Acura Earns Top Honors in 2013 Best Retained Value Awards for Second Consecutive Year

June 27th, 2013 by

Acura has highest projected five-year resale value among all luxury brands

edmundsLeading car research site has recently announced that for the second year in a row, Acura has the highest projected resale value versus all other luxury brands after a five year period and has earned the Best Retained Value® Awards.*

Jeff Conrad, vice president of sales for Acura said, “This recognition from speaks to the clear advantages of the Acura brand in offering its customers outstanding luxury performance, features and technologies that few of our competitors can deliver at a price that none of them can match.  It’s yet another proof point that Acura is delivering truly outstanding value on a luxury scale and smart luxury buyers are taking notice.”

With sales up 26.7 percent over last year, Acura was the fastest growing luxury brand in America in 2012.  For 2013 Acura sales are up another 9.8 percent through May which is attributed to new and recently redesigned models such as the ILX entry-luxury sedan, the second-generation RDX five-passenger sport-utility vehicle, and the all-new RLX flagship sedan with Precision All-Wheel Steer™.

In addition, the all-new 2014 MDX seven-passenger flagship SUV launched June 20th and will be followed later in the year by the second version of the RLX – the 370-horsepower RLX with Sport Hybrid Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive – the first system of its kind, with an anticipated EPA 30 mpg city and 30 mpg highway**, all while delivering superior driving performance via its innovative three-motor, torque vectoring hybrid system.

Acura is delivering leading-edge technologies that are helping further define its “Synergy Between Man and Machine” product direction, including Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™), Acura Jewel Eye™ LED headlights, Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS™) and next-generation AcuraLink® connected car technology, along with advanced driver-assistive systems such as Acura Lane Keep Assist and Active Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow.

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*The study is based on’s True Market Value® (TMV®) tool, which projects a vehicle’s average resale value after five year’s of ownership at the time of the new-vehicle purchase.

** Anticipated 2014 EPA mileage ratings based on internal Honda testing. Final 2014 EPA mileage ratings not available at time of printing. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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