The 2017 Acura MDX is a new third generation model of Acura which is a luxury auto division of Honda. MDX by Acura had first debuted in 2000 as a 2001 model, and its second generation model was launched in 2013. This new crossover SUV is expected to come with radical changes which will improve the overall efficiency in fuel consumption and an increase in performance. Many improvements and upgradations will also be done in technological aspects.
Exterior Build and Interior Cabin of 2017 Acura MDX
This new upcoming 2017 acura mdx is going to bear some changes on its outer body. The body parts of this crossover SUV is made up of aluminium and carbon fibre which are lightweight and has super durability. This will drastically reduce the total weight of this vehicle. The front bumper is changed, and this bumper now sports two large air intakes. The grille in its front fascia is also modified which holds the company’s logo in the middle. There is rain sensing automatic wipers in the front windscreen. Factors like aerodynamics; handling and off-road capabilities also have largely influenced its body shape. There will 19-inch wheels which will be coming with this new Acura MDX.
This vehicle also is going to have a nice interior with lots of free space. This interior cabin will be made to accommodate 7 people. The third seat seating arrangement is done very wisely. High-quality leather will be covering the seats and steering wheel, genuine wood can also be found in the center console and on top of glove box. Seats will have heating and power adjustment functions, the steering wheel will be telescopic and is going to have multi-functions. A large touchscreen display will be featured for entertainment and information, dual zone air conditioning will be included, and connectivity options will be USB, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
2017 Acura MDX – Engine, Performance and Fuel Economy
Under the hood of this new 2017 Acura MDX will be a 3.5-liter engine. This 3.5-liter engine will be able to give an output of 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. This engine will be using a six-speed manual transmission system. This engine is going to be tuned up for delivering a great performance. The acceleration of this new acura mdx is going to be 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 7.5 seconds. Both all-wheel drive and front wheel drive will be the option. With all-wheel drive, the fuel economy of this 2017 Acura MDX is going to be 18 miles per gallon in city and 27 mpg in the highway driving and an overall 21 miles per gallon. With a front wheel drive configuration, mileage of this vehicle is going to be 20 miles per gallon in city and 28 miles per gallon on highway drive and a total of 23 miles per gallon.
2017 Acura MDX – Price, Rivals and Release Date
Its main rivals are BMW X5 and Audi Q7. For FWD models, pricing will range from $43,000 to $55,250 and for AWD models price of this new 2017 Acura MDX will range from $45,000 to $57,250. This new Acura MDX 2017 is suspected to be released during late 2016 or early 2017.