These are the cars that lose the least value and hold the price the best!

These cars are a great investment

Tesla S; Photo: Tesla

Maybe you also often come across the word "depreciation"? Unfortunately, it is an inevitable "thing" when buying a brand new car. We are talking about a drop in value, which only varies from car to car.

Depreciation affects everyone who buys a new car "from the showroom" and it is actually a drop in value, or devaluation. It is known that some cars retain their value better, while others, unfortunately, worse. With the help of our British colleagues, we got hold of some data that will make it easier for you to face depreciation. We have compiled a list of 10 cars that retain their value the best after three years and around 50,000 kilometers driven.

1. Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S; Photo: Tesla

Tesla Model S it is available in several versions, the most basic of which is the S 60. Recently, the S series has been updated and now the basic version is available with four-wheel drive. Customers can choose between a standard version, a version with increased range or opt for a more powerful version. The basic version can travel up to 384 kilometers and accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds. The average retained value after depreciation of the Model S is 63,35%, which means that it is a car that best retains its value, while at the same time representing one of the best luxury electric cars.

2. Alpine A110

Alpine A110; Photo: Alpine

In tribute to the winning model from the 1960s, the name was revived Alpine A110. It is powered by the same 1.8-liter turbo petrol engine that can also be found in the Renault Megane RS, but is exclusively available with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. It has a ʺmodestʺ 252 horsepower for many, but if we consider that it weighs only 1,100 kilograms and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds, we can quickly see that it is a very fast car. Depreciation is surprisingly low on the Alpine A110 and keeps it on average 62,74% its value.

3. Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar E-Pace; Photo: Jaguar

It's design Jaguar E-Pace strongly similar to the larger F-Pace, hence the nickname ʺbaby F-Paceʺ. It is available with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. It is most often powered by a 2.0-liter diesel engine that offers between 150 and 300 horsepower. The Jaguar E-Pace maintains an average 57,6% its value.

4. Range Rover Velar

Range Rover Velar; Photo: Range Rover

Range Rover Velar was created to fill the gap between the smaller Range Rover Evoque and the larger Range Rover Sport. For the taste of many, the Velar represents the most elegant, or ʺslimnestʺ, of the Range Rovers, which certainly surprises, both with its exterior and interior design. The Velar is available with a 2.0-liter gasoline engine or a 2.0- and 3.0-liter diesel engine. For the most demanding users, there is a petrol V8 cylinder with a volume of 5.0 liters and the SV Autobiography equipment level. It is a car that is by no means cheap, but its depreciation is surprisingly good, as it keeps 57,02% its value.

5. Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda Kodiaq; Photo: Škoda

Shame on the Kodiaq it is a nice SUV, larger for European conditions, which has two outstanding and good features in terms of maintaining the price. The first is its accessibility, when buying a new car, and the second is the fact that it is a pleasingly designed and eye-catching car that allows for high seating, offers enough space for comfortable family use and is also economical. After three years and about 50,000 kilometers driven, he keeps the Kodiaq 54,19% its value.

6. Dacia Duster

Dacia Duster; Photo: Dacia

Dacia Duster became popular already with its first generation, and the second generation represents a significant upgrade of the first. It is still a robust and affordable car. More demanding users will choose a version with four-wheel drive and some richer package of additional equipment. Dacia Duster, after three years of use, maintains an average 54,11% values.

7. BMW 2 Convertible

BMW 2 Convertible; Photo: BMW

The offer on the market of small convertibles is not large, which is also the reason that many of those who want a smaller car with a canvas roof decide to BMW 2 Convertible. Only this one offers the experience and feelings of a convertible while maintaining the genuine pleasure of rear-wheel drive. There is a wide range of engines to choose from, from three to six cylinders. After three years, it keeps the BMW 2 Convertible average 53,42% its value.



Compared to the classic, it is modern MINI significantly safer, more reliable, more comfortable, but still able to boast the famous go-kart feeling while driving. The three-door version offers different color combinations, different engines and drives. After three years of use, the MINI will hold on average 52,93% its value.

9. Mercedes-Benz A

Mercedes-Benz A; Photo: Mercedes-Benz

Current generation Mercedes-Benz A represents a huge difference compared to the previous generation. The change is not only visible on the outside, but this is also immediately noticeable on the inside, as only this is abundantly digitized and oriented towards modern connectivity. Even advanced assistance systems are not far behind. After three years of use, the Mercedes-Benz A will hold on average 52,47% its value.

10. Audi Q2

Audi Q2; Photo: Audi

Audi Q2 represents a smaller crossover that is basically available with front-wheel drive. If desired, we can also think of four-wheel drive, and both versions have in common a higher seat behind the wheel, a rich selection of additional equipment and a bunch of different power units. After three years of use and around 50,000 kilometers driven, the Audi Q2 will maintain an average 52,39% its value.

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