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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  • Great video! Could you please make one with hot hatches and SUVs best and worst depreciation comparison

    Milan DjordjevichMilan DjordjevichPrieš dieną
  • New cars are for losers!!!

    Dewan Tausif Yar ChowdhuryDewan Tausif Yar ChowdhuryPrieš 8 dienų
  • porshe is not included at that list

    Saeed abdullahSaeed abdullahPrieš 13 dienų
  • Make a video of the worst depreciating cars from each manufacturer. We wanna know which ones we can buy soon

    Issam NasrIssam NasrPrieš 14 dienų
  • I thought Lexus RX would be on here

    Nicolas MikahNicolas MikahPrieš 15 dienų
  • How can I find this website?

    Chris GresChris GresPrieš 15 dienų
  • It’s just means Demand for SUVs is high rn, therefore good SUVs are retaining it’s value. Simple.

    arpit prakasharpit prakashPrieš 17 dienų
  • 8:06 The DBX takes Matt away

    Veyd RanadiveVeyd RanadivePrieš 18 dienų
  • 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)

    Suvank RoutSuvank RoutPrieš 19 dienų
  • Any thoughts on the VW ID3 depreciation?

    Luke HarveyLuke HarveyPrieš 20 dienų
    • Nobody will buy it, so it won’t depreciate at all.

      Giuseppe RocchiGiuseppe RocchiPrieš dieną
  • No Toyota..shocked

    YoryorYoryorPrieš 20 dienų
  • Lease lease lease end of story.

    KlundMccKlundMccPrieš 21 dieną
  • Mazda cx 30 review !!

    Muhammed SouliemanMuhammed SouliemanPrieš 21 dieną
  • Maybe in UK. In rest of the Europe situation is waaaay different

    paranoia800paranoia800Prieš 22 dienas
  • 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?

    jpmalopesjpmalopesPrieš 22 dienas
  • 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.

    Tony TTony TPrieš 22 dienas
  • What about the landcruiser

    BenultragamerBenultragamerPrieš 22 dienas
  • really thought the gti would be on this list

    highhighPrieš 23 dienas
  • Isn't it the case with any Ferrari after like 1985-1990?

    Springy BoiSpringy BoiPrieš 23 dienas
  • Ha ha only losing 45% of the value.Ill let someone else drive it for 3 years then mop up.Some people are crazy.

  • 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.

    Jeffrey LefavorJeffrey LefavorPrieš 24 dienas
  • Since when do mclarens hold value ?

    AAAAPrieš 24 dienas
  • Check out the first ultra car , named Chaos by spyrospanopoulos Automotive

    Marios KaravokirisMarios KaravokirisPrieš 24 dienas
  • Thanks Matt ☺️

    Elorm CoffieElorm CoffiePrieš 25 dienų
  • I bought my 2015 Prado in 2020. It is now worth 29% more. Love it! 😀

    Paul VictorPaul VictorPrieš 25 dienų
  • 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

    Majid AfsharMajid AfsharPrieš 25 dienų
  • 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.

    Andrew HenleyAndrew HenleyPrieš 25 dienų
  • I always thought that vw golf is one of the cars that has a small value depreciation

    Manuel RoldánManuel RoldánPrieš 25 dienų
  • This doesn't makes sense...

    Carlos OliveiraCarlos OliveiraPrieš 25 dienų
  • Why choose 3 years?

    Keaton GroomKeaton GroomPrieš 25 dienų
  • Have you seen prices of Suzuki jimny.,second hand about £5.0000 more than new.

    richard hewittrichard hewittPrieš 25 dienų
  • thank you pleas revieu nissan rouge 2019 sv pls

    hama is the pro 192hama is the pro 192Prieš 25 dienų
  • I bet these calculations will all go down hill in time

    Sakku SajuSakku SajuPrieš 25 dienų
  • 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?;)

    EM EMEM EMPrieš 25 dienų
  • Here in Pakistan 🇵🇰 toyota cars never lose even 1% but always go's 👆

    Asif NadeemAsif NadeemPrieš 25 dienų
  • Where is Dacia?

    AnonymousAnonymousPrieš 25 dienų
  • Yeah! Good luck selling an 3 year old Defender for 60% of its MARP

    Varus GarageVarus GaragePrieš 25 dienų
  • Nearly all of them are SUVs... highlights the ridiculous demand for such pointless vehicles 🙄

    Oliver RandersonOliver RandersonPrieš 25 dienų
  • 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)

    Mustafa KürşatMustafa KürşatPrieš 25 dienų
  • Note to self: keep buying used cars.

    Danijel TurinaDanijel TurinaPrieš 25 dienų
  • Where have these figures come from. Some of the cars have only just come to market?

    Fast H RacingFast H RacingPrieš 25 dienų
  • Caterham depreciate much less than that

    Ethan GillespieEthan GillespiePrieš 25 dienų
  • Wrong Matt! Toyota Land Cruiser Prado and JF Cruiser must be in that list

    adnan ahmadadnan ahmadPrieš 25 dienų
  • 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

    Νικολαος κραΝικολαος κραPrieš 26 dienų
  • This has completely changed my opinion on new cars 😂

    Stazz ButorinStazz ButorinPrieš 26 dienų
  • Where Is the hybrid RAV4?

    D. DunlopD. DunlopPrieš 26 dienų
  • 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

    Charbel DebsCharbel DebsPrieš 26 dienų
  • So what your saying is buy a car after three years 😁

    Mathew BeattieMathew BeattiePrieš 26 dienų
  • 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.

    Gulshan PaulGulshan PaulPrieš 26 dienų
  • Jeep Wrangler has to be in the list

    latifa Flatifa FPrieš 26 dienų
  • The irritating meat willy search because partridge frustratingly turn regarding a light inventory. scary, tame siamese

    Martha PeralesMartha PeralesPrieš 26 dienų
  • 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!

    mares81mares81Prieš 26 dienų
  • 💯🔥💙👍

    Chiccenhawk CChiccenhawk CPrieš 26 dienų
  • Whats wrong with your eyes mate?

    Javier PadronJavier PadronPrieš 26 dienų
  • 02:04 that color would look wonderful on my RS3

    Mickey RatMickey RatPrieš 26 dienų
  • 6,000miles a year? so car finance is for people who don't drive :')

    Zac StringfellowZac StringfellowPrieš 26 dienų
  • Lol what about the laferrari. It went up in price

    JoJo FilmSJoJo FilmSPrieš 26 dienų
  • So basically, buy a 6-12 month old RSQ3 or Macan.

    David MayDavid MayPrieš 26 dienų
  • SUVs

    Aurelio NicolettiAurelio NicolettiPrieš 26 dienų
  • Now can we do one that excludes SUV’s?

    Jimmy DougleJimmy DouglePrieš 26 dienų
  • 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

    Tony SircosTony SircosPrieš 26 dienų
  • Nevermind Suzuki Jimny after 2 years selling for RRP

    Rei Ayanami NagataRei Ayanami NagataPrieš 26 dienų
  • 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)

    TINTIN PorscheBlauTINTIN PorscheBlauPrieš 26 dienų
  • Why are all the cars exciting 🤣?

    ray banray banPrieš 26 dienų
  • if this was true, all new car dealerships would close...

    Andrea SidotiAndrea SidotiPrieš 26 dienų
  • 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?

    Si RaffSi RaffPrieš 26 dienų
  • Youll only loose 50k 😂😂

    gokziigokziiPrieš 26 dienų
  • Most of the cars your telling us mat are for people thst dont care alot on how much their loosing on their supercar 😂

    gokziigokziiPrieš 26 dienų
  • 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

    Graham W BarrieGraham W BarriePrieš 26 dienų
  • 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 sIsak sPrieš 26 dienų
  • 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

    Isak sIsak sPrieš 26 dienų
  • Should see what a 3 year old landcruiser 79 series resales for 😂. Wouldn’t believe a negative percent was possible

    Maurice YapMaurice YapPrieš 26 dienų
  • 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!

    tillybilly0tillybilly0Prieš 26 dienų
  • My Isuzu D Max that i paid 55k for in 2018 is still pulling high 40's after nearly 3 years .

    Alex FranklAlex FranklPrieš 26 dienų
  • Fun fact here in kurdistan some cars get more expensive after about a year

    Zhelwan karkukyZhelwan karkukyPrieš 26 dienų
  • Porsche does hold the value as the Best Gt3 3.8 or 4.0

    Bil nørdenBil nørdenPrieš 26 dienų
  • 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.

    Phillip TemplePhillip TemplePrieš 27 dienų
  • 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.

    Dunstan HawkDunstan HawkPrieš 27 dienų
  • Buy a car that is looking to end production in a few yrs. I mean like supa and viper..

    RAHUL P SRAHUL P SPrieš 27 dienų
  • How, just how did you estimate the depreciation of Formentor? It's fresh car!?

    TomekLeeChanTomekLeeChanPrieš 27 dienų
  • 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.

    cteodorbogdancteodorbogdanPrieš 27 dienų
  • I wasn't see any Lexus-actually was expecting second place rather than unbreakable landrover what a shame

    Anastas AnastasovAnastas AnastasovPrieš 27 dienų
  • A Toyota innova crysta has 77% after 4 years.

    abhi 07abhi 07Prieš 27 dienų
  • I got a M2 :D

    Raymond LoRaymond LoPrieš 27 dienų
  • If you buy 1M then yes you are a winner

    Raymond LoRaymond LoPrieš 27 dienų
  • 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.

    Craig jCraig jPrieš 27 dienų
  • If this is in Australia, the top 3 should be all Toyotas... Camry, Prado, LandCruiser...

    Ryan SunRyan SunPrieš 27 dienų
  • Looks like cars in the UK depcreciate quite fast... here 3 yrs / 24k miles depreciation is around 15-25% for most common cars.

    ChordVoicingsChordVoicingsPrieš 27 dienų
  • You missed your jimny, it won’t even depreciate

    肥仔恩肥仔恩Prieš 27 dienų
  • No mention of the Focus RS? After 3 years its only lost like 20-30% from new...

    Joe WatsonJoe WatsonPrieš 27 dienų
  • Next we would like to see a video about cars that appreciate in value over time. Please.

    Ranil AbeyasingheRanil AbeyasinghePrieš 27 dienų
  • The first time i gave a DISLIKE to CarWow... i love Matt..but this video is not accurate

    LcSebastianLcSebastianPrieš 27 dienų
  • Hold the value? Hold my Toyota

    Royale CraftsRoyale CraftsPrieš 27 dienų
  • 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.

    BillbrahBillbrahPrieš 27 dienų
  • Do a 765lt vs gt2 rs vs svj

    Jake KennyJake KennyPrieš 27 dienų
  • 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 ?!

    luk4o666luk4o666Prieš 27 dienų
  • Mantabzzz

    Ginger90 -Ginger90 -Prieš 27 dienų
  • We all know the real answers: The Toyota body on frame SUVs

    Adam SmithAdam SmithPrieš 27 dienų
  • 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.

    daryl ruskindaryl ruskinPrieš 27 dienų
  • 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

    Laura LumiLaura LumiPrieš 27 dienų