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Kelly Blue Book picks 2009 resale awards

Nov. 19, 2008 at 4:06 PM

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Honda's and Toyota's 2009 model year vehicles earned top honors in an annual projection of U.S. used car prices, Kelly Blue Book said Wednesday.

The annual Best Resale Value Awards picked the Toyota Tacoma as the compact pickup that would best retain its resale value five years from now. The best full-sized pickup was the Toyota Tundra. The 2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid was picked as the best value among hybrid crossovers, based on its projected resale value, Kelly Blue Book said.

Best value in the crossover category went to Honda's CR-V. Honda was given top honors in the hybrid car category for the Honda Civic Hybrid and in the van category for the Honda Odyssey.

The annual award excludes cars with suggested retail prices above $60,000, except in luxury car categories.

For luxury crossovers, Kelly Blue Book choose the BMW X5. The Audi Q7 Quattro was chosen best luxury SUV, while the Audi A5 was named the best luxury car.

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