Acura RLX Depreciation

An Acura RLX will depreciate 68% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $19,131.

The chart below shows the expected depreciation for the next 10 years. These results are for vehicles in good condition, averaging 13,500 miles per year, and assumes a purchase price of $59,858 when new. Key in your purchase price, expected ownership period and estimated annual miles driven into our depreciation calculator, and we'll predict an expected resale value just for you.

Acura RLX Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $16,934 71.71% $42,924 13,500 2021
2 $25,517 57.37% $34,341 27,000 2022
3 $31,713 47.02% $28,145 40,500 2023
4 $36,358 39.26% $23,500 54,000 2024
5 $40,727 31.96% $19,131 67,500 2025
6 $42,984 28.19% $16,874 81,000 2026
7 $44,250 26.08% $15,608 94,500 2027
8 $45,420 24.12% $14,438 108,000 2028
9 $46,503 22.31% $13,355 121,500 2029
10 $47,505 20.64% $12,353 135,000 2030
Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $16,934 71.71% $42,924
2 $25,517 57.37% $34,341
3 $31,713 47.02% $28,145
4 $36,358 39.26% $23,500
5 $40,727 31.96% $19,131
6 $42,984 28.19% $16,874
7 $44,250 26.08% $15,608
8 $45,420 24.12% $14,438
9 $46,503 22.31% $13,355
10 $47,505 20.64% $12,353

Acura RLX Depreciation Calculator

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If you purchase a used Acura RLX that is 2 years old, then you could save $25,517 compared to buying new, and still have a relatively new model with plenty of useful life remaining. If you plan to keep this vehicle for 3 years then your total cost of depreciation would be $15,210. Try other age and ownership length combinations, or different vehicles to see if you can find depreciation sweetspots where this cost is the lowest. Hint: Try vehicles between 2 and 4 years old, as brand new vehicles depreciate quickly. Also, if this is a recently released model and buying a few years old isn't possible, consider another vehicle, or perhaps wait until more used RLX models become available.

The Best Model Years to Buy an Acura RLX

The 2017 Acura RLX is our top pick for the best model year value for the RLX. With the 2017, you would only pay, on average, 47% of the price as new, with 75% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2016 and 2015 model years are also attractive years for the RLX, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the RLX's price as new, current price, maintenance costs and remaining years of overall predictabe expenses. Our top ranked model year represents the most car for the money of the Acura RLX models.

Acura RLX Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2020 $59,858 $59,858 $190 $0 0% 100%
2019 $59,562 $42,938 $228 $16,920 28.27% 71.71%
2018 $59,295 $34,320 $300 $8,618 20.07% 57.37% Good
2017 $59,109 $28,202 $409 $6,118 17.83% 47.02% Best
2016 $59,940 $24,014 $480 $4,188 14.85% 39.26% Better
2015 $56,442 $18,666 $625 $5,348 22.27% 31.96% Better
2014 $56,105 $16,704 $890 $1,962 10.51% 28.19% Good
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2020 $59,858 100%
2019 $42,938 71.71%
2018 $34,320 57.37% Good
2017 $28,202 47.02% Best
2016 $24,014 39.26% Better
2015 $18,666 31.96% Better
2014 $16,704 28.19% Good
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About Our Data and "Useful Lifespan"

We aggregate and analyze millions of automotive data points from a variety of sources, including some of the industry's leading data providers. The historical depreciation tables, charts, values and overall rankings are conducted on a semi-annual basis, with our most recent update published in September 2020.

While the "Useful Lifespan" of a vehicle will vary greatly from one model to the next, and even one owner to the next, we have determined that twelve years is the most appropriate timeframe which will yield us good, usable data - and that any data beyond that timeframe becomes more dispersed, and ultimately less reliable. Moreover, maintenance costs beyond that timeframe become significantly more varied, as a vehicle owner's care of a particular vehicle will greatly impact its value, and ongoing maintenance costs. We are very much hopeful, however, that your car or truck will last well beyond twelve years, and that it gets you to where you want to go.

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