For the (counts fingers…) 3rd year in a row the MINI has achieved top ten status by the Kelly Blue Book and came in first in the hatchback segment. Here's the breakdown by catagory:

  • SEDAN: Honda Civic
  • LUXURY: BMW 5 Series
  • COUPE: Infiniti G35 Coupe
  • PICKUP: Toyota Tacoma PreRunner
  • CONVERTIBLE: Nissan 350 Z Touring Roadster
  • SPORT UTILITY: Volvo XC90
  • WAGON: Volkswagen Jetta Wagon TDI
  • VAN/MINIVAN: Honda Odyssey
  • HATCHBACK: MINI Cooper

You can check out the entire list and read more here. Interestingly BMW (parent company to MINI) was named the brand that Kelly Blue Book forcasts will hold it's value over the next five years best.