2019 Acura MDX Review, Price, Specs and Release Date
A substantial refresh for 2019 Acura MDX is still under the company’s decision. They are quite promising to release the car with some notable changes especially for the outer part. The inner part will be highlighted with its new standard safety features. This luxury crossover is revived to enter a heavy competition in the future market.
The car has been revealed at New York Auto Show with some updates. It has a fresh look with the Acura Precision Concept displayed in Chicago. It will be designed with a new diamond pentagon grille for its face to replace the shield motif so it has more polarizing design.
2019 Acura MDX Interior
2019 Acura MDX will be provided with the famous AcuraWatch to support driver assist technology as the standard equipment in all trim levels. The collision mitigation with auto emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist has been announced by the company to be standard features. About convenience features, nothing has been confirmed whether or not the car will be supported by Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Last year, it got Siri Eyes Free connectivity to improve voice recognition as well as auto start stop to support fuel economy.
2019 Acura MDX Engine
We have to say that the full specifications for its engine have not been released yet. The current takes 3.5-liter V6 engine to make 290 hp and 267 pound-feet of torque. It will be mated to a nine-speed auto transmission that has been introduced last year, as standard. The MDX is possible to have front-wheel drive or SH-AWD. 2019 Acura MDX for sport hybrid will be introduced with 3.0-liter V6 engine and seven-speed dual clutch transmission. It also works with an electric motor to support the front wheels and the twin motor is placed in its back to deliver more power to the rear wheels. This system is able to make 325 hp which is more powerful compared to standard gas. It is estimated by the official to provide more than 26 mpg in combined.
2019 Acura MDX Release Date and Price
2019 Acura MDX has not been declared by the official. The 2016 model has starting price about $43,900 with front-wheel drive setup and $45,900 with SH-AWD. It seems that the cost can be around $54,170 to wait for this latest base model. It is expected to hit the market in the summer of 2018. It will go head to head to Lexus RX 350, BMW X3, Buick Enclave and Infiniti QX60.