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AutoNation Opens First Location in New Mexico With AutoNation USA Albuquerque

Feb. 07, 2023

Leading automotive retailer and #1 public dealer group, according to Reputation, plans to operate 130 pre-owned vehicle stores

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO (February 7, 2023) – AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN), America’s most admired automotive retailer, today announced the opening of AutoNation USA Albuquerque, its first location in the state of New Mexico, bringing over 30 jobs to the region and introducing car shoppers to a seamless and stress-free way to buy and sell pre-owned vehicles, from the company that is the automotive leader in Customer excellence.

Serving the Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, South Valley, and Los Lunas areas, AutoNation USA Albuquerque joins 14 other AutoNation USA locations across the country as the company grows its network of pre-owned vehicle stores coast-to-coast to meet evolving personalized transportation needs.

“Customers appreciate AutoNation USA’s wide selection of quality used vehicles with low, no-haggle pricing, competitive financing, and streamlined online inventory tools that make vehicle selection easy,” said Timothy Leon, General Manager, AutoNation USA Albuquerque. “With an emphasis on providing an excellent Customer experience, we look forward to making AutoNation USA Albuquerque’s first choice when buying or selling pre-owned vehicles.”

With nearly 1 million 5-star reviews, AutoNation has the most all-time positive reviews of any automotive dealer group, public or private, according to Reputation, which is a testament to the company’s excellence.

Helping to fuel its share of the used vehicle market and ensure the most comprehensive selection available, AutoNation purchases vehicles directly from Customers through its successful We’ll Buy Your Car program, providing Customers with a competitive, no purchase necessary, same-day cash offer that’s valid for seven days.

“In addition to being an automotive leader, AutoNation actively supports the communities where we do business, having donated more than $35 million to national and local philanthropic organizations through our Drive Pink mission to help drive out cancer,” said Marc Cannon, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Experience Officer at AutoNation. “We look forward to engaging with the greater Albuquerque community in positive and meaningful ways.”

The first AutoNation USA store opened in 2017, and AutoNation expects to grow its footprint to include more than 130 AutoNation USA stores from coast to coast.

AutoNation USA Albuquerque is located at 9100 Pan American Freeway NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87113. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visit or call AutoNation USA Albuquerque at (505) 305-3300.

About AutoNation, Inc.

AutoNation, a provider of personalized transportation services, is driven by innovation and transformation. As one of America's most admired companies, AutoNation delivers a peerless Customer experience recognized by data-driven consumer insight leaders, Reputation and J.D. Power. Through its bold leadership and brand affinity, the AutoNation Brand is synonymous with "DRVPNK" and "What Drives You, Drives Us." AutoNation is committed to being the nation's most comprehensive transportation solutions provider with easy, transparent, and Customer-centric services.

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Per Reputation, the company, AutoNation has the most all-time positive reviews of any automotive dealer group, public or private. Totals as of September 2022.


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