Kelley Blue Book
Chrysler had the largest used vehicle value gain in April 2015, with an average appreciation increase of 3.2% across its lineup. It was powered mainly by a 4.8% value increase in the outgoing Chrysler 200. The Buick brand also saw a large uptick in values, increasing overall by 2.6% due largely to the Regal; the Regal had an average increase of 5.2% across the 2012–2014 model years. For the overall market, automakers saw an appreciation increase of 0.7% in April 2015.
While Fuel Prices Saw Some Increases, They Were Down $1.22 from April 2014:
Demand was down for hybrid and electric vehicles segments, up for trucks and SUVs.
Sports Car Segment Saw Largest Gain of Any Segment with 2.6% Increase:
BMW Z4, Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, Scion FR-S, and Mazda Miata have been popular.
Full-size SUV/crossovers, Minivans, and Full-size Cars Also above Market Average:
Low fuel cost has continued to help the full-size vehicle segments see strong returns.