The 2017 Acura MDX just made its big debut in the New York International Auto Show. Acura’s ever-popular three-row luxury crossover gains numerous enhancements for that upcoming model year, the largest of which is front and center.
The upcoming MDX features Acura’s new “Diamond Pentagon Grille,” a design element which was first unveiled in Detroit about the Precision Concept. Other design changes for the MDX incorporate a more sculpted hood together with reworked fascias and fenders. ‘Round back, there’s body-color garnish and twin tailpipes.
2017 Acura MDX Specs
Design alterations aside, the large changes on this 2017 model are normally found under hood. The company is creating a new hybrid powertrain available, which boosts output by 35 horses and improves city fuel efficiency by about seven miles per gallon.
The all-new MDX Sport Hybrid could be the third vehicle in Acura’s lineup to feature their three-motor drivetrain technology, following your RLX sedan and NSX supercar. The heart of this system is a 3.0-liter V6 engine. It’s matched into a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that has an integrated electric motor, all that powers the leading wheels.
A twin-motor assembly spins the spine tires and enables torque vectoring for improved driving dynamics. Total system output should measure 325 horses, a great boost over conventional MDXs. But perhaps furthermore is the fuel economy. This vehicle is estimated another 25 miles per gallon city and 26 highway, scores that ought to make for a combined rating of 26 mpg.
The vehicle’s standard Acura Watch suite of technology helps the MDX match rival vehicles. It includes lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, lane keeping assist and much more. An electronic parking brake with automatic brake hold and automatic high beams are standard.
2017 Acura MDX Release Date
The 2017 Acura MDX is slated to reach dealerships in the united states this summer. You can look with the Sport Hybrid model will track a little later around.