ALG Announces Second Annual Canadian Residual Valu
Awards for Segment Leaders and Top Brands Overall
January 14, 2010 07:33 AM Eastern Time
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ALG, a subsidiary of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRAK)
benchmark for residual values and depreciation data, today announced its second annual Canadian Residual Value Awards, honorin
luxury brands as well as the vehicles in each segment that are predicted to retain the highest percentage of their original price.
This year’s awards are based on 2010 model year vehicles. The ALG awards are derived after careful study of segment competitio
performance and industry trends, and are based on analysis using only Canada-specific data.
Subaru Canada, Inc. won the Mainstream Brand Canadian Residual Value Award, rising from fourth place last year. In addition, th
individual segment awards for the Impreza in the Mid-Compact Car category, the Legacy in the Midsize Car category, and the Imp
the Sporty Car category.
“Subaru has blazed its own trail since arriving in the Canadian market,” said Matt Traylen, ALG’s Chief Economist. “Subaru’s signa
and standard all-wheel drive, as well as its solid reputation for quality, give the brand an image of ruggedness and independence and
remarkable owner loyalty. The recent redesign of its three core models and restrained incentives also helped Subaru jump to the top
For the second year in a row, Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan Canada, Inc., has won the Luxury Brand Canadian Residual Val
has one of the newest vehicle lineups and with its core model, the G37, refreshed for 2010, it continues to offer great value to consu
Mr. Traylen commented, “With generally more powerful engines and lower pricing than its European rivals, Infiniti has pursued the
strategy that helps to give its brand a strong long-term foundation. By augmenting its lineup with all-wheel drive vehicles, it’s expand
across the luxury market.”
Honda Canada, Inc., runner-up for the Mainstream