2019 Acura MDX Review, Specs, Price and Release Date
MDX stands for Multi-Dimensional Luxury and all the time, it is one of the best-selling SUVs in its class. Its original version was introduced back in 2000 as a mid-size crossover with three rows of seating. Acura has constant improvements to answer all the tight competition. Now, they are ready to upgrade it as the new 2019 Acura MDX.
The styling will be redesigned and it seems they will be inspired from the Acura Precision Concept car to build it. This concept has been displayed in Chicago and the most notable change around 2019 Acura MDX will be the redesigned front grille, likely the iconic bird beak will be the center of attention. With some modifications, it is expected to have a bit refreshed look to make it different from the predecessor.
The company explained that the new 2019 Acura MDX would be the first of luxury SUV they will offer in their history with the support of active safety assist as the standard such as collision mitigation with auto emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, Siri Eyes free to improve voice recognition. Right now, it is still unknown whether or not they will add Apple CarPlay or Android Auto but we are anticipating these two popular features.
2019 Acura MDX Engine
No official word available when it comes under the hood of the new 2019 Acura MDX. However, the MDX Sports Hybrid announced to have the 3.0-liter V6 gas engine and single electric motor up front as well as two motors at the rear. This engine can make 325 BHP in total while the engine efficiency is 26 MPG in combined. The hybrid will be mated to seven-speed dual clutch auto transmission. For the current model, there is V6 engine and 3.5 liters to make 290 BHP and 267 lb/ft of torque. It is still unknown whether they will keep the current engine, but one thing for sure they will use the new nine-speed auto transmission. The standard is the front-wheel drive while the SH-AWD will be optional.
2019 Acura MDX Release Date and Price
The current model has been presented for its debut and we expect that 2019 Acura MDX would not come out for a full production until the middle of 2018. No announcement has been made by Acura especially for the price. The current model is available about $44,000 and it means with new features and equipment in that region, it can be about $45,500 or more.