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Bye V-6, hi turbo-four-cylinder in an all-new body. Acura preps fully redesigned 2018 Acura RDX crossover

2018 Acura RDX

What changes will make the 2018 Acura RDX different? Just about everything. Honda’s luxury brand plans to launch an all-new version of its popular premium compact-crossover SUV for model-year 2018. We project a “less is more” approach: the third-generation RDX ...

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Appeal is strong but sales are weakening; how will Acura solve its MDX dilemma for 2018?

2018 Acura MDX

What changes will make it different? A new paint color or two and higher prices. That’s all to expect for the 2018 Acura MDX following a major freshening for model-year 2017. The ’18 will carryover the improved styling, added safety ...

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How Does the 2017 Acura RDX Handle in the Snow?

Expect it to do about as well as any of its rivals, maybe slightly better due to Acura’s prudent decision to not go crazy with the 2017 RDX’s wheel/tire selection. Like most of its rivals, the RDX is based on ...

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How does the 2017 Acura MDX Handle In the Snow?

The 2017 Acura MDX should handle just fine in the snow, assuming you pony up the extra $2,000 for the brand’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). Don’t let the “Super Handling” part throw you. While the system is designed to ...

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2017 Acura ILX Updates Slim as All-New ’18 Looms

2017 Acura ILX

2017 Acura ILX Buying Advice This is the best compact car for you if you’re intrigued by the sporty performance potential of the Honda Civic Si but are turned off by that car’s street-racer image and its lack (to date) ...

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2017 MDX powers up with new hybrid, gets prettier with fresh Acura styling

2017 Acura MDX

Last Update August 25th, 2016 What changes make the 2017 Acura MDX better? Plenty. Updated styling, more standard safety equipment, and addition of a hybrid model focused on performance, not necessarily fuel economy. The MDX is a seven-passenger, midsize-class crossover ...

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How will Acura stoke RDX interest for this generation’s 2017 swan song?

Last Update September 1st, 2016 What changes make the 2017 Acura RDX different? Colors: Two new paint hues — Lunar Silver Metallic and Modern Steel Metallic — and availability of a black interior with the popular White Diamond Pearl exterior. ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2016 Acura RDX

1. What’s new for 2016? Freshened styling inside and out; an updated, a slightly more fuel-efficient engine; and a new flagship trim level. These are the first big updates to this premium compact crossover SUV since its model-year 2012 redesign. ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2016 Acura MDX

1. What’s new for 2016? A transmission upgrade, an all-wheel-drive -system reboot, and revised equipment and safety features. Acura’s best-selling vehicle is a seven-passenger premium midsize crossover that received a clean-sheet redesign for model-year 2014. So it shows how tough ...

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The 2016 TLX Is a Practical Offering From Acura Meant To Compete Against the Numerous Other Quality Luxury Sedans

What changes will make it different? It was a bold when Acura decided to axe two popular models in the TL and TSX and replace them with the TLX. The move seems to be paying off, as the 2015 TLX ...

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The Supercar Acura NSX Is Expected To Debut Sometime In the Summer Of 2015

What should we expect? It’s been quite a while since Honda had the NSX nameplate in production, with the last models rolling off the line in 2005. When it was first revealed that an all-new edition would be a hybrid, ...

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Will Acura Add Safety And Connectivity Technology and Features the RDX Has Been Missing For 2016?

What changes will make it different? This was Acura’s entry into the luxury compact crossover market in 2006 as a ’07. The second generation came into being as a 2013, so after a carryover for ’15, we expect a least ...

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2015 Acura TLX Test Drive

The 2015 TLX is the best car for you if you want to be a part of Acura’s return to the front ranks of sports sedans. It’s been a while — probably since at least 2008, with the last of ...

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An Improved Engine and Transmission Will Improve the Performance and Fuel Economy of the 2016 Acura ILX

What changes will make it different? This luxury compact sedan, which is being re-engineered for 2016, is set to get a new powertrain, an attractively restyled exterior that gives it a more aggressive look and a significantly upgraded interior. Bottom ...

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The 2016 MDX Will Deliver All the Technology and Features Expected of a Luxury SUV Along With Acura’s Well-Earned Reliability Reputation

What changes will make it different? Acura currently seems to be a business of two halves: (1) a maker of luxury sedans that are struggling to make a significant impact in their segments, and (2) a manufacturer of luxury utility ...

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Smaller, Longer and Better Gas Mileage For the Next Generation Crossover

The Acura MDX for model-year 2014 is the best SUV for you if you agree that sometimes less is more. Fully redesigned for the first time since model-year 2007, Acura’s flagship crossover is lower, narrower, lighter,and less powerful than the ...

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