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05-13-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,359
Posted By moose66

Premium only in both of my Acura's. I'm sure this...

Premium only in both of my Acura's. I'm sure this has been covered/debated on a thread somewhere here. If I can recall, it was said you may notice a slight decrease in both MPG and acceleration with...
12-26-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By moose66

Sweet! Love the espresso interior on that black....

Sweet! Love the espresso interior on that black. Have it in the black copper MDX. Wish I had it in the RLX!
11-14-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By moose66

It may be a stretch, but have them check to see...

It may be a stretch, but have them check to see if the wheels are straight, not bent. Hell, something as simple as over torquing the lugs could cause alignment/poor ride quality.
11-04-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 63,641
Posted By moose66

Based on the relaxed requirements from the EPA...

Based on the relaxed requirements from the EPA regarding mileage requirements during this administration, seems like auto manufacturers can dial back some of the engine requirements they thought were...
10-28-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By moose66

Pinstripes are so 70's, early 80's! LOL. Let's...

Pinstripes are so 70's, early 80's! LOL. Let's see if anyone has a pic they are willing to share.
10-08-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By moose66

The regular MDX and the hybrid variant share the...

The regular MDX and the hybrid variant share the same wheels. I believe the tech and advance are the same size. You're looking for a 20x8 wheel, 5 lug, 120mm bolt pattern, with a 55mm offset.
09-13-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,029
Posted By moose66

Sure it does, at least on the '18 model. If you...

Sure it does, at least on the '18 model. If you are standing near the vehicle when it approaches you in hybrid mode, you can certainly hear the acoustic effect. I'm not sure what you can hear from...
09-11-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,326
Posted By moose66

You are in bad shape and totally uninformed if...

You are in bad shape and totally uninformed if you depend on a salesperson to explain features to you on a car you wish to purchase. We have discussed for a couple of years now about the slow intro...
08-23-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,279
Posted By moose66

Um . . . maybe they are working out the kinks in...

Um . . . maybe they are working out the kinks in the non-flagship Acura models first? Yeah, I'm laughing too!
08-13-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By moose66

That makes the price a little more attractive....

That makes the price a little more attractive. Typically you would pay a few grand premium on top of the typical cost of a pre-owned vehicle for one which has been CPO’d. They should provide you with...
08-03-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,752
Posted By moose66

I came out of a 2015 Lexus RX450h into the MDX...

I came out of a 2015 Lexus RX450h into the MDX hybrid. To me, it is like night and day. The Lexus had it's points for build quality and interior trim, but tended to be bland. To me the Acura is less...
07-06-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By moose66

I do have the gas cap issue and plan on having...

I do have the gas cap issue and plan on having that looked at during first service. I have seen nothing out of sorts with the doors. If it were me, I'd have the service dept take a look first.
06-02-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,325
Posted By moose66

^^^I have never looked at it that way. Some good...

^^^I have never looked at it that way. Some good logic there!
05-29-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,325
Posted By moose66

I can answer this one. My experience says the RLX...

I can answer this one. My experience says the RLX is better on fuel. I don't have the raw numbers, but overall (combined city and highway) the RLX is somewhere around 1 - 2 MPG better than the MDX
04-25-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By moose66

^^My thought exactly. Ever heard of a thorough...

^^My thought exactly. Ever heard of a thorough test drive? Not one of those preferred around the block things like the stealership likes to take you on. Sit your behind in the seat for a while and...
04-10-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 45,208
Posted By moose66

It can be a speed trap in some areas from the NC...

It can be a speed trap in some areas from the NC state line up to around Charlottesville. Especially those hilly areas where the cops can just sit in the median turn lane areas and wait for you to...
04-06-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 132,348
Posted By moose66

I traded in a GS450h for my RLX and sold our...

I traded in a GS450h for my RLX and sold our RX450h to set up for the arrival of our MDX Sport Hybrid. No second thoughts about it.
03-29-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By moose66

Congrats! Happy driving it is! :thumbsup:

Congrats! Happy driving it is! :thumbsup:
03-29-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By moose66

I haven't seen one on the road, but have sat in...

I haven't seen one on the road, but have sat in one at the dealership. Very nice. I like the exterior changes, but am anxiously waiting to see what is next. On another note, I am surprised to already...
03-10-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By moose66

Overpriced to start with (IMO)! There have also...

Overpriced to start with (IMO)! There have also been some issues with some of the models. Nothing too extreme, but nonetheless an issue or two. You should be able to locate all of that info in the...
03-02-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By moose66

Why stay away? Darn thing has damn near been...

Why stay away? Darn thing has damn near been rebuilt. Good as new! :rolleyes:
02-13-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By moose66

Just looking through the '18 navigation manual I...

Just looking through the '18 navigation manual I do see that it says not available on all models. However, for which models the sever route is not available it does not say.You say service told you...
02-06-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,853
Posted By moose66

Considering all MDX production was moved to Ohio...

Considering all MDX production was moved to Ohio late last winter/early spring, I still find this interesting. I may be stopping by the dealership this week/weekend to get a feel for pricing and...
02-02-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By moose66

UPDATE: This morning I was able to...

UPDATE: This morning I was able to configure/build a 2018 hybrid on the Acura website.
01-17-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By moose66

Seems to me if you Xpel the door(s) you may be...

Seems to me if you Xpel the door(s) you may be able to protect the paint, but as jdpdata mentioned, you still will get the knucklehead dings, just possibly without disturbing the paint!!! No way to...
01-16-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By moose66

Everyone is going in the cockpit direction with...

Everyone is going in the cockpit direction with the dash/center console designs. They want you to feel as though you are a pilot in a plane. I am a little slow to warm up to this design move. But it...
01-05-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,012
Posted By moose66

Huge value to me. Would love to have had them on...

Huge value to me. Would love to have had them on my car yesterday when I was out tooling around in the aftermath of the storm here in NC. My car has never been this filthy. I cleaned the headlights...
12-14-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By moose66

My apologies if it appears I was condemning your...

My apologies if it appears I was condemning your actions regarding your brake issue. We all manage these types of situations differently. I guess that is the beauty of having a forum such as this...
12-04-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 201,869
Posted By moose66

Good observation and question. Based on what I...

Good observation and question. Based on what I have seen thus far, and from the picture in the attached thread of an actual car on the lot, you may be right. Chrome handles on the SH-AWD only it...
11-13-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,198
Posted By moose66

When there is no price listed, the vehicle is no...

When there is no price listed, the vehicle is no longer available. If you are not familiar with Carmax, most of the cars they list can be reserved and/or transferred to another one of their...
11-02-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,853
Posted By moose66

^^The non-hybrid MDX is available. It is the...

^^The non-hybrid MDX is available. It is the hybrid I am holding out for and checking for expected dates to show up at dealerships.
11-01-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 132,348
Posted By moose66

^^ And the perception, or reality, depending on...

^^ And the perception, or reality, depending on your view, is the price of the RLX Hybrid is well above where it should be. I personally think it is well in line with what you get.
10-29-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,599
Posted By moose66

If it were me, I’d walk. They’ll be another one....

If it were me, I’d walk. They’ll be another one. Seems like the dealer is trying to pass issues along to you. Certification is great, if the car is clean. Gotta watch out for those hidden dents,...
10-16-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,934
Posted By moose66

This may be just a marketing ploy for these...

This may be just a marketing ploy for these tires/brands listed. But here's a start. With even better results from Tire Rack.
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10-14-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,934
Posted By moose66

Out of character meant you'd expect the vehicle...

Out of character meant you'd expect the vehicle to react with predictable results if the vehicle is set up to manufacturer specifications AND normal, reasonable operation of the vehicle is occurring....
09-29-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,508
Posted By moose66

Enjoy. Just keep an eye on your speed. Over the...

Enjoy. Just keep an eye on your speed. Over the limit creeps up pretty quick in these cars. And most times you are completely clueless because it is so smooth!
09-28-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 98,855
Posted By moose66

I'd take this grill any day over what Lexus is...

I'd take this grill any day over what Lexus is doing with their grills.
09-28-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By moose66

Here's a link which opens a quick blurb on what...

Here's a link which opens a quick blurb on what they are. The specific mention of Acura is near the middle of the page.
...
09-27-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By moose66

Hypermiling at it finest! I like to get up to...

Hypermiling at it finest! I like to get up to speed, without flooring it, then coast, or lightly throttle as much as I can. Especially if no one is behind me. I find it hard to believe there are...
09-22-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,198
Posted By moose66

Don't get me wrong guys, I understand the trade...

Don't get me wrong guys, I understand the trade in value versus private party/retail. I am experiencing the same thing as I try to unload my RX to move on to a MDX. However, I can't help but wince...
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