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2014-2015 Acura MDX, 2014 Acura RLX Recalled For Seatbelt Flaw
2014-2015 Acura MDX, 2014 Acura RLX Recalled For Seatbelt Flaw

Honda has issued a recall for the 2014-2015 Acura MDX and 2014 Acura RLX. According to Detroit News, the recall stems from a problem with the driver's and front passenger's side seatbelts, which, under certain conditions, may not deploy. READ: Ford Reconsidering A Compact Pickup, Ranger Redux For...Read More»

2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
Acura, Cadillac Top Shoppers' Ratings Of Automaker Mobile Sites

Acura, by a significant margin, has the best-rated OEM mobile website. It's followed by Cadillac, Porsche, and Chrysler, as other mobile manufacturers' sites top-rated by shoppers. That's according to the J.D. Power 2014 Automotive Mobile Site Study, which gauges website effectiveness through four...Read More»

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Honda Adds 1,000,000 California Vehicles To Airbag Recall: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Acura MDX, More

Today, Brazil's World Cup team is no doubt feeling down in the dumps. But if you're reading this, guys, take heart: it could be worse. You could work for Takata. Takata's faulty airbags have been responsible for over 11 million vehicle recalls -- and the list is still growing. In fact, it's now...Read More»

2014 Acura ILX
Acura ILX Recalled for Too-Hot Headlamps

Acura is recalling some 2013 and 2014 ILX and ILX Hybrid sedans for headlights that are too hot. Under certain conditions, the headlamps do not allow sufficient heat dissipation when the vehicle is not in motion. Add engine heat and ambient summer heat, and the headlamps could cause damage to the...Read More»

2014 Acura ILX
Acura ILX Hybrid Dropped for 2015

The Acura ILX has only been on the market for about two years now, but in each of its model year changeovers so far, it's seen more than its share of changes. A year after adding more standard equipment and luxury, the big news for the 2015 Acura ILX isn’t what’s being added, but rather...Read More»

2015 Acura TLX (prototype)  -  2014 Detroit Auto Show live photos
2015 Acura TLX Prototype: First Look Video

Next year, the Acura TL and TSX both go away. Honda's upscale brand is getting itself un-confused in the mid-size class, replacing both with the new 2015 TLX sedan. Acura promises the new sedan will be more sporty, more advanced, and a more logical fit between the compact ILX and large RLX sedans...Read More»

2014 Acura RLX
2014 Acura RLX Recalled For Suspension Flaw

The brand-new 2014 Acura RLX is barely out of the gate, but it's already the subject of a nationwide recall. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of the luxury sedans suffer from a suspension problem that could increase the risk of a crash. The RLX...Read More»

2014 Acura MDX
2014 Acura MDX Recalled For Loose Bolts

Honda is recalling certain 2014 Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive, for a potential problem involving loose bolts. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 19,197...Read More»

2014 Acura MDX
2014 Acura MDX, Acura RDX Earn Five-Star Crash Test Rating

The 2014 Acura MDX three-row crossover and 2014 Acura RDX compact crossover have been awarded a five-star overall crash test rating—the top overall score—from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), based on recent tests. The results are based on crash tests that are...Read More»

2014 Infiniti Q50, 2013 Detroit Auto Show
Changing Car Names: Smudging The Past, Blurring The Future?

Would car buyers love the Lincoln MKS if it were more Continental? Should the Acura RLX give in to ego and pronounce, "I Am Legend"? Does an Infiniti G37 by any other name sound as sweet? Car names aren't just clever or memorable. They're a critical piece of multi-million-dollar marketing...Read More»

2014 Acura MDX  -  First Drive, May 2013
2014 Acura MDX Video Road Test

The MDX crossover SUV is Acura's best seller, and it's been a great family wagon choice for more than a decade. It's new this year--and it's only gotten better. This may be a new MDX, but the styling is so evolutionary, you might not spot the differences. The LED headlights and taillights are the...Read More»

2014 Acura MDX  -  First Drive, May 2013
2014 Acura MDX: First Drive

We suspect we're not the only ones who think that the very premise behind some high-performance luxury utility vehicles borders on perverse. Who are they kidding? Unless you're seeking revenge, you're not going to load your clients (or your mother-in-law) into the back seat and head out on a...Read More»

2014 Acura ILX
2014 Acura ILX: Higher Price, More Features, And More Luxury Value?

Last year, Acura introduced an all-new entry sedan, called the ILX. And now just in its second year, Acura is giving the 2014 ILX some new standout standard features. The catch? It's also raising the base price on the ILX by $1,000—to $27,795, including destination. But we'll venture to say...Read More»

2014 Acura MDX Live Photos
2014 Acura MDX Video Preview

The new third-generation Acura MDX is finally here, and while it may not look dramatically different, what's important to families has definitely been updated. The interior is now larger thanks to a new platform shared loosely with the new Acura RLX. This translates to a more spacious second and...Read More»

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Acura TSX Recalled For Potential Engine Stall Problem

Honda is recalling certain 2004 through 2008 model year Acura TSX sedans originally sold or registered in “salt-belt” states for a potential engine stall problem. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2012 Lexus IS 250  -  Driven, November 2011
J.D. Power: Dealership Service Improving Rapidly, Buoying Brands

New-car dealerships are doing much better—even compared to last year—in satisfying customers who return to the shop for service. That's one of the findings from J.D. Power's latest Consumer Service Index (CSI) Study, released today. The latest 2013 CSI finds that thanks to automaker and...Read More»

2014 Lexus IS 250 F Sport
Lexus, Subaru, Mazda Earn High Marks On Consumer Reports' Report Card

Every year, Consumer Reports rolls out its "Brand Report Card", which ranks major auto brands based on reliability and road-test scores. CR's 2013 scoresheet has just come out, with Lexus at the top of the heap. In previous years, CR's report card has lumped all of an automaker's sub-brands under...Read More»

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Auto Incentives Dropped 12% In January, But Transaction Prices Fell, Too

Incentives continued their long, slow decline in January, but according to TrueCar, transaction prices fell, too, which could soften the blow for bargain-hunters. On average, incentives slipped 12.2% between December 2012 and January 2013, coming to rest at $2,274 per vehicle. The pickings are...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe
Chrysler, Honda, Subaru Among IIHS's 13 Safest Cars Of 2013

Back in December, we told you about the winners (Honda) and losers (Toyota) in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's tougher frontal-crash tests. We also told you about the new IIHS designation, "Top Safety Pick+", which recognizes vehicles that perform especially well in crash tests. Now...Read More»

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