Worst and Best of the Cars We Buy 2014

According to the McLean-based National Automobile Dealers Association, of all new or heavily redesigned mainstream models, it is the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe 1LT Automatic that retained the best value; 84.7 percent of its value after one year, the trade group says.

The worst was the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.2L I3, retaining just 54.5 percent of its MSRP value.vette

NADA’s 5 Best Value Retention Winners among new or redesigned models:

  1. Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe 1LT Automatic: 84.7 percent
  2. Subaru Forester i Premium AWD 2.5L H4: 81.8 percent
  3. Toyota Highlander LE 4WD 3.5L V6: 78.8 percent
  4. Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD 4.0L V6: 77.1 percent
  5. Nissan Rogue S AWD 2.5L I4: 73.1 percent.

NADA’s 5 Worst Value Retention Losers among new or redesigned models:

  1. Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.2L I3: 54.5 percent
  2. Fiat 500L Pop 1.4L I4 Turbo: 55.3 percent
  3. Kia Cadenza Premium 3.3L V6: 56/5 percent
  4. Chevrolet Impala LS 2.5L I4: 59.9 percent
  5. Kia Forte Sedan EX 2.0L I4: 61.8 percent.

A full list of vehicle value retention for 2014 is available at NADA’s 2014 Used Car Guide, www.NADA.com

*Jeff Clabaugh, Washington Business Journal

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