Posts from ‘Acura’

Apr
12
2018 Acura TLX

2018 Acura TLX A-Spec

New York Auto ShowAcura debuted a revised 2018 TLX sedan at the New York Auto Show that features fresh styling and added features.

Apr
04
2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

Consumer Guide First Spin It’s still not often you see the words “Sport” and “Hybrid” in the same sentence – let alone in the same name – but the concept is growing in popularity. And few companies are leveraging the principle of using an electric motor’s instant low-speed torque to augment the high-end power of a gas engine as thoroughly as Acura.

Jan
12
2017 Fiat 500L

Fiat 500L

The numbers are in, and 2016 was another banner year for light-vehicle sales in the U.S. All told, American consumers purchased more than 17.5 million new cars and trucks.

Nov
03
2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon

At a Volvo press-event dinner many years ago, I chanced into a conversation with one of the brand’s product-planning executives. We chatted pleasantly on the topic of wagons, and of the American market’s declining interesting in the body type.

Nov
01
2017 Acura MDX

2017 Acura MDX in Chrystal Black Pearl

2015 Audi Q52017 Acura MDX Advance and Entertainment AWD

Class: Premium Midsize Crossover

Miles Driven: 256

Fuel Used: 14.1 gallons

Mar
23
2017 Acura MDX

2017 Acura MDX

2016 new York Auto ShowHonda’s luxury division unveiled a restyled, refreshed version of its popular midsize luxury SUV at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The 2017 Acura MDX gets the brand’s new signature “diamond pentagon” grille (which debuted in the Acura Precision Concept shown at this year’s Detroit Auto Show), and a new Sport Hybrid version that uses a three-motor Super Handling-All Wheel Drive system similar to the Acura NSX supercar and the flagship RLX Sport Hybrid sedan.

Mar
21
2001 Oldsmobile Bravada

2001 Oldsmobile Bravada

I recent penned a blog post regarding five vehicles I never see on the road anymore—vehicles that have seemingly vanished. Here I would like to share five vehicles that I somehow can’t avoid seeing, even though they are all long out of production.

Feb
18
Cadillac Auto Show Display

Cadillac at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show

2016 Chicago Auto ShowThe 2016 Chicago Auto Show opened its doors last week, and naturally Consumer Guide was there to cover all the new-vehicle introductions (which you can check out here). While the gleaming machines on display are obviously the main attractions at any major auto show, the manufacturer displays themselves are another key part of the magic. The displays are often much more than just the frame around the picture—they’re marvelous feats of architectural engineering that help a given brand stake out its space and stand out on the show floor.

Feb
03
2016 Acura RDX

2016 Acura RDX

2016 Acura RDX AWD with Advance Package     2015 Audi Q5

Class: Premium Compact Crossover

Dates tested: 12/14/2015 – 12/21/2015

Miles Driven: 348

Fuel Used: 17.8 gallons

Feb
02
2016 Acura MDX

2016 Acura MDX

2016 Acura MDX AWD with Advance and Entertainment Packages    2015 Audi Q5

Class: Premium Midsize Crossover

Dates tested: 11/02/2015 – 11/09/2015

Miles Driven: 397

Fuel Used: 21.7 gallons

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