Consumers have filed a total of 4 complaints related to Acura EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE.
Forward/front collision mitigation braking system didn't engage enough to reduce or avoid impact of the collision. My vehicle took a right turn at about 20-25 mph and travelled less than 2-2. 5 car length before getting onto the curb and hitting an iron pillar about 2 feet high on side walk. It was a side frontal collision and the passenger side front wheel directly hit the iron pillar. The vehicle speed wasn't reduced to mitigate impact/damage from the collision and vehicle took full impact of the collision. The forward/front collision mitigation braking system must be evaluated to assess suitability to avoid collision with objects of low height.
The acura lane keep assist system (lkas) mis-reads some intersections and jerks the wheel toward a side street only to quickly try to compensate by jerking back. There is one intersection in particular that this happens consistently. The deal says the system is working properly. I believe this is a software "defect". It is quite starting the first time this happens and at speed it represents an unsafe condition. Another case of a safety system creating an unsafe condition.
TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 Acura MDX. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS EQUIPPED WITH A LANE ASSIST CAMERA, A FEATURE THAT ALERTED THE DRIVER WITH "LANE DEPARTURE AND LANE ASSIST KEEPING WARNINGS" WHENEVER THE DRIVER VEERED FROM THE LANE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE FEATURE FAILED WHILE DRIVING 60 MPH, WITH THE AIR CONDITIONING SET AT 69 DEGREES. THERE WERE NO WARNING INDICATORS ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHO STATED THAT THERE WAS NO REMEDY FOR THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED. THE CONTACT WAS ADVISED TO TURN THE AIR CONDITIONER ON WHILE DRIVING. THE FAILURE RECURRED SEVERAL TIMES. THE VEHICLE WAS LEFT AT THE DEALER'S AND HAD NOT BEEN REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED AGAIN, BUT HAD NOT RETURNED THE CALL. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 1,400.
Low speed acceleration - shifting from 1st or 2nd or 3rd (not sure) gear to next gear is not smooth. It is a fairly hard shift. The rest of the shifting is smooth 4-9. Also automatic downshifting creates an odd speed up for a second to what seems like a rev match to try to make it smooth, but causes problems on slippery roads. Also early warning brake warning signal is very intermittent and works sometimes and not others in the exact same lighting situation and car position and same type of car directly in front of me. *tr