SMART people choose the vehicle they will buy based on its high resale value. Such buyers know that vehicles which retain its value well will be the owners' best friend.
Carpenters Motors has a few of those vehicles which won the Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Awards.
The awards recognise automakers' outstanding achievements in producing vehicles that best retain their value over the first five years of new-vehicle ownership.
The Nissan Navara - sold locally by Carpenters Motors - was listed as one such vehicle scooping the 2012 Vehicle Satisfaction Award for compact pickup truck segment.
The Nissan Navara won the award after it was nominated by automotive adviser Autobytel and automotive research firm AutoPacific.
The Vehicle Satisfaction Award measures how satisfied new car and light truck buyers are with their recently purchased vehicle.
The award is based on the views of more than 75,000 survey respondents who objectively rate 48 key attributes on their importance when considering to purchase. The Nissan Navara D40—another vehicle sold locally by Carpenters Motors —won the 2012 Top Rated Midsize Pickup Awards given out by jdpower.com. The award is measured on reliability, quality, performance and design and, dependability.
It also received the highest rating for Insurance Institute for Highway Safety United States, Front, Side, and Roof Strength Evaluations and was also an Edmunds.com 2011 Top Recommended Compact Truck.