Subaru takes Top honor in 2021 ALG Residual Value Awards

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Nov. 18. 2020
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Ebisu, Shibuya, Japan - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the automaker has been named the 2021 Top Mainstream Brand for Residual Value from the ALG Residual Value Awards. ALG, the analytics division of TrueCar Inc., serves as the industry benchmark for forecasting vehicle values and depreciation data.

With the latest award, Subaru is a five-time top brand for residual value, having taken home the honor in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and now 2021.

“Time and again, car-buyers choose Subaru for the safety, reliability and value that each vehicle promises,” said Thomas J. Doll, President and CEO, Subaru of America, Inc. “Customers know they can count on Subaru vehicles to last through the seasons of their lives, and this honor of our fifth Top Brand for Residual Value Award is a testament to the Love built into each car.”

In addition to the titular Residual Value Award honor, four Subaru models received top recognition in their respective segments.

  • Impreza – Best Compact Car
  • Forester – Best Compact Utility
  • Crosstrek – Best Sub-Compact Utility
  • WRX – Best Sports Car

“Subaru has a proven track record when it comes to industry-leading residual values and the brand has shown consumers that their strong vehicle line-up is supported by vehicles that hold their value,” said Eric Lyman, Chief Industry Analyst at ALG. “This year, Subaru earned the top spot in the Mainstream Brand category for the ALG Residual Value Awards as a result of their class-leading and balanced portfolio, winning in four individual segment categories with the Impreza, WRX, Forester and Crosstrek.”

The ALG Residual Value Awards recognized vehicles in 29 segments predicted to maintain the highest percentage of the Manufacturers’ Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) after three years. Alongside vehicle accolades, ALG selected two brands for overall Mainstream and Premium industry sectors. Based on the 2021 model year, selected winners are determined after ALG utilizes a forecast model that looks at various macro, industry, segment, and vehicle factors.