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Acura ILX, RDX Rate Best For Depreciation Says J.D. Power

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J.D. Power has just announced their 2018 Best Depreciation Ratings, and two Acura vehicles, the ILX sedan and the RDX SUV were big winners.

There are many things to consider when shopping for a vehicle. One of the biggest is it's depreciation rate, and subsequently, it's resale value. Car depreciation is the amount of value your vehicle loses after it has been purchased. On average, a new car loses twenty percent of it's value within the first year of ownership, and a further ten percent per year during the next four years. Many cars lose 10 percent of their value during the first month of ownership!

Unless you are someone who keeps their vehicles for a very long time, driving them into the ground, so to speak, it is important to consider depreciation when you choose a new car. With vehicle financing sometimes extended over an 8-year period, some vehicles might have more owing on them, than they are worth, which is a problem.

J.D. Power's independent and unbiased ratings system determines the depreciation rate of each model on the market. The Acura ILX and the Acura RDX, both rated highly. J.D. Power's awards and ratings are based on the input of thousands of verified owners, and factor in their experiences with quality, performance, dependability and more.

Get to know the Acura ILX and the Acura RDX in Richmond, at Richmond Acura. Slip behind the wheel for an exhilarating test drive, or explore their features in the showroom. Not only are they packed with value, they will retain their value better than others in their segment.  

In the small premium car category, the ILX ranked the best, coming out ahead of the Lexus CT and the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Not only is it comfortable and outfitted with some really nice amenities, it will retain it's value longer than the competition. This entry-level premium sedan is a crowd pleaser. It offers an engaging driving experience, is engineered for comfort and is loaded with a long list of premium features and state of the art technology.

The RDX swept the compact premium SUV category, beating out the Audi Q5, Volvo XC60 and the Lincoln MKC. This luxurious and powerful SUV easily holds it's own against it's rivals, and delivers a robust package of technology, comfort and safety.

Whether you are shopping for a new or a used Acura RDX or ILX, these quality vehicles are proven to retain their value for a long time. A car that retains it's value ensures that you'll get more for it when it's time to trade up for a newer model. It also means that you are less likely to get a lemon when purchasing pre-owned. Either way, it offers peace of mind. Discover the Acura ILX and Acura RLX in Richmond, by visiting Richmond Acura today. During your visit, be sure to ask about the latest specials and financing specials, and score yourself an even better deal.