When it comes to standout luxury crossovers, Acura MDX goes unparalleled. Over the years it has managed to live up the expectations of its fans very well. And from what it seems, the 2017 Acura MDX is regarded as the most technologically upgraded 3-row crossover in the auto world at present. This model securing high both in fuel economy and performance, with an average rating of 8 out of 10, which one has to say is not bad at all.
2017 Acura MDX Performance and Style
As compared to its previous models, this 2017 model supports a better nose owing to the re-styled diamond pentagon grille.Newly incorporated frontal benders, reformed jewel eye headlights, restructured hood and LED fog lights and more power will be noticed.
The body looks to be eye-catching owing to its chrome rocker panels and the twin taillights present the new Acura MDX with a sportier appearance.
Some of the other aspects include:
- LED puddle lights
- Power Moonroof
- LED turning signals
- Power folding
- Automatic dimming
- A capless fuel filler door
- Dual exhaust
- Remote operated
- An acoustic windshield and a frontal slide glass.
Competition will come from Audi Q7 and BMW X5. So, expect Acura to turn things up a notch.
Its interior specifications
2017 Acura MDX hosts an equally impressive interior.
Seats- The interior will be prepared with trimmed leather for three of its package trims namely- standard, technology and entertainment. Only in the advanced package trims will have perforated Milano premium leather with quality stitching and contrast piping.
Also, frontal passenger power plumber’s support will be seen in advanced package as well as entertainment packages. A 40/60 seat split will be seen in trims having standard, technology and entertainment packages. Only the trims with Advance package will have a 60/40 seat split.
Along with this, all cabs of the 2017 MDX models will have a sloping tiered design and a V-shaped central stack.
Its technological aspects will include:
- Adaptive cruise control displaying- time, speed, decal and accel
- Lane parking assist
- A multi-functional dashboard
- Voice recognition Siri
- Tri-zone climate control
These are some of the features which will be seen in all of the package trim models of the 2017 Acura MDX.
Audio systems for base models are 8 in total. In the technological and entertainment package trims, there are 10 speakers. Above the tech is the entertainment package which has 11 speakers.
The Advance package trim will have 12 speakers along with HDMI 16.2 inch entertainment screen.
There is a new MDX Sports Hybrid version similar in nature to the RLX Sports Hybrid. The engine specification of this model is 3.0-liter V6 mated to a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox. It also hosts a 3 speed motor hybrid system. The power output of this engine will be 325 HP and EPA measurements are 25 mpg inside the city and 26 mpg on highways.
Apart from this separate model, the remainder of all 2017 Acura MDX models will host a 3.5-liter V6 engine capable of producing 267 lb-ft of torque at 4,500 rpm and 290 HP of power output at 6,200 rpm.
The prices of 2017 Acura MDX are as follows:
- Advance package will be available at around $ 54,400
- Technology package will be available at around $48,360
- Entertainment package will be available at around $50,360
- Standard package will be available at around $43,950.