2020 Acura MDX SUV AWD
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Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.
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Combines Side Barrier and Side Pole Star Ratings into a single side rating.
The Rollover Resistance test measures the risk of rollover in a single-vehicle, loss-of-control scenario.
Rollover Risk: 16.4%
Car broke down 3 times on the road while driving, it show 12Vbattery failure, ABS failure nd started flashing lights on the dashboard nd broke down while driving. When first time it happened dealer said they have fixed the issue. It happened again md yesterday is 3rd time. Vehicle is 19k miles only it. Pls help us getting this resolved. Dealers make false promises and it’s breaking down again and again on the road while driving which is very scary.
The contact owns a 2020 Acura MDX. The contact stated while driving 30-35 MPH, the accelerator pedal was depressed but the vehicle failed to respond and would not move. There were several unknown warning lights illuminated. The contact stated that after depressing the drive button several times, she was able to drive the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who determined that the contact had inadvertently depressed an unknown button on the steering wheel causing the vehicle to shift to neutral. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact stated that the failure recurred while driving. The contact was able to restart the vehicle and drove to her destination. The contact stated the failure persisted. The contact stated that the vehicle inadvertently stalled while driving. Several unknown warning lights illuminated. The contact was unable to restart the vehicle or veer to the side of the road. The vehicle was towed to the dealer but was not diagnosed nor repaired. The contact referenced NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V215000 (Fuel System, Gasoline) as a possible solution to the failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 3,000.
Just recently purchased an 2020 Acura MDX AWD with Tech package. Noticed that the windshields have distortions near the A pillars, which happens from both driver side and passenger side. I feel nausea when looking through the window corner as objects are curved. I did a lot of research and found this issue has been there for a while. Distortion in windshield has safety issues that should be address by Acura.
My fiancé is 8 months pregnant and her sunroof literally exploded on her while she was on the freeway yesterday. She was almost in an accident and could have been killed. She has a 2020 MDX and I’m reading online that she isn’t the only person this has happened to. The dealership told her that she’s on her own and this defect isn’t covered under warranty when she called. It has not been inspected, but I have taken many pictures. There were no warnings or indications anything was wrong.
TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2020 ACURA MDX. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VIEW OUT OF THE PASSENGER'S SIDE OF THE WINDSHIELD NEAR THE A-PILLAR WAS DISTORTED. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VIEW WAS LIKE LOOKING THROUGH A COKE BOTTLE. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO HUBLER ACURA (1265 US-31, GREENWOOD, IN 46143, (317)883-4560) TO BE INSPECTED. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT REPLACING THE WINDSHIELD DID NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE ISSUE WOULD BE FIXED. THE VEHICLE HAD NOT BEEN REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE ISSUE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 178.
TEMPORARILY LOSS CONTROL OF MY VEHICLE WHEN I WAS EXITING THE PARKWAY AND NEEDED TO STEER AROUND TO AVOID A STOP CAR MY CAR JUST TOOK A BIG ROCK IN MOTION FROM SIDE TO SIDE. THE STEERING IS VERY UNRESPONSIVE, VEHICLE HESITATES WHEN ACCELERATING RAPIDLY AND WHEN TURNING THEY IS NO STABILITY. ALSO MY BREAKING DOESN'T REACT THE WAY IT SHOULD IT'S VERY DELAYED. ALL OF THE THINGS THAT THE DYNAMIC MODE IS SUPPOSED TO ENHANCE APPEARS NOT TO BE FUNCTIONING. I WENT TO THE DEALER SEVERAL TIMES THEY SAID THEY COULDN'T FIND ANYTHING BUT YET THE PROBLEM CONTINUES. THEY ALSO SAID THEY RESET AND RELEARNED SOME PARTS OF THE CAR IN AN ATTEMPT TO RECTIFY THE ISSUE I WAS EXPERIENCING. THE PROBLEM STILL EXISTS. MANY TIMES WHEN I COME TO A STOP ON A HILL THE CAR ROLL BACKWARDS. I WAS GIVEN THE SAME MODEL ON ONE OF MY VISITS TO THE DEALERSHIP AS A LOANER. AND IT RAN LIKE A TOTALLY DIFFERENT CAR THE WAY THE CAR SHOULD RUN IT WAS THE SAME YEAR SAME MODEL. EVERYTHING WAS MORE RESPONSIVE THE STEERING THE BREAKING THE SUSPENSION EVEN WHEN I STARTED THE CAR THE START UP SOUND WAS MUCH MORE AGGRESSIVE. PLEASE HELP!
I HAVE EXPERIENCED SUDDEN ACCELERATION PROBLEM NUMEROUS TIMES( 5 TO SIX TIMES. THE LATEST ONE WAS MARCH 1,2021. THE VEHICLE WOULD ACCELERATE (RPM RAPIDLY ) SUDDENLY WHEN DRIVING AT LOW SPEEDS(AROUND 10 TO 15MPH TO A QUICK ALMOST 30MPH WITHOUT PRESSING THE GAS PEDAL) THAT ALWAYS REQUIRE ME TO BREAK IMMEDIATELY TO AVOID ANY ACCIDENTS. I HAD THE VEHICLE CHECKED THOROUGHLY BY A COMPANY SENT EXPERT LAST YEAR(SOMETIME NOV ,2020) AND THEY CAN'T REPLICATE THE PROBLEM. ACURA RELATIONS CAN'T HELP ME ANYMORE . IT MADE ME GOOGLE UNINTENDED ACCELERATION MDX. THE PROBLEM IS FOR REAL. HAD I KNOWN THIS PROBLEM, I WOULDN'T HAVE LEASED THIS VEHICLE LAST OCT.31, 2019. PLEASE HELP. MANY THANKS
WHILE DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS WITH THE ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL ENGAGED, THE VEHICLE DETECTS VEHICLES TO THE RIGHT (SAME DIRECTION OF TRAVEL) OR AT TIMES VEHICLES TO THE LEFT (OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF TRAVEL) AND ABRUPTLY APPLIED BACKING. NO VEHICLES WILL ACTUALLY BE IN LANE OF TRAVEL OF THE VEHICLE TO CAUSE ACTION. ON A 87 MILE DRIVE (ONE WAY TO WORK) HAPPENS MORE THAN EIGHT TIMES ON FIRST DRIVE AND OVER TEN TIME ON SECOND DRIVE. VEHICLE HAS UNDER 1500 MILES ON IT AND WAS PURCHASED BRAND NEW. TAKEN TO ACURA AND TOLD TO TURN OFF LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM UNLESS IN CITY TRAFFIC. SYSTEM TURNED OFF AND DID NOT CORRECT ISSUE. THE ABRUPT BRAKING CAUSES DRIVERS BEHIND TO ABRUPTLY BRAKE, INCREASING RISK OF CRASH, AND ALSO ANGERS THEM BECAUSE THEY THINK YOU ARE 'BRAKE CHECKING' THEM. WEATHER WAS CLOUDY OR CLEAR.
1. (JULY 8, 2020) ON 1 OCCASION WITHIN A SHORT TIME AFTER PURCHASING MDX, I FLOORED THE GAS PEDAL ON THE HIGHWAY AS WHEN PASSING ANOTHER CAR, LET OFF THE GAS PEDAL AND THE ENGINE KEPT RUNNING AS THOUGH THE GAS PEDAL WAS STILL FLOORED. REPORTED IT TO DEALER AND THEY SAID THEY COULD NOT DUPLICATE THE PROBLEM AND SAID MAYBE THE FLOORMAT CAUSED THE PROBLEM. POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS. 2. (JULY 8, 2020) ON AN INCLINE AT A STOP SIGN, MDX WILL ROLL BACKWARDS AFTER RELEASING BRAKE AND THEN WHEN PRESSING ON THE GAS PEDAL IT WILL LURCH FORWARD. REPORTED IT TO THE DEALER. POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS. 3. WHEN STOPPED AND THEN TRYING TO BACKUP ON AN INCLINE, MDX WON'T MOVE REARWARD UNTIL GAS PEDAL IS PRESSED APPROXIMATELY 1/4 TO 1/3 OF FULL GAS PEDAL MOVEMENT. IT ACTS AS THOUGH THE BRAKING SYSTEM IS PARTIALLY APPLIED. THIS ONLY HAPPENS ON AN INCLINE, NOT ON LEVEL GROUND.
THE CAR DOES HAVE SMOOTH ACCELERATING FROM A STOP; IT FEELS AS IF ITS SEARCHING THROUGH GEARS. IN ADDITION, WHILE DRIVING A HUMMING NOISE IS PRESENT AS IF THE BATTERY OR ELECTRIC PARKING BAKE IS BEING ENGAGED OR DISENGAGED. THE CAR IDLES WHEN AT A COMPLETE STOP INSTEAD OF ENGAGING AUTO SHUT OFF FEATURE.
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Acura MDX, MDX Sport Hybrid, RDX, TLX, Honda Accord, Civic Hatchback, Insight, 2019 Acura ILX, Honda Accord Hybrid, Civic Coupe, Civic Coupe Si, Civic Sedan, Civic Sedan Si, Civic Type R, Fit, HR-V, Odyssey, Passport, Pilot and Ridgeline, and 2018-2019 CR-V vehicles. The low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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