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KBB: Fuel-efficient Values Have Peaked

For the first time since January, values for subcompact, compact and hybrid cars have started to decline in response to falling gas prices, according to Kelley Blue Book.


Kelley Blue Book Names Winners of 2011 Best Resale Value Awards

Subaru and BMW are recognized for having the best resale value in the brand and luxury brand categories, respectively. Ford, Toyota and Honda each received three awards in the individual vehicle categories.


Hyundai Ousts Nissan to Become One of Top Five Most-Considered Brands

A Kelley Blue Book study shows Ford as the most considered new auto brand, while Toyota continues to struggle.


Economy, Cheap Gas Drive Market Demand

Affordable gas prices keep truck and SUV demand high while hybrids soften. The continued negative economic outlook drives strong subcompact and compact values.


Hertz Rent2Buy and Kelley Blue Book Form Partnership

Online-car shoppers will be able to compare Hertz's vehicle prices with the Kelley Blue Book Suggested Retail Value and search for Hertz inventory on KBB's online-car shopping site The Trusted Marketplace.


Toyota's Residual Values Increase Along With Rise in Industry

Kelley Blue Book data shows Toyota brand consideration rebounds higher than pre-recall levels.


KBB: New and Used Prius Values Drop

In response to the recently recalled 2010 Toyota Prius, Kelley Blue Book has announced that the transaction price of the new Prius will drop by $1,000 to $1,500 on Feb. 12.


Kelley Blue Book: Used-Car Values of Recalled Toyotas to Decrease on Friday

In response to the slowing demand for Toyota models in the marketplace, Kelley Blue Book has decreased the used-car values of recalled Toyotas for the second time by 1 to 3 percent.


KBB: Residual Values to Dip in 2010

According to Kelley Blue Book, in 2009, the average vehicle maintained 34.2 percent of its original value after five years in contrast to 2010 models, which are projected to maintain an average of 32.6 percent of their original MSRP.


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