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Acura MDX Cements Position as America’s All-Time Best-Selling 3-Row Luxury SUV

Posted by   on July 11th, 2014 No comments

2015 Acura MDX

Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:

07/11/2014 – TORRANCE, Calif.

Record sales in the first six months of 2014 have strengthened the third-generation MDX’s position as America’s best-selling three-row luxury SUV – not only in 2014, but of all time. Through June, sales of MDX are up 68.4 percent (compared to the same period last year) to 30,664 units, bringing cumulative sales of the MDX over its nearly 15-year history to 692,710 units, making it the most popular three-row luxury SUV of all time*. In fact, the MDX has topped all other three-row luxury SUVs in the annual sales rankings in every year since 2002.  Cumulative U.S. sales of MDX are anticipated to surpass 700,000 units before the end of the year.

“Luxury car buyers have spoken, and we really want to thank our Acura customers for making the MDX the clear winner among three-row luxury SUVs,” said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president and general manager of Acura Division. “MDX is the clear benchmark in its class, consistently delivering the best combination of features, function and performance that luxury buyers are after.”

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Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX Exterior Colors

Posted by   on July 10th, 2014 No comments

2015 Acura TLX in Slate Silver Metallic

The 2015 Acura TLX will be offered in 7 exterior colors:

  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Slate Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Black Copper Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl

Slate Silver Metallic and Black Copper Pearl are new Acura colors for 2015.

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Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX

Posted by   on July 8th, 2014 No comments

2015 Acura TLX

Here are some newer images of the 2015 Acura TLX pulled from the microsite

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2014 Acura MDX Road Trip: Alberta’s Rockies Part 2

Posted by   on July 4th, 2014 2 comments

2014 Acura MDX - Icefields Parkway, Banff/Jasper National Park

Although Highway 93 was given the name Icefields Parkway for its abundance of glaciers, there are many reasons why this route is considered one of the most scenic drives in the world. Connecting Alberta’s Banff National Park and Jasper National Park, this 232 km (144 mile) stretch of road combines jagged mountain peaks, sweeping valleys, turquoise hued lakes and curious wildlife into one spectacular journey. It’s estimated that over a million people drive the parkway each year to marvel at its dramatic and diverse landscape.

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Acura Announces TLX Acura Advantage Program

Posted by   on July 3rd, 2014 No comments

2015 Acura TLX

Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:

Acura Celebrates Coming Launch of 2015 TLX Performance Luxury Sedan with Special TLX Acura Advantage Program

07/03/2014 – TORRANCE, Calif.

  • All-new 2015 TLX available at Acura dealerships this August
  • TLX introductory pricing starts at $30,995
  • Special $500 allowance for Acura Genuine Accessories

The 2015 Acura TLX performance luxury sedan will arrive at Acura dealers nationwide beginning this August with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $30,995* for the 2.4-liter TLX. To celebrate the upcoming arrival of the all-new model, Acura will launch the TLX Acura Advantage1 program starting July 7, which offers prospective TLX customers the opportunity to reserve an all-new TLX at special introductory prices, along with special lease and APR financing rates and a $500 allowance toward the purchase of Acura Genuine Accessories.

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2015 Acura TLX First Look Videos

Posted by   on July 2nd, 2014 1 comment

2015 Acura TLX

Acura has released a series of “first look” videos to introduce the 2015 Acura TLX and expand on some of its features, design, and technology. See the collection of videos below.

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Acura USA June 2014 Sales Results

Posted by   on July 1st, 2014 No comments

Acura Advance

Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:

American Honda Reports June 2014 Sales

07/01/2014 – TORRANCE, Calif.

  • Honda Civic and Accord post sales of more than 32,000 each in June for increases of 8.7 and 2.1 percent respectively
  • Honda CR-V posts best-ever 6-month sales performance with a gain of 6.1 percent YTD
  • Total Acura truck sales were up 6.1 percent in June
  • Acura MDX claims best-ever 6-month sales performance with an increase of 68.4 percent

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported June 2014 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 129,023 units. The Honda division posted sales of 117,817 units in June while Acura sold 11,206 units in the same period. Year-to-date American Honda sales reached 739,436 units.


Overall Acura sales continue to reflect the decreasing supply of TL and TSX models as the company prepares for launch of the 2015 TLX line of luxury performance sedans later this summer. With an unprecedented first half of the year, MDX and RDX continue to sell at a near record pace, pushing Acura truck sales up 6.1 percent for the month.

  • Acura truck sales rise 6.1 percent in June
  • MDX June sales rose 27.7 percent on sales of 4,890 units
  • Posting its best-ever six-month sales performance, the Acura MDX led the division with sales of 30,644 units, an increase 68.4 percent over last year

“The MDX and RDX had a stellar first half of the year, certainly a good indicator that the Acura brand is moving in a strong direction,” said Mike Accavitti, Acura division senior vice president and general manager. “While we expected the reduced supply of sedans to impact sales this summer, the upcoming launch of the all-new 2015 TLX lineup heralds a new era for the Acura brand.”

American Acura Vehicle Sales for June 2014
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
June June DSR** June June DSR**
2014 2013 % Chg. 2014 2013 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 11,206 13,765 -11.8% 77,951 76,981 1.9%
TL 990 2,156 -50.3% 9,016 14,590 -37.8%
TSX 681 1,708 -56.8% 5,425 9,454 -42.2%
Memo: TSX Wagon 67 154 -52.9% 542 1,164 -53.1%
ILX 928 1,507 -33.3% 8,357 10,724 -21.6%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 44 163 -70.8% 271 893 -69.5%
RLX 229 499 -50.3% 2,084 1,563 34.2%
MDX 4,890 3,828 38.4% 30,664 18,214 69.5%
ZDX 3 44 -92.6% 56 236 -76.1%
RDX 3,485 4,023 -6.2% 22,349 22,200 1.3%
Selling Days 24 26 152 153
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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Accessorized 2015 Acura TLX

Posted by   on June 29th, 2014 No comments

2015 Acura TLX in Basque Red Pearl II with Accessories

Here is an official image from Acura’s mobile site of the 2015 Acura TLX with accessories.

Accessorized TLX in Basque Red Pearl II with:
• 19-inch Diamond-Cut Alloy Wheels
• Aero Kit
• Decklid Spoiler

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