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Cars with the worst depreciation after three years of ownership

That means they could be attractive buys on the used market

Some cars lost half their initial value after just three years of ownership. Find out which cars depreciate the fastest, and why they could be great deals on the used car market.

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These are the electric cars with the best predicted resale value

Two American models and one from Germany top the list

Electric cars will soon start flooding the used car market. Kelley Blue Book examined the EV market and found the three vehicles it expect to retain the most value after three and five years.

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These cars depreciate the least over three years of ownership

Only one pickup truck makes this list of vehicles that retain their value

All cars depreciate, but some lost a lot less value than others. Here are the top performers after three years of ownership.

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These are the cars that depreciate the most after 5 years on the road

On the plus side, they often make great used-car bargains

The average car loses about half of its value after five years on the road. But some vehicles depreciate a lot faster. Here are the 10 cars that depreciate the most after 5 years.

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These vehicles depreciate so fast you should never buy them new

And here's a surprise: There's a Toyota on the list

New cars lose a ton of value when you drive them off the lot. That's bad news for owners, but it means great deals on one-year-old models like these.

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These are the 11 best late-model used-car bargains

iSeeCars looked at depreciation of three-year-old cars to find which are most heavily discounted. Here are 11 of the top used car bargains.

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Top Five Fastest Depreciating Cars | Autoblog Minute

Top Five Fastest Depreciating New and Used cars sold between 2015 - 2016

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Depreciation: These new cars are the biggest losers in one year

The worst models lose a third (or more) of their value in the first 12 months.

Nearly all cars depreciate over time, but some are way worse than others. Here are the vehicles that lost the most value in the first year of ownership.

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Nissan Leaf depreciates worse than any other car [UPDATE]

Nissan Leaf owners, there's some bad news if you're selling your car. A new study reveals that nearly half the EV's value is lost with the first owner.

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Plug In America wants to talk EV owner compensation for V2G use

Now, About Depreciating The Rest Of The Car...

EV advocate says gas-powered vehicles depreciate a lot faster than plug-in vehicle batteries.

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These EVs are the worst when it comes to depreciation

Glass' Information Services Takes A Look At Falling EV Values In The UK

Three electric cars score are in the top five worst depreciating vehicles in Europe according to a new report from Glass' Information Services.

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Used plug-in vehicle prices dropping rapidly

Used Nissan Leafs, Chevy Volts Available For Fraction of New-Vehicle Price

Prices for used plug-in vehicles plunge on cheap leases, glut of lease returns from 2012.

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How much does your car really cost?

It's easy to get wrapped up in certain aspects of a new car, like its speed, agility or looks while ignoring more pragmatic things like cost of ownership or residual values. The 2013 AAA Your Driving Costs report, though, indicates that these more mundane aspects of car ownership may be what are leaving us so darn broke each month.

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New findings suggest EVs lose value quicker than gas-only autos

Electric cars may be great for saving money on gas, but a new report from Kelley Blue Book, commissioned by USA Today, shows that EVs might not be a great value option for their first owners. The study found that compared to gas-powered vehicles, EVs tend to lose significantly more of their value in the first five years of ownership, corroborating a study conducted in the UK, which we reported on earlier this month.

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EVs lose value faster than traditional new vehicles

When it comes to new cars, more green now means less green later. The UK-based CAP Automotive, which regularly publishes auto-depreciation reports, recently released a study that found that electric vehicles lose their value substantially faster than their gas-powered counterparts. Specifically, EVs in the UK lose about 80 percent of their value within the first three years of ownership, while most cars lose somewhere between 60 and 70 percent. The best value retainers are supercars, SUVs and lu

Honda Insight's the lone hybrid on Kelley's cheapest-to-own list

The Honda Insight was the only hybrid to make it onto Kelley Blue Book's list of new cars that will cost less than $30,000 to own during the first five years of ownership.

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Honda Fit tops Consumer Reports' best new car values

Japanese models dominate this year's list

Looking for the best value in a new car? Better make it Japanese, according to Consumer Reports. The go-to buyer's guide has just finished compiling its list of the best values in the new-car market, and an overwhelming proportion of them hail from the Land of the Rising Sun.

Nissan blames Leaf price hike in UK on falling pound

Last Thursday, we reported that the UK price of the Nissan Leaf will rise by 6.9 percent starting March 1st. That increase equates to an increase of £2,000 ($3,238 U.S. at the current exchange rate), driving the Leaf's MSRP way up to $50,310 before incentives. Initially, Nissan attributed the bulk of the Leaf's price hike to rising costs of raw materials, but there appears to be more to the story. The automaker now admits that depreciation of the pound is driving some of the Leaf's steep p

VIDEO: Fully Charged takes on BBC, Mitsubishi for i-MiEV depreciation story

Fully Charged host Robert Llewellyn discussing controversial BBC article – Click above to watch a video after the break

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