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Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Acura MDX

By Matt Schmitz on June 25, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 106,000 model-year 2014-15 Acura MDX crossovers The Problem: The air conditioning clutch drive bolt may loosen or break, which could cause the clutch drive pulley to fall under the vehicle while it is in motion, presenting a… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Acura MDX

By Matt Schmitz on June 25, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 106,000 model-year 2014-15 Acura MDX crossovers The Problem: The air conditioning clutch drive bolt may loosen or break, which could cause the clutch drive pulley to fall under the vehicle while it is in motion, presenting a… Read More

2016 Acura MDX Review

By David Thomas on May 22, 2015

A fully loaded 2016 Acura MDX was impressive when chauffeuring around my own children and a few others, but was more pleasantly surprising when I pushed its performance on solo drives. Find out more info in my review.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Acura MDX, RLX

By Jennifer Geiger on May 14, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,500 model-year 2014-15 Acura MDX crossovers and RLX sedans equipped with the brand's collision mitigation braking system The Problem: According to the automaker, if a vehicle detected ahead is traveling near a metallic structure, the system could… Read More

2016 Acura MDX: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on April 23, 2015

For 2016, Acura has tweaked the MDX, giving it a new transmission, a revised all-wheel-drive system and some newly available safety features. While this three-row crossover can haul seven passengers, that number will go down if there are child-safety seats… Read More

Looking for a Family-Hauler? Get Ready to Compromise

By Jennifer Newman on April 22, 2015

Life is full of compromises — even more so if yours is filled with three or four kids. With two kids, many cars — even the sportier ones — can work for a family, but add that third child and… Read More

2016 Acura MDX: What's Changed

By Joe Bruzek on February 4, 2015

Most significant changes: New transmission with push-button gear selector, revised all-wheel drive and new optional safety features Price change: $100-$250 increase On sale: Today Which should you buy, 2015 or 2016? 2015. The nine-speed automatic transmission and push-button gear selector… Read More

Recall Alert: 2001-2006 Honda, Acura Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on November 6, 2014

Vehicles Affected: An unspecified number of model-year 2001-05 Honda Civic cars; 2003-04 Civic compressed natural gas cars and Element crossovers; 2002-05 CR-V crossovers; 2002-04 Odyssey minivans; 2003-05 Accord cars, Pilot crossovers, Civic Hybrid cars and Acura MDX luxury crossovers; 2005… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Acura RLX, 2014-2015 MDX

By Matt Schmitz on October 13, 2014

Vehicles Affected: About 43,000 Acura luxury vehicles, including 7,000 model-year 2014 Acura RLX sedans and 36,000 model-year 2014-15 MDX SUVs The Problem: In temperatures below zero degrees, the seat belts may not release, according to The Detroit News. Acura, which… Read More

2015 Acura MDX Simplifies Third-Row Access

By Kristin Varela on September 24, 2014

If your family is anything like mine, you actually need to use the third row in your car. Whether it's picking up Grandma for a family dinner, hauling sixth-graders to the botanic gardens or chauffeuring teenagers to their first homecoming… Read More

2015 Acura MDX Real-World Cargo Space

By Joe Bruzek on September 4, 2014

It's easy to blow a fuse while researching sometimes-confusing cargo specifications. Acura lists two maximum cargo specifications (68.4 cubic feet and 90.9 cubic feet) for the 2015 MDX — redesigned in 2014 — which are measured with a new standard not comparable… Read More