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These Are The Top 10 Money Pits — Buy THESE Cars And Trucks Instead!

These Are The Top 10 Money Pits — Buy THESE Cars And Trucks Instead!
hey andre have you ever wondered what are the worst

money

pit vehicles out there in other words the

cars

and

trucks

that lose the most value once you pay for them yes i want to know that because they could be the ones to avoid yep exactly right and we've got a list here of those top 10 vehicles the ones that lose well just huge amounts of their value over five years but to take the sting out of it okay first we're going to give you the

cars

that hold their value the most and

trucks

yep because uh exactly and

trucks

yeah

trucks

are on that list yes because ic

cars

.com analyzed over 7.7 million new car and used car sales and they came up with these statistics now keep in mind andre that the typical car loses 50 percent of its value in the first five years so if it's worth 30k five years later it's worth 15. about half of them okay yeah okay and these

cars

are

cars

that hold their value much better for the first five years and

trucks

and

trucks

yeah i can't forget

trucks

because there's a lot of

trucks

on this list so let's get right to it what's number 10. well it's a subaru impreza wrx and the data shows that it loses 40 of its value after five years which is not too bad yeah why do you think that is why is that one uh one of the more um popular subarus for holding its value well it's kind of a more performance oriented subaru so it's got a you know nice turbocharged engine it's got all-wheel drive and i think people value those...
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things yeah i think when we got on this list there's two themes that i see coming up uh number one uh limited production so the subaru they don't build a lot of them right it's the wrx yeah they pulled out of outbacks but not a lot of wrx's and two uh the vehicle has been around a long time like number nine on our list yes number nine on our list is a nissan frontier after five years according to this data it loses 39 and a half percent of its value but it's it's the truck that's been there it's already an honest good truck it's already offers value brand new it's the cheapest pickup truck available in the united states at about 20 000 bucks to start so it doesn't lose a lot of value because it's already offering so much and just keep in mind guys we're working our way down to the lowest appreciating vehicle number eight is another nissan andre the gtr 39.4 percent of its value i think that one is just scarce they don't build a lot of them yeah this is puzzling me a little bit but but you got a lot of horsepower it's a desirable car still it's also kind of an older car too yeah it's older it doesn't it hasn't changed it should have changed but it hasn't changed in a lot of years in a lot of years and they don't build a lot of them so you know it's one of those

cars

where kids put it up on their wall right so it becomes kind of a dream car so uh over the years when you ever whenever you...
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have a car that you kind of put up on your wall as a poster that car always retains its value because it's something that's aspirational yeah these are good numbers actually very good numbers all right number seven andre it's a honda ridgeline which is um well we consider it a true truck but it's more of a unibody crossover truck loses about 38.1 percent of its value and what's going on here you know i think the honda ridgeline is a truck that is um very specific to a certain group of buyers right i think most truck guys and gals uh probably look at like the ford f-150 as being a truck whereas this is kind of the kind of truck that you would move up from say a honda accord at least that's the way that honda looks at it they don't sell a lot of ridgelines about what 2500 of them a month in truck numbers that's not a lot uh but it's a comfortable truck right and it has a bed and it's really meant for kind of a urban highway use yeah so i figure it's a small buying audience but a very dedicated buyer you know what i'm saying so yeah the people who want to want them and that's why they retain their value oh number six is interesting yes the porsche 911 37.2 of its value it loses after five years and i know why why because design wise it hasn't changed in like 50 years but once again very loyal following yes right and it's kind of the pinnacle of performance traditional performance right it's aspirational yeah...
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it's aspirational rear engine and i i would like to own a 911 eventually yeah i think everybody at some point has you know kind of fantasized about owning a 911 it's just one of those iconic vehicles that will always have a special place in the heart for car enthusiasts and number five is an interesting vehicle it's a toyota forerunner loses 36.5 of its value after five years and once again it hasn't changed much it still uses the four liter v6 right five speed automatic so it's got that durability built into it but also a lot of people now use it for over landing right it's their over landing rig and uh why not you know it maintains its value and actually the next three

cars

on this list are toyotas and i think you put your finger on it people look at these vehicles and they know that they won't have to spend a lot of time at the mechanic and so they're proven you know they've been around a long time uh and they're reliable and that's why they maintain their value like number four it's terra tundra 35.9 percent of its value it loses once again number three is the toyota tacoma loses 32 percent of its value um even better than the tundra and the forerunner um so yeah these

trucks

and suvs you know just have a proven record and now we're getting to

cars

where it's actually cheaper to buy a new car sometimes than more

trucks

than the used one yeah and i said car i should have said jeep because number two and number one on...
our list are the jeep wrangler and the jeep wrangler unlimited the jeep wrangler loses 31.5 and the four-door loses 30 over five years which is amazing just amazing i know it's just kind of a lifestyle vehicle right i mean when you see it with no doors off you know no roof and then just you're going off-roading with doors off uh-huh i mean with doors off yes that no door's off yeah yeah yeah take off your doors take off your roof you're going on an adventure it has that image of lifestyle and that's pretty amazing well it's because it's think about it it's the swiss army knife of vehicles right it's not a car it's not a truck it's a jeep which is itself unusual but look it could be a convertible it could be an off-roader it could be a family hauler it can even tow to some extent well not very much for the wrangler but yes you know what i'm saying and best of all it could be that rugged car that you take around the world and drive to work the next day and i think because of that kind of swiss army knife effect it it's just always perennially much loved and much wanted yes well now we're we're switching gears the

money

pits

yeah the

money

pits

we're doing the

money

pits

yes the ones that i'm more interested in so once again we're going to start at the top and work our way down to the biggest

money

pit of all at least according to ic

cars

so let's start let's get right to it number 10 our list is...
what andre it's a chevrolet vault in fact it recently has went away i mean there's ending production of it just about now but it loses 68.1 percent of its value after five years yeah that's you know it's kind of a plug-in hybrid uh and actually it's a really good car so i'm scratching my little surprise yeah trying to figure out why people don't necessarily want to buy these um maybe because the first generation only had four seats right you couldn't get a fifth person in the back so that kind of limited its appeal to a buying audience but in general you know you think it's one of those vehicles that does it all in terms of fuel economy right you can drive it for about 50 miles on electric electricity only and then if you want uh you can keep driving it using the gasoline engine yeah absolutely i think it's a good one the new one the redesign vault uh had a new body but maybe a little bit more crammed yeah it looked a little too prius the back seat was a little small uh what's number nine it's the jaguar xjl 68.9 percent of its value that's the kind of the long sedan uh the luxury machine the luxury machine you know that competes with mercedes and audi and um head on yeah and i think part of that is um they kind of went for a retro look with it yeah and when after retro was popular but it's also going up against high competition you know you know it's trying to compete like you said with the s-class maybe the seven...
series which is actually some of these vehicles are on this list yes yes but i don't know if it has the same cachet you know as some of the others well apparently it's got more since one of these vehicles is actually lower on this list i think it's just you know big luxury sedans are not in vogue right now they're just not nobody really wants them and so once upon a time the king of

cars

right is now left uh to kind of flounder in the deal everybody wants a jeep these days number eight the bmw 6 series 69 percent of its value in five years uh and that's an interesting car too once again um not a sedan uh but but it could be a four-door coupe right too typically yeah there's not a lot of bandwidth there right it's definitely not a first car for most people right the right right it's a toy uh and then bmw does have this reputation of being uh very uh technically advanced but then that comes with the price yeah when it's time to fix them i'm a little surprised by it but um should we go on yeah go for it number seven is ford fusion energy loses 69.1 percent it's kind of similar to the vault we already discussed but it's just a little bit bigger car yeah exactly i think that the problem with the ford fusion energy is that uh ford kind of did this vehicle where they tried to go half ev uh and half regular car right so they kind of created a hybrid in the truest sense and people has been proved by tesla when they want to go electric...
they want a whole new jetsons car they don't want their fusion that runs on gas and electricity what they want is a completely new experience and this car doesn't provide it right and people like we said are moving away from sedans right so it's just it's just really tough so it's number six another one very similar accurate rlx 69.2 percent um i think the problem there is acura um is kind of struggling in terms of its brand identity and design maybe a little bit i mean they're trying they're they're moving from that nose of a beak yeah to now something that's a little bit less bird-like uh and problematic is just the fact that acura doesn't have a strong brand image at this point i mean you say lexus and you know what it stands for right uh and you say acura and you're kind of like well do they make sports

cars

the nsx do they build yeah sedans luxury

cars

you just kind of don't know and i mean i think they're going in the right direction but then they haven't like arrived at that brand uh image that might be one of the issues of course these are our personal opinions yeah we'd love to get yours let us know in the comments below uh number five is a bmw 5 series 69.2 percent once a little surprised by the german luxury sedan yeah yeah but technically five series been popular over the years or decades uh so for it to be losing that much value is a little bit of a surprise you know uh i think what happened was people...
got addicted to all-wheel drive crossovers in a good way right you sit in a crossover and it gives you everything you need you sit up higher you have all-wheel drive it has room for your stuff it has room for your kids stuff it's just a much more usable comfortable comfortable useful utilitarian vehicle and so sedans while they were popular when i was a kid now the crossover is killing them because it should be it's just a much more usable vehicle number four another hybrid bmw i3 70.9 when i say hybrid it's a pure electric car but then there's a gas generator ridge extender that's called a range extender uh that car i get i always think when you make a car that's taller than it is wider it's never good looking and it just feels like it's it doesn't belong in that brand i think with the ia bmw got the brand with the i3 they kind of built the city right about but it's a good car it just doesn't fit the bmw image in my mind i mean i command them for doing this kind of a jetson thing right i mean they kind of were thinking outside the box they made it small more of a flintstones it's carbon fiber k you know shell it's kind of interesting looking but i think it was for like early adopters yeah right bmw fans that wanted that next electric thing you got it are you saying americans don't like cotton the bamboo it's got a lot of bamboo in it a lot of bamboo and those doors those suicide doors those aren't helpful yes it...
locks people in the back you have to wait for the person in the front to open it just just problematic in all kinds of ways number three yeah this one depreciates like a rock the nissan leaf 71 and i think that one has to do with a lot of factors the biggest one of course is that nissan didn't give the kind of range that people wanted an electric car and then when they did provide batteries they weren't climate controlled so when they rolled it out yeah in a lot of warm places the batteries didn't last for the cold places actually yeah and then it was it was also not the best look it was it was challenged from a design point of view and so it kind of represented in a lot of ways uh what people feared about electric

cars

that they don't get the range the batteries don't last and that they're not very good looking yeah and it's changed since then it's changed it's brand new now a lot more range but still it doesn't have that kind of longevity story yeah i just don't think they thought it through you know i don't understand why it's front wheel drive there's no upside to it being front-wheel drive right it's until the model 3 came along it was the most popular electric car i mean the numbers it was it was one of the early it was an early yeah it was available everywhere and they actually put electric chargers in all the nissan dealerships they did a lot of the right things that ford is now doing with their electric car...
they did it early maybe they were cutting edge maybe they weren't cutting right they were bleeding that yeah yeah number two maybe it just was stylistically challenged i'm going with that yeah number two on our list is the bmw 7 series another bmw 71.3 percent of its value it loses after five years you know the seven series has always lived in the shadow of the s-class so the s-class has been all about luxury and of course the seven series has been about technical and also performance performance yeah and and it just never quite matches the s-class in terms of its iconic status and so what that means it is that it's very expensive because it's full of all kinds of innovation it used to be their flagship car if you watch the old james bond movies right oh yeah uh but uh yeah it it once again it suffers from being a sedan and now buyers want crossovers and number one andre is an italian car who would have thunk another sedan the maserati cuatra porte loses 72.2 of its value yeah that's like uh uh it's a sexy beast yes you know andre the maserati quattroporte for me is like the espresso of

cars

and i'll explain what i mean by that right i don't drink a lot of coffee but i always envy people who have espresso because they look like they're pinkies yeah they're very elegant and they're you know very stylish it's very european and then i try one and i almost gag because i can't live with the taste of it so it's kind of...
appealing from from a distance but i think once you if you're not into that sort of thing it represents um something that is probably more style than substance well it's a sexy car it sounds great it's got performance but it doesn't have the reliability story maybe or maybe enough flare i i don't know i probably got too much flair not enough reliability and it's been around a long time let's face it that's another one that is um one of those that probably needs an update well there you have it guys those are your top 10

money

pits

so if you like to keep your

money

then there's only one answer yes wrangler or tacoma there you go yeah i mean you know if you just keep buying those you're gonna you know be in you can maintain your value yeah it'll be in the green as long as you want once again thank you for spending this time with us and check out tflcar.com andre for what news views and real world reviews and also tfltruck.com yep yep so you can actually watch these reviews of all these vehicles because we've driven almost all of them might say heck yeah thank you see you guys next time ciao