The exciting feeling you have when buying a new car there is something most of us overlook; depreciation! Research has revealed some important figures to rank the least depreciating cars in 2017 you can buy in the UAE.
Dubicars.com, the leading online car classified website. Researched and analyzed pricing data from certified and licensed car dealers across the UAE.
According to the research by Dubicars, Nissan Xterra has the best resale value after one year after purchase considering you drove it averagely for 30,000 kilometres. Xterra could possibly retain around 89% of its price.
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The eco sedan Nissan Sunny came second really close to the first place with around 88% retention rate, as for the 3rd place, it was Nissan Micra with 87% price retained.
Dubicars quoted: “Depreciation is the real cost of running a car. Fuel consumption and servicing costs do not add as much costs and loss as depreciation do”.
The Japanese brand, Nissan is generally known for its domination in the UAE, it is also known for retaining high resale values for most of its models.
A Dubicars analyst said “with the huge collection of new and used cars Dubicars advertising online, we used more than 100,000 records of pricing data of hundreds of car models to come up with this ranking.
There are many factors affecting used car prices in the UAE, most fundamentally are the car features, exterior and interior colour and of course the car mileage.
Top 10 Cars with Best Retaining Resale Value for 2017 in the UAE:
- Nissan Xterra.
- Nissan Sunny.
- Nissan Micra.
- Chevrolet Tahoe.
- Nissan Tiida.
- Toyota FJ Cruiser.
- Mitsubishi Pajero.
- Nissan Patrol.
- Nissan Altima.
- Toyota Prado.
Ranks and analysis are based on over 100,000 car prices advertised on Dubicars.com based on the resale value after 1 year and average driving of 30,000 kilometres.