Subcompact Car: Honda Fit

Honda's venerable little Fit has a consistently high resale value. (2016 model shown.)

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Subcompact Car: Honda Fit

This diminutive hatchback offers solid fuel economy and plenty of storage versatility.

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Compact Car: Subaru Impreza

Subaru's Impreza is all new for the 2017 model year (that's the model shown here).

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Compact Car: Subaru Impreza

We recently took a spin in both the sedan and hatchback, and walked away impressed.

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Sporty Compact Car: Subaru WRX

If you want an Impreza that's a bit more fun, opt for the 268-horsepower WRX. (2015 model shown.)

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Sporty Compact Car: Subaru WRX

It's available with either a manual or continuously variable transmission, the latter of which isn't too bad for this performance sedan.

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Mid-Size Car: Subaru Legacy

Subaru's Legacy might not be very fun, but oh man, is it practical.

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Mid-Size Car: Subaru Legacy

It's available with two different engines -- a flat-four, or a flat-six.

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Full-Size Car: Nissan Maxima

The Maxima being on this list proves that interesting styling isn't always a hit against resale value.

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Full-Size Car: Nissan Maxima

Plenty of other Nissan models are following in the Maxima's design footsteps now, too.

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Entry-Level Luxury Car: Lexus RC

The Lexus RC is a vast departure from previous Lexus vehicles. (2015 model shown.)

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Entry-Level Luxury Car: Lexus RC

Its funky styling has migrated to a host of other Lexus vehicles, as well, and don't expect that trend to stop.

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Luxury Car: Lexus GS

The Lexus GS is a big-body Japanese bruiser available with a variety of powertrains, including a hybrid.

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Luxury Car: Lexus GS

This here is the GS F, the performance variant. It's a riot.

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High-End Luxury Car: Porsche Panamera

Porsche's Panamera is all new for 2017, sporting a look closer to the current 911.

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High-End Luxury Car: Porsche Panamera

Gone is the bubble butt of yore, and in its place is a more proper hatchback.

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Sports Car: Porsche 718 Cayman

The 718 Cayman ditches the old Cayman's flat-six engine in favor of a turbocharged flat-four.

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Sports Car: Porsche 718 Cayman

The engine note might not be as good, but it sure as hell handles every bit as well as the old one.

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High Performance Car: Ford Shelby Mustang GT350

If the regular Ford Mustang isn't enough for you, perhaps the Shelby Mustang GT350 is enough.

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High Performance Car: Ford Shelby Mustang GT350

Its flat-plane-crank V8 engine will scream its way up to a ludicrously high rev limiter.

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Hybrid/Alternative Energy Car: Honda Accord Hybrid

The Honda Accord Hybrid is just 1 mpg short of achieving 50 mpg in the city.

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Hybrid/Alternative Energy Car: Honda Accord Hybrid

Combine its efficiency with Honda's legacy of high resale values, and you've got a winner.

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Electric Vehicle: Chevrolet Bolt EV

The Chevrolet Bolt EV is entirely new, walking into this category within a few months of going on sale.

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Electric Vehicle: Chevrolet Bolt EV

Many other EVs on the market are limited in market size and on the old side, so it's no wonder the Bolt is on this list.

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Subcompact Crossover/SUV: Honda HR-V

Honda's HR-V takes everything good about the Fit and puts it on a set of stilts. (2016 model shown.)

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Subcompact Crossover/SUV: Honda HR-V

The HR-V promises capacity and fuel economy for the small family on the go, and those promises are definitely met.

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Compact Crossover/SUV: Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler will outlive me, you and everyone you know.

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Compact Crossover/SUV: Jeep Wrangler

Expect a new Wrangler to be announced either later this year or early next year.

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Mid-Size Crossover/SUV: Toyota 4Runner

Toyota's 4Runner is yet another badge that's existed for a damned long time. (2016 model shown.)

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Mid-Size Crossover/SUV: Toyota 4Runner

But it's earned its place at the table thanks to a blend of capability and capaciousness.

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Full-Size Crossover/SUV: Chevrolet Suburban

Do you need an SUV the size of a small house? The Suburban is worth looking at, then. (2015 model shown.)

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Full-Size Crossover/SUV: Chevrolet Suburban

The Suburban is yet another name that's been bouncing around the auto industry for decades.

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Luxury Compact Crossover/SUV: Porsche Macan

Porsche's Macan might not be long in the tooth, but the Audi Q5 underneath that sheet metal is.

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Luxury Compact Crossover/SUV: Porsche Macan

The Macan impressed us with its excellent specs that translated to a sublime drive when the going got twisty.

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Luxury Mid-Size Crossover/SUV: Lexus RX

It might look like a Japanese spaceship, but the Lexus RX remains one of the automaker's most popular vehicles. (2016 model shown.)

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Luxury Mid-Size Crossover/SUV: Lexus RX

You can't pass a single bank in town without seeing at least one of this puppies parked in the employee lot out back.

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Luxury Full-Size Crossover/SUV: Lexus LX

The Lexus LX is little more than a tarted-up Toyota Land Cruiser. (2016 model shown.)

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Luxury Full-Size Crossover/SUV: Lexus LX

But since this is a luxury category, the Land Cruiser can't win, so the honor goes to its Lexus variant.

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Mid-Size Pickup Truck: Toyota Tacoma

Every day is Taco Tuesday when you're rocking a Toyota Tacoma.

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Mid-Size Pickup Truck: Toyota Tacoma

The Tacoma is another vehicle that's regularly lauded for its reliability and capability in a very small segment.

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Full-Size Pickup Truck: Chevrolet Silverado HD

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Full-Size Pickup Truck: Chevrolet Silverado HD

It's OK, there are only two more to go.

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Minivan: Toyota Sienna

The "Swagger Wagon" is the final vehicle on KBB's list of cars with the best resale value. (2015 model shown.)

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Minivan: Toyota Sienna

It's a Toyota built for families. Would you expect it to sell for pennies on the dollar so soon after being released?

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