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 …

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The 2010 Acura TL Is a Secret Used Sport Sedan Bargain

The Acura TL was introduced in 1996 and discontinued after the 2014 model year. As you can imagine, the last generation of the TL, from 2009 to 2014, was the most refined, most powerful, and most tech-savvy iteration of the car and I got the chance to drive one recently. Here is how my experience …

2019 Jeep Compass Limited
Trucks & SUVs

Here Are The Worst SUVs Of 2020 You Need To Avoid

From big to small, we have a list of the worst SUVs of 2020. These SUVs each have a unique set of problems, making them the options that you should consider passing on. From weak fuel economies, bumpy rides, and more, check out what lemons made the list.  The Worst SUVs Of 2020  Honda HR-V  …

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Acura Offers Payment Relief Due to Coronavirus

The coronavirus crisis (COVID-19) has made a massive impact in the current world, that is clear. With more than 1 million worldwide cases and more than 6 million unemployed households, life is hard for many. Acura is offering customers several payment relief options due to these trying times.  The coronavirus is highly contagious, and without …

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5 Surprisingly Quick Honda and Acura Cars

Hondas and Acuras have historically been known for their reliability and easiness to own and drive. However, they’re not typically known for their speed. Sure, there have been many sporty Honda and Acura models in the past, however, they have always been meant more for a road course or autocross track than a drag strip. …

2001 Acura Integra Type R
Cars

How the Acura Integra Started the Type R Legend

Some automotive badges have become short-hand for high performance. BMW’s M, Mercedes’ AMG, and Nissan’s GT-R. There’s also Honda’s Type R. In addition to sports cars like the S2000, in the 90s and early 2000s Honda offered stripped-down, souped-up versions of cars like the Civic and NSX supercar. Unfortunately, the US didn’t receive a Civic …

Luxury navigation system
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5 of the Worst Infotainment Systems in New Cars Today

Whether they use a touchscreen, touchpad, a cursor, or a knob, infotainment systems won’t ever be perfect. While new models are being released and current models are being refreshed, it seems that trying to figure out what works best for everyone when it comes to designing the infotainment system is futile. Some infotainment systems are …

An illuminated Lexus sign at an auto show
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3 Luxury Cars That Won’t Bankrupt you With Repair Bills

There’s nothing like owning a luxury car. The feel of the soft, supple leather beneath you while sitting in its comfortable, well-bolstered seats. The smooth driving experience and cushioned ride when going over imperfections on the road. Not to mention a whisper-quiet cabin protecting you from the outside noise. Owning a luxury car can be …

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Five of the Best Premium Audio Systems Available

A luxury car can be one of the best places to listen to music. Considering you’re surrounded by speakers and enclosed in a sound-deadened capsule, it’s a great way to experience the latest Lady Gaga album and sing your own rendition while cruising down the highway. The standard audio system in most luxury brands are …

Trucks & SUVs

Top 10 SUVs Everybody Hates-Nobody Wants

The SUV is dominating not only America but all over the globe. It is such a huge segment now that most US vehicle manufacturers have dumped their car lines to make more SUVs and pickups. Nobody saw that coming except the beancounters. They saw the rise and decided it was more profitable to make SUVs …

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Five Rare Japanese Cars From the 1990s

From staring at the new releases at our local Blockbuster to having to actually call someone via a payphone, it’s fun to recall the 1990’s. Even better than those timeless necessities were the cars, specifically Japanese sports cars. Here are five rare cars from the 1990’s that we would definitely include in our dream garage. …

2020 Acura RDX
Crossover & Midsize

Which 2020 Acura RDX Package is the Best Value?

The current-generation Acura RDX has been out for over a year now and sales have been increasing since its debut for the 2019 model year. It’s new styling and features have curried favor with consumers and it has remained competitive among others in its segment. But if you’re looking for an RDX, you might be …

2019 Acura NSX
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Acura Takes the Stage with this Year’s NSX

The year is 2020 and the major car brands are bringing back some of their most iconic and beloved models, and enthusiasts everywhere are ecstatic. The 2020 Acura NSX takes the stage to offer one of the manufacturer’s finest luxury sports car, and it’s better than we could have ever imagined. If you’re not very …

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Here’s Why All-Wheel-Drive Systems Aren’t All Equal

When shopping for an all-wheel-drive car or SUV, it can get downright confusing at times since manufacturers not only have different types of all-wheel-drive systems, but they also have their own names for them. The good news is that most of these all-wheel-drive systems are getting more and more advanced as time goes on. So …

White 2020 Acura ILX A-Spec driving down a fall forest road
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Is the 2020 Acura ILX Worth Buying?

Since its inception in 2012, the Acura ILX has been the brand’s entry-level sedan offering that competes with the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, and Lexus IS. But how competitive is it? It’s a tough call, however, you would have to look at it from a value standpoint. Sure, the Acura ILX is based on …

Gildred Racing Super Cooper Type S
Cars

For Maximum Speed, Start with a Classic Mini Cooper

Classic cars trade modern safety for lightness and compactness. That’s why a 2.0-liter Caterham Seven can out-race a Bugatti Veyron. It’s also what makes the classic Mini Cooper so appealing. The originals weren’t particularly quick: the classic Mini pickup’s biggest engine was a 38-hp 1.0-liter. But they were extremely light, even for the day. Although …

Automotive News

Nobody Wants Sports Cars Anymore-Are They Dying?

Nobody’s buying sports cars. Has it really come to this? Are SUVs and pickups all that will be left? That and autonomous rolling toasters? From the latest sales figures for 2019, we have to surmise the end of the sports car is nigh? We’ve assembled a baker’s dozen of those that stand out for their …

2019 Lexus GS F
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These Are the Luxury Cars People Keep the Longest

When it comes to things such as depreciation and long-term reliability, luxury car owners typically don’t care too much for them. If they wanted a car that could last them 300,000 miles, then they probably wouldn’t be buying a luxury car in the first place. That said, luxury car owners do hold onto a few …

Best Used Luxury SUVs
Crossover & Midsize

Best Used Luxury SUVs

If you want a luxury SUV without having to pay the luxury price, you’ll have to turn your eyes to a used model. But it can be hard to know which used vehicles to focus on and which ones will provide you the best value. Below, you’ll find a list of some of the best …

2020 Lincoln Corsair
Trucks & SUVs

Eight Compact 2020 SUVs Under $40,000

If you like the idea of an SUV but not its massiveness, or the thought of paying the monthly gasoline bill we might have options for you. Compact SUVs perform the same function as regular full-size versions but without the heft and large gas bill at the end of the month. And besides the size …

Acura 1997 Super Handling SLX restomod
Trucks & SUVs

This Acura SLX SUV Is a Remix of a Great Throwback

The 90s brought legends from Japan into the US, such as the iconic Acura Integra Type R and NSX. But Acura in the 90s was also making its first foray into selling SUVs. Although the company’s current success owes much to SUVs like the RDX—reliable and more American-made than the F-150—it wasn’t always this way. …

2019 Buick Regal TourX
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4 Cool Used Station Wagons for Less than $30,000

Station wagons may not be cool, but they’re among the most utilitarian vehicles available. At least, they used to be available. Station wagons have fallen distinctly out of mainstream favor in the last decade, seeing even the iconic hatchback Prius drop its station-wagon shape for a more sedan-like style over the past few years. For …

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Acura Type S Concept Looks Absolutely Gorgeous

The whole of Acura has been viewed as some sort of dystopian nightmare of bad concepts, designs, and jumbled launches and models all heading in no particular direction for no apparent reason. Did we get it about right? With the introduction of the Type S concept, we may be seeing a break from the nonstop …

Acura ILX zooming down urban street
Automotive News

Forbes’ Top 32 New Cars to Avoid

It’s that time of the year for Forbes’ “New Cars To Avoid” list. Is This Valid? Cars are a lot better than even 10 years ago, but there can still be some sorta-semi lemons in this year’s crop. The issues can range from dated designs to plunging resale values. Reliability can still be an issue, while …

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2021 Acura MDX and TLX May Have Just Leaked

For more than three decades, Acura’s luxury vehicles have appealed to drivers who are looking for safe, comfortable, and luxurious rides. Like their parent company, Honda, Acura has crafted its vehicles with sensible features that are both reliable and modern. And, as the years have passed, Acura has also kept up with vehicle trends, including …