Cheapest Cars to Own

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Subaru, Acura Top Brands
“Our 5-Year Cost to Own information breaks down typical ownership costs to help shoppers evaluate the impactful out-of-pocket expenses they will incur over time beyond the initial price paid,” said Eric Ibara, director of 5-Year Cost to Own for Kelley Blue Book. “Subaru claims the top brand position for the second year in a row, right on the heels of winning a Kelley Blue Book award for Best Resale Value Brand of 2020,” Ibara noted. “Accordingly, Subaru’s key advantage in claiming the top brand ownership cost award is its high residual value, which lowers depreciation costs. In addition, Acura claims the top luxury brand prize with several key models in its lineup, performing well above the segment average in many vehicle ownership cost categories,” Ibara concluded. What follows are 2020 model-year vehicles that KBB says will be the cheapest cars to own, listed by category.

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