Practical car shoppers likely use a potential purchase's resale value as a primary factor in their decision-making process. The resale — or residual value — indicates how much a car will be worth down the road when it comes time to replace it.
The list of 2014 model-year vehicles below are expected to hold their value better than any others over three years and cover a variety of segments.
You can find out the vehicle with the best resale value in every segment here.
The residual values below are a percentage of the MSRP (including destination charge) and are provided by ALG, a company that forecasts lease values for the automotive industry.