Avenue of the Giants Weekend Run - Sat. March 23, 2024

Saturday will be a very full day of cruising from Novato up through the Avenue of the Giants and ending at Eel River Brewing in Fortuna. Sun...

2012 MINI Wins Best Retained Value In Three Categories

The Truth About Cars published this list from Edmund's of the winners of each category of 2012 vehicle for best projected retained value after five years The 2012 MINI Cooper Convertible won the category of "Convertible Under $35,000" retaining 48.90% of its value, the 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe won the category of "Coupe Under $25,000" retaining 50.00% of its value, and the 2012 MINI Cooper Countryman won the category of "Wagon $25,000-$35,000" retaining 48.50% of its value.

2012 Best Retained Value Award Winners
CategoryYearMakeModelRetained Value
Compact Truck2012ToyotaTacoma57.30%
Convertible $35K-$45K2012LexusIS 250 C46.80%
Convertible Over $45K2012FordShelby GT50046.50%
Convertible Under $35,0002012MINICooper48.90%
Coupe $25K-$35K2012FordMustang46.80%
Coupe $35K-$45K2012BMW3 Series44.00%
Coupe Over $45,0002012FordShelby GT50047.50%
Coupe Under $25,0002012MINICooper50.00%
Large Heavy Duty Truck2012FordF-350 Super Duty48.60%
Large Light Duty Truck2012FordF-15048.40%
Sedan $20K-$30K2012SubaruImpreza45.30%
Sedan $30K-$40K2012LexusIS 25046.30%
Sedan Over $40K2012CadillacCTS42.00%
Sedan Under $20,0002012HondaCivic50.00%
SUV $25K-$35K2012HondaCR-V54.60%
SUV $35K-$45K2012GMCAcadia46.00%
SUV Over $45,0002012AcuraMDX44.20%
SUV Under $25,0002012SubaruForester44.60%
Wagon $25K-$35K2012MINICooper Countryman48.50%
Wagon Over $35,0002012BMW3 Series42.70%
Wagon Under $25,0002012ScionxB47.30%