Nothing new here. Forbes finds that the MINI keeps it’s value with the best of them. Now that the MINI is in its 3rd year in the US (fourth elsewhere) many of us now have first hand experience with selling ’02s or ’03s for the new ’05. I can personally attest to my 2002 Cooper only losing $3,000 in three years. As crazy as it sounds, I’ve heard of others in the western part of the US that have come out almost even after one or two years of ownership with an MCS.

Here’s the report from

[ Ten Cars With the Best Residual Values ]

Here’s the question to all the MotoringFile readers out there. How many of you have sold a MINI on your own? What was the experience? Did you get what you expected out of it? Would you do it again a few years down the road?