Refreshed 2017 Acura MDX SUV debuts in New York with Sport Hybrid Powertrain; 26 mpg combined

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Acura unveiled the restyled and refreshed 2017 MDX luxury SUV at the New York International Auto Show, adding available Sport Hybrid Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) powertrain technology as a model option. The 2017 MDX was designed by the Acura Design Studio in Torrance, Calif.,

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2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid on sale in April; 3-motor sport hybrid system

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Acura’s first hybrid SUV, the 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid ( earlier post ), will arrive at showrooms in early April with more than 30 additional horsepower and a 45 percent higher EPA city fuel economy rating as compared to the conventionally-powered MDX SH-AWD.

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Acura RLX Concept makes world debut in New York; first application of Acura Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

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2013 Acura RLX Concept. Acura held the world debut of the Acura RLX Concept at the New York International Auto Show. The concept provides a first look at the design and engineering direction for its all-new Acura RLX flagship sedan, slated for launch at the beginning of 2013.

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Acura introduces three new vehicles at Detroit show; two hybrid powertrains

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Acura also announced that the next-generation NSX will feature Acura’s new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD technology, is expected to debut in the next three years, and will be developed by an engineering team led by Honda R&D Americas, Inc., Acura ILX Concept. Acura NSX Concept.

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2013 Acura ILX Hybrid Expected To Reach 38 MPG Highway

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The 2013 Acura ILX will be the company's first entry into the compact sedan market since the Integra, but of most interest to GreenCarReports readers is the hybrid version. Previewed in concept form at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the production ILX, Acura's first ever hybrid model, will make its debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show this week

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That same pricey Mercedes also boasts the worst fuel economy of the group (about 13 MPG combined) while the Ford Escape Hybrid (most likely in its final year of production) averages closer to 33 miles per gallon in combined city and highway motoring. City/Hwy MPG. Acura RDX.

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Cumulative worldwide sales of Honda hybrids passes 1 million units

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mpg US, 2.86 Acura ILX Hybrid (USA, Canada only). In May of this year, Honda began production of hybrid models in regions outside of Japan with production of the Acura ILX Hybrid in the US followed by production of the Jazz Hybrid which began in Thailand in July of this year. Honda Motor Co., announced that its cumulative worldwide sales of hybrid vehicles surpassed 1 million units as of the end of September 2012.

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Honda to end production of the Insight hybrid, commits to the expansion of hybrid offerings in the US

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By contrast, Honda sold about 23,000 hybrids across the Honda and Acura brands in the US in 2013, representing about 1.5% The second generation Insight features an MSRP starting at $18,725, and EPA fuel economy ratings of 41/44/42 mpg US city/highway/combined (5.7,

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica wins Altair Enlighten Award for weight reduction in full vehicle category; Toyota, Faurecia and AP&T module, technology winners

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In highway driving, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica earns a best-in-class rating of 28 miles per gallon (mpg) from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The runner-up for this year’s Full Vehicle award was Honda for the multi-material space frame used to make the 2017 Acura NSX 48.5

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Buick offering 2.0L direct-injection turbo option for 2013 Verano

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Its closest competitor, the 2013 Acura ILX 2.4L, offers a peak of 170 lb-ft of torque, according to GM. seconds; it achieves an EPA-estimated 21 mpg city and 32 mpg on the highway (11.2 For the 2013 model year, the Buick Verano (introduced in 2011), is offering buyers an Ecotec 2.0L turbocharged engine with direct injection and continuously variable valve timing that produces an SAE-certified 250 horsepower (187 kW) at 5300 rpm and 260 lb-ft (353 Nm) of torque at 2000 rpm.

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GM Reveals 2011 Buick Regal for US; Two Gasoline Direct-Injection I-4s for Sport Sedan

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The new Regal, drawing on work on the award-winning Opel Insignia, will offer two gasoline direct-injection engines and is directly targeted at competitors such as the Acura TSX and Volvo S60. Estimated 30 mpg US (7.8 and 29 mpg US (8.1

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Honda beginning sales of Legend with 3-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD system in January; V6 with cylinder deactivation

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will begin sales of the all-new Legend flagship sedan (its cousin is already on sale in the US as the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD) at dealerships across Japan on 22 January 2015. km/L (40 mpg US, 5.95 Honda Motor Co.,

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Honda Begins Production of Civic GX Natural Gas Vehicles at Indiana Plant

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It has an average range of more than 220 miles, and has fuel economy of 24 mpg (city) and 36 mpg (highway). As in all new 2009 model Honda and Acura automobiles, the engine meets or exceeds US EPA Tier 2 Bin 5 emissions standards. Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC (HMIN) began production of the natural gas-powered 2009 Civic GX at its plant in Greensburg, Indiana.

Honda begins 2015 Fit production at new plant in Mexico; plant designed exclusively for subcompacts

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In 2013, more than 90% of the Honda and Acura automobiles sold in the US were produced in North America; this is expected to exceed 95% when the Celaya plant reaches full capacity. Paired to two new transmissions, a 6-speed manual or a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with available paddle shifters, the Fit powertrain is anticipated to have EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 33 city/41 highway/36 mpg US combined (7.1,

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