- Year: 1996
- Make: Acura
- Model: SLX
- Trims Available: 1
- Made In: JAPAN
- Body & Doors: SPORT UTILITY 4-DR
- Engine: 3.2L V6 SOHC 24V
- Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic
- Driveline: 4WD
- Seating: 5
- MSRP: $$33,900 USD
- MPG: 14 miles/gallon/18 miles/gallon
- Tires: 245/70R16
- Tank Size: 22.50 gallon
1996 Acura SLX Review
1996 Acura SLX has an enjoyable SPORT UTILITY 4-DR body style. It is manufactured in Japan. The car has 1 variation available for its customers. 1996 Acura SLX is seating 5 people. The engine type is 3.2L V6 SOHC 24V. The car has a large tank size capacity of 22.50 gallon. 1996 Acura SLX uses 14 miles/gallon of gasoline in the city. On highways, the usage of gasoline comes to only 18 miles/gallon. The wheel of the vehicle's axle are 4WD driveline. The tires are 245/70R16 which provide comfort and little to non friction. The overall length of the model is 183.50 in. The height of the vehicle is 72.20 in. which is kept as low as possible to keep the vehicle's center of gravity as close to the ground as possible. The Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price is $33,900 USD. 1996 Acura SLX has had 2 recalls in the past 25 years.
Safety & Recalls
Recall 13465 started on 06/03/1997 by MFR effecting 873 units.
Summary: THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINES WERE INSTALLED IMPROPERLY AT THE ASSEMBLY LINE RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND AN UPPER CONTROL ARM OF THE SUSPENSION.
Consequence: THE LINE CAN BE DAMAGED DURING VEHICLE OPERATION AND CAN RESULT IN BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE, REDUCED BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS, AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND THE UPPER CONTROL ARM. IF THE CLEARANCE IS NOT ACCORDING TO SPECIFICATIONS, THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE REPLACED.
Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 29, 1997.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
Recall 14500 started on 12/12/1996 by MFR effecting 163 units.
Summary: CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH AN INCORRECT REAR CENTER SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY BUCKLE. THE MISBUILD INVOLVED FITTING A BUCKLE FOR ANOTHER MARKET WITH THE CORRECT U.S. SPECIFICATION SEAT BELT.
Consequence: SUCH INSTALLATION RESULTS IN A REAR CENTER SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE BELT TONGUE CANNOT BE INSERTED INTO THE BUCKLE AND A CONSQUENT INABILITY OF THE SYSTEM TO PROVIDE PROPER OCCUPANT RESTRAINT DURING PANIC BRAKING OF THE VEHICLE OR AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR CENTER SEAT BELT TONGUE AND BUCKLE AND INCORRECT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES WILL BE REPLACED.
Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN JANUARY 17, 1997. NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.