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Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Acura MDX, RLX


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

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

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

Recall Alert: 2014 Acura RLX

By Matt Schmitz  on January 20, 2014

Vehicles affected: About 7,387 model-year 2014 Acura RLX sedans manufactured between Aug. 7, 2012, and Nov. 5, 2013. The problem: The bolts that attach the rear lower control arms to the subframe of the vehicle may have loosened during transport

2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show

By Matt Schmitz  on November 18, 2013

Competes with: Infiniti M35h, Lexus ES 300h, Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Looks like: The non-hybrid 2014 RLX luxury sedan Drivetrain: 310-hp V-6 with two 27-kilowatt rear electric motors, a 35-kilowatt front electric motor and a 260-volt lithium-ion battery pack (for a

Backseat Pass-Throughs: Do You Use Them?

By Kristin Varela  on September 18, 2013

I've driven thousands of cars during the past decade, and many had a pass-through from the trunk to the backseat through a compartment disguised behind the pull-down armrest. How many times did I actually make use of this secret passageway?

2014 Acura RLX: Family Checklist

By Carrie Kim  on September 13, 2013

The all-new 2014 Acura RLX may be aimed more at the grandparent set, but it offers plenty of room for a small family and a great driving experience for parents. A look at its price tag cements the fact that

Do Any New Cars Have Four-Wheel Steering?

By Rick Popely  on July 26, 2013

"Do any new cars have four-wheel steering?" Mikael K., Chapel Hill, N.C. Several cars from luxury brands offer four-wheel steering, including the 2014 Acura RLX, 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo, the BMW 5, 6 and 7 Series, and the Infiniti M37/M56. Other

2014 Acura RLX: Test Car Photo Gallery

By Jennifer Geiger  on July 12, 2013

Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder says Acura's new flagship sedan is nice, but doesn't make a whole lot of sense in the automaker's lineup. The RLX is new for 2014, filling the large sedan slot left by the Acura RL, but

Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

By Matt Schmitz  on July 7, 2013

Once again there are scant changes to our list of most-read reviews: The 2013 Toyota RAV4 is still at No. 1, followed by the 2013 Chrysler Town & Country and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, respectively. The lone newcomer to the

Does Roadside Assistance Live Up to Expectations?

By Robby DeGraff  on July 1, 2013

Automakers, both luxury and non, promote complimentary roadside assistance as a selling point. But does the reality of using the service meet with the expectations car owners may have? We unfortunately had the chance to find out. While driving through