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Acura Make Overview

Available Acura Models

Passenger Cars

Acura CL Overview
2003 - 1997 (used)
Acura Integra Overview
2001 - 1986 (used)
Acura RL Overview
2012 - 1996 (used)
Acura RSX Overview
2006 - 2002 (used)

SUV/Crossovers

Acura ZDX Overview
2013 - 2010 (used)

Acura Questions

Freddy Guzman
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My Acura Tl 98 One Of The Sparkplug Is Gething Wet With Coolant Wath Can Be...

my car is doing like a missfire problem and i check the sparkplug i found it they are wet with coolant

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tjvancleve
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I Have 2 Accidents On Car Fax Does That Make My Car Worth $500?

my car is in good condition and has 141,000 miles on it.

10 views with 2 answers (last answer about a day ago)
NOmoonroof
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Does Or Did Acura Make A Tsx That Doesn't Have A Moon/sunroof And How Rare ...

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firedoc
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I Have A Problem On My 2005 Acura Tl It Said Please Check Your Disc .i Trie...

I have a problem on my 2005 Acura TL it said please check your disc .I tried to eject the disc but nothing happens . I don't know if there is a disc in there or not . I tried to put a movie DVD in t...

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Richard Cook
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Navigation Saying Check Disc And Displaysnothing Else

2006 acura tl navigation system has power but only displays check disc on screen, upon turning on car it will say downloading software but then return to message above. is there any thing that can ...

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Older Acura Models

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Acura History

While Toyota is often studied in business schools as the benchmark in recent business efficiency, Honda was the first to realize the incredible market for luxury vehicles. It created the Acura brand in 1986, and promptly opened 18 dealerships in the United States.

Sedans
Acura apparently had great faith in its own brand, calling its first sedan "Legend." The Legend would survive until 1996, when it would be replaced with the RL (which many joke stands for "Replaces Legend").

Compact Cars
The Integra stormed onto the scene in 1986 as both a coupe and sedan. This car gained popularity almost instantly for its sleek look and easy tunability. It would be replaced in 2002 by the RSX and then the TSX, but many loyal fans remain.

Coupes
Other models released by Acura include the compact EL (1997), the midsize CL coupe (1997), and the midsize TL sedan (1995). A short-lived Vigor was available from 1992-1995 before being rebranded as the TL.

SUVs
1996 brought about Acura's first SUV, the SLX. It seems like the SLX was just a bit ahead of its time, as production ended in 1999 until it was replaced by Acura's second SUV, the MDX in 2001. The MDX was based on the Honda Odyssey platform and shared much in common with the Honda Pilot, Honda's full-size SUV. In 2007, the RDX made its entry as a small-size SUV/crossover wagon.  

Sports Cars
Among the more storied vehicles for this recent maker is the NSX, a slick sports model that was first produced in 1991. Famous for its powerful engine and curvy shape, the NSX is a gorgeous, powerful luxury sports machine.

All in all, Acura has accomplished a lot for such a recent entry into the crowded automaker market. With the benefit of being able to build on the reliable Honda platforms, Acura is able to get to market even more quickly than could have been expected. After a bit of slow going in the 1990's, the luxury brand from Honda has regained its staying power and will remain a relatively well-liked brand for years to come.