Crossover & Midsize

Subaru Models Dominated This 2020 Best Resale Value SUVs List

Subaru has a reputation for durability, safety, and Japanese reliability. Brand loyalists turn to Subarus for generations buying one Subaru after another and often even passing them down to their kids––we’ve all seen those tear-jerking commercials. For 2020, the brand maintains its reputation by dominating Kelly Blue Book’s (KBB) list of 2020 best resale value SUVs.

There’s a remarkable trend among Subaru SUVs. In fact, three different Subaru models won awards for best resale value. Let’s check them out.

What is the best subcompact SUV?

“The Subaru Crosstrek is proof that you needn’t spend big bucks or even have a big vehicle to go on a grand adventure.”

Kelley Blue Book
A light blue 2020 Subaru Crosstrek on the track.
2020 Subaru Crosstrek | Subaru

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In terms of resale value, KBB named the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek the best subcompact SUV. This small subcompact crossover SUV still offers decent cargo space and a nice lifted stance. In fact, it’s little more than a lifted hatchback Impreza. It’s a fun little SUV that’s made a name for itself since its debut just a few short years ago.

The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek also has the best resale value of all subcompact SUVs, according to KBB. If you’re looking for an SUV that won’t play you the fool in terms of depreciation, go test out a new Crosstrek. It’s reliable, holds its value, and both its exterior and interior styles appeal to a wide-ranging consumer base.

What is the best compact SUV?

“With a penchant for the outdoors at its core, the Subaru Forester has long resonated with buyers seeking a smaller 2-row SUV that has an adventurous spirit.”

Kelley Blue Book
2020 Subaru Forester driving
2020 Subaru Forester | Subaru

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When it comes to good resale value, KBB names the 2020 Subaru Forester the best compact SUV. Last year the Forester received a host of updates. The 2020 Subaru Forester got a lane-centering function also.

If you want a fun adventurous compact SUV with AWD as a standard feature, the 2020 Subaru Forester is a great one to look at. It comes in a variety of options, including an available features like a Harmon/Kardon audio system in upper trim levels. Regardless of the trim you end up with, buying a 2020 Subaru Forester means you’ll have a compact SUV with impeccable resale value.

What is the best 2-row midsize SUV?

“Whatever Outback model you choose and whichever adventures it takes you on, you can be confident in its ability to retain its value well over the years.”

Kelley Blue Book
2020 Subaru Outback Off Roading
2020 Subaru Outback | Subaru

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If you want a 2-row midsize SUV for your family that offers best-in-class resale value, the 2020 Subaru Outback is the way to go. The 2020 Subaru Outback looks much the same as it has for the duration of its current generation. But on the inside, it’s gotten a slew of updates.

The 2020 Subaru Outback received a lot of tech upgrades. More advanced safety features, a better standard infotainment display, and fatigue monitoring are among these interior updates. With its X-mode off-road drive select and new tech features, the 2020 Subaru Outback brings more to the table than just great resale value.