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Are you in the market for a new car? Before you spend a ton of money on a new vehicle that will lose the majority of its worth in the first year, check out one of these dependable used vehicles made in 2015. Your wallet and retirement account will thank you!If you are familiar with my blog, you know how I feel about car loans. If not, check it out here: 5 Reasons Car Loans Are A Bad Idea. Cars lose value extremely quickly and vehicle loans are a plague to your monthly financial situation.
I highly recommend purchasing a used vehicle (in cash) over a new one. Used vehicles can be just as reliable as new ones and cost a fraction of the price! J.D. Power conducted a study in 2018¹ and found the following list of 2015 cars were the most dependable based on the performance in following categories:
- The Driving Experience
Below are the vehicle categories and the top performers:
Highest Ranked – Kia Rio
Small Premium Car
Highest Ranked – Lexus CT
BMW 2 Series
Highest Ranked – Toyota Prius
Compact Premium Car
Highest Ranked – Lexus ES
BMW 4 Series
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Highest Ranked – Chevrolet Malibu
Midsize Sporty Car
Highest Ranked – Dodge Challenger
Midsize Premium Car
Highest Ranked – Lexus GS
BMW 5 Series
Highest Ranked – Buick LaCrosse
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