There are a lot of pros to this car. With 280 horsepower on tap it's sure to be a scintillating ride, although without a manual transmission, probably not as much fun as the base car. With high intensity discharge headlights illuminating your path, you'll always appreciate maximum visibility. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Both transmissions deliver exciting throttle response. Fold the seats, and that number more than doubles to 61 cubes.
TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. The Sport Wagon won't be available with the six-speed manual or more powerful V6 engine offered in the sedan. The Bluetooth phone system is full-featured, downloading a paired phone's contact list and making it possible to dial by name with the voice command system. With the seats folded flat, the cargo well expands to 61 cubic feet, as good as anything in this class and bigger than most. The bass just kicks when you have the stereo up loud. Reviewers said the front seats are also comfortable and that it does not take a lot of adjusting to get in a good position. The Bad The automatic transmission is only a five speed, and the engine tech is only average.
Under route guidance, the system does not read out street names, either, but traffic data is incorporated into the system, and it will attempt to keep you clear of traffic jams. Like the , the new wagon is a luxed-up version of the European Honda Accord. With 201 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque, it doesn't offer much in the way of bragging rights, but from behind the wheel it feels surprisingly eager. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. You cannot go wrong when buying this car. In creating the rear hatchback, Acura designers did an excellent job seamlessly blending it with the sedan front, and adding some attractive curvature along the roofline. With 26 cubic feet of space behind the second row, the wagon offers nearly twice the cargo capacity of the sedan.
Along with hard-drive storage and iPod connectivity, the stereo also offers satellite radio and Bluetooth audio streaming. Premium sound drives 7 speakers, providing you and your passengers a sensational audio experience. The exact text will differ depending on the actual application you have running. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Our lead feet managed 22 mpg during this test. All the safety gear is included, such as front, front side-impact and two-row side-curtain airbags, plus electronic stability control. My strategy was simple getting the most for the least possible cost.
It features an automatic transmission, front-wheel drive, and a 2. With its modest torque, the 2. Base audio system is impressive. It should be noted, however, that after we got our number, we continued circling the skidpad just for kicks, enjoying how willingly the nose tucked in on throttle lift-off and allowed the car to rotate in step—literally—with our right foot. If you have questions about software updates or need assistance with locating an Acura dealer, you may contact Acura Client Relations at 800 382-2238. Acura's interface controller works well, but doesn't help the car's luxury image. I did not feel that I was treated as a valued customer and will not be returning for a future purchase.
DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Storage solutions are integrated throughout the interior, demonstrating thoughtful attention to detail. Weather data is also a useful feature. A rear-view camera is also part of the package. It is a nice car.
Electronic stability control ensures solid grip atop the road surface, no matter how challenging the driving conditions. But Acura knows not all the young, affluent small-family types out there are smitten with crossovers. The Sport Wagon will come with the same 17-inch, five-spoke alloy wheels as the sedan, with the same flared wheel arches and chiseled front end. Never soft, the suspension damps out bumps reasonably and never suffers from oscillation. The braking and electric-assisted steering received good remarks from reviewers. The exterior aesthetics are quite nice, although the car falls short of stunning.
The V6 adds 18-inch alloy wheels, one-touch ignition key start and Acura's new Active Sound Control system, which works by eliminating exterior sound entering the cabin. There is no direct injection or turbocharger, but it offers reasonably efficient operation and no-fuss acceleration. It shares the same 105. Only leather material is available, which may be disappointing to some consumers. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. The acceleration is poor at best. Attractive exterior appeals to a variety of buyers.
Ditto the brakes, which brought the wagon to a halt from 70 to 0 mph in 180 feet, same as the sedan. There are 26 cubic feet behind the rear seats, with a flat load floor, several tie-down points, and more storage under the floor. This feature works well and had no trouble with a difficult artist name such as Blitzen Trapper. The wagon body style is very practical. What distinguishes the wagon is its longer roof, which slopes ever so slightly as it extends rearward to a built-in spoiler at the top of the liftgate.