2017 Acura MDX Engine, Specs

The MDX is an average-sized extravagance crossover sports utility vehicle, constructed by the Honda’s luxury auto division, Acura. The first generation of the MDX was presented as a 2001 model vehicle in 2000. Then the second generation of the vehicle was presented in 2013. Today, the automaker is planned to introduction their third generation for the model year 2017, with the name 2017 Acura MDX.

This 2017 model is expected ahead with a plethora of internal and external changes to prepare it to compete effectively with its contestants. Although the inside and external types undergo some changes, its powertrain section remains the same, but the power seed is going to be perfectly tuned to offer better performance and fuel preserving than that of the outgoing Acura.

2017 Acura MDX teaser


Also though the current Acura MDX is considered more or less an excellent vehicle in all elements, the automaker wants the new Acura MDX 2017 to be improved further. Nevertheless, many of the external changes will be carried out creatively, but the basic characteristics is going to be unchanged. The new MDX can have the major revisions in their top and right back parts. Consumers may expect the new MDX with a redesigned grille and headlamps, but that will not be the sole visible alteration.

Although the new vehicle will retain the similar simple shape, it will come with sides that are more pointed and yet another aerodynamic normal look. It will even come with the additional aggressive stance that will make the new MDX more lovely to prospective buyers. The whole body of the vehicle, including door handles, is visible with opera details. The pleasingly made metal wheels further increase the outside search of the 2017 MDX.

  2018 Acura MDX Changes & Specs

2017 Acura MDX side

The rear part of the new MDX also gets so cosmetic changes with the purpose of complementing those in the front. As a result, the rear of the vehicle comes outfitted with an improved bumper and LED taillights.


In the case of the interior, 2017 MDX is expected ahead with a cabin with three seat rows and there might be some changes in their elements. The seats are made of high-quality products that are covered in premium materials to offer a luxurious search to the cabin. The dashboard in the outgoing model is replaced with a newly made one and the equipment section is also updated with high-tech systems, such as the many modern infotainment system.

The complete indoor atmosphere of the vehicle will be lovely when looking from outside. Some latest model gauges and a steering wheel with the telescopic feature are mounted. Different common inner characteristics of the 2017 model MDX comprise:
 Traction control.
 Departure control.
 Parking sensors.
 Heat control.
 Heated seats.
 Air bags.
 Newest audio system.
 Navigation system.
 Air conditioning.

2017 Acura MDX interior


Beneath the hood, there may maybe not be any changes. The new MDX comes prepared with the same engine as that of the current MDX. So, it is going to be outfitted with a V6 VTEC engine with the capacity of 3.5 liters. Nevertheless, this 2017 Acura MDX engine is going to be perfectly adjusted to offer the highest energy output of 290 horsepower and a maximum twist of 267 kilos per foot. This engine is mated to a nine-rate automated gearbox with both front-wheel push system and all-wheel push system as standard.
Regarding distance, the front-wheel drive model of the new MDX offers 20 mpg within the city restricts and 28 mpg on highways, with the combined mileage of 23 mpg. Alternately, the all-wheel drive model of the new MDX offers 18 mpg within the city restricts and 27 mpg on highways, with the combined mileage of 21 mpg.

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The new engine comes with 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid, it’s a V6 3.0-liter with the electric engine. Transmission is 7-speed dual clutch transmission (7DCT) at the front wheels and at the rear axle two electrical motors. It’ll have 325 horsepower, 35 more than the normal engine. Energy usage moves at 25 mpg town, 26 mpg highway, and 26 mpg combined. Optionally you can choose Engineering or Advance offers, you can also get an Active Sport Suspension with Ease, Regular, Sport, and Sport+ modes.

2017 Acura MDX rear


For the 2017 Acura MDX release date is expected to be the last quarter of 2016 with the preliminary cost of $ 42.000.