Coming with a bulk of updates is the new 2017 Acura MDX. This new Acura MDX is one lucky model to have received all the upgrades from the company as it has been made far better than its predecessor. Upgrades and improvement are both inside out. This SUV best presents both great performance and superior driving experience by utmost comfort. This MDX model from Acura has been pretty popular for its promising performance, and it proves to be a serious competition for some other models too.
2017 Acura MDX – Engine and Fuel Economy
It has been said that same engine which was used previously has been used this time too. This unit is a 3.5 liter V6 engine which is capable of generating 267 pound-feet of torque at 4,700 RPM and a 290 hp at 6,200 rpm.
Another engine variant will be a 3.0 liter V6 engine which will be used with an electric motor to produce 325 hp. A 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission system will be used with the 3.0-liter engine and a 9-speed automatic transmission system will be used for the 3.7-liter engine.
Mileage of this 2017 Acura MDX goes as 26 mpg on the highway, 25 mpg in city areas and 26 mpg on a combined basis.
2017 Acura MDX – Unique Feature
Its outer body is the section of this 2017 Acura MDX, which has received an array of changes. To start with it, three new aggressive body lines have been added to its hood; grille now holds a refined diamond shape;air dam has been made significantly longer.
Refinements have been done in air vents at the corners too, on its outer side of these air vents are powerful LED fog lights that complete refined look. Its headlights are also one of the most interesting parts of the front fascia. These headlights now look more modern. As these headlights incorporate LEDs in them, they have a great projection and visibility.
It can be seen that flares have been well accepted, the body lines which was featured before have been kept unchanged. Chrome trim inserts have been added into the side skirts; the skid is matched with the body in color. At the rear portion, exhaust outlets have a rectangular shape, and they are slanted. Lastly, stylish roof rails complete the look.
Interior cabin of 2017 Acura MDX
The information about the interior cabin of this SUV has been known as it has already been unveiled at the New York Auto Show. Although the overall look of this cabin has been kept the same, several refinements can be spotted when taking a closer look.
There are two screens for display this time around. One is for navigation purpose, and another is for infotainment purpose. The instrument cluster has got some changes too, the display between the tachometer and speedometer is absent, and refinements have also been done on the center console.
Electronic features include 2.5 amp USB charging ports, Sirius XM Radio 2.0, automatic high beam headlights, etc.
2017 Acura MDX – Competitors, Price and Release Date
Volvo XC90 and Audi Q7 are going to be its biggest rivals. The price of this SUV is going to start from $44,890 and will reach up to $58,400. This 2017 Acura MDX will be launched during the summer of this year.