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2004 Acura RSX Features

Sep 4, 2003 — ENGINEERING FEATURES RSX RSX TYPE-S 2.0-liter, 160 hp, 16-valve, DOHC, 4-cylinder aluminum alloy engine X ...

2004 Acura RSX

2004 Acura RSX: Continues to Build Demand in Third Year

Sep 4, 2003 — Since its debut in July of 2001, the RSX sports coupe has been an unqualified success, winning an array of industry awards, including being named to Car and Driver's "10 Best" and Ward's "10 Best Engines" lists. That initial success ha...

2004 Acura MDX -- Introduction - Part 1

Sep 3, 2003 — OVERVIEW The 2001 Acura MDX™ was launched in 2000 to define a new era in the evolution of luxury sport utility vehicles, treading beyond the limits of existing SUVs in terms of handling, packaging efficiency and environmental imp...

2004 Acura MDX -- Introduction - Part 2

Sep 3, 2003 — MEDIUM-DUTY OFF-ROAD CAPABILITY The engineers who designed the MDX tested a range of competitive SUVs to help quantify off-pavement use patterns, customer needs, and engineering targets for the MDX. Accommodating extreme off-road use...

2004 Acura MDX -- Powertrain - Part 1

Sep 3, 2003 — INTRODUCTION An advanced powertrain is essential to meet the MDX's goals of providing V-8-like performance, class-leading low emissions, and excellent fuel economy. To that end, the MDX is powered by an advanced 3.5-liter, VTEC V-6 en...

2004 Acura MDX -- Powertrain - Part 2

Sep 3, 2003 — PROGRAMMED FUEL INJECTION (PGM-FI) Fuel is delivered in sequence and timed to each cylinder's induction stroke by six injectors mounted on the lower portion of the intake manifold. The MDX was the first Acura vehicle to feature innovat...

2004 Acura MDX -- Chassis - Part 1

Sep 3, 2003 — INTRODUCTION The Acura MDX was the first product in what has proven to be a very popular portion of the market: a car-like, family-sized, luxury SUV. To venture beyond current competitive offerings with a no-compromise design, a new ch...

2004 Acura MDX -- Chassis - Part 2

Sep 3, 2003 — TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM New for all 2004 MDX models is the application of a direct Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). Using a series of four sensors and four initiators (one for each tire) and a receiver to capture and r...

2004 Acura MDX -- Body - Part 1

Sep 3, 2003 — INTRODUCTION To pursue a new direction in the luxury SUV segment, Acura designed the MDX as the first SUV to combine a car-like ride and handling with a family-sized SUV interior. By avoiding some of the compromises that other manufact...

2004 Acura MDX -- Body - Part 2

Sep 3, 2003 — GLASS Excellent visibility, giving drivers a commanding view of the road ahead and passengers a pleasant open feeling, was a high priority in designing the MDX. To that end, MDX provides an outstanding 286 degrees of outward visibili...