The 10 slowest-depreciating cars of 2017

Want your next car to hold on to as much of its value as possible? You'll need to buy one of these

Words By Darren Moss

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7. BMW X4 xDrive20d SE

List price: Β£37,935

Depreciation after year 1: Β£31,700 (83.56%)

Depreciation after year 2: Β£26,050 (68.67%)

Depreciation after year 3: Β£21,400 (56.41%

If you want the practicality of an SUV but the rakish looks of a coupΓ©, the X4 is a solid choice. You get four-wheel drive as standard, the excellent iDrive infotainment and sat-nav system and plenty of kit in our recommended SE specification – including heated leather seats, dual-zone climate control and all-round parking sensors.

Read our full BMW X4 review

6. Audi Q3 2.0 TDI 150 S Line

List price: Β£31,190

Depreciation after year 1: Β£26,475 (84.88%)

Depreciation after year 2: Β£21,750 (69.73%)

Depreciation after year 3: Β£17,850 (57.23%)

No other premium small SUV holds onto its value better than the Q3, and if you're in the market for car of this size then it's a very worthy option. Its interior, as you would expect from Audi, is in a class of its own, and the combination of smooth engines and a comfortable ride makes it great for covering big distances.

Read our full Audi Q3 review

5. Tesla Model S 60

List price: Β£62,380

Depreciation after year 1: Β£51,750 (82.96%)

Depreciation after year 2: Β£42,950 (68.85%)

Depreciation after year 3: Β£35,700 (57.23%)

The Model S is a game-changing car. It's the car that showed people electric cars could be desirable and luxurious, and with an electric range of 248 miles you're not likely to run out of charge on long journeys. It's expensive to buy, though, so the Renault Zoe is still our recommended electric choice.

Read our full Tesla Model S review

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