Acura - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Acura models

The following chart shows the Acura models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Acura has sold far more TL model cars than the NSX model.

Table 1. Compare Acura models

Acura Model Number of Problems
  TL
3,328
  MDX
2,021
  TSX
600
  CL
583
  RDX
472
  RL
420
  TLX
309
  RSX
167
  Integra
118
  RLX
45
  ILX
45
  Legend
17
  SLX
12
  NSX
8

Number of problems reported for all models of Acura built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Acura cars have reported a total of 8,145 problems across all Acura models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Acura models, is 338.7. Cars from Acura's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (1,007 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Acura
98
  1997 Acura
158
  1998 Acura
123
  1999 Acura
249
  2000 Acura
345
  2001 Acura
686
  2002 Acura
696
  2003 Acura
738
  2004 Acura
1,007
  2005 Acura
826
  2006 Acura
468
  2007 Acura
335
  2008 Acura
259
  2009 Acura
202
  2010 Acura
206
  2011 Acura
116
  2012 Acura
315
  2013 Acura
154
  2014 Acura
306
  2015 Acura
363
  2016 Acura
237
  2017 Acura
115
  2018 Acura
67
  2019 Acura
60

Common problems of Acura Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Acura cars. The number one most common problem of Acura cars is related to the vehicle's power train, with 2,023 problems reported. The second most common Acura car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (1,389 problems).



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