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
3,265
  MDX
1,875
  CL
573
  TSX
565
  RL
414
  RDX
412
  TLX
267
  RSX
167
  Integra
118
  RLX
40
  Legend
17
  SLX
12
  NSX
6

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

Owners of Acura cars have reported a total of 7,731 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 321.5. Cars from Acura's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (989 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
247
  2000 Acura
345
  2001 Acura
674
  2002 Acura
688
  2003 Acura
732
  2004 Acura
989
  2005 Acura
804
  2006 Acura
452
  2007 Acura
328
  2008 Acura
244
  2009 Acura
196
  2010 Acura
199
  2011 Acura
108
  2012 Acura
283
  2013 Acura
134
  2014 Acura
273
  2015 Acura
335
  2016 Acura
170
  2017 Acura
80
  2018 Acura
42
  2019 Acura
13

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 1,971 problems reported. The second most common Acura car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (1,342 problems).



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