The 2016 Acura MDX fits a useful niche, offering a choice between seven passenger or ample cargo capacity good for those who only occasionally need either. Its high-tech highlights are a bit quirky, though, and may be too much to satisfy some drivers.
The 2016 Acura ILX undercuts other comparably-equipped premium cars in price, and while it offers some impressive cutting edge features, falls down in overall driving quality.
Acura unveiled the production NSX model at the 2015 Detroit auto show, calling it a "hybrid supercar."
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The 2015 Acura TLX is a quirky but comfortable sedan, its all-wheel-drive system and drive modes giving it occasional sports cred but lacking the connected aptitude of competitors.
The Acura RDX becomes a simpler, more refined SUV for the 2015 model year with a new engine and AWD system, but terrible dashboard tech hurts the bottom line.
The 2014 Acura RLX makes a game attempt at being a high-tech roller, but suffers from flaws serious enough that they should send Acura back to the drawing board.
Acura's first hybrid is a premium compact car that promises 38 mpg, but its Honda Civic roots show through a little too clearly.
The 2013 Acura ILX offers everything that's great about the Honda Civic in a more luxurious form, but it doesn't really fix any of its tech shortcomings and is probably a bit too expensive.
Twin rear-drive motors help Acura's high-tech model handle in the turns, while its hybrid drivetrain scores an average 30 mpg.
The 2013 Acura RDX is a comfortable and easy-driving small SUV with a premium feel, but the cabin tech shows some flaws that will prove frustrating over time.