Kelley Blue Book

  • 2012 Chevrolet Volt

    The 2012 Chevrolet Volt might cost nearly $5,000 cheaper more than the 2012 Nissan Leaf, but over the next five years, it might cost you less to run. At least, that’s the verdict of Kelley Blue Book (KBB) which crowned the 2012 Chevy Volt the electric choice in its inaugral Total Cost of Ownership awards. Over the course of five years, it said, the total cost of ownership for a base level 2012 Volt would work out at $40,629, while the expected ownership costs for a base level 2012 Nissan Leaf for the same period total would be $42,089. The 2012 Nissan Leaf is cheaper to buy and...

  • 2012 Chevrolet Volt
    Will Electric Cars Lose Value Quickly? Some Say Yes, We Disagree

    For over 80 years, the Kelley Blue Book has been valuing new and used cars for the benefit of the auto industry. Used by automakers, car dealers and consumers alike, it has become the ultimate go-to guide for realistic valuations on virtually any age or condition of car. But although the Kelley...

  • 2011 Chevrolet Volt
    Buying or Leasing An Electric Car: Why Residual Value Matters

    You’ve read up on the latest electric cars, gone for test drives and are ready to make a purchase. However, there’s one more thing you should consider before singing the contract: how much will your car be worth in a few years’ time? The answer depends on who you ask and could...

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