Acura is the luxury division of Honda Automobiles and it has always been known for producing prestigious MDX SUV. It was first launch in the year 2000 and since then it has been a bestselling model in this segment. 2017 Acura MDX will be a facelift version of the third generation. It will be produced in Honda’s East Liberty plant along with Acura RDX, CRV and Crosstour from Honda. In 2014 MDX came up with some redesigned components, so it is expected there will be few modification in this current model. But there is a rumor that this model will be updated with improved system that are available with Pilot models and light body materials for low bodyweight and improved dynamic. For this new model the engineers were more focused on interior and powertrain rather than exterior.
2017 Acura MDX Engine, Mpg
2017 Acura MDX will feature 3.5 liter Dream Earth V-6 engine that can produce 290 horsepower along with 267 lb-ft of torque. This new engine designed by Dream Earth technology will bring greater performance at less fuel consumption. The engine will be mated with a 6 speed automatic transmission system with the option of both front wheel drive and all wheel drive. It was tuned in such a way such that the driver gets better driving experience.
Its EPA rating is around 21 mpg in city and 29 mpg in highway while AWD model will have EPA rating of 18 mpg in city and 27 mpg in highway.
2017 Acura MDX Exterior and Interior
2017 Acura MDX will be launched with little exterior makeover and new low weight aluminum which will increase the mileage and dynamic proportion of the car. The refreshed exterior of this model won’t exhibit any drastic change except some new addition which will enhance the sharper edge and aggressive stance of this SUV. At the front end there will be a refresh grille and a new headlamp which is a Jewel Eye LED headlamp. Rear end of this model will be equipped with newly redesign bumper and refreshed taillight along with Multi view rear camera, rear cross traffic monitor, parking sensors.
It will also feature blind spot information system, speed sensitive wipers and key remote function. 18 inch and 19 inch alloy wheels will be available for the both the version. The overall wheelbase measures up to 111 inch along with a length of 194 inch and a width around 78 inch.
At the inside it is expected that will exhibit lot of interesting new feature along with a new cabin which is elegant and high tech. Due to this new spacious cabin it will feature lot of new equipment that include luxury leather seat with bolster, 10 way adjustable power seat, both front seat feature three level and three level ventilation, automatic memory system for seat adjustment, massive cargo area, power operable tailgate, automatic climate control with GPS assist, twin tone dashboard, large multi color display infotainment system, voice recognition, Bluetooth, USB/iPod connectivity, Home Link, Acura Studio premium audio, AcuraLink real time traffic, vehicle stability assist, Lane keeping assist and various other safety feature.
2017 Acura MDX Price and Release Date
2017 Acura MDX will hit the market in 2016 with a price range starting from $42,000.