2016 Acura MDX

The MDX is definitely one of those models that dominate the market. This mid-size luxury crossover was originally launched in 2001 and so far, we have seen three generations of it. Current model came in 2013 and it instantly became one of the leaders on the market. After few years of production company prepared some novelties for the 2016 Acura MDX. This year we will see improvements in many aspects. New model will come with some important technical improvements and also with several nice features inside the cabin.

2016 Acura MDX details and changes

2016 Acura MDX  front view

As we already mentioned, this model instantly became one of the most popular crossovers in the segment. There are many reasons for that. This model offers excellent exterior and interior design, great driving experience, plenty of features, excellent quality and many other. The 2016 Acura MDX will come even better. It will feature several novelties. Definitely the most important one is new transmission. It is a new 9-speed automatic transmission, which comes with completely new AWD system. It gained an award for a transmission of the year, and it will be offered as standard. Very important novelty is also a new safety package, called AcuraWatch. This package includes things like camera-based Road Departure Mitigation, the pedestrian-sensing collision mitigation and braking system and many other. Notable standard features for 2016 MDX are also keyless entry with push-button start, a backup camera, 3-zone climate control, a power liftgate, heated front seats and an 8-speaker audio system that includes Aha Radio and Pandora. There are also a plenty of optional features in offer for 2016 Acura MDX. Some of them are multi-view rear camera, navigation, rear-seat entertainment system etc.

2016 Acura MDX side view

2016 Acura MDX under the hood

The 2016 Acura MDX uses company’s well-known and proven engine. It is a 3.5 liter V6 unit, which delivers 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. In order to improve fuel economy, it comes with Variable Cylinder Management, which shuts down three of the six cylinders during cruising and deceleration. The 2016 MDX comes with new 9-speed automatic transmission, which features push-button interface instead of a traditional shift lever or paddle shifters on the steering wheel.

2016 Acura MDX interior

2016 Acura MDX price and competition

The 2016 Acura MDX will have starting price around 44.000 dollars, while top models could go up to nearly 60.000 dollars. Main competitors are German models like Audi Q7 and BMW X5.

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