover Range RoverLand Rover Range Rover Sport

Source: Canadian Black Book 2019 Best Retained Value Awards