Executive Automotive Analyst
NADA Used Car Guide
NADA Perspective provided one-year retention figures for the most popular style level as determined by its share of new vehicle sales. The retention calculation is a function of a three month average (Sept. – Nov. 2014) of NADA’s average trade-in value divided by a vehicle’s typically-equipped MSRP sourced from NADA Used Car Guide and ALG.
Redesigned 2014 Acura MDX Seeing Strong Retention at 79.8% — Up 5.9%:
Despite its noteworthy qualities, another Acura model – 2014 RLX, subpar at 61.3% retention.
2014 Lexus IS 350 and 250 Redesigned with More Aggressive Look:
Its long-term retention is staying strong at 75.3%, nearly equal to 2013 model’s 75.6%.
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Compact Shows Impressive New Sales and Retention:
One-year retention for CLA250 is an outstanding 81.4%, more than 14% higher than Near-Luxury car segment average.