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Recall Alert: 2014 Acura RLX, 2014-2015 MDX


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, 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

Cars.com Reviews the 2014 Acura RLX

By Jennifer Geiger  on June 24, 2013

The RLX is a comfortable, refined sedan, but what's most notable about Acura's new flagship is how perplexing it is, says Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder. The not-quite-midsize, not-quite-full-size sedan is tough to classify in the market and too similar to