Today many prospective car buyers who looked at a used car. Because the stock and shipment of new cars to dealers also drag a few moments after the earthquake and tsunami struck Japan.
However, not all used cars of all brands of cars in demand by consumers. Only a few brands that have assessed the reliability and high resale value they choose.
Results of research conducted by Forbes magazine that was launched automarketing.com and autoevolution.com, Saturday, July 16, 2011, show at least there are 14 best used cars in the United States. However, from 14 brands, Toyota and Ford top the list.
The list is intended as a guide for potential buyers of used cars in the land of Uncle Sam. "The list of 14 best used cars are also referred to the JD Power Associates study results about the reliability of the car," said Jim Gorszelay, in charge of research in a report on Forbes.com.
Previously, institutions of global marketing research consultant from the United States has conducted a poll of 43,700 car owners. They are the car owners who have used the vehicle for at least three years.
Respondents were asked how often their cars have problems since they are buying. What is the cost of maintenance and operational costs which they must spend since the car was used. Another question, how much resale value when they sell that car.
Gorszelay said, in addition to resale value, another aspect which is rated at a used car that is the look and features of existing designs. "Especially compared to the stylish design and features similar car that carried by the latest output," he said.
The result, Toyota and Ford brand ranks first because of the four models besutannya judged to have the reliability and the best resale value. The fourth model is the Toyota Scion xB, Lexus RX350, Toyota Sienna, and Toyota Tundra.
As for the four models is Ford's Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln MKZ and Ford Edge. While in the ranks of Mazda and Mercedes-Benz brand there is only one model in the list of the best used cars.