2014 Acura MDX is all new and mostly better – Burlington Cars | Examiner.com

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Acura MDX

2014 Acura MDX

The MDX is a mid-size crossover SUV built by Acura the 2001 model year. As the crossover SUV to have third-row MDX is still popular with who enjoy a midsize luxury with sporty performance and a of luxury.

The MDX has been completely for 2014, but continues to illustrate the of careful evolution. Smart and upgrades have produced a refined version.

Last MDX shared its platform with the Pilot and previous-generation Odyssey. The new MDX a new platform that offers a increase in interior room. It is in one well-appointed trim level progressive add-on packages.

to Acura the exterior is more reducing drag by 16 percent. The are Acura’s Jewel Eye LED design, introduced in the current RLX. headlamp uses five LED sources with three for low-beam and two for high-beam lighting.

LED bumper mounted fog lamps are The dual exhausts have replaced with a new single that’s hidden behind the bumper,

MDX is powered by a 3.5-liter, V6 that produces 290 hp and 267 pound-feet of A six-speed automatic transmission and drive are standard, and all-wheel is available as an option. Whether in mode or through the steering-wheel-mounted shifts aren’t as quick as state-of-the-art seven- or eight-speed offered by German competitors.

EPA-estimated fuel economy front-wheel drive is 20 mpg city/28 mpg and 23 mpg combined, while the AWD version 18/27/21. Properly equipped, the MDX can tow up to pounds.

The cabin is a pleasant and place to spend time high grade materials and fit and that are an improvement over year’s model. Better and insulation and thicker acoustical quiet the cabin enough you’ll be able to hear going on back in the third The center stack has been with a cleaner layout and two screens that largely the previous generation’s plethora of

Front seats are comfortable and but have only basic As in almost any SUV or wagon, the third row is suited for kids. Power-sliding seats that move with the touch of a button it easier to get to the third row and can also rear legroom generous.

When all three rows are in use only 15.8 cubic of cargo room behind the row. That’s about the as in a mid-size sedan. However, you fold the second and third cargo capacity increases to cubic feet.

The navigation can be frustrating and distracting. It lets you to up destinations with the central dial, a new 7-inch touchscreen that’s mounted below the navigation screen or with the recognition system. However, in motion, you can’t enter a manually.

You can enter destination information any by voice control, but each of the address, such as city, and house number must be in a separate operation. Adding to inconvenience voice control is not to the front seat passenger. The is directional, and pointed at the driver.

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The wheelbase increase helps the ride quality and adds a bit to capacity. The new model sits an closer to the ground, lowering its of gravity, but reducing off-road The more than an inch in width was intended to make the MDX to park.

This does tighten up the compartment, but it’s still roomy.

Acura’s Super All-Wheel Drive continues to be signature feature, and a new calibration in mode is intended to send more torque to the outside wheel, speeding directional It works well during driving maneuvers, but while normally you won’t know there. Selecting Sport on the integrated dynamics system throttle response.

The old model’s multilink suspension has been with a more compact with coil-over shocks. The is so firm, and body motion so down that you can feel imperfection on all but the smoothest pavement.

a new system that moves hydraulic to electric assist, is quick and has just the right to feel good. The brakes improved with an immediate and a more linear modulation.

Since the MDX was designed for family it’s seems somewhat that a 4350-pound vehicle seating for 7 is being promoted as and fun to drive. Buyers will to decide if they want comfort and convenience or something sacrifices ride quality so it can be aggressively?

Prices range $42,290 for the base vehicle to for the MDX SH-AWD with Advance and Packages.

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