The 25 cars that hold their value the best!


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One unavoidable fact about buying a new car is that it'll lose some of its value as soon as you drive it off the forecourt.
With that in mind, have you ever wondered which car would be the best to buy to ensure you don't lose too much money when you try to sell it on in a few years? Well, we have, so we made this video!
We've pulled together a list of the 25 best cars for holding their value from each manufacturer based on them having done 24,000 miles three years after they were purchased. The question is, can you guess which manufacturer will come out on top? Let us know in the comments!
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  • Saeed abdullah
    Saeed abdullah4 天 前

    porshe is not included at that list

  • Issam Nasr
    Issam Nasr4 天 前

    Make a video of the worst depreciating cars from each manufacturer. We wanna know which ones we can buy soon

  • Nicolas Mikah
    Nicolas Mikah5 天 前

    I thought Lexus RX would be on here

  • Chris Gres
    Chris Gres5 天 前

    How can I find this website?

  • arpit prakash
    arpit prakash8 天 前

    It’s just means Demand for SUVs is high rn, therefore good SUVs are retaining it’s value. Simple.

  • Veyd Ranadive
    Veyd Ranadive8 天 前

    8:06 The DBX takes Matt away

  • Suvank Rout
    Suvank Rout9 天 前

    25. BMW M2 (53% Retention) 24. Jaguar F pace (53.9 % retention) 23. Cupra Formentor (54.1 % retention) 22. NISSAN GTR (54.3% Retention) 21. Suzuki Swace (54.7% retention) 20. Mustang (54.8% retention) 19. renault Migan RS (54.9 % RETENTION) 18.BENTLEY bentayaga (56% retention) 17. Mazda cx30 (56.% retention) xc 40 (56.7% retention) 15. VW California ( 56.9% retention) 14. Mcclaren 765 (57.1 % retention) 13. Merc g class (57.1% retention) 12. Ferrari 812 superfast 11. Honda jazz (58 % retention) 10. Polestar (58.2% retention) 9. Aston Martin DbX SUV (58.3% RETENTION) 8. Tesla model 3 (59.6 % retention) 7.prius (59.7% retention) 6. Lamborghini urus (60% retention) 5.rolls Royce cullinam (60.1% retention) 4. Alpine A110 (61.1% retention) 3. Audio RS Q3 (63 % RETENTION) 2.Land rover defender (63.1% retention) 1. Porsche Macan (64.9% retention)

  • Luke Harvey
    Luke Harvey10 天 前

    Any thoughts on the VW ID3 depreciation?

  • Yoryor
    Yoryor11 天 前

    No Toyota..shocked

  • KlundMcc
    KlundMcc11 天 前

    Lease lease lease end of story.

  • Muhammed Soulieman
    Muhammed Soulieman12 天 前

    Mazda cx 30 review !!

  • paranoia800
    paranoia80012 天 前

    Maybe in UK. In rest of the Europe situation is waaaay different

  • jpmalopes
    jpmalopes12 天 前

    Great to know that a car that just came into the market already has a depreciation value after 3 years. You guys are wonderful. Btw, can you estimate also lottery numbers?

  • Tony T
    Tony T13 天 前

    What about the Tacoma? When I bought my 2014 it was 32k after taxes and fees. In 2020 I Traded it in for 25k that's 78% value in 6 years. Your list needs to be fixed.

  • Benultragamer
    Benultragamer13 天 前

    What about the landcruiser

  • high
    high13 天 前

    really thought the gti would be on this list

  • Springy Boi
    Springy Boi13 天 前

    Isn't it the case with any Ferrari after like 1985-1990?


    Ha ha only losing 45% of the value.Ill let someone else drive it for 3 years then mop up.Some people are crazy.

  • Jeffrey Lefavor
    Jeffrey Lefavor14 天 前

    2017 Honda Civic Type R was 35K USD new (if you got MSRP) KBB says it's worth 30K now. So 85% of its value 4 years later.

  • ARM Music
    ARM Music15 天 前

    Since when do mclarens hold value ?

  • Μαριος Καραβοκυρης
    Μαριος Καραβοκυρης15 天 前

    Check out the first ultra car , named Chaos by spyrospanopoulos Automotive

  • Elorm Coffie
    Elorm Coffie15 天 前

    Thanks Matt ☺️

  • Paul Victor
    Paul Victor15 天 前

    I bought my 2015 Prado in 2020. It is now worth 29% more. Love it! 😀

  • Majid Afshar
    Majid Afshar15 天 前

    Reading from an Autocue is not easy, but there is a trick to it... Focus on the centre of the lens and manage to move your eyes less.... get in touch if you wanna know more

  • Andrew Henley
    Andrew Henley15 天 前

    The fact that UK financing is only 3 years and US financing is usually 5 years, and lately with increased prices is more commonly 6 years, really explains why there are more expensive cars sold in the US than the UK.

  • Manuel Roldán
    Manuel Roldán15 天 前

    I always thought that vw golf is one of the cars that has a small value depreciation

  • Carlos Oliveira
    Carlos Oliveira15 天 前

    This doesn't makes sense...

  • Keaton Groom
    Keaton Groom15 天 前

    Why choose 3 years?

  • richard hewitt
    richard hewitt15 天 前

    Have you seen prices of Suzuki jimny.,second hand about £5.0000 more than new.

  • hama is the pro 192
    hama is the pro 19215 天 前

    thank you pleas revieu nissan rouge 2019 sv pls

  • Sakku Saju
    Sakku Saju15 天 前

    I bet these calculations will all go down hill in time

  • EM EM
    EM EM15 天 前

    I thought some rare 911 would hold the value better. Or maybe they’re too expensive at the beginning anyway.. But where is Yaris GR and any Merc?;)

  • Asif Nadeem
    Asif Nadeem15 天 前

    Here in Pakistan 🇵🇰 toyota cars never lose even 1% but always go's 👆

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous16 天 前

    Where is Dacia?

  • Varus Garage
    Varus Garage16 天 前

    Yeah! Good luck selling an 3 year old Defender for 60% of its MARP

  • Oliver Randerson
    Oliver Randerson16 天 前

    Nearly all of them are SUVs... highlights the ridiculous demand for such pointless vehicles 🙄

  • Mustafa Kürşat
    Mustafa Kürşat16 天 前

    Never-depreciating but appreciating cars of Turkish Used Car Market: Hold my beer. (A volvo s60 of one of my relatives has gained value over time and now the car is even more expensive in Gold measure or dollar measure even tho its used and got older)

  • Danijel Turina
    Danijel Turina16 天 前

    Note to self: keep buying used cars.

  • Fast H Racing
    Fast H Racing16 天 前

    Where have these figures come from. Some of the cars have only just come to market?

  • Ethan Gillespie
    Ethan Gillespie16 天 前

    Caterham depreciate much less than that

  • adnan ahmad
    adnan ahmad16 天 前

    Wrong Matt! Toyota Land Cruiser Prado and JF Cruiser must be in that list

  • Νικολαος κρα
    Νικολαος κρα16 天 前

    I had in Greece at 2011 a starlet with 180.000km i bought it for 2300euro at 2016 with 250.000km i sell it for 2500euro. TALK TO ME ABOUT VALUE

  • Stazz Butorin
    Stazz Butorin16 天 前

    This has completely changed my opinion on new cars 😂

  • D. Dunlop
    D. Dunlop16 天 前

    Where Is the hybrid RAV4?

  • Charbel Debs
    Charbel Debs16 天 前

    Tbh i thought toyota will be in first place because in my country the land cruiser , prado, sequoia, tacoma and the tundra hold there value really well. A 2015 prado still goes for 50k $ thats mad

  • Mathew Beattie
    Mathew Beattie16 天 前

    So what your saying is buy a car after three years 😁

  • Gulshan Paul
    Gulshan Paul16 天 前

    Just brought a 3 year old BMW active tourer 218d auto se with 15k on clock for £12k. £12k is a sweat spot for used cars. You get the best value of both worlds.

  • latifa F
    latifa F16 天 前

    Jeep Wrangler has to be in the list

  • Martha Perales
    Martha Perales16 天 前

    The irritating meat willy search because partridge frustratingly turn regarding a light inventory. scary, tame siamese

  • mares81
    mares8116 天 前

    In my country a 3 y.o. car keeps at least the 80% of its initial value! Cars are way too expensive compared to our incomes!

  • Chiccenhawk C
    Chiccenhawk C16 天 前


  • Javier Padron
    Javier Padron16 天 前

    Whats wrong with your eyes mate?

  • Mickey Rat
    Mickey Rat16 天 前

    02:04 that color would look wonderful on my RS3

  • Zac Stringfellow
    Zac Stringfellow16 天 前

    6,000miles a year? so car finance is for people who don't drive :')

  • JoJo FilmS
    JoJo FilmS16 天 前

    Lol what about the laferrari. It went up in price

  • David May
    David May16 天 前

    So basically, buy a 6-12 month old RSQ3 or Macan.

  • Aurelio Nicoletti
    Aurelio Nicoletti16 天 前


  • Jimmy Dougle
    Jimmy Dougle16 天 前

    Now can we do one that excludes SUV’s?

  • Tony Sircos
    Tony Sircos16 天 前

    Too many people change their cars after 3-4 years in this day and age! Its lead to an almost disposable build quality for some brands. How about a video of models sold in 2010-2012 and, how they fare today!? I have a 03 yaris as my run around. It's in its 19th year and I can say with some certainty that a new yaris today, wont be alive in 2040! Also, a video on cult cars that have held or went up in value over the last 25yrs would be interesting. Alfa 147/156 GTAs, Golf R32s, BMW E46s, etc

  • Rei Ayanami Nagata
    Rei Ayanami Nagata16 天 前

    Nevermind Suzuki Jimny after 2 years selling for RRP

  • TINTIN PorscheBlau
    TINTIN PorscheBlau16 天 前

    I am not an expert, but I don't believe that the McLaren 765LT will depreciate that much. I thought it would stay roughly the same because it is that rare (only 765 cars)

  • ray ban
    ray ban17 天 前

    Why are all the cars exciting 🤣?

  • Andrea Sidoti
    Andrea Sidoti17 天 前

    if this was true, all new car dealerships would close...

  • Si Raff
    Si Raff17 天 前

    Can you do a vid like this but on outright cost rather than percentage based? For instance whats the least expensive new car on depreciation altogether and what are the highest ones?

  • gokzii
    gokzii17 天 前

    Youll only loose 50k 😂😂

  • gokzii
    gokzii17 天 前

    Most of the cars your telling us mat are for people thst dont care alot on how much their loosing on their supercar 😂

  • Graham W Barrie
    Graham W Barrie17 天 前

    Nah the Lamborghini urus should be number 1 , because there is a high demand and no supply they go up in value , they start from £159,000 however you can’t find one on autotrader that’s 3 years old and isn’t under £176,000

  • Isak s
    Isak s17 天 前

    Go the opposite way around with the cars that you loose the most amount of money on so people like me who don't want to waste money on a car cab get a great deal on a 3-5 year old car

  • Isak s
    Isak s17 天 前

    Well, back in 2017 did I find fully kitted out dacia cars from 2014 in sweden for a price of £1300 or there about. That is a 90% depreciation over 3 years. They are doing quite a lot better nowerdays

  • Maurice Yap
    Maurice Yap17 天 前

    Should see what a 3 year old landcruiser 79 series resales for 😂. Wouldn’t believe a negative percent was possible

  • tillybilly0
    tillybilly017 天 前

    I had a Suzuki Jimny 2019 model from new, I sold it after one year of ownership for 17% more than I paid for it. Wow, what car does that!

  • Alex Frankl
    Alex Frankl17 天 前

    My Isuzu D Max that i paid 55k for in 2018 is still pulling high 40's after nearly 3 years .

  • Zhelwan karkuky
    Zhelwan karkuky17 天 前

    Fun fact here in kurdistan some cars get more expensive after about a year

  • Bil nørden
    Bil nørden17 天 前

    Porsche does hold the value as the Best Gt3 3.8 or 4.0

  • Phillip Temple
    Phillip Temple17 天 前

    Tesla holds its value ridiculously well. I have alerts on all the major used car sites, not just locally but for the whole of France. Nearly every day: 0 new cars. It makes nabbing a bargain nearly impossible. If you want one then you need to pay the price. Phillip.

  • Dunstan Hawk
    Dunstan Hawk17 天 前

    Just don’t add £15k of options to your Macan to get it to a ‘decent’ spec. I learnt that one the hard way! Better off buying the GTS where the spec is baked into the model variant and so residual value is better versus options being written down to 0 pretty much immediately.

    RAHUL P S17 天 前

    Buy a car that is looking to end production in a few yrs. I mean like supa and viper..

  • TomekLeeChan
    TomekLeeChan17 天 前

    How, just how did you estimate the depreciation of Formentor? It's fresh car!?

  • cteodorbogdan
    cteodorbogdan17 天 前

    Your comparison is not so good because you did not take in consideration the offer of each car , offer that the market gives. When the market has 10 used cars for sale, is normal that the price holds very well.

    ACG CLEANING17 天 前

    I wasn't see any Lexus-actually was expecting second place rather than unbreakable landrover what a shame

  • abhi 07
    abhi 0717 天 前

    A Toyota innova crysta has 77% after 4 years.

  • Raymond Lo
    Raymond Lo17 天 前

    I got a M2 :D

  • Raymond Lo
    Raymond Lo17 天 前

    If you buy 1M then yes you are a winner

  • Craig j
    Craig j17 天 前

    The car industry has gone nut's the last 15year's, massively overpriced to buy and loose a huge chunk in value the moment it's purchased. Look at the bmw comp spec, get a slightly tweeked map n sus setup for an extra 10/15grand. Matt get Joe, Yianni, and the rest, £5,000 limit best car you can get your hands on then have a shoot out to see which is the best value for money.

  • Ryan Sun
    Ryan Sun17 天 前

    If this is in Australia, the top 3 should be all Toyotas... Camry, Prado, LandCruiser...

  • ChordVoicings
    ChordVoicings17 天 前

    Looks like cars in the UK depcreciate quite fast... here 3 yrs / 24k miles depreciation is around 15-25% for most common cars.

  • 肥仔恩
    肥仔恩17 天 前

    You missed your jimny, it won’t even depreciate

  • Joe Watson
    Joe Watson17 天 前

    No mention of the Focus RS? After 3 years its only lost like 20-30% from new...

  • Ranil Abeyasinghe
    Ranil Abeyasinghe17 天 前

    Next we would like to see a video about cars that appreciate in value over time. Please.

  • LcSebastian
    LcSebastian17 天 前

    The first time i gave a DISLIKE to CarWow... i love Matt..but this video is not accurate

  • Royale Crafts
    Royale Crafts17 天 前

    Hold the value? Hold my Toyota

  • Billbrah
    Billbrah17 天 前

    Is this just for the UK Market? Here in Australia, 200 series landcruisers hold their value more than any car in this list by a mile.

  • Jake Kenny
    Jake Kenny17 天 前

    Do a 765lt vs gt2 rs vs svj

  • luk4o666
    luk4o66617 天 前

    Thought this was going to be a video about all cars in general which are still holding a high price. And how does carwow know if the price of the new defender is gonna be 60% of its original in three years when the car came out last year.... :D PAID PROMOTION ?!

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    Ginger90 -17 天 前


  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith17 天 前

    We all know the real answers: The Toyota body on frame SUVs

  • daryl ruskin
    daryl ruskin17 天 前

    Do need to completely disagree with these statistics. Firstly the most exciting car ford makes is the GT, Secondly only 765 McLaren's will be made 🤔 more like 120k worth of appreciation. Rare supercars dont depreciate Carwow. In fact buying on of these cars and selling shortly after is one of the easiest ways of making money. Rare like Senna, Chiron, La Ferrari, 918, Chiron. These cars appreciate. Cap guide uses live auction Data BTW. A Nissan GTR would cap at 16k but in the real world it's worth 30k Plus in any Market.

  • Laura Lumi
    Laura Lumi17 天 前

    Something miraculous happend here in Brazil with my car lol, it's a chevrolet onix and after a year and two months of ownership, only 2 or 3 months after it was launched, it worths 97% of it's original price, and that's because i chose the manual, that depreciates the most, if i had the automatic, it would worth like 102% of it's original value, it's a shame i liked the car too much and blew the 25k plus 4k miles in a year tho lol

  • Janōsik
    Janōsik17 天 前

    No1 is Polski Fiat 126p!

    ACHRAF ARF17 天 前

    a little sum up for you folks : you'll always end up losing half what paid for it or even more conclusions : go buy only what your wallet allows you to buy nd be smart abt it aaaand another small tip :keep changing'em cars every year by adding just small amount by the time... you'll be amazed how easy that will be after changing just 3cars 🙂