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05-16-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 108,295
Posted By ZipSpeed

More than likely, the next TLX will get the exact...

More than likely, the next TLX will get the exact powertrain from the RDX. Having test driven the RDX, I can say the transmission is much better. Shifts are quick although I think Acura still needs...
12-01-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026

I'll believe it when I see it. Auto idle stop...

I'll believe it when I see it. Auto idle stop gets OEMs credits with the EPA, and apparently the more "compulsary" the feature is, the greater the credit. Make no mistake, i'm against having these...
11-22-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,462
Posted By NBP04TL4ME

I don't see 400 HP - at least not anytime soon...

I don't see 400 HP - at least not anytime soon and not from Honda / Acura. They are too mainstream and are interested in selling lots of cars (units). I'm betting they come in at 330 tops as this...
10-19-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,262
Posted By daschwa

A head or tail wind could easily account for this...

A head or tail wind could easily account for this difference. If 89 was that much more efficient than 91 it would be well known.
10-11-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,622
Posted By CheeseyPoofs McNut

I think I spent maybe $400 over the first four...

I think I spent maybe $400 over the first four years for maintenance.
10-10-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,644
Posted By kurtatx

The DCT is 100x better. Great transmission ...

The DCT is 100x better. Great transmission

the v6 one is just second rate by comparison
10-07-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By securityguy

If you have the fob on your while you are washing...

If you have the fob on your while you are washing the car this is exactly what will happen. The fob needs to be out of range from the car. My other cars do this as well.
09-21-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,959
Posted By F23A4

some here wouldn’t trust the TLX at 55 mph.

some here wouldn’t trust the TLX at 55 mph.
09-14-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,539
Posted By RDX10

:nod: Sorry but German cars just drive...

:nod:

Sorry but German cars just drive amazing and nothing can touch that. The Germans just know how to perfectly balance things and let in all the good and keep out all the bad. When other...
08-23-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By losiglow

It's another topic, but I'm by no means a...

It's another topic, but I'm by no means a proponent of producing ethanol the way we currently do. It takes more energy to produce ethanol from corn than the ethanol actually provides. I believe it's...
08-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By IntegraVT

The only jerk is the person who greenlit the...

The only jerk is the person who greenlit the pairing of the ZF 9HP transmission to the J-series engine. <rimshot>

I'll see myself out...
08-16-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By quantum7

The 3G problems depended upon the year. The 07...

The 3G problems depended upon the year. The 07 and 08 transmission were much better than previous 3Gs.
My 2G (1999) had two transmission failures but my 07 has almost 300,000 miles and runs great....
08-13-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 486,083
Posted By _korangar

How?! I'm trying to negotiate right now here in...

How?! I'm trying to negotiate right now here in SoCal and they are not budging. The best I got so far is $500 off of MSRP but then another $600 added on for a "protection package" from the dealer. I...
08-03-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,030
Posted By 2019aspec

the only real-time traffic, is you sitting in...

the only real-time traffic, is you sitting in traffic complaining that real-time traffic isn't working...
08-01-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,731
Posted By Hou-RL

Hard to increase numbers when you have limited...

Hard to increase numbers when you have limited stock available to purchase. Also Acura is a small volume manufacturer. they cant pump out RDX's as fast as other manufacturers.
07-30-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By MHarnois

Cooled seats blow air out but most vented seats...

Cooled seats blow air out but most vented seats like the ones on the RDX suck air into the seats so they are not actually cooled but give you a cooling feeling because or air circulation. Put a light...
07-26-2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By Crashmaster

Sort of the reason the first thing I do when I...

Sort of the reason the first thing I do when I get into my car is turn off the Auto Idle Stop. It's annoying and often causes a split second delay when trying to do a jack rabbit start. I also fear...
07-18-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 26,090
Posted By ZipSpeed

ILX to grow into 3 Series/A4/C Class size, and...

ILX to grow into 3 Series/A4/C Class size, and the TLX to grow a few inches into 5 Series/A6/E Class size? Frankly, I'm rather surprised that Acura is bring back the ILX for another gen. If they...
07-13-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 26,090
Posted By TacoBello

Just saw an older RLX PAWS... what an uninspiring...

Just saw an older RLX PAWS... what an uninspiring car. I don't know if anyone would run out to buy one. It annoys me that Acura/Honda will blame vehicle sales failures on anything and everything,...
07-07-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By Rob175

Years ago I too had an Audi, and just like most...

Years ago I too had an Audi, and just like most other German cars their brake dust is horrible. Suggestion: have an indi shop replace the Audi's OEM brake pads with CERAMIC pads and the brake dust...
07-03-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 203,457
Posted By neuronbob

^^^^ Exactly my opinion of the car, especially...

^^^^
Exactly my opinion of the car, especially his comments about fuel economy and the last paragraph. It's a fabulous car that no one knows about. Hopefully, Acura can do something about that.
06-28-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 44,330
Posted By R. White

I ripped the sidewall out a tire on my '14 RLX...

I ripped the sidewall out a tire on my '14 RLX which did not come with a spare. I waited two hours for a flat bed truck to come to my aide. I will never have another vehicle without a spare !
06-27-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,274
Posted By CPR

My ASPEC is LEASED! 36 months; lets face it; a...

My ASPEC is LEASED! 36 months; lets face it; a blow-out at 2AM on a Sunday morning, isn't going to cut it with roadside assistance
You need a SPARE TIRE; especially, when the Mrs., or the kids are...
06-27-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By TSXV6Guy

The ZF9 tranny sucks and needs to be getting used...

The ZF9 tranny sucks and needs to be getting used to. It's not defective, it's working as it is designed. I drive mine in Sport mode, which makes it marginally acceptable for my purpose.
Test...
06-25-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,267
Posted By MI-RDX

Actually I can 'afford' a $100K vehicle but that...

Actually I can 'afford' a $100K vehicle but that does not mean I'd get any value out of wasting that much money on something I'd get no benefit from.
06-24-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,265
Posted By birdonamission

I was at my dealership’s service department on...

I was at my dealership’s service department on Friday and while there walked around the showroom. There was a display with wheels for sale. “Only” $2,000 or $1,699 for 4...

i was like, OK, the...
06-24-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By quantum7

Follow the service schedule in your manual and...

Follow the service schedule in your manual and the Maintenance Minder. Dealers absolutely love to up-sell everything that they can think of....my guy comes up with crap that is "recommended"....so...
06-24-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,265
Posted By Rocket_man

They don't look good and I personally think they...

They don't look good and I personally think they look worse in person. But heck, they are only wheels and after awhile you will learn to ignore them. But almost any wheel might have been better.
...
06-23-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,265
Posted By copmagnet82

I agree, one of the worst Acura wheel designs...

I agree, one of the worst Acura wheel designs ever. Whoever was the designer, they either smoked too much of the good stuff ...or maybe not enough??? :shrug:
06-23-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,265
Posted By jedexec

Advance Interwoven Wheel

I've been trying to resist posting on this... I like everything about the Advance, except for the wheels! I feel like I might be the only one who feels this way, but I absolutely abhor them. Anyone...
06-23-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,709
Posted By ed_k

Just bought my new rdx 19 on 6/1. Got 500 miles...

Just bought my new rdx 19 on 6/1. Got 500 miles on it. No turbo lag.
2011 rdx had an awful lag.
06-23-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,609
Posted By Ken1997TL

Dump the RLX. Offer the long wheelbase TLX for...

Dump the RLX. Offer the long wheelbase TLX for the old folks/real estate people.
06-23-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,073
Posted By kingofire

Wagons are ugly. Period.

Wagons are ugly. Period.
06-22-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,199
Posted By NightWriter

Maybe, but I feel like I already go through a...

Maybe, but I feel like I already go through a non-trivial checklist when getting going:
Secure phone to magnetic mount
Attach USB cable to phone
Switch on ignition
Verify HVAC settings
...
06-21-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,505
Posted By F23A4

I have them in both my 16 TLX and 17 MDX. So...

I have them in both my 16 TLX and 17 MDX. So used to them now that the rental Altima I had in Florida felt sort of strange with its conventional shifter.

:shrug:
06-21-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,132
Posted By nothome17

Maybe the OP is an audiophile. CD's have...

Maybe the OP is an audiophile.

CD's have better sound quality vs Spotify/XM

Other option is converting the CD's to wav/flac files which is the next best thing.
06-17-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,647
Posted By holografique

Stay away from the RLX buddy. As much as they've...

Stay away from the RLX buddy. As much as they've improved the major issues it had in the 2014-2015 models (horrible suspension, noisey AC system, tons of quality control issues), the one thing they...
06-15-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,700
Posted By RDX10

I think the OP has a solid and valid point here....

I think the OP has a solid and valid point here. Those of you saying Acura has built solid transmissions are really being kind of untruthful here. We know the issues they had with the early 5AT’s,...
06-13-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,709
Posted By nuke

Test drove an ASpec for 45 minutes on monday,...

Test drove an ASpec for 45 minutes on monday, city streets and toll highway. No discernable turbo lag at all. The shifts are very smooth and barely discernable. The transmission jumps down a few...
06-13-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,700
Posted By catbert430

1. No such thing as a 2015 TSX. It's a TLX 2....

1. No such thing as a 2015 TSX. It's a TLX
2. Acura has given all owners a 10-year no mileage limit, transferrable powertrain warranty.
3. The ZF made 9 speed has nothing at all to do with the...
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