The Rogue holds its value well, according to the Automotive Lease Guide, the industry’s leading source for residual values and the one that uses.

2011 Nissan Rogue

ALG says that a 2011 Rogue S (2012 residuals weren’t available) with all-wheel drive will be worth 50 percent of its original value after three years and 42 percent after four years. These projections are just below those for the Subaru Forester, which ALG ranks as the highest among 2011 compact SUVs. ALG says the 2011 Forester will retain 51 percent of its original value after three years and 43 percent after four years.

Residual values are used primarily to calculate lease prices because in a lease you’re basically paying the difference between what a vehicle is worth when it’s new and what it’s worth at the end of the lease. Residuals also are good predictor of what a car’s resale value will be as a trade-in or if you sell it yourself.

You can check ALG’s residual values for all models here and see which vehicles ALG says are best in class here.

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Answered by Rick Popely on March 21, 2012 in Nissan , Nissan Rogue , What Car Should I Buy? | Permalink

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