As a basis, the compilers of the rating took the price of a new car in 2016, the resale price in 2019 and led to a common denominator of the car in different configurations, taking into account special weighting factors. The residual value indices for are summarized in tables, and the models are structured by classes.
In the class of compact models, the most profitable investment was Renault Sandero: the hatchback retains 84.9 percent of the price three years after the purchase. The Volkswagen Polo sedan this figure is 80.5 percent, the Kia Rio – 78.35 percent.
In the golf class, the first place was Hyundai Elantra (82.3 percent), the second place was Toyota Corolla (79.5 percent), and the third was Mazda3 (78.7 percent).
Among business sedans, Kia Optima is the least expensive (81.7 percent of the residual price), Toyota Camry (79.2 percent) and Mazda6 (78.9 percent) are in the top three.