Here are the details that you need to know. A lot of owners wish they had a folding rear seat option. Ultimately a deal was reached which avoided the tariffs. For more information, go to. Please allow 10 to 25 days for delivery, depending on your location see item description for details about continents. Please message the mods if your submission gets removed or marked as spam.
A class-action lawsuit was settled to extend the transmission warranty for U. In response to the recurring problem, the manufacturer extended the warranty covering the transmission to 109,000 miles 175,400 km or 7. Catalytic Converters J-series V6 Honda and Acura products have a little known issue with their catalytic converters. A large percentage of these vehicles exhibited problems with the automatic transmission necessitating replacement. The pre-cats are efficient because they are so close to the exhaust gasses exiting the engine.
The 6 speed will continue to be offered. The amount of oil consumed varies greatly, as does the point at which the excessive consumption occurs. As with all Raceland products, these coilovers come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and an exclusive limited lifetime warranty. We only sell direct, which allows us to keep our prices low. The navigation system has been updated to work in , and the AcuraLink satellite capability has been expanded to incorporate 76 markets up from 38 markets for the 2007 model. If the issue isn't caught in time, it can cause permanent engine damage, resulting in lessened engine compression and oil consumption.
Several models in the 2002—2003 years were the subject of a in July 2009 for injuries reported by faulty driver's side airbag inflators. Some have even had their engines replaced more than once, eventually being offered settlements consisting of cash payouts and extended warranties if you agree to forego any legal action. There were several minor changes made such as changes in seat belt anchor mounts which are not published. I'm looking at a 2012 with an elite package at the dealership but I'm super paranoid with used cars after owning my current vehicle. Welcome if you have any questions.
Excessive oil consumption has created a large headache for many owners. In February 2010, another recall was issued for the same problem. It was available with a newly designed 3. Valid to original purchaser only. While it once ranked as the second best-selling luxury in the United States behind the , sales have decreased by over 50% since then. The main difference between the two cars were the front grille; the Inspire and Saber were also available with a 2.
Honestly though, aside from those two issues the car is pretty reliable. If you hear a rattling sound coming from your exhaust, do not let it go unchecked. Have fun, talk Acura Or Honda! Acura dealers replace the transmissions under warranty. Transmissions replaced prior to March 2005 usually fail again. The car can put up to 70% of the total available power to the rear wheels to assist with rapid acceleration, and of that 70%, 100% can be pushed to either the left or right wheel in order to assist the vehicle through a corner. It's pretty surprising considering Honda's reputation for quality and fitment. Transmissions replaced prior to March 2005 usually fail again.
Acceleration puts more torque on the rear wheels. Only issues to look out for are propeller shafts and oil consumption. The size of the car has increased slightly, and as a consequence the wheelbase has been stretched 1. The sound will not vary with rpm, it will wine the same at 50mph or 80mph. Leather was standard on the more upscale 3. The Saber was discontinued and the new Inspire is being sold at Clio, Primo, and Verno dealerships. The bolt pattern on the car is no longer a 5 x 114.
If anyone knows of subreddits other than for automotive mechanical support, please message the mods so we can add it! Rear legroom improves by 1. The entire continental United States became accessible with the navigation system; it was possible to drive from one coast to the other with the new navigation system. Starting with this generation, also known as pollen filters were installed as standard equipment and are located behind the glove compartment. The new horsepower rating of 258 hp 192 kW is due to a change in testing procedures, despite the engine remaining the same since 2004. We faced with some difficulties while sending to Africa, Mexico, that's why such orders are discussed individually.
A fold down rear seat is handy when you need to haul things and don't want to scratch up your pretty leather, and the option for a trunk pass through would be nice as well for those who don't want to hang long purchases out of the window. When it comes to the performance department of your vehicle, the exhaust system is a. In many vehicles, the 5-speed automatic transmission failed: as the third clutch pack wore, particles blocked off oil passages and prevented the transmission from shifting or holding gears normally. This means that you will see an increase in the handling and performance of your car while still maintaining a comfortable ride quality. While cruising, the system sends 90% of the power to the front wheels and 10% to the rear wheels. The stock exhaust system on the Acura is designed.