Santa Barbara Auto Group Celebrates Acura's Award-Winning Design and Value

Top Quote Acura tops the list for the Best Retained Value® Awards from for the second year in a row, reinforcing its standing as a luxury market leader for value. End Quote
  • Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA (1888PressRelease) July 26, 2013 - Santa Barbara Auto Group is pleased to announce that Acura has ranked at the top of the list for the second year in a row in the Best Retained Value® Awards. Acura led the group with the highest projected residual value after five years of ownership.

    "We are excited to share this information with our loyal customers," shares Acura Santa Barbara General Manager, Scott Westbrook. "Acura prides itself in offering outstanding luxury performance and technology at a value no one else in the market can match."

    The results of the study are based on's True Market Value® tool which projects a vehicle's average resale value after five years of ownership following a new-car purchase. Acura led the group with a residual value of 45.1 percent.

    Leading Value in the Luxury Market

    The information will likely resonate with Acura customers looking for a premium luxury car that will hold its value in today's market. Many drivers are taking notice of the distinctive brand. Acura was the fastest growing luxury brand in America in 2012, with sales up 26 percent year to date. Popular models include the Acura ILX, the Acura RDX sport utility vehicle, and the all-new RLX luxury sedan.

    To support their growth and expansion, Acura is opening a new Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, OH. The company will use the facility to build the highly anticipated Acura NSX mid-engine supercar, set to be released in 2015.

    The Acura NSX and other 2015 Acura models will likely incorporate the latest in Acura technology including Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™, Acura Jewel Eye™ LED headlights, Precision All-Wheel Steer™, and next-generation AcuraLink® connected car technology and other advanced driver assistive systems.

    For more information about the current Acura line-up, California drivers can contact their

    local Southern California Acura dealer, Acura Santa Barbara. Customers are welcome to call, email, or visit a friendly Acura sales representative to learn more about each remarkable vehicle or schedule a test drive.

    About Acura Santa Barbara
    Acura Santa Barbara, serving the Santa Barbara area, is the premier retailer of new and used Acura vehicles. The dedicated sales staff and top-trained technicians at Acura Santa Barbara are available to make each customer's auto shopping experience fun, easy, and financially advantageous. Check out the IIHS' top safety pick RDX, the best-selling MDX or any of the other reliable, affordable models in the Acura line up. Acura Santa Barbara is located at 401 South Hope Ave in Santa Barbara, right off the 101 and Hope Ave exit.

    Acura Santa Barbara

    401 S Hope Ave

    Santa Barbara, CA 93105

    (805) 563-4266

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