Acura Brand and ILX Sedan Top
Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost to Own Awards
CHICAGO, (Feb. 7, 2018) – For the third year in row, Acura has been named the top 5-Year Cost to Own Luxury Brand by Kelley Blue Book – with the Acura ILX sport sedan this year capturing the top spot in the entry-luxury car category. The 5-Year Cost to Own Awards recognize new vehicles and brands (luxury and non-luxury) with the lowest projected ownership costs, based on Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost to Own data for new cars during the initial five-year ownership period.
The Acura brand overall, as well as the Acura ILX earned high scores in the awards’ key factors, including depreciation, expected fuel costs, finance and insurance fees, maintenance and repair costs, as well as state fees for all new models. Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost to Own Awards are designed to help in-market shoppers make more informed new-car buying decisions by breaking down typical ownership cost details and naming the brands and models with the lowest projected five-year total.
Acura is a leading automotive luxury nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance representing the original values of the Acura brand – a commitment to evocative styling, high performance and innovative engineering, all built on a foundation of quality and reliability.
The Acura lineup features six distinctive models – the RLX premium, luxury sedan, the TLX performance luxury sedan, the ILX sport sedan, the 5-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, the seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row luxury SUV and the next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a new and pinnacle expression of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.
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2018 model-year vehicle’s projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit www.kbb.com