The cars that lose value the fastest

Sarah Coles
Toyota Avensis
Toyota Avensis

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When we buy a new car, we can do everything within our power to make sure we get one which will do plenty of miles to the gallon, and travel several times round the world before requiring serious rebuilding. However, there's another massive cost of car ownership we often overlook - depreciation.

If you ever want to sell your car on, you need something that won't shed value from the day you drive it off the forecourt, and will fetch something reasonable in the used car market. So which are the models to avoid if you're worried about re-sale value?