Sharp, sporty and luxurious -- the 2017 Acura MDX is all these things, and it's back with numerous upgrades for the new model year. This popular crossover SUV gets new standard equipment and a revised front end, making it more attractive inside and out. There's a sporty new hybrid model for buyers who crave performance and efficiency, and a number of optional upgrades give buyers even more choices when customizing their perfrect vehicles. As always, the new Acura MDX offers a smooth, quiet ride and more comfort and convenience features than you'll find on most other competiting crossovers. Are you thinking of visiting your local Acura dealership to take this for a test drive? If so, read on for more information about the 2017 Acura MDX and to learn about its top options.
The three main trims of the new Acura MDX are powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. The all-new MDX Sport Hybrid gets a 3.0-liter V6 paired with three electric motors for a total of 325 horsepower.
Which features are on the Advance trim?
The top-end Advance trim gets LED foglights, premium leather, natural wood trim, ventilated front seats, second-row sunshades, heated second-row captain's chairs, a surround-view camera, front and rear parking sensors and more.
What are the trim levels for the 2017 Acura MDX?
The Acura MDX is available in three trims: Standard, Technology and Advance. Each trim level offers an impressive array of features, and each can be further upgraded with options packages.
How was the front end changed for 2017?
The Acura MDX has a sportier look with new front end styling. The big changes are a new grille design and new headlights -- both were changed to be more angular.
Which features now come standard for the 2017 Acura MDX?
Several features were added to the list of standard equipment for the new MDX. These features include capless fueling, automatic high beams, more USB ports, an electronic parking brake and AcuraWatch safety aids.
What are the new optional upgrades for the MDX?
New optional MDX features for the 2017 model year include 20-inch wheels, automatic door locks, a virtual surround camera, power-folding mirrors, a heated steering wheel, second-row captain's chairs and better wood interior trim.
What are the Acura MDX's base features?
The Standard trim comes loaded with features you won't find on most midlevel crossovers. Highlights include a sunroof, tri-zone automatic climate control, dual dashboard displays, an eight-speaker sound system, heated and power-adjustable front seats, a power adjustable steering wheel, automatic LED headlights and more.
Which features are in the Technology trim?
The Technology trim builds on the Standard package with 20-inch wheels, blind-spot monitoring, navigation, remote engine start, automatic wipers, a 10-speaker premium audio system and more.