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Is Honda a Japanese Car Company?

Over the course of centuries, Japan earned a reputation for expertly blending modernity and tradition. Honda is a car company well known for producing a number of vehicles. Dirt bikes, ATVs, motorcycles, and automobiles––even power products like tillers and generators––from Honda Motor Company are made with a certain level of attention to detail. For this …

2018 Acura TLX Prototype is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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The 2021 Acura TLX Has an Underrated Standout Feature

The Acura TLX is a fairly average luxury car, so it doesn’t get a lot of attention. However, the new TLX does have one notable feature that shouldn’t be ignored. Motor1 recently went over the highlights of the available 3D audio system and it’s really impressive. Of course, the Acura TLX still suffers from an …

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The Most Reliable 2020 Entry-Level Luxury Cars According to Consumer Reports

Entry-level luxury cars give you access to the luxe life but at a more affordable price. Until recently, there weren’t many options in this market, but now this  luxury car class is growing. The best entry-level luxury cars should perform exceptionally well and provide you with some of the latest tech. Here are the most reliable entry-level …

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Is It a Good Time To Buy a 2020 Acura TLX?

With the much-anticipated 2021 Acura TLX coming to dealerships soon, you might be wondering if it’s a good time to make a move on the 2020 models. Sure, the new TLX will have an updated look inside and out, new tech, and a couple of new engines, but the 2020 Acura TLX is still a …

A white Acura Legend coupe sits before rolling hills.
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Why Was the Acura Legend So Legendary?

When we think of Acura as an automaker, we typically think of cars like the Integra, the TLX, and of course, the NSX. But those who are not aware of the brand’s history may be surprised to learn that none of those cars put the automaker on the map. In fact, it was the Acura …

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Is it Really Worth it to Buy an Acura Over a Honda?

It’s well known that Acura is Honda’s luxury line of vehicles, however, the two brands share a lot of the same features, and the same chassis, across their respective lineups. What’s more, Honda keeps improving upon its lineup with enhanced features and dolled up interiors that they look just as luxurious as their Acura counterparts. …

The Acura MDX at the Acura Studio during Sundance Film Festival 2017
Crossover & Midsize

Does Acura Make the Best Luxury SUV for a Large Family?

If you have more than five family members, squeezing everyone into a sedan or compact SUV isn’t going to work. Most car shoppers with big families opt for three-row SUVs with at least seven seats. Many shoppers also appreciate a lot of standard safety features, especially those driving with young kids on board. If your …

The shining chrome Acura badge sits in the middle of the grille of a silver car.
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Throwback Thursday: Sterling Motor Cars

In the late 1980s, the British company, Rover Group, wanted to come back into the United States automotive market. To get a foothold, they worked out a collaboration with Acura and formed Sterling Motor Cars. That collaboration would yield a British luxury car built on an Acura Legend platform to be sold in the United States. But, as with …

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You Should Probably Consider These Luxury SUVs Over the 2020 Lexus GX

There are many reasons to love the Lexus vehicle lineup but the 2020 Lexus GX isn’t one of them. Sure respected outlets like Consumer Reports gave this large SUV an outstanding predicted reliability score, which is respectful. Nevertheless, the Lexus GX loses points because of its cramped cabin and awkward handling. We aren’t saying the …

2018 Acura RLX is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
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Is Acura Better Than Lexus?

Acura and Lexus are the two of the most well-known luxury brands in the U.S. Both automakers started around the same time; Acura in 1986, followed by Lexus in 1989, and they have both been going strong ever since. But it could be a tough choice if you’re in the market for a Japanese luxury …

The world premiere of the Acura ZDX is unveiled at the New York International Auto Show
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What Happened to the Short-Lived Acura ZDX?

Acura’s fans have no doubt noticed an egg-shaped hole in the market over the past seven years as the company finally pulled the plug on its ZDX model in 2013. It boasted typical comfort and performance for an Acura vehicle, and it certainly had its fans. But the upsides of the ZDX just weren’t enough …

A 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD on display at the Acura Studio during Sundance Film Festival 2017
Crossover & Midsize

Recall: Is Your Acura MDX Losing Speed on the Highway?

Acura owners love their vehicles. The automaker has established itself as the most affordable luxury brand and several Acura models are consistent award winners. Two SUVs, in particular, have earned numerous accolades in the past few years: the Acura MDX and the Acura RDX. The MDX also has a substantially longer ownership term than most …

2014 Acura RLX, at the 106th Annual Chicago Auto Show, at McCormick Place
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The Acura RLX Is Reportedly On Its Last Leg in the U.S.

After seven model years, Acura has decided to discontinue the RLX full-size luxury sedan following the 2020 model year. While the car has some positive aspects, it never received top-notch reviews, and it had even worse sales. Here’s a look at the Acura RLX and what might be next for Acura sedans. The history of …

The shining chrome Acura badge sits in the middle of the grille of a silver car.
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Acura’s Rarest Model Isn’t the Integra Type R

Ask any import car enthusiast what the rarest Acura vehicle ever produced was and they will probably answer, “The Integra Type R.” And rightfully so, as that model was only produced in limited numbers and for a limited amount of time. However, if you look a little deeper in the Acura production timeline, you’ll find …

An Acura MDX is displayed during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival
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Is Acura Going Out of Business?

As most people should know by now, Acura is the luxury division of Honda. And by “luxury,” we mean that it competes with the likes of Lexus, Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz, however, the public hasn’t really seen Acura in that light since the 90s. That’s mainly due to the stale execution of some of their …

Red 2021 Acura TLX Type S
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New to the 2021 Acura TLX? Start Here

For years now, Acura has been alluding to the rise of a performance-focused sedan to its product line. Their newest reveal holds promise to bring some of the sport performance and style back to the brand that made it so successful. The introduction of the 2021 Acura TLX has given many doubters a renewed interest in the Acura lineup. …

Trucks & SUVs

These Are the Least Reliable Luxury SUVs of 2020

The family SUV is a booming industry for carmakers. Americans absolutely love SUVs. They come in all shapes and sizes. There are budget SUVs like the Hyundai Kona and there are hefty haulers with equally hefty price tags, like the Cadillac Escalade. If you decide to spend more of your hard-earned money to upgrade to …

An Acura MDX is displayed during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival
Crossover & Midsize

A 2020 Acura MDX Might Be More Affordable Than You Think

Honda’s luxury division has manufactured a lot of great vehicles. The Acura RDX was recently named the best luxury compact SUV by U.S. News. The ILX sedan features just as much technology and interior comfort as other luxury competitors, minus the high price tag. Another highly affordable model is the Acura MDX SUV. While its …

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The 2020 Lexus RX Hybrid and the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid Duel it Out

If you’re looking for a good luxury SUV that also prioritizes fuel-efficiency, fortunately you have plenty of options. Luxury hybrids SUVs are becoming increasingly popular because they are eco-friendly, accommodating, and chic. Among the most appealing luxury SUVs with the hybrid treatment are the 2020 Lexus RX Hybrid and the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid because …

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Avoid the Acura TLX, the Kia Stinger is Better

My co-workers and I got into a discussion today about Acura. To be more specific, we were discussing how the manufacturer seems to have lost its way a bit with its sedans. Sadly, I have to agree. There was a time when Acura was respected, and Kia was a joke. But today, Kia is in …

The 2009 Acura TSX is unveiled on March 19, 2008 at the New York International Auto Show
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The Top Acura TSX Problems Owners Complain About

The Acura TSX has come a long way since the vehicle’s initial release. The Acura TSX is well-known for bringing affordable luxurious car options to drivers everywhere. Over the years, many models have impressed consumers and established a remarkable reputation on the road. However, with time, the vehicles started to show signs of distress. Owners …

The 2009 Acura TSX , sporting the company's new grille design, is driven through a tunnel during its debut at the 2008 New York International Auto Show
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Why You Should Avoid the 2012 Acura TSX

Sometimes buying a used car may seem like the best option. However, potential consumers want to be sure that they are doing the appropriate research, so they know exactly what they are getting into. Acura TSX models are a popular choice for many reasons but there is one model drivers will want to be cautious …

2020 Acura RDX
Trucks & SUVs

For A Luxury SUV, The Acura RDX Is Pretty Standard

The Acura RDX is a luxurious midsize SUV designed to compete with the Lexus NX, Audi Q5, and BMW X3. Part of its attraction includes having a lower price than its competitors, but is the Acura RDX worth it?  How Capable Is The Acura RDX?  You can get started in the Acura RDX  for around …