Automotive Brand - Acura


The brand was launched in the United States and Canada in March 1986, marketing luxury, performance, and high-performance vehicles. 

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Over 783,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Ford, Honda account for more than three quarters of all recalled vehicles

Nearly 340,000 Ford F-150s recalled over seatbelt pretensioners that could start fires; 0ver 263,000 Acuras and Hondas added to the Takata airbag recall. Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Oct 3, 2018, 10:30 PM

GALLERY: All 30 traditional hybrids on sale in Canada

Looking to save fuel but not ready to plug in? Here are all traditional hybrids available in Canada Read More

Fuel Economy New Cars Sep 16, 2018, 2:30 AM

Toyota products again judged tops in value

Vincentric hands out 2018 Best Value in Canada awards to top brands, models Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Car Buying May 31, 2018, 9:25 AM

Acura RDX makes public debut at Tour of California

RDX named official team and lead support vehicle of Rally Cycling team Read More

Luxury Cars Commercial Vehicles May 18, 2018, 2:30 AM


9 ways new Lincoln MKC matches new Acura RDX

New MKC takes on new RDX for battle of the 2019 compact crossovers Read More

Luxury Cars New Cars May 11, 2018, 2:30 AM

Acura sets performance lineup with return of Type-S

Type-S last appeared on '08 TL, widely praised for its track-tuned chassis

Unique powertrain strategy highlighted by exclusive new turbocharged V-6, reportedly to be paired with Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Jan 28, 2018, 10:15 PM

Acura readies new-generation RDX, shows prototype

Luxury compact 5-seat crossover to be built on Acura exclusive platform

Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbo 4-cylinder, using 10-speed automatic and torque vectoring to channel power for Super-Handling All Wheel Drive system. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Jan 17, 2018, 9:30 PM

Honda desirability rates high with consumers, critics

Online resource Edmunds awards first Most Wanted awards in 16 segments

Most Wanted awards feature unique rating system that weighs vehicle performance in the retail marketplace and the opinions of Edmunds’ editorial team. Read More

Auto Awards Nov 18, 2017, 9:30 PM


Acura returns to prototype racing with Team Penske

Juan Pablo Montoya to race one of two ARX-05s starting at 2018 Rolex 24

The engine is a twin-turbo version of the production 3.5-litre V-6; bodywork was developed by a team led by Acura Global Creative Director Dave Marek. Read More

Motor Sports Aug 19, 2017, 2:30 AM

2018 RLX showcases design direction for Acura

Functional features include powertrain refinements developed from the NSX supercar

The 2018 RLX features Acura’s new signature diamond pentagon grille as well as other design cues that showcase the car’s performance capabilities. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Aug 10, 2017, 8:15 AM

Acura to show off refreshed TLX in New York

Mid-sized performance sedan takes design cues from Precision Concept

Design direction carries on from MDX, and Acura promises refreshed TSX will be among most technologically advanced and well-equipped in its segment. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Mar 28, 2017, 9:30 PM

Acura gives its MDX a boost with new hybrid

New SH-AWD SUV model is most powerful, refined and advanced MDX

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid retains MSX’s 3-row seating with room for seven, in Technology Pkg, or six with individual middle seats in Advance Pkg. Read More

Green Cars New Cars Mar 15, 2017, 10:30 PM


Acura NSX not just super on power

Superior downforce, reduced drag, improved stability all benefit

Body surfaces, air intakes and exhaust vents are all shaped and proportioned to reduce drag, create downforce, maximize cooling and dissipate heat. Read More

Auto Accesories Auto Technology May 31, 2016, 10:30 PM

How the new Acura NSX is built in words and pictures

An exclusive tour of the facility where the all-new 2017 Acura NSX is built

Honda's new Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio is solely dedicated to the production of the 2017 Acura NSX hybrid supercar. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Auto Industry New Cars Mar 17, 2016, 2:10 PM

First Acura NSX goes for $1.2 million

NASCAR owner Hendrick adds another first production car to collection

All proceeds from the sale of the new NSX went toward the Paediatric Brain Tumour Foundation of North Carolina, and Georgia’s Camp Southern Ground. Read More

10 concepts whose looks weren’t quite right

Love at first sight may be endearing but isn’t always enduring

Concepts aren’t always exactly like the vehicles that eventually come to market. That can be seen as bad, because the concepts are so awesome, but isn’t always. Read More

Future Cars Jan 30, 2016, 5:30 AM


Acura to show new coupe in Detroit

Precision Concept points to new design direction for Acura sedans

Many see it heralding the next ILX, which is due for replacement in the next year or two, but lack of door lines may point to a new 2-door for Acura. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Jan 2, 2016, 11:30 AM

ROAD TEST: 2016 Acura ILX steps up its game

Acura plays the value card offering more for less than its competitors

The 2016 Acura ILX adds some style, technology and value to a list of assets that already includes reliability, resale value and safety. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Automotive Reviews Jul 20, 2015, 9:50 AM


With the 2016 ILX, Acura gets serious about its entry-level luxury car

The ILX's pleasing road manners plus levels of standard or available safety and connectivity features justify the claim 'unheard-of at the price'. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Mar 9, 2015, 5:50 PM

Ford F-150 aluminum body wins AJAC technology innovation award

AcuraWatch driver assist features win AJAC award for Best New Safety Technology

Nine shortlisted technology entries were adjudicated by a panel of 13 AJAC journalist members with technical expertise to determine the winners. Read More


Production version of Acura NSX to debut in Detroit

New NSX will have its world premiere at the 2015 North American International Auto Show

The Detroit show car is said to reflect the production design and specifications of the mid-engine Acura that is scheduled to launch during 2015. Read More

Acura reveals more powerful 2016 ILX Sport Sedan

The substantially redesigned 2016 ILX will arrive in dealerships across Canada early in 2015

The re-engineered 2016 ILX will be available in four grades – ILX, Premium Package, Technology Package, and an all-new A-SPEC package. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Nov 20, 2014, 7:30 PM

Acura RLX Hybrid SH-AWD in pictures

New Acura hybrid system represents a major advance in powertrain technology

Three electric motors combine with a V-6 gasoline engine to power Acura's RLX flagship sedan and enhance its handling ability. Read More

New Cars Green Cars Auto Technology Oct 19, 2014, 4:50 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

New Acura hybrid system represents a major advance in powertrain technology

Three electric motors combine with a V-6 gasoline engine both to power Acura's RLX flagship sedan and to enhance its handling ability. Read More



All-new TLX replaces both the TL and TSX in Acura’s sedan lineup

This new generation of Acura's sporty mid-size sedan combines attributes bound to revitalize the brand’s presence in the luxury sedan segment. Read More

New Cars Aug 13, 2014, 9:00 AM

Ford, Toyota each win seven individual used car awards

Vincentric acknowledges excellence in Certified Pre-Owned Value

Honda earns the title of best passenger car brand, Chevrolet that of best truck brand and Buick takes home luxury brand honours. Read More

Used Cars Aug 7, 2014, 5:00 AM

Acura Canada prices 2015 TLX

All-new 2015 TLX will be available at Canadian Acura dealerships in August

The TLX, which replaces the TL and TSX, will come in three models plus a couple packages, with either a four-cylinder or V-6 engine and available AWD. Read More

New Cars Jul 8, 2014, 1:30 AM

Acura TLX to debut at New York

Production version of TLX concept will replace TL and TSX sedans

2015 Acura TLX production model based on concept introduced in Detroit will be revealed at 2014 New York International Auto Show Read More

New Cars Mar 20, 2014, 5:00 PM


Acura unveils TLX

All-new sedan is one of Detroit's biggest reveals

Prototype previews production car for Honda's upscale brand; replaces TSX and TL models Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Jan 24, 2014, 2:00 AM

ROAD TEST: 2014 Acura MDX

Quieter and more fuel-efficient, the new MDX trades some handling prowess for ride quality

Longer but lighter with a smaller engine that aids performance and fuel economy, the 2014 MDX should find favour with both new and existing buyers. Read More

New Cars Sep 14, 2013, 8:00 AM

Acura NSX prototype breaks cover

Next-generation NSX supercar makes an appearance at Mid-Ohio IndyCar race

The prototype is powered by the forthcoming production vehicle's mid-mounted V-6 engine mated to Acura's new three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD system. Read More

New Cars Aug 3, 2013, 1:00 AM

2014 Acura RLX now on sale

Canadian pricing for flagship Acura sedan starts below $50K

The 2014 RLX is said to be the most powerful, spacious, and technologically-advanced sedan ever offered by Acura and it's more fuel-efficient too. Read More

New Cars Jun 9, 2013, 1:00 PM


New NSX to be built in USA

Next-gen Acura NSX will be produced at Honda Performance Manufacturing Centre in Ohio

The long-awaited 2015 successor to Honda's iconic sports car will be powered by a mid-mounted V-6 engine mated to a new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD system. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Auto Enthusiasts May 15, 2013, 1:00 PM

2014 Acura MDX production begins in Alabama

Production shifted to the U.S. from Honda of Canada plant in Alliston, Ontario

The 2014 Acura MDX features an all-new direct-injection V-6 engine employing Honda's 'Earth Dreams' technology, which is also built in Alabama. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry May 4, 2013, 8:00 PM

Next-gen Acura MDX headed for the Big Apple

Production version of Acura's all-new 2014 MDX will debut at New York auto show

With improved dynamics, fuel efficiency and refinement, the third-generation MDX aims to become the benchmark for seven-passenger luxury SUVs. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Mar 23, 2013, 2:00 AM

PREVIEW: 2014 Acura MDX

MDX Prototype shown at Detroit auto show discloses look of 2014 model

The 2014 Acura MDX, which arrives in Canada, this summer, will boast an alphabet soup of advanced safety and infotainment technologies. Read More

New Cars Jan 23, 2013, 6:00 PM


Acura reveals next iteration in new NSX design

Next-generation NSX Concept unveiled at North American International Auto Show

The next NSX will be powered by a mid-mounted, direct-injected V-6 engine mated to the brand’s Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system. Read More

Future Cars Auto Shows Jan 16, 2013, 2:00 PM

Acura teases 2014 MDX

All-New MDX Prototype to debut at 2013 North American International Auto Show

New MDX's “Aero Sculpture” design language features smooth, arching body lines that are much more dynamic than those of the current MDX. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Dec 15, 2012, 6:00 AM

Acura ZDX fades from the scene

2013 will be final model year for Canadian-built hatchback crossover sedan

The ZDX has never been a great aesthetic or sales success, moving only a few thousand units a year at best – in all of North America. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Oct 11, 2012, 9:00 AM

2013 Acura RDX2

Acura's compact luxury utility vehicle takes aim at a wider market

The new Acura RDX CUV is a more refined, more polished little ute, like a rambunctious teen that went away to school and returned a polished adult. Read More

New Cars Sep 14, 2012, 5:00 AM