Lexus Named Top Luxury Brand in Kelley Blue Book’s Best Resale Value Awards…Again
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 2/9/2015, 12:51 p.m.
TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 – Why are Toyota and Lexus owners happy? Because their vehicles hold more than passengers and possessions…they hold their value.
Kelley Blue Book named Lexus the luxury brand with the best resale value for 2015, the fourth year in a row. In addition, six Lexus and four Toyota models took the top spot in their respective segments, while three Toyota trucks – Tacoma, Tundra and 4Runner – made KBB.com’s Top 10 Best Resale Value vehicles list.
The awards recognize current and forthcoming vehicles for their projected retained value throughout the first five years of ownership.
Lexus RC 350 – Entry-Level Luxury Car
Lexus LS 460 – High-End Luxury Car
Lexus RX 450h – Hybrid SUV/Crossover
Lexus GS 350 – Luxury Car
Lexus GX 460 – Luxury Mid-Size SUV/Crossover
Lexus LX 570 – Luxury Full-Size SUV/Crossover
Toyota Camry Hybrid – Hybrid/Alternative Energy Car
Toyota Tacoma – Mid-Size Pickup Truck
Toyota Tundra – Full-Size Pickup Truck
Toyota Sienna – Minivan/Van
Kelley Blue Book’s Best Resale Value Awards are in its 13th year and are based on projections from the Kelley Blue Book® Official Residual Value Guide. Kelley Blue Book® Residual Values are established by experienced automotive analysts that review the output from the statistical models built upon millions of transactions. Vehicles that earn the highest five-year residual values, expressed as a percentage of their original Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), are selected for these prestigious awards. For more information about the award winners, visit http://www.kbb.com/new-cars/best-resale-value-awards/.