Irvine BMW Announces That Multiple BMW Models Win Best Resale Value Awards

BMW Models Kelley Blue Book and Automotive Lease Guide Voted Best Resale Value at Irvine BMW

Irvine, CA, January 22, 2010 --( Irvine BMW is proud to announce that Kelley Blue Book has awarded the BMW X5 xDrive35d model Best Resale Value in its class and the 2010 BMW M3 one of the Top 10 cars with Best Resale Value. Additionally, Automotive Lease Guide (ALG) named the BMW 1 Series as winner of the ALG Residual Value Award in the Near Luxury Car category.

“BMWs not only offer an exceptional driving experience, but remarkable ease of ownership as well,” said Irvine BMW General Sales Manager Steve Rudkin. “With our Ultimate Service plan, owners can ensure their vehicles are maintained properly and regularly, thus boosting the resale value and desirability of each BMW.”

The Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Awards recognize automakers outstanding achievements in producing vehicles that best retain their value. With these two latest honors, BMW has garnered a total of 14 Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Awards since the awards were established in 2003.

ALG determines the award winners after carefully studying the competition in each segment, historical performance and industry trends. Winning vehicles in each segment are predicted to retain the highest percentage of their original price after a conventional three-year period.

As one of the largest BMW centers on the West Coast, Irvine BMW has served Southern California loyally for almost a decade. The dealership's helpful and knowledgeable staff, expert factory-trained technicians and one of the nation's largest selections of new and certified pre-owned BMWs have made Irvine BMW a landmark in Southern California's automotive landscape.

For more information about Irvine BMW, visit the dealership at 9881 Research Drive in Irvine, Calif. or online at

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Steve Rudkin