2016 Acura MDX Review, Interior

From the range of mid-size to a large vehicle according to the EPA standards, the 2016 Acura MDX is one of the spacious of the three-row family utilities. It’s equipped with convenience features that simplify the transportation of large families and together with their belongings. The 2016 model of Acura MDX is the third generation of the same that was released in the year 2001. Handling has been given emphasis as one of the major key attributes.

2016 Acura MDX front view

2016 Acura MDX – Exterior and Interior

From the outside view, the 2016 MDX looks more of a sport like a wagon other than utilitarian SUV and is equipped with Jewel Eye LED headlights that give the vehicle and attractive appearance. These LED’s apart from providing a whiter and a brighter beam, they also use relatively lesser energy and last longer when compared to the HID or the halogen headlights. A wide-angle view rear camera fitted on the rear side of the 2016 Acura MDX automatically produces a display on a dashboard screen when reverse gear is engaged. The exterior colors available for the 2016 Acura MDX include; Lunar Silver Metallic, Fathom Blue Pearl, Forest Graphite Luster Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, White Diamond Pearl,Mist Metallic and Dark Cherry Pearl. Being a luxury crossover SUV that seat seven passengers It’s fitted with 18-inch alloy wheels and the exterior measurements of this vehicle are; 67-inch height, 193.3-inch in length and a wheelbase of 111-inches.

From the inside, the 2016 Acura MDX the front seats are supportive, nicely shaped and offer three level of heating. The second row has a sliding fore and aft capability for the provision of leg room in their rearmost position and the third-row access. The available interior seats leather colors are; Ebony, Graystone, and Parchment. Additional interior features include; automatic climate control that enables the occupants to adjust internal environment to their prevalence, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and Auxiliary Inputs, satellite radio, infotainment system, 8-inch touch-screen, Pandora Internet radio compatibility, proximity key, GPS-linked climate control and a push-button start.

Safety Features

The new Acura MDX received a 5-stars rating on the frontal, side crash test carried out by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). There are various safety features that have been installed in the vehicle and include; Traction Control, Child Safety Locks, Brake Assist, 4-Wheel ABS, Daytime Running Lights, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Airbags and Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors.

2016 Acura MDX interior

2016 Acura MDX – Engine Performance and Fuel Economy

The power and efficiency offered by the MDX comes from all new 3.5 L V6 Direct Gas Injection Engine that generates a maximum power of 290 horsepower (at 6200 RPM) and a provides a torque of 267 lb-ft (at 4500 RPM). The car is provided with a 9-speed transmission that ensures that the engine efficiency is maintained throughout the acceleration and with the ninth gear letting drive comfortably when highway cruising. According to the EPA Fuel, Economy Rating of the 2016 Acura MDX is 19 mpg when in the city and 27 mpg when on the highway and 22 mpg when both are combined.

2016 Acura MDX side view

2016 Acura MDX – Price and Release Dates

The price of the new Acura MDX is set to be between$42,000- $55,000 and many agree that the price is relatively friendly compared to the high level of luxury of the vehicle. The new 2016 Acura MDX is expected to appear in the Auto Markets by the end of the year 2015.

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