Santa Barbara Auto Group offers simplicity and convenience for your car purchasing experience through our online inventory search and comprehensive physical inventory located in one place. Buying a new car can be an overwhelming and frustrating process that adds unnecessary stress to your life. At Santa Barbara Auto Group, we’re aware of this, and so we’ve built our dealership and our website around simplifying this process for our customers. Even if you haven’t the slightest idea of which brand you might be interested in, our website offers the convenience of researching many different vehicles at once and compare features, performance, and pricing without leaving your couch. Santa Barbara Auto Group is an authorized dealer of eight premium brands including Acura, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and smart. We’ve noticed that much of our customer satisfaction can be attributed to our online search capabilities, where drivers can browse vehicle from all eight brands in one consolidated location. Customers have the opportunity to view and compare models across brands and access vehicle information sheets, owner reviews, third-party ratings and rewards, safety and technology updates, and vehicle brochures right from their computer. There is no longer a need to waste time [...]
Santa Barbara Auto Group makes buying a new car as simple and convenient as possible thanks to their online inventory search and comprehensive physical inventory conveniently located in one place. Buying a new car can be a long and complicated process but it doesn’t have to be! Even if you are not sure which brand or model you are most interested in, you can easily research many different vehicles at once and compare features, performance, and pricing all in one convenient place online. Santa Barbara Auto Group offers an extensive collection of new and pre-owned luxury vehicles from eight premium brands including Acura, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and smart. Santa Barbara Auto Group gives drivers convenient online search capabilities so they can browse vehicles from all eight premium brands in once consolidated location. Customers can view and compare models across brands and access vehicle information sheets, owner reviews, third-party ratings and rewards, safety and technology updates, and vehicle brochures all from their computer. Gone are the days that buyers would spend hours upon hours visiting different dealerships and lots to browse through physical inventory and attempt to get straight pricing quotes for their top picks. Now, drivers [...]
Santa Barbara Auto Group provides leading-class service, repairs, and maintenance for eight premium luxury brands including Mercedes-Benz. At Santa Barbara Auto Group, we encourage drivers to stay on schedule with services and maintenance. By keeping up with scheduled maintenance work, drivers can ensure their luxury vehicle is taken care of properly so it can provide a thrilling driving experience for years to come. We offer customers convenient scheduling services to help them stay on top of their maintenance needs and to get in and out of the service department as easily and quickly as possible. Mercedes-Benz Scheduled Maintenance Services at Santa Barbara Auto Group For example, Mercedes-Benz drivers enjoy a wide array of tools to ensure their vehicle continues to perform at elevated levels throughout its lifetime. Each Mercedes-Benz model comes with a specified maintenance schedule and many of the latest models incorporate driver attention technology to alert owners when it is time for maintenance services. Mercedes-Benz models that are 2010 MY or newer operate on a similar maintenance schedule that includes Service A and Service B. Service A occurs at 10,000 miles or one year (whichever comes first) and includes important work such as an oil change, O-ring replacement, [...]
The Jaguar XJ was named as the top Luxury Car in the Total Quality Impact™ Study released this summer. Santa Barbara, CA July, 2016 - Jaguar Santa Barbara is proud to announce that the Jaguar XJ has earned the highest Total Quality score in the Luxury Car Segment of the 22nd annual Strategic Vision Inc. Total Quality Impact™ study. The report was released in June and measures the overall ownership experience of vehicles within different segments. Owners are surveyed on different aspects of their purchase, ownership, and driving experience and the results are correlated into a comprehensive analytical study. Jaguar is pleased to be given the highest Total Quality Score for the Luxury Car Segment because it represents a comprehensive rating of both the Jaguar XJ vehicle and the general Jaguar ownership experience. To be named the best in this category is a remarkable accomplishment. The Total Quality Impact™ study measures many aspects of vehicle ownership including positive and negative quality and performance experiences, reliability, driving excitement, and more. “We are thrilled that the Jaguar XJ has been recognized for its outstanding total ownership experience,” shares Jaguar Santa Barbara General Sales Manager, Scott Westbrook. “The Jaguar XJ represents the latest in Jaguar [...]
Audi S-line vehicles were ranked first and second on the most recent “Top Consumer Rated Luxury Vehicles of 2016” list. With the growth of the internet, there are now many accessible resources to help buyers learn more about their favorite vehicles. Many online automotive journals and experts post reviews, ratings, and consumer feedback about the latest models for readers who are looking for a new car or interested in learning about the recent updates. For example, every year Kelly Blue Book (KBB) publishes lists of vehicles with the highest customer satisfaction ratings. At Audi Santa Barbara, we are proud to share that Audi recently held the lead in the “Top Consumer Rated Luxury Vehicles of 2016” list. Holding the most spots on the list including both first and second position, Audi received strong recognition from consumers this year for its dedication to performance, safety, and luxury design. Audi Comes Out on Top When it comes to understanding the true value of a vehicle, who better to trust than real owners? This is exactly why Kelly Blue Book has compiled the Top Ten lists to provide consumers with inside information about the true value and performance of vehicles. In this year’s luxury [...]
Santa Barbara Auto Group offers tips for customers looking for a new or pre-owned luxury vehicle to help make their purchase experience easier. Purchasing a new car is an exciting and important decision. For this reason, it is important for customers to take time to research their top choices and consider all of their financial options. Whether it is your first purchase or time to trade in for a newer model, we offer some tips that will help guide you through the buying process to make it easier and more efficient. Decide on your Top Picks Before heading out to a dealership, it is often helpful to do some online research to determine what brands and models are your favorite. There are many factors to consider including the kind of power, efficiency, performance, safety, technology, and functionality you need in a car. Do you have a favorite brand? Are there new or updated models you want to learn more about? Consider reviewing consumer choice lists from leading automotive journals or safety reviews from institutions such as the IIHS or NHTSA. New or Used? Once you have narrowed down your preferences, it is important to consider whether you want a new [...]
Santa Barbara, CA July 2014 - You've seen the blind taste tests between one brand of soda and another. It can be hard to tell the difference between the two. You put a driver in a Porsche sports car and there is nothing that can replicate the feeling they get when driving.
Many covet the iconic Jaguar E-Type of the 1960s. even though they are 'recreating' six of the iconic lightweight versions, this likely won't put one in your garage. But Jaguar has given E-Type lovers a new gift, the 2015 F-Type Coupe.
Santa Barbara, CA July 2014 - Independence Day is a time where we reflect and celebrate the freedoms that we enjoy in the United States. Acura Santa Barbara wants to show our appreciation for those who have dedicated their lives and serve in the military. Acura Santa Barbara proudly presents the Acura Military Appreciation Offer. Eligible customers receive $750 toward any 2014 or newer model year Acura when you finance or lease through Acura Financial Services®(AFS) from July 1, 2014 through November 3, 2104. This offer can be combined with all other AFS programs, except the Zero Due at Signing Lease program.
When shopping for your next vehicle you often consider your budget and the type of vehicle. But, have you thought about how much your car will be worth when it is ready for its next owner? Retained vehicle value should be an important piece of your car buying analysis. Edmunds.com recently released the 2014 Best Retained Value® vehicles, making your search even easier. Audi shined as the 2014 Audi A5 won the best retained value award for the luxury midsize convertible segment and the Audi Q7 won the luxury large SUV category making them a smart investment.