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It’s becoming more and more rare, but some people do keep their cars for 15 years or more.

To determine the top 10 cars owners keep for 15 years or more, iSeeCars.com analyzed over 650,000 cars from the 1981-2002 model years that were sold in 2017. All 10 vehicles on the list are at least 1.7 times more likely than average to be kept by the original owners for 15 years or more, and the list is basically dominated by a single automaker.
Read more about the Top 10 Cars Owners Keep for 15 Years or More at AutoGuide.com.
 

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10. Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon lands in 10th place, with 11.7 percent of its original owners keeping the car for 15 or more years. That’s 1.7 times more likely than the average.

9. Honda CR-V

One of only two Honda vehicles on the list, 11.9 percent of original CR-V owners kept their cars for 15 or more years. Like the Avalon, that’s 1.7 times more likely compared to the average.

8. Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma owners are 1.8 times more likely than the average to keep their trucks for more than 15 years. According to the data, 12.4 percent of original owners kept their Tacomas for 15 or more years.

7. Toyota Sequoia

Yet another SUV on the list, the Toyota Sequoia is in seventh place with 12.8 percent of its original owners keeping their vehicle for 15 or more years – that’s 1.9 times more likely compared to the average.

6. Honda Odyssey

The other Honda vehicle that made it onto the Toyota-dominated list is the Odyssey minivan. The automotive research firm found that 12.8 percent of its original owners kept the Odyssey for 15 or more years, which is also 1.9 times more likely than the average.

5. Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4 remains one of the most popular crossovers today, and 14.3 percent of its original owners kept the RAV4 for 15 years or more. That means RAV4 owners are 2.1 times more likely than the average to keep their vehicle for 15 years or more.

4. Toyota Prius

The only hybrid on the list, the Toyota Prius may come as a surprise to some since the older model years weren’t as refined or popular as the current models. But still, 15 percent of older Prius owners kept their cars for 15 years or more, which is 2.2 times more likely than the average owner.

3. Toyota Tundra

Another Toyota pickup on the list, the Tundra kicks off the top 3 with 15.7 percent of its owners keeping the truck for 15 years or more, which is 2.3 times more likely than the average.

2. Toyota Sienna

Compared to the Honda Odyssey, more Toyota Sienna owners tend to keep their minivans for 15 years or more. Data shows 17.1 percent of original owners kept the Sienna in their driveways for 15 years or more, which is 2.5 times more likely than the average.

1. Toyota Highlander

The vehicle that owners are 2.7 times more likely than the average to keep for 15 years or more is the Toyota Highlander. A total of 18.3 percent of their original owners kept the Highlander for at least a decade-and-a-half.
 
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