Saturday, January 1, 2011
2011 Acura MDX Reviews
The latest Acura MDX features a new 3.7-liter SOHC VTEC V6 with 300 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque, which Acura says now features more heavy-duty parts for extra longevity. The MDX is offered in five trim levels starting with the base model and moving up through the Technology, Technology and Entertainment, Advance and Advance and Entertainment groupings. The Entertainment package, which is offered with either the Technology or Advance groups, includes a rear seat monitor, DVD player, wireless headphones and heated rear seats.
Acura's Real Time Weather and Traffic Rerouting features are newly available with the optional navigation system.
The 2011 Acura MDX SUV features a new V6 engine and the versatility and performance that one expects from Honda’s luxury brand.
The new throttle system and the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) provide excellent acceleration and vehicle control. Entertainment features include the Acura Premium Audio System with seven speakers delivering 253 watts of power. Other audio systems include a 6-disc CD player and speed-specific volume control that compensates for audio gain.
The steering wheel is tilt adjustable with power steering and cruise control. The automatic climate control system links to the Acura Navigation System’s GPS receiver to provide continuous information on the orientation of the vehicle relative to the sun.
Honda has not confirmed any changes under the hood for the 2011 Acura MDX. Should the MDX offer a diesel option for 2011, buyers can expect radically improved fuel economy.
The 2011 Acura MDX ranks 2 out of 17 Luxury Midsize SUVs. The Acura MDX had strong performance, a high-tech interior and – the holy of holies – space for three car seats, with LATCH connecters and all, in the back seat.
The Acura MDX should appeal to a wide range of people. Consumer Guide says the MDX “has contemporary styling and thoughtful features." Acura MDX" has a highly desirable blend of luxury, performance, and convenience.” On the road, the Acura MDX shines with its powerful V6 engine. Acrua’s Super-Handling All-Wheel drive system is standard, and the MDX does well in crash tests.
Inside, reviewers like the MDX’s comfortable first and second row seats. It has a standard third row seat and a lower price tag than the MDX.
The Acura MDX has a standard V6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is also standard.