powersurge wrote:Buy the NEWEST car you can afford... End of story..
There is little difference* from 2012 - 2015 model years and they are all low mileage.
So I say ignore the model year and pay attention first and foremost to the battery health and price.
Paying $13k for the '15 instead of $9k for the '12 with new battery is asking for the new model to last 45% longer. Bad, bad bet.
A rare person might find substantial value in the QC or 6 kW OBC, but people who charge at home may never use those capabilities.
The heat pump is nice, but the heated seats are a whole lot more important.