Welcome to City-Data.com Forum!
U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Automotive > Brand-specific forums > Honda and Acura
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 01-24-2009, 12:43 AM
 
1,387 posts, read 4,015,143 times
Reputation: 929

Advertisements

I just want to say that I'm very disappointed with the aesthetics on the new Acuras that are coming out. They had some of the nicest luxury cars out there between 2004-2008 (I LOVED the TSX and the TL that came out during this era). What happened in 2009?! The only one I like is the MDX.


Do you guys agree or disagree?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 01-24-2009, 12:57 AM
 
812 posts, read 4,081,936 times
Reputation: 389
They all need to wipe off their milk mustaches. They took "I like my Acura but wish the styling was a little less forgettable" - allegedly what they heard from most Acura owners they polled - and turned it into something that's certainly not forgettable... in a bad way.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-24-2009, 05:16 AM
 
1,416 posts, read 4,437,184 times
Reputation: 1128
Yes, agree. I loved the angles of the prior TL and TSX, but the new ones leave me running in the other direction. Other than the MDX, Fit, and S2000, the entire rest of the Honda/Acura lineup isn't very attractive. And with other automakers catching up in terms of reliability and engine efficiency, Honda can't afford this design direction.

Let's hope for a radical mid-model refresh.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-24-2009, 05:51 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
2,715 posts, read 11,902,279 times
Reputation: 1434
Agreed. I thought the old MDX looked better than the new one. And the new TL yuck. Can't remember the last time I saw a RL on the road.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-24-2009, 06:41 AM
 
Location: Beautiful place in Virginia
2,679 posts, read 11,731,195 times
Reputation: 1361
I like the bulkier look of the new MDX versus the first generation of MDX's - Higher, wider/higher tire wells, Horizontal rear tail lights, Metallic grill.

I also like the look of the new TLs over the older TLs.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-24-2009, 06:46 AM
 
Location: Incognito
7,005 posts, read 21,328,631 times
Reputation: 5522
I also agree.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-24-2009, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
20,004 posts, read 77,355,011 times
Reputation: 10371
As with most Japanese marques these days, theyve gotten too overpacked with technology, taken away the FUN models (ie NSX), and have gotten laughably UGLY.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-24-2009, 09:59 AM
 
Location: Indianapolis
3,681 posts, read 9,054,484 times
Reputation: 2378
The new Acura TL is one of the UGLIEST cars I've ever seen. In my opinion it's just behind the Aztek in the top 10 ugliest cars ever list!! Just my opinion! That car is UGLY.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-24-2009, 10:37 AM
 
5,273 posts, read 14,538,194 times
Reputation: 5881
I miss the CL and would like to see some sporty coupes from them.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-24-2009, 10:44 AM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
4,229 posts, read 17,604,841 times
Reputation: 2315
I like the new Mdx's vs. the older ones. As for TL's I think the 2006 style was the best. I also think the new Tl's look better then the 2002 model year though. The earlier ones were boring. I seen an RL awd, or at least it looked to be an awd badge driving yesterday on a local highway. Looked very nice. I've always liked Acura's more than Lexus.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Automotive > Brand-specific forums > Honda and Acura
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2024, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top