The average new car loses over 50 percent of its value after the first five years. Some models, though, depreciate way more slowly. Used car buying site in 2013 and 2018 to find out which cars hold onto the most value five years after they were sold new. These are your value kings.
The Jeep Wrangler showed the slowest depreciation of any new car out there, according to iSeeCars, losing just 27.3 percent of its value over the first five years. That adds up to a price difference of $7983 between a brand-new Wrangler and an identical model that's five years old.
Number two on the list of least-depreciating vehicles is the Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. Long known as a durable, dependable midsize truck, the Tacoma loses a mere 29.5 percent of its value, or $7537, in the first five years.
The Tacoma's bigger sibling, the Tundra, comes in at number three on the list. It loses just 37.1 percent of its value, or about $11,657, over the first five years of its life.
Largely unchanged since 2004, the Frontier soldiers on as a 2018 model. And it holds value: After five years, the typical Frontier only shows 37.8 percent depreciation, losing $7178 in value over a brand-new example.
Like its Tacoma pickup truck sibling, the Toyota 4Runner is known to be rugged and reliable. The midsize SUV loses just 38.1 percent of its value after five years, a loss of $13,301.
The Silverado 1500 is the only Chevy on this list, sporting a 39.7 percent loss of value after five years, which equates to around $11,235.
The Silverado's rebadged GMC Sierra sibling slots right under it on the list, sporting a 39.9-percent deprecation rate, or $18,633, after five years.
The only vehicle on iSeeCars's list that isn't an SUV or truck, the Subaru Impreza loses just 42.3 percent of its value after one year, a drop of $7866.
The Ram 1500 slots in at ninth on the list, with an average rate of 42.7 percent depreciation after five years. That calculates to an average of $13,576.