Discover the Power, Efficiency of 2017 Acura MDX Performance

  • Acura MDX

    Among the three-row SUVs currently available on the market, which one will provide you and your family with best-in-class fuel economy, mighty engine power, an array of luxury features, and supreme comfort in every detail? The answer, of course, is the 2017 Acura MDX.

    Performance delivery is superb onboard this spacious, feature-loaded SUV, and drivers will experience outstanding efficiency and incredible power as they travel to locations near and far.

    Keep reading to learn more about the MDX’s impressive performance delivery, then come in and see us to take a test drive!

Beneath the Hood

Under the hood of each Acura MDX model is a mighty 3.5L SOHC i-VTEC V6 engine that produces 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. This engine offers performance-boosting features that include variable cylinder management, the Acura i-VTEC system, direct gas injection, and more.

The MDX’s fuel efficiency is amplified considerably during highway driving thanks to variable cylinder management, which automatically adjusts the engine to operate on either 6 cylinders or 3, depending on the driving conditions of the moment. This system is activated so smoothly that drivers and passengers typically won’t even know it has gone into action.

Acura’s i-VTEC (intelligent variable valve timing and lift control) system increases horsepower delivery in the MDX by boosting variable valve timing in accordance with the engine’s rpm. High-rpm airflow is heightened at around 4,500 rpm when the intake valve openings are more deeply extended and for a longer period of time.

Direct gas injection facilitates a more precise and effective mixture of air and fuel by injecting gasoline directly into each engine cylinder. This results in lower fuel consumption when the engine is fired up, and the cooling qualities of direct injection also enable the power-enhancing effects of a higher compression ratio without causing the engine to knock.

A drive-by-wire throttle system is additionally featured in the Acura MDX engine, varying throttle sensitivity as driving conditions change to provide suitable throttle response and feel.

An advanced transmission will further give MDX owners the satisfying feeling of control while they’re driving. The MDX features a standard 9-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and intuitive, one-touch gear activation, which enables drivers to reap the benefits of both automatic transmission and manual control at the helm of this powerful SUV.

Drivers can also opt for an available hydraulically controlled Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system, which delivers a lithe mixture of all-weather enhancement and high-performance control. This system functions by continually directing engine power in accordance with the MDX’s traction, weight distribution, and other driving factors.

Acura MDX

Acura MDX

The MDX further offers an agile handling assist system that utilizes the SUV’s vehicle stability assist to bolster handling. This system uses active braking, typically on an inside wheel, to enhance the MDX’s ability to take curves.

Class-Leading Fuel Economy

Acura MDX
While you wouldn’t typically expect to enjoy impressive fuel economy onboard a family-sized SUV like the Acura MDX, that’s exactly what consumers will get when driving this exceptional vehicle. The MDX achieves best-in-class fuel economy, in fact, and efficiently outdoes its competitors when it comes to gas mileage delivery.

In the MDX models that are equipped with 2WD with Idle Stop, EPA-estimated fuel economy is an outstanding 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.*

For the 2WD models, fuel economy achievement is an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.*

At the helm of MDX models with SH-AWD with Idle Stop, fuel economy delivery is an EPA-estimated 19 city mpg and 26 highway mpg,* while models with SH-AWD get an EPA-estimated 18 city mpg and 26 highway mpg.*

Towing Capability

Another asset the Acura MDX brings to the road is towing power.

Drivers and passengers will enjoy a host of comforts and refined amenities onboard this roomy SUV, so they might not expect the MDX to be capable of tackling rugged tasks, as well—but it sure can!

Whatever the job—be it hitching up a cargo trailer for a move to a new town or hauling your watercraft or snowmobiles to a favorite spot for a weekend of recreation—the MDX is more than equal to the challenge, offering up an impressive towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds.

Acura MDX

Hit the Road with Impressive Power

Consumers can get an up-close look at the incredible 2017 Acura MDX and experience its stellar performance capabilities at any Kentucky Acura Dealers location. Come in and see us or contact us today to learn more about the MDX and to take it out on the open road for a test drive!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only), and other factors.
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Kentucky Acura Dealers
Kentucky Acura Dealers
12345 Acura Ave
Chicago, KY, 60606 United States
Kentucky Acura Dealers 41.8819, 87.6278.