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10-22-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By VanyDotK

Just got a QuickJack

just picked up a QuickJack from Costco and decided to do a little review on it. I am in no way sponsored or employed by QuickJack, I was not paid for this review.

I've had my eye on QuickJack for...
07-02-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,689
Posted By chris03tl

The car we were replacing is a 2003 TL, which the...

The car we were replacing is a 2003 TL, which the wife loved, so our goal was something close to it. The TLX fell short....a little smaller in back, too sporty for her tastes, etc.

Just for the...
06-15-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,794
Posted By TacoBello

Colin, that's an interesting point you make, but...

Colin, that's an interesting point you make, but I think it's a bit flawed at the same time- a car company shouldn't focus on a set of car buyers and follow them through their lifespans while...
06-11-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,705
Posted By SinCityTLX

Glad this topic attracted a lot of interest,...

Glad this topic attracted a lot of interest, however it is getting way off topic.

Dammit Acura, just make a nice A-spec with nice bolstered seats with thigh support, visible exhaust tips, blacked...
06-10-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,794
Posted By Majofo

Stupid thread is stupid. Where's the brand...

Stupid thread is stupid. Where's the brand identity? Many consumers can't tell the difference between the TLX and RLX inside and out. Some can't even tell the difference between the ILX. Review after...
02-07-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,901
Posted By Pgr1990

I haven't driven the TLX yet, but I feel as...

I haven't driven the TLX yet, but I feel as though Acura has sold out on their mid sized luxury sedan class. Combining the TL and TSX in my opinion is equivalent to BMW throwing the M badge on every...
01-10-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,901
Posted By W.B.MASON

Sincerely many have more experience and disagree....

Sincerely many have more experience and disagree. The TLX is a large cost cutting exercise as can be shown in numerous ways. Glad you enjoy the TLX in the end it is all about how you feel about your...
01-10-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,901
Posted By saturno_v

There is only one little detail...so far...

There is only one little detail...so far (admittedly it's still early to say for sure but there is a trend) the sales of the TLX are below the combined TSX+TL sales (I did a month by month comparison...
10-08-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,376
Posted By db22

Conclusion: Just because it's a new design, it...

Conclusion:
Just because it's a new design, it doesn't mean that it is better than the old one.
10-07-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,376
Posted By 2x6spds

500 Mile Preliminary Observations

I have bought/leased Honda and Acura vehicles since 1983. I have a 2000 S2000 and a new RLX Tech white / Seacoast. My previous 3 cars: 2005 RL SH AWD, 2009 Acura TL Tech 5 speed auto, 2012 Acura TL...
08-22-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,847
Posted By razingkane93

Damn right....I'm 53 and whenever I bought a car...

Damn right....I'm 53 and whenever I bought a car it was a compromise well not this time. It's a V6 Advance for me and for no other reason than...because that's what I want.
08-09-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,877
Posted By Mike_TX

Okay, I drove one, too

Most of the salient points have been covered already by others and in reviews, so this is to touch on a few things I noted:

First, the car i drove was a white V6 Technology with the Espresso...
08-08-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,263
Posted By LiQiCE

Test Drove TLX FWD Tech

I went to my local Acura dealer this morning and got to test drive the V6 Tech FWD. Feel free to ask me any questions you might have.

They didn't have a i4 version, so I couldn't test one...
08-08-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,095
Posted By erdoc48

I think it's too recently released to expect...

I think it's too recently released to expect anything under MSRP- as for the underbody kit, based on the angle of that pic above, I think I'd get mine without the kit- it doesn't look integrated...
08-02-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,497
Posted By bdwpac81

My TLX 4-cyl review

A dealership in Atlanta gave me a call this morning as they just received a few TLX 4-cyl demo cars. These initial units are apparently not for sale; the first sale units will be V6 and arrive next...
08-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,201
Posted By weather

...well put me down as one that is not overly...

...well put me down as one that is not overly worried about hp, straight line acceleration or numbers of g's when cornering. I just want a car that has great looks, feels quick, handles well and is...
08-01-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 127,846
Posted By TSX69

Arrow AutoWeek

2015 Acura TLX 1st Drive (http://autoweek.com/article/car-reviews/2015-acura-tlx-first-drive)
http://img2.autoweek.com/styles/gen-1200-675/public/TLX%203.5L%20SH-AWD%2001.jpg?itok=bp3u-uwj

What...
07-14-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 45,914
Posted By acuranj18

Success, especially if the car magazines give it...

Success, especially if the car magazines give it good reviews
06-18-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 331,263
Posted By Timmy18

Another high-res picture. ...

Another high-res picture.

http://acura.ca/Content/acura.ca/ed7a3dac-8ba2-4102-b625-425f56534463/GenericContent_Gallery/2/TLX_1920x1080_02.jpg
Replies: 74
Views: 15,119
Posted By potmilkz

ive heard mark levinson system, in a new gs.....

ive heard mark levinson system, in a new gs.. that is a nice sound system.. but the ELS is a good sound system for its price range and for being stock...
Replies: 74
Views: 15,119
Posted By docboy

ELS is generally regarded as one of the very best...

ELS is generally regarded as one of the very best audio systems in the automotive world by audiophiles. See link below for one test, where ELS ranks #1 over the higher priced and over hyped Bose...
06-13-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 331,263
Posted By Timmy18

Please don't kill me. :) If I do say so...

Please don't kill me. :)

If I do say so myself, it is icing on the cake.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-W60JIkHEw8w/U5tu92KXSJI/AAAAAAAAFOU/TLlBP45GzS8/s1912/TLX%2520type%2520S.png
06-09-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 331,263
Posted By weather

God...I am struggling too!! I can't seem to see...

God...I am struggling too!! I can't seem to see any good pics of the TLX that makes me want one (except the prototype). I need to see some leaks of the bodykit that I can at least trying to get...
06-08-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,599
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

The big deal is the motor is damaged, mal fitting...

The big deal is the motor is damaged, mal fitting parts, if its using that much oil. The burnt oil residue will coke the valves, kill the plugs, destroy the emissions control system & cats along with...
05-08-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 127,846
Posted By docboy

This is what I was afraid. I ask again, why...

This is what I was afraid.

I ask again, why would Acura tease us with a nicely spiced prototype model in its commercials and website, and give us watered down bland tasteless sauce?

I still...
04-22-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,909
Posted By KeithL

Sorry for me CLA is not in same league as TLX, it...

Sorry for me CLA is not in same league as TLX, it was rather cheap feeling and for the $42K loaded just does not cut it and the AMG version I believe goes well over $50K.
04-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,909
Posted By weather

^^ I am amazed by how many people think like me...

^^ I am amazed by how many people think like me and your assessment of the CLA is spot on with my view...You nailed it!
04-21-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,104
Posted By boe_d

It's a sad thing for me to say but I think they...

It's a sad thing for me to say but I think they need to poach the designers from Kia who've significantly improved the old KIA designs.
04-21-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,104
Posted By internalaudit

I think owners of the 4G have the right to...

I think owners of the 4G have the right to describe their vehicles in whatever way the want though. Of course, non-owners can express whatever opinion they have but the opinions of owners weigh much...
04-21-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,446
Posted By Treblig

Looks too "added on".

Looks too "added on".
04-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,446
Posted By Oswald Vater

Honda Spirior - Chinese TLX? (note exhaust tips)

http://www.leftlanenews.com/honda-spirior.html

Now if Acura would only revise the rear of the US TLX to look like this!
04-20-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,104
Posted By Tonyware

Maybe Acura wants to change the type of customers...

Maybe Acura wants to change the type of customers they want to attract (i.e. not us here - lol). I typed up a 2 page explaining all that and then thought "oh screw that, I just got a MM A123 to do...
03-11-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,290
Posted By weather

I should have been more specifics....There is no...

I should have been more specifics....There is no doubt that is indeed a production car. I am just curious if this is OUR production car?!

My excitement for the TLX has taken a major nose...
03-10-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 24,890
Posted By justnspace

Acura, you cant win with a Polarizing design (4G)...

Acura, you cant win with a Polarizing design (4G)
and you cant win with a lame design (TLX)

the 4G looks so much better than that thing.
03-05-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,908
Posted By fsttyms1

Yes, because hidden exhaust pipes will help them...

Yes, because hidden exhaust pipes will help them sell the cars, i dont know about you but i want what they are smoking :clpower:

Hidden exhaust should be on the Honda products where they are...
01-28-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,318
Posted By ostrich

I agree with the other posters that the rear end...

I agree with the other posters that the rear end is really a concern. While the prototype is exciting to look at, this one is really bland. I am not sure why Acura always has to make the production...
01-20-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,559
Posted By KarKraze

The 4G represented a radical design away from the...

The 4G represented a radical design away from the loved 3G,many people disliked that and the front grille and as such wrote the car off.

I remembered when the 3G came out,i had visited an Acura...
01-17-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 105,529
Posted By Timmy18

Because of some fear that the production model...

Because of some fear that the production model will be dumbed down greatly..

I made a concept overlay on the production car spied. 90% carry over in terms of body lines and proportions. Most...
01-14-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,430
Posted By Reorge

I like the TLX.

I like the TLX.
01-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,430
Posted By d1sturb3d119

Well lets see you come out with a design purely...

Well lets see you come out with a design purely viewed from the side that is economical, with a low drag coefficient and imaginative styling that you can live with on a day to day basis. Not to...
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