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Are you in the market for a new SUV, Van, or Truck? 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!
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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 SUVs, Vans, and Pickups 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 – Hyundai Tucson
Small Premium SUV
Highest Ranked – Audi Q3
Highest Ranked – Chevrolet Equinox
Compact Premium SUV
Highest Ranked – Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
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Highest Ranked – Toyota Tacoma
Highest Ranked – Chevrolet Traverse
Buick Enclave (Tied)
Hyundai Santa Fe (Tied)
Toyota Venza (Tied)
Midsize Premium SUV
Highest Ranked – Lexus RX
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Highest Ranked – Honda Odyssey
Chrysler Town & Country
Highest Ranked – Ford Expedition
Large Light Duty Pickup
Highest Ranked – Chevrolet Silverado
Large Heavy Duty Pickup
Highest Ranked – Ford Super Duty
Chevrolet Silverado HD
Do you own one of these vehicles? Do you agree or disagree with the results from the J.D. Power study? If you missed it, check out my previous post on the most dependable 21 used cars from 2015. Comment below, and if you haven’t signed up for my emails, please subscribe below. Keep at it my friends, create the life you deserve!