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Acura MDX:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Acura MDX side view
Acura MDX angular front perspective
Acura MDX angular rear perspective

Overview of the Acura MDX

Learn about the Acura MDX

Acura MDX Summary

The Acura MDX is classified as a luxury midsize SUV. Its basic trim level has a wealth of safety and tech features, as well as accents that lend itself to refined driving, such as extra seating, optional all-wheel drive, ample head and cargo room and a comprehensive navigation system. Drivers appreciate its impressive fuel economy, especially on models after the 2014 redesign. With six trim levels including the recent hybrid model, the Acura MDX gives you plenty of luxury options with lots of bells and whistles and not very many flaws.

Pros and cons of the Acura MDX

  • One model with six packages including hybrid
  • Impressive all-wheel drive system
  • Quiet, spacious cabin
  • Adaptive cruise control responds abruptly
  • Voice recognition system can be difficult to use
  • Limited cargo space behind third row
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Acura MDX

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags8

Specifications of the Acura MDX

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats6 - 7
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption12.6 L/100km
  • Highway consumption9.4 L/100km
  • Width-
  • Length5039 mm
  • Trunk space513 L
  • Cargo space2690 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Acura MDX

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Acura MDX 2014 - present is available in 4 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Acura MDX

Dimensions of the Acura MDX

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20221713 mm5039 mm

Towing capacity of the Acura MDX

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2022454 kg1588 kg