#18 – Volvo S80
Introduced in 1998 as Volvo’s flagship sedan, the Volvo S80 spanned two generations of drivers but is somewhat of a forgotten model in the luxury sedan market despite its reliability and safety rating. The second generation was released in 2006 and remained in production until 2016 with a price tag of $45,000 that included luxury features like a wood steering wheel and 19-inch Bor alloy wheels. However, the upgrades failed to boost S80 sales and Volvo pulled the line from production in 2016.
The Swedish engineering made the S80 a gorgeous luxury car and added to its value with a deprecation of only 23.1% after its first year on the road. Today, 2016 models go for around $28,687 with Edmunds reporting the true cost to own at $49,808 depending on fuel, maintenance, insurance and repair costs over five years. Older models are priced between $11,000 and $20,000, which is a great deal on a pre-owned luxury sedan!