The Worst 2007-2013 MDX Problems

Acura's Very Uncomfortable Seats

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The seat design in certain Acura vehicles has been described as crippling. Owners complain that their legs fall asleep after 30 minutes of driving, and any long trips result in stiff backs, sore thighs, or messed up necks. Acura has been si…

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Excessive Oil Consumption

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Changed your oil recently? I'm guessing you think you’re good to go for another 3,000 to 5,000 miles depending on the oil you’re using. Acura owners with V6 J-Series engines better think again.

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

2nd Generation MDX in the News

What MDX Owners Say About This Generation

Excessive Oil Consumption

One day when I checked it with about 40% oil life remaining, the oil level on the dip stick barely registered. I topped it off, and just made a mental note to keep an eye on it. From that day forward, I was having to add oil every 2 - 3 weeks, just to keep it in the proper range. This was ridiculous in my opinion because the vehicle only had 30,XXX miles on it at the time, and the car was not hammered on every take-off.

By the Numbers

  1. 7 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 101 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 25th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 30 eligible generations.