Acura Automobiles: Electrified and Enhanced: 2019 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Hits Showrooms

Posted on 31. Jul, 2018 by in Acura Canada

  • Acura’s Sport Hybrid three-row oppulance SUV receives an stretched tone palette
  • NSX-derived three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD powertrain delivers 321 horsepower and receives 27 MPG sum EPA rating
  • MDX Sport Hybrid gains 31 horsepower and scarcely 37 percent aloft EPA city fuel economy rating compared to a required MDX SH-AWD, while seating adult to 7 passengers

TORRANCE, Calif. – The 2019 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid starts nearing during Acura dealerships national tomorrow featuring 4 new extraneous tone options and new interior timber treatment. The 2019 MDX Sport Hybrid will open with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1) of $52,800 (excluding $995 end and handling). This cost reflects usually a medium cost reward of $1,500 over a conventionally powered MDX SH-AWD® with Technology Package notwithstanding charity customary adaptive dampers and an additional 31 horsepower while also receiving a scarcely 37-percent aloft city fuel economy rating.2

Similar in pattern to a NSX supercar, a MDX Sport Hybrid’s powertrain facilities Acura’s signature three-motor Sport Hybrid Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) system, creation it a brand’s many absolute and fit prolongation SUV. The Acura MDX lineup continues to lead a attention as a best-selling three-row oppulance SUV both of this year and of all-time.3

Similar to a required MDX, a 2019 MDX Sport Hybrid facilities a series of enhancements, including motorist and front-passenger 4-way energy lumbar support (up from 2-way), authentic Desert Olive Ash timber highlights, high-contrast chair and doorway row stitching, and relating timber core console trim for Advance Package models.

Technology and Advance grades embody singular interior trim, extraneous badging and immaculate steel competition pedals. Technology Package models embody seating for seven, while a range-topping Advance Package incorporates a 6-passenger interior pattern with second-row captain’s chairs and a vast second-row core console in place of a three-occupant dais seat.

For 2019, a extraneous tone palette has been stretched to 8 options, including new Gunmetal Metallic and 3 new reward colors: Majestic Black Pearl, Performance Red Pearl and Canyon Bronze Metallic.

White Diamond Pearl

Modern Steel Metallic

Lunar Silver Metallic

Fathom Blue Pearl

(New)
Gunmetal Metallic

(New, Premium)
Performance Red Pearl

(New, Premium)
Majestic Black Pearl

(New, Premium)
Canyon Bronze Metallic

NSX-Derived Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Engineered for business who enterprise a ultimate in pushing refinement, technological sophistication and prestige, a MDX Sport Hybrid’s 3.0-liter, i-VTEC V6 engine and three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling-All Wheel Drive(SH-AWD®) complement delivers wilful energy and control as good as present torque. Despite branch out 321-peak horsepower and 289 lb.-ft. sum rise torque, all MDX Sport Hybrids accept an considerable EPA sum fuel economy rating of 27 mpg2.

An modernized 7-speed dual-clutch delivery (7DCT) is customary – a underline closely associated to a NSX supercar’s 9-speed DCT. Unlike a required involuntary transmission, MDX Sport Hybrid’s DCT offers ultra-fast rigging changes and operates but a need for a torque converter, significantly improving efficiency. The 7DCT can work automatically or manually around steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

The MDX Sport Hybrid’s electric SH-AWD® complement operates exclusively of a gasoline engine, as a dual rear-mounted electric motors boldly dispense torque directly to a back wheels. When cornering, a MDX Sport Hybrid delivers certain torque to a outward back wheel, most like automatic SH-AWD®, to emanate a bend moment. In addition, a Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® can concurrently request regenerative stop torque to a inside back circle during cornering to serve raise cornering control.

Key Features

  • Three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® powertrain
  • 3.0-liter, i-VTEC V6 engine
  • 7-speed dual-clutch delivery (7DCT)
  • 4-mode Integrated Dynamics System with SPORT+ mode
  • Active Damper System (ADS)
  • Electric Servo Brake System
  • Body-color reduce side sills and front/rear movement garnishes
  • SH-AWD badge on back and Hybrid badges on front fenders

Every 2019 MDX includes a AcuraWatch™ apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies as customary equipment. AcuraWatch™ bundles together Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC with Low-Speed Follow) and Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW). Additional reserve and motorist assistive facilities include of Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control, Blind Spot Information (BSI), Rear Cross Traffic Monitor and Acura’s Advance Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure.

Along with each other chronicle of MDX, a 2019 MDX Sport Hybrid is done exclusively during Honda’s East Liberty Auto plant located in East Liberty, Ohio regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

2019 MDX Sport Hybrid Pricing and EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

Summary of What’s New for 2019 MDX Sport Hybrid

  • High-contrast chair and doorway row stitching
  • New interior timber treatment
  • Driver and front-passenger 4-way energy lumbar control
  • Driver and front-passenger 12-way tractable seats
  • New extraneous colors: Majestic Black Pearl, Performance Red Pearl, Canyon Bronze Metallic and Gunmetal Metallic

About Acura
Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, representing a strange values of a Acura code – a joining to evocative styling, high opening and innovative engineering, all built on a substructure of peculiarity and reliability.

The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX premium, oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a five-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV and a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a apex countenance of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.

Using a brew of domestic and globally sourced parts, 5 of a 6 models in a Acura lineup are done exclusively in executive Ohio, including a ILX and TLX oppulance sports sedans (Marysville Auto Plant), a RDX and MDX oppulance SUVs (East Liberty Auto Plant) and a Acura NSX supercar, that is built to sequence during a Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.

For More Information
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1MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) incompatible tax, license, registration, $995 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.

2Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings; Use for comparison functions only; Your mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions, battery container age/condition, and other factors

32018CYTD May explain formed on sell sales among 3-row SUVs in midsize oppulance SUV segment, and all-time explain formed on accumulative sum sales of all 3-row oppulance SUVs in a attention given 1980.

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