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2012 Acura MDX Recalls & Reliability

These scores and this review are from when the car was new.

Review Last Updated: 10/9/13

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLYRecall Date: 02/16/2012
  • Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 PILOT AND ACURA MDX VEHICLES. THE VENT SHUT FLOAT (VSF) VALVE CASE IN THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY DOES NOT MEET THE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,709
  • Consequence: AS A RESULT, FUEL MAY LEAK FROM THE TANK, INCREASING THE RISK OF FIRE.
  • Remedy: HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VSF ASSEMBLY DATE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MARCH 13, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.
  • Notes: HONDA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS S25 AND S26. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 12V063000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

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Warranty

The 2012 Acura MDX comes with a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty and six-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty. It also includes five years of rust protection with no mileage limit. This warranty is fair for the class, though some competitors offer complimentary maintenance.

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