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Test Drives2020 Acura RDX: Damned Touchpad
Acura introduced its first-ever compact luxury SUV in 2007. Twelve years later, the RDX was completely redesigned for its third generation. We’ve just spent a week behind the wheel of a 2020 Acura RDX A-Spec, which is unchanged from the new-for-2019 model. Turbocharged Under the hood is a turbocharged 2.0-litre …
Test Drives2019 Acura MDX: Not Showing all its Cards
The Acura MDX is one of many vehicles—mostly SUVs—that generate as much excitement as a can of soup. Even great-tasting soup. As the bigger brother to the RDX , it’s built on a platform shared with the Honda Pilot . The original made its debut in 2000, while the current, …
Test Drives2019 Acura RDX: Just in Time
These days, if a luxury brand portfolio isn’t filled with SUVs of all shapes and sizes, it’s because someone high up within the company messed up. That person—or it could be a committee—misjudged the shift towards light trucks and are left struggling with declining sales. We don’t know who these …
Test Drives2019 Acura ILX: Recycling Done Well
For 2019, the Acura ILX gets another facelift. Yes, this car’s been with us since 2012, and yes, it’s still based on the last-generation Honda Civic’s platform. Yet Acura has somehow injected a healthy dose of relevance to its dated subcompact luxury sedan. If anything, this version is its most …

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RecallsHonda and Acura: Faulty Fuel Pump Leads to Global Recall
A number of owners of Honda and Acura vehicles need to be aware that the low-pressure fuel pump could fail in some cases, causing the engine to run rough or maybe not even start. They may also see a “Check Engine” light pop up on the instrument cluster or feel …
NewsTwo More Acura Type S Models are Coming, Leaked Document Says
The all-new 2021 Acura TLX unveiled last week marks the return of the high-performance Type S designation in the Acura lineup, but the company wants a lot more than just this one sports sedan. Other Type S models will debut in the coming years and we now know a bit …
News2021 Acura TLX: We Chat With Acura Canada’s Brand Manager
On the eve of the virtual world premiere of the all-new, second-generation 2021 Acura TLX , The Car Guide spoke with Emile Korkor, brand manager at Acura Canada, to get additional insights about the car and the company’s overall strategy. First, you need to know a few things. The launch …
New ModelsAll-new 2021 Acura TLX is Here and Means Business
For 2021, the Acura TLX is coming back stronger and meaner with a second generation full of promise and potential. The big reveal took place online today. Will it manage to gain market shares among compact luxury sedans and live up to the reputation of the old TL? We’ll just …
NewsAcura RLX is Officially Leaving North America
One of the worst-selling cars in Canada is about to depart. The Acura RLX will be dropped from the brand’s lineup in Canada and the U.S. after the 2020 model year. It will continue to be sold as the Honda Legend in other markets such as Japan. The company informed …
BuzzAcura Restores its First SUV and it is Subtly Awesome
Remember the old Acura SLX? Maybe not. The Japanese luxury brand’s first SUV was sold exclusively in the U.S. in the late 1990s as a clone of the Isuzu Trooper. It was replaced at the turn of the century by the MDX —arguably one of the smartest decisions Acura has …
News2020 Acura NSX Gets a New Heritage-inspired Colour
Acura is adding a new body colour option to the NSX supercar and nostalgic fans are sure to love it. Indy Yellow Pearl pays homage to Spa Yellow, one of two yellow paints offered on the first-generation NSX. It will join Berlina Black as an available heritage colour for the …
New ModelsAcura Type S Concept Previews Two New Performance Models
As part of the Monterey Car Week in California, Acura is debuting a brand new sedan concept that sets the stage for the launch two Type S performance variants in the next two years after a decade-long hiatus, beginning with the second-generation TLX Type S. The design is spectacular with …

Videos

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2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 17
Honda engines in GM cars 2000 Kia Sephia LS 2000 Mazda MPV ES shocks/struts 2001 Acura 3.2 CL Type S problems with heater core pre-delivery inspection.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 8
All new 2001 Acura MDX 2001 Volvo S60 2001 Honda S2000 winterizing; 2001 Toyota RAV4 2001 Acura 1.7EL stalling problems Jim Kenzie on sulfur debate.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 23
Acura intros RSX 2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class replacing hose clamps 1939 Ford Fire Truck dealing with damp car trunk why do manufacturers spend money only to confuse consumers?
Episodes
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 10
MotoringTV travels to home of Hummer 2002 Acura RSX warming your engine in cold weather New Hummer H2 Bill Gardiner on potential problems with tie rods Iim Kenzie on a sport utility TV commercial.
Episodes
Motoring TV 2003 Episode 20
Acura intros TSX 2003 Infiniti FX45 importance of engine temperature gage Buick Centieme concept lowering suspension turning right on red light.
Episodes
Motoring TV 2003 Episode 23
2004 Jaguar XJ 2004 Acura TSX keeping an eye on oil gage Cadillac 16 concept importance of the belt tensioner Jim Kenzie looks for perspective on SARS and auto deaths.
Video Reviews
Review: 2017 Acura NSX
"Is the world ready for a logical super car?" That was the question Jim Kenzie posed at the Thermal Club in California while attending the launch of the 2017 Acura NSX. The car is powered by a mid-mounted 3.5-litre V6 engine and nine-speed twin-clutch transmission, and no fewer than three …