Earlier this week Honda and Acura were named two of the top brand's that retain their value. The 2012 winners were decided by Edmunds.com, a car research site. The brands and new car models that Edmunds forecasts will keep in five years the biggest percentage of what you paid to drive it away new.
Edmunds.com determined that the top mainstream brand was Honda, with an average retained value of 47.9% after five years. They also determined that the top premium brand was Acura, with an average retained value of 44.6% after five years.
Among the model-level wins in 23 market segments, Honda took four, beaten only by Ford, with five top models for holding their resale value.
"Honda has long had a reputation for dependable used vehicles," Joe Spina, director of remarketing at Edmunds, said in a statement. The wins by the Honda and Acura brands "continue to expand the company's status as one of the best values."
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