Are Acuras Expensive to Maintain?

2019 Acura ILX A-Spec

Many Naperville drivers are under the impression that maintaining a luxury vehicle can be an expensive investment. However, that is not the case with Acura. Unlike some competitors like Mercedes-Benz and BMW, Acura’s cost of ownership is quite affordable. McGrath Acura of Westmont has the details for those wondering, “are Acuras expensive to maintain?”

Acura Cost to Own

Not only are Acura vehicles known for their dependability, but they also cost significantly less to own than many of their luxury competitors. For example, let’s take a look at the 2019 Acura MDX. Kelley Blue Book lets Elmhurst and Downers Grove compare 5-year cost to own prices for most vehicles on the market. When comparing the base 2019 MDX to vehicles from BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and more, you will see that the Acura is more affordable. Here is how the competitors stack up when it comes to affordability after comparing them with the Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Comparison tool.

  1. 2019 Acura MDX Base
  2. 2019 INFINITI QX60 Pure
  3. 2019 Audi Q7 2.0T Premium
  4. 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC
  5. 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i

2019 Acura ILX ebony interior

Acura Reliability

One of the many reasons why the Acura maintenance cost is so low is that the brand has built a strong reputation for quality and reliability. RepairPal releases its reliability report each year, which looks at the costs, frequency, and severity of repairs. The Acura brand ranks at a 4.5 out of 5 for reliability, earning the designation of “Excellent.” According to their report, the annual repair costs for all Acura vehicles is $466 per year. The average repair cost for all makes and models evaluated is significantly higher, at $631.McGrath Acura of Westmont has also taken a look at how the individual models rank in terms of reliability, and to also have provided the details below:

  • Acura ILX: 4.5 out of 5 (3rd out of 17 for luxury compact cars)
  • Acura MDX: 4 out of 5 (3rd out of 14 for luxury midsize SUVs)
  • Acura RDX: 4.5 out of 5 (1st out of 11 for luxury compact SUVs)
  • Acura TLX: 5 out of 5 (2nd out of 31 for luxury midsize cars)

Explore the Acura Lineup at McGrath Acura of Westmont

Now that you have seen how affordable the Acura maintenance cost can be, it’s time to explore the lineup at McGrath Acura of Westmont. From sleek sedans to sophisticated crossovers, you can’t go wrong with Acura. You can also learn more about how to trade in a carContact us today to set up a test drive.


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