Special Report

15 Cars That Cost More Used Than New

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15. Hyundai Accent
> Pct. price difference between new and used: 11.2%
> Total price difference between new and used: $2,010

The Hyundai Accent is one of two subcompacts to make this list and one of the most affordable cars out there. The Accent is made to get the job done without a lot of extra features and luxuries. However, it does have a small touch screen counsel and other electronic components that use semiconductor chips. The Accent is regularly touted for its price tag and reliability and retails for around $15,000

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14. Toyota Sienna
> Pct. price difference between new and used: 11.2%
> Total price difference between new and used: $5,074

The Toyota Sienna was completely redesigned for 2021 and is now only sold as a hybrid vehicle. It was the top-selling minivan in the U.S. in 2021 with 57,642 units sold. The Sienna was first introduced in the 1998 model year and now retails for $36,000.

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13. GMC Yukon
> Pct. price difference between new and used: 11.3%
> Total price difference between new and used: $8,258

The Yukon is a full-sized SUV and the first of two on this list. GMC eliminated features like a heated steering wheel on the 2022 model due to the chip shortage, further driving up demand for the 2021 Yukon. The Yukon was fully redesigned in 2021 and is priced at around $56,000 new.

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12. Subaru Crosstrek
> Pct. price difference between new and used: 11.7%
> Total price difference between new and used: $3,524

The Crosstrek is a versatile small SUV that has room for five passengers. Subaru has experienced declining sales in past months due to supply problems, but demand for the Crosstrek remains high. The base vehicle retails for $25,000.

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11. Kia Rio
> Pct. price difference between new and used: 11.7%
> Total price difference between new and used: $2,090

The Rio is another subcompact that has been in high demand. According to Car and Driver, the 2021 Rio sedan and hatchback “exceed the expectations that most people have for subcompact cars,” and apparently people are willing to pay extra for what is often seen as a budget vehicle. Normally, the Rio retails for $17,000 new.

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