The all-wheel-drive model includes a 3. I would recommend him and the entire team to anyone and everyone. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. The Problem: Acura says the power steering hose could deteriorate, causing fluid to leak. The price was very fair, I didn't have to haggle at all.
Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. The all-wheel-drive model includes a 3. Sufficient parts are not yet available for owners of the vehicles covered by the September 2012 expansion, but are expected to be available in early 2013. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The car was specifically targeted toward an emerging group of younger adults that wanted a smooth ride, sporty appearance and a luxury brand name.
Drivers may notice a loss of power steering assistance, while the worst case scenario would be a fire…. Mechanic didn't find battery drain source. It is currently produced in Marysville, Ohio and offered through Acura's North American dealer base. Needless to say, this car has been a disappointment. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. Dealer says that the receiver in the car does not work.
Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. Beyond that, a tire-pressure monitoring-system warning light and two new exterior colors are the only changes. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. Acura has expanded the real-time capabilities of its AcuraLink satellite navigation traffic-reporting system, adding 32 metropolitan markets to its coverage, bringing the total to 76. This is the second time this has happened. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a new heat resistant power steering hose, free of charge. Took less than 30 min.
Acura stood partially behind the failure, even though it was beyond the 70,000 mile extended Acura Care Warranty. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. It was due to incompatible metals at connection point. When it failed, it started to drain the battery. Our salesman Patrick was patient, knowledgeable and helped us through every step of the process. These were very simple questions about price and other fees. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems.
All the employees were very friendly and made things very easy. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 625,762. On the other hand, they handle quick course changes with the best, braking performance is good, ride quality is firmly compliant, and interior space stacks up very well versus competing cars. Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a new heat resistant power steering hose, free of charge. Then my battery would go dead. This solved one problem but the automatic climate temperature does not control most of the time.
Prolonged under-hood and power steering fluid temperatures may cause the power steering hose to deteriorate prematurely, resulting in cracks and power steering fluid leakage. The third generation vehicle included a new chassis which offered drivers a better ride and a standard 3. Caused battery drain and killed two batteries. Got a bit off the listed price and picked up the car the next day. In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. The buying process was very simple.
There was at least 4 people looking at cars and there was only 1 sales person. Problem fixed, but no Bluetooth. Brought car back and they put new bateery in on a Saturday first thing. That's thanks partially to its prominent grille and aggressive front and rear lower fascias. After explaining that I wanted to speak the the person whom called me, see the car and test drive the car first, he provided the keys. I asked if he was the only sales person available.