After analyzing more than 650,000 vehicle transactions for cars from the 1981-2002 model years sold in 2017, w list was compiled of the top 10 cars vehicle owners are holding on to for more than 15 years. It is no surprise that 8 Toyota vehicles occupy the top 10 spots.
Top 10 Vehicles Owned for More than 15 Years.
For every 100 new cars sold, below are the vehicle most kept by their original owners for more than 15 years.
|Rank||Make||Model||Retained Per 100|
In contrast, the vehicle least to be kept for 15+ years is the Jeep Grand Cherokee with only 4 out of 100 original owners opting to retain this mediocre vehicle.
It is notable to mention that when averaging all the models of a particular brand, Subaru comes in second to Toyota with 10 out of 100 cars retained for more than 15 years by the original owners.