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Ranking the Worst Cars by Value Rating

The CarEdge Value Rating is determined by using a proprietary algorithm that compares the average purchase price of a new model to its future resale value and ongoing maintenance, repair, and insurance costs. The CarEdge Value Rating provides vehicle shoppers with an unbiased and candid financial assessment of whether a new vehicle model is likely to be a good or bad investment, relative to over 200 other models.

While the CarEdge Value Rating does not measure the qualitative aspects of models, such as ride comfort, styling and handling, a model's resale value will reflect its overall attractiveness in the used vehicle market, which takes into consideration all of these qualities. Importantly, the CarEdge Value Rating does not grade specific trim levels or specific used vehicles, but instead, assesses the model as a whole, and should be used as a guide in which to conduct further research.

New automobiles are rarely money-making investments, but smart vehicle shoppers can minimize their vehicle costs by choosing cars and trucks that better hold their value and are less costly to maintain. Visit our Research pages to learn more about the resale value and costs of the models that interest you.

Cars with the Worst Value Ratings

The Worst Cars by Value Rating

Rank Model Value Rating
136 Honda Insight D-
135 Hyundai Santa Fe D
134 KIA Sorento D+
133 Nissan Maxima D+
132 Ford Ecosport D+
131 Buick Enclave D+
130 Buick Envision C-
129 Nissan Armada C-
128 Chrysler 300 C-
127 Buick Encore C-
126 Nissan Altima C-
125 Jeep Grand Cherokee C-
124 Chrysler Voyager C-
123 Chevrolet Traverse C-
122 Nissan Kicks C-
121 Hyundai Venue C-
120 Jeep Cherokee C-
119 Chevrolet Trax C-
118 Chrysler Pacifica C
117 Chevrolet Equinox C
116 Ford Explorer C
115 Ford Escape C
114 Chevrolet Blazer C
113 Nissan Rogue Sport C
112 Hyundai Kona C
111 GMC Yukon XL C
110 Mitsubishi Outlander C
109 KIA Telluride C
108 Ford Expedition C
107 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross C
106 Jeep Renegade C
105 GMC Acadia C+
104 GMC Terrain C+
103 Chevrolet Suburban C+
102 Hyundai Sonata C+
101 Jeep Compass C+
100 Hyundai Palisade B-
99 Mazda CX-9 B-
98 Nissan Pathfinder B-
97 Ford Edge B-
96 Chevrolet Spark B-
95 Chevrolet Malibu B-
94 Nissan Murano B-
93 KIA Rio 5 B-
92 Mazda CX-30 B
91 Dodge Charger B
90 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport B
89 KIA Sportage B
88 RAM 1500 B
87 Honda Ridgeline B
86 Chevrolet Tahoe B
85 GMC Yukon B
84 GMC Sierra 2500HD B
83 Toyota Tacoma B
82 Mitsubishi Mirage B
81 Hyundai Veloster B
80 MINI Clubman B
79 Nissan Rogue B
78 GMC Sierra 3500HD B+
77 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 B+
76 Hyundai Accent B+
75 Hyundai Tucson B+
74 Honda HR-V B+
73 Nissan Versa B+
72 Nissan Sentra B+
71 RAM 3500 B+
70 Nissan Frontier B+
69 FIAT 500L B+
68 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD B+
67 GMC Savana Cargo B+
66 Volkswagen Tiguan B+
65 RAM 2500 B+
64 Mazda 3 B+
63 Subaru BRZ B+
62 Hyundai Elantra B+
61 Mazda CX-5 B+
60 Toyota Avalon B+
59 Dodge Challenger A-
58 MINI Countryman A-
57 KIA Soul A-
56 Honda Pilot A-
55 Volkswagen Golf GTI A-
54 KIA Forte A-
53 Dodge Durango A-
52 Honda Odyssey A-
51 Volkswagen Atlas A-
50 Subaru Legacy A-
49 Ford Ranger A-
48 KIA Optima A-
47 Toyota C-HR A-
46 Toyota Camry Hybrid A-
45 KIA Rio A-
44 Subaru Outback A-
43 Subaru Forester A-
42 Honda Passport A-
41 Nissan Titan XD A-
40 Nissan Titan A-
39 Toyota Sequoia A
38 Volkswagen Jetta A
37 Toyota Supra A
36 Subaru Crosstrek A
35 Subaru Impreza A
34 Toyota Sienna A
33 Nissan 370Z A
32 Jeep Gladiator A
31 KIA K5 A
30 Toyota Camry A
29 Toyota Corolla A
28 Chevrolet Colorado A
27 Toyota Avalon Hybrid A
26 Ford Mustang A
25 Toyota Tundra A
24 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD A
23 Toyota Venza A
22 Subaru Ascent A
21 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 A
20 Jeep Wrangler A
19 Ford F-350 Super Duty A
18 Honda Accord A
17 Toyota RAV4 A
16 Ford F-150 A
15 Toyota Highlander Hybrid A+
14 Nissan GT-R A+
13 Ford F-250 Super Duty A+
12 Chevrolet Camaro A+
11 Toyota Highlander A+
10 Honda Civic A+
9 Honda CR-V A+
8 Volkswagen Arteon A+
7 GMC Canyon A+
6 KIA Stinger A+
5 Toyota Prius A+
4 Mazda MX-5 Miata A+
3 GMC Sierra 1500 A+
2 Toyota 4Runner A+
1 Chevrolet Corvette A+
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