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9. 2002 Ford Explorer

Trade-In Value*: $4,350
Original Price in 2002: $27,775
New Car Value (2011): $30,000

The Ford Explorer is one of the most popular SUVs on the market. People love the vehicle because it has the functionality of an SUV but also has style and comfort. Because they’re so popular, Ford hasn’t made too many changes in subsequent models, except for improvements to safety and roominess. You know what that means — thieves love them for the parts!

* Based on the Kelley Blue Book value, assuming the vehicle is in good condition

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