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MSRP: $42,290 - $56,505
Invoice: $39,186 - $52,195
MPG: 18 City / 27 Hwy
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2014 Acura MDX Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONRecall Date: 11/13/2013
  • Summary: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014 Acura MDX AWD vehicles manufactured May 6, 2013, through October 14, 2013. The bolts that attach the drive shaft to the automatic transmission transfer assembly may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the bolts could loosen possibly allowing the shaft to detach.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 19197
  • Consequence: If the drive shaft detaches while driving it could cause excessive noise and possibly damage the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the drive shaft attaching bolts as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 3, 2014. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or visit their website at www.recalls.honda.com. Honda's recall number is JC8.
  • Dates of Manufacture MAY 05, 2013 to OCT 13, 2013
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: JC8
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V571000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMRecall Date: 07/21/2013
  • Summary: American Honda Motor Co. is recalling certain Trailer Hitch Harness Kits, Part Number 08L91-TZ5-200. These kits are for use in 2014 model year Acura MDX vehicles. The trailer hitch kit has a subharness that is incorrectly wired such that there may be no power supplied to an accessory trailer brake controller.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 652
  • Consequence: If the trailer brake controller is not powered, when towing a trailer, longer stopping distances could be required, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Honda will notify owners and Acura dealers will correct the trailer hitch subharness wiring, free of charge. The recall began on August 23, 2013. Owners may contact Acura Customer Service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's number for this campaign is JB2.
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: JB2
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13E040000

Reliability

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Warranty

The 2014 Acura MDX is covered by a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty and six-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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