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Which Cars Have the Best Stop-Start Systems?

By Brian Normile on Wed May 11 05:00:27 GMT-06:00 2016


CARS.COM — Gas prices may be low now, but fuel economy remains an important factor when buying a vehicle. One strategy automakers use to improve mileage is an automatic engine stop-start system that switches the engine off when the car… Read More

Which Cars Have the Best Stop-Start Systems?

By Brian Normile on Wed May 11 05:00:27 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Gas prices may be low now, but fuel economy remains an important factor when buying a vehicle. One strategy automakers use to improve mileage is an automatic engine stop-start system that switches the engine off when the car… Read More

Cars.com Editors Sound Off on Electronic Gear Selectors

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 25 06:30:08 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Acura's tagline for the 2016 RLX is: "Intuition unleashed by the will of the driver." But when it comes to the luxury sedan's electronic gear selector, unleashing the will of the driver is anything but intuitive. Related: Our… Read More

2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid Review

By Bill Jackson on Wed Feb 24 09:56:20 GMT-06:00 2016

The handsome 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid lives and dies on its blend of performance and technology. It's superb when the technology is well-executed, as it is in the drivetrain, but is let down by a lagging, poorly executed multimedia… Read More

Our view: 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

Wed Feb 24 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

The verdict: The handsome 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid lives and dies on its blend of performance and technology. It's superb when the technology is well-executed, as it is in the drivetrain, but is let down by a lagging, poorly… Read More

2014-15 Acura RLX Damper Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Mon Feb 15 01:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2014 Acura RLX 2015 Acura RLX Excludes RLX Sport Hybrid. The problem: A clunk or rattle may be heard from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps or on rough roads.… Read More

2014-16 Acura RLX Steering Wheel Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Tue Dec 01 01:00:00 GMT-06:00 2015

Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2014 Acura RLX 2015 Acura RLX 2016 Acura RLX (VINs JHK4C1 … GC000001 – JHK4C1 … GC000408) The problem: A moaning or rubbing noise can be heard from the car's rear when driving straight and… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Acura MDX, RLX

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu May 14 08:14:17 GMT-06:00 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

Recall Alert: 2014 Acura RLX, 2014-2015 MDX

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Oct 13 04:26:55 GMT-06:00 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

Recall Alert: 2014 Acura RLX

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jan 20 04:13:27 GMT-06:00 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… Read More

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

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Nov 18 21:19:37 GMT-06:00 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… Read More