Depreciation is the single biggest cost of car ownership, so taking notice of resale values could save you thousands of pounds.
Here at whatcar.com we provide free depreciation and valuation figures, so you can make sure you're not in for a shock when you come to sell on.
The difference in depreciation over three years and 36,000 is startling between vehicles, the best small family cars hold 58% of their original list price, the worst cling to just 23%.
Best small family resale values
Our top five star performers all hold on to at least 50% of their original value over three years.
Car ownership is about more than just the retained value, of course, so we’ve provided links to our reviews to help you decide if the car really is what you're after.
Our reviews are based on hard data and thorough testing in the real world.
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