Biggest car winners and losers during the month of August


So what do you suppose these cars have in common?

The Chevrolet Malibu, the Nissan 350Z,  the Jaguar XJ  and the Smart ForTwo?

And what do you suppose these cars have in common?

The Volvo S60, the Porsche 911, Lexus LS and the Mazda RX-8.

you guessed that the first list represents the cars that most
depreciate, and the second list represents the cars that appreciate the
most—you get a cookie.

In August according to the Kelly Blue Book Chevy made the dubious list of cars with plummeting values  three times.

On the the other hand Volvo made the list of cars most likely to appreciate two times:

The entire list of August of 2009 winners and losers is below:

Top 10 Depreciating Cars

1. Chevrolet Classic -8.2%
2. Chevrolet Malibu -5.5%
3. Chevrolet Malibu Classic -5.5%
4. Nissan 350Z -4.9%
5. Buick Century -4.7%
6. Jaguar XJ -4.7%
7. Jaguar XJ8 -4.2%
8. Kia XG350 -4.1%
9. Smart ForTwo -3.9%
10.Suzuki Verona -3.8%

Top 10 Appreciating Cars

1. Volvo S60 5.6%
2. Porsche 911 4.1%
3. Kia Rondo 3.8%
4. Volvo XC70 3.5%
5. Lexus LS 3.2%
6. Hyundai Tiburon 2.7%
7. Lincoln MKZ 2.7%
8. Mazda RX-8 2.7%
9. Cadillac XLR 2.5%
10.Scion tC 2.4%