These cars and trucks took the top spots in 2006.
Mini Cooper
Best resale value
Mini Cooper
Source: Kelley Blue Book

Good resale value is a pretty boring reason to get a fun little car like the Mini, but fun - in looks and performance - is a big part of the reason the Mini's value holds up so well.

Also, Mini's parent company, BMW, wisely decided not to bring as many Minis to the U.S. as it could possibly sell. That means plenty of unmet demand for used ones.

After 5 years on the road, Kelley Blue Book expects a Mini Cooper to retain 52 percent of its value. That's compared to 35 percent for the average car.

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