Toyota Still Has Detroit Beat on Car Resale Values


The 2014 Lexus ES 350 was one of 11 Toyota products to win an award for high projected resale value. Photo credit: Toyota.

Kelley Blue Book has released its annual awards for the cars and trucks with the best projected resale values after five years. As usual, the big winner was Toyota . Toyota took home five of the 22 segment awards, and Toyota's luxury brand, Lexus, took six more.

That would seem to put Detroit's performance to shame -- but Detroit is making strides. In this video, Fool contributor John Rosevear looks at how Ford and General Motors fared in Kelley's rankings -- and at why every automaker wants to boost its resale values.

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