Acura Automobiles: Refreshed 2017 Acura MDX Launches with Bold New Styling, Premium Features and Standard AcuraWatch™ Technology

Posted on 21. Jun, 2016 by in Acura Canada

  • 2017 MDX showcases subsequent expansion of a Acura Precision Concept-inspired new Acura Diamond Pentagon grille and extraneous styling
  • Most reward and technologically modernized MDX in story now accessible with 20-inch wheels, second quarrel captain’s chairs, HD traffic, SiriusXM Radio® 2.0, exhilarated steering circle and Surround View Camera
  • Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) various rising after this year
  • MDX is America’s best-selling three-row oppulance SUV of all time

The restyled and rested 2017 Acura MDX, a best-selling three-row oppulance SUV of all time, goes on sale tomorrow during Acura dealerships national with a starting MSRP of $43,950. The 2017 Acura MDX raises a diversion with confidant new extraneous styling, incomparable circle and tire options and an stretched element of reward facilities and technologies, including a AcuraWatch™ apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, now offering as customary apparatus on all 2017 MDX models, a initial in a oppulance SUV segment.

Featuring rested extraneous styling desirous by a Acura Precision Concept, a 2017 MDX is highlighted by a new face of Acura, a confidant and particular Diamond Pentagon grille. Integrated with a some-more sculpted hood, front fascia, front fenders and revised Jewel Eye™ headlights, a outcome is a some-more “executive athletic” coming for Acura’s class-leading oppulance SUV. Additional styling updates embody new chrome rocker row trim, a revised back fender and movement garnish, and a lapse of manifest twin exhausts with splendid finishers.

“We’re lifting a Acura MDX’s diversion for 2017 with reward new facilities and technologies that oppulance SUV buyers want, complemented by bold, new styling we know they’re going to love,” pronounced Jon Ikeda, clamp boss and ubiquitous manager, Acura Division. “Backed by a high-performance credentials, a 2017 MDX has modernized a competitiveness and will continue a bequest of care as a best-selling three-row oppulance SUV in America.”

Premium Content

All 2017 MDX models advantage from increasing customary oppulance and record features, including an Electric Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold, Auto High Beam headlights, SiriusXM Radio 2.0, 4 2.5-amp USB charging ports and capless fuel filler. Technology and Advance packages supplement Bi-Directional Keyless Remote Engine Start, dual new 20-inch circle and tire options, energy folding side mirrors, and HD Traffic.

In addition, Advance grades supplement LED haze lights, genuine Olive Ash Burl or Black Limba timber interior trim, a exhilarated steering circle and Surround-View Camera System with 6 selectable observation angles. Advance models can also be versed with dual second-row captain’s chairs and a core console with dual additional USB ports for third-row passengers. An ultra-widescreen Rear Entertainment System is also accessible on models with a Advance ENT Package.


All 2017 Acura MDX models come versed with a AcuraWatch apartment of reserve and driver-assistive technologies: Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow (LSF) and Road Departure Mitigation (RDM). All models also come versed with a multi-angle rearview camera, and tip grades supplement blind mark information (BSI), front and back parking sensors, Rear Cross Traffic Monitor and new Auto High Beam.

Combining AcuraWatch with Acura’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, a 2017 MDX delivers intelligent reserve and assured pushing opening during a tip of a rival shred and targets tip reserve ratings; a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has already been achieved, and a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is anticipated.


The 2017 MDX leads a category with a multiple of polished and manageable energy and superb fuel efficiency. The 3.5-liter direct-injected i-VTEC® 24-valve V-6 engine is rated during 290 rise horsepower and 267 lb.-ft. rise torque. The 2017 MDX with front-wheel expostulate and Idle Stop has an EPA fuel economy rating of 20 mpg city/27 highway/23 combined, and MDX with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) and Idle Stop is EPA rated during 19 mpg city/26 highway/22 combined. The MDX also meets a difficult EPA Tier 3/Bin 125 and CARB LEVIII ULEV-125 emissions standards.  

An accessible Sport Hybrid Super Handling-All Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) powertrain various will be accessible after in a year, creation MDX a third indication in Acura’s lineup to implement a insubordinate three-motor Sport Hybrid powertrain with electric torque vectoring. 

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About Acura

Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an strange proceed to record and pattern that creates a new pushing experience. On Mar 27, 2016, Acura distinguished a 30th anniversary of a launch as a initial oppulance nameplate from a Japanese automaker.

The Acura lineup facilities 5 particular models – a RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. This spring, Acura launched a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a new and apex countenance of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.


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