Luxury Cars with the Worst Resale After 3 Years

Depreciation in vehicles is virtually unavoidable. Recognizing this, we wanted to provide you with the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to those vehicles that perform well in holding their value - and equally so, those that don't. Most auto research sites have to be careful in what they publish in order to not upset their dealer customers, and with such, they will just show you the good news. We, on the other hand, provide you the entire list, from best to worst, with more than 200 vehicle makes and models ranked semi-annually.

Worst Luxury Brands for Resale Value After 3 Years

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13. Jaguar

Jaguar prices drop like a stone, so buyer beware. Read our analysis and view the Jaguar depreciation curve here.
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12. INFINITI

INFINITI resale performance depends on the time period you are meauring. Read our analysis and view the INFINITI depreciation curve here.
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11. Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes' resale values span a wide range, with some models holding their values well, and others taking a big hit early, and continuing to fall. Read our analysis and view the Mercedes-Benz depreciation curve here.
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10. Land Rover

Land Rovers are nice to look at, and a joy to ride in, but only if you don't mind losing a lot of money owning one. Read our analysis and view the Land Rover depreciation curve here.
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9. BMW

Buying a brand new BMW is generally not a good investment, unless you factor in fun and good looks. Read our analysis and view the BMW depreciation curve here.

Luxury Brands with the Worst Resale After 3 Years

Rank Brand 3 Year Resale Value
13 Jaguar 57.15%
12 INFINITI 57.38%
11 Mercedes-Benz 60.77%
10 Land Rover 61.47%
9 BMW 61.73%
8 Acura 61.91%
7 Tesla 62.34%
6 Cadillac 62.51%
5 Porsche 62.62%
4 Volvo 63.46%
3 Audi 63.83%
2 Lexus 65.76%
1 Lincoln 67.76%

Worst Luxury Cars for Resale Value After 3 Years

Luxury Cars with the Worst Resale After 3 Years

Rank Model 3 Year Residual Value
72 BMW i3 41.37%
71 Audi A8 52.21%
70 INFINITI QX80 52.42%
69 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class 52.82%
68 Jaguar F-TYPE 53.72%
67 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 54.00%
66 Audi A7 54.50%
65 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 55.00%
64 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 55.71%
63 Land Rover Range Rover 56.27%
62 BMW 7 Series 56.36%
61 Lexus ES 300h 57.30%
60 Volvo S60 57.33%
59 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 58.07%
58 Acura ILX 58.62%
57 INFINITI Q50 58.62%
56 BMW 4 Series 59.51%
55 Audi A6 59.80%
54 Porsche Cayenne 59.88%
53 Tesla Model S 60.09%
52 Jaguar XF 60.58%
51 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 60.63%
50 Porsche Panamera 60.78%
49 Cadillac Escalade ESV 60.96%
48 BMW 3 Series 60.99%
47 INFINITI QX60 61.09%
46 Mercedes-Benz Metris 61.10%
45 BMW 5 Series 61.13%
44 Audi A4 61.21%
43 BMW X1 61.24%
42 Audi SQ5 61.31%
41 Audi A3 61.45%
40 BMW X5 61.56%
39 Audi Q7 61.64%
38 Lexus RX 450h 62.04%
37 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class 62.21%
36 Lexus GX 460 62.34%
35 Acura MDX 62.56%
34 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 63.16%
33 Volvo XC90 63.17%
32 BMW X6 M 64.05%
31 Cadillac Escalade 64.05%
30 Audi S6 64.39%
29 BMW X6 64.47%
28 Acura RDX 64.54%
27 Tesla Model X 64.59%
26 Porsche 911 64.81%
25 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 64.82%
24 Porsche Macan 65.00%
23 Audi S5 65.13%
22 Lexus ES 350 65.39%
21 BMW M5 65.63%
20 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 66.29%
19 Audi R8 66.39%
18 Audi S8 66.73%
17 Audi TTS 67.06%
16 Lincoln Navigator 67.76%
15 Audi S4 67.79%
14 Audi TT 68.10%
13 Audi A5 68.58%
12 Audi Q5 68.77%
11 Lexus IS 350 69.32%
10 Lexus GS 350 69.36%
9 Lexus LX 570 69.49%
8 Volvo XC60 69.88%
7 Audi Q3 70.01%
6 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 70.03%
5 BMW 2 Series 70.53%
4 Lexus RX 350 70.81%
3 Land Rover Range Rover Sport 73.13%
2 BMW X3 73.90%
1 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 75.59%