Buick Wins Three 2015 KBB.com 5-Year Cost to Own Awards

For the second consecutive year, three Buick models were among the winners in Kelley Blue Book’s 2015 5-Year Cost to Own awards announced today...

The Buick Verano costs $9,236 less to operate over five years than other models in the Entry Level Luxury Car class, according to Kelley Blue Book’s 2015 5-Year Cost to Own awards announced today (Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015). The Buick Encore (Luxury Compact SUV/Crossover) and the Buick Enclave (Luxury Full-size SUV/Crossover) also  top of their 5-year cost-to-own categories.
The Buick Verano costs $9,236 less to operate over five years than other models in the Entry Level Luxury Car class, according to Kelley Blue Book’s 2015 5-Year Cost to Own awards announced today (Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015). The Buick Encore (Luxury Compact SUV/Crossover) and the Buick Enclave (Luxury Full-size SUV/Crossover) also top of their 5-year cost-to-own categories.

DETROIT – For the second consecutive year, three Buick models were among the winners in Kelley Blue Book’s 2015 5-Year Cost to Own awards announced today:  

Kelley Blue Book’s data for new cars for the initial five-year ownership period is the basis for the awards. Categories include lowest projected depreciation, expected fuel costs, finance and insurance fees, maintenance and repair costs, and state registration fees.
Kelley Blue Book data suggests substantial potential in cost-of-ownership savings for these three vehicles.


Vehicle Category

Model

Model Average Difference to Vehicle Category Average

Entry-Level Luxury Car

Buick Verano

($9,236)

Luxury Compact SUV/Crossover

Buick Encore

($14,370)

Luxury Full-size SUV/Crossover

Buick Enclave

($17,509)


KBB.com’s 5-Year Cost to Own
information is developed using Kelley Blue Book® Residual Values to calculate depreciation costs. Kelley Blue Book calculates total ownership costs for new vehicles by applying a sophisticated valuation methodology along with critical financial data from third-party providers.


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