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Does Acura MDX need premium gas?

According to Acura, premium gas is only required for the Acura NSX and is recommended for the MDX, RDX, TLX, RLX, and ILX.


What year MDX have transmission problems?

The Acura MDX’s biggest problem across the board is transmission failure, and the 2004 year model has earlier and more expensive failures than most other MDXs. The 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2005 MDXes are also plagued with total transmission failure, but it comes a bit later.


Is Acura MDX good in snow?

Slippery roads are often a hazard for most vehicles, but the Acura has an advantage. When you drive the MDX, TLX, and RDX on roads fresh with snow, you can drive with confidence knowing Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system is on your side.


Is Acura MDX a reliable car?

The Acura MDX Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 2nd out of 14 for luxury midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $571 which means it has average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the MDX.


Does Acura hold its value?

Many Acura models do not hold their value well, but some do. On average, you can expect a 2017 Acura to keep 75% of its original value. The Acura TLX is one model that retains its value well. It has a loyal customer following, meaning drivers like to buy them, allowing TLXs to stay valuable over time.

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What happens if I don’t use premium gas in my Acura?

The higher the octane level is, the lower the possibility that combustion will occur prematurely. When you fill your Acura’s fuel tank with a lower octane level than is recommended, you’ll experience pre-ignition (also known as engine knocking).


Are Acuras expensive to maintain?

According to YourMechanic.com, Acura ranks 11th out of 30 on a list of the most and least expensive cars to maintain. Based on estimates of total vehicle maintenance over a decade, the cost for Acura is $9,800. The number one most expensive brand to maintain was BMW, which had a cost of $17,800.


Why is my Acura MDX jerking?

An indication that a vehicle is not receiving the right mixture of air and fuel is if the vehicle jerks or surges forward at high speed. Several components of the fuel or air intake system could cause this jerking or surging sensation to happen. Issues within these systems can also cause fuel economy to worsen.


Where is the Acura MDX built?

The MDX Type S is the high-performance variant of the critically acclaimed fourth-generation MDX, Acura’s flagship model, that went on sale this year. Like all 2021 and newer Acura models, the 2022 MDX Type S is built exclusively in Central Ohio.


How much does it cost to replace a transmission on an Acura MDX?

The cost of a new Acura MDX transmission could be over $3,500 depending on the vehicle, however, transmission services such as fluid changes and a transmission fluid flush are considerably fewer expensive, in some cases costing fewer than $150.

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