The 2017 Acura MDX shall be a stylish and elegant SUV. Honda which owns the Acura brand is expected to produce this vehicle as a modern vehicle that is able to meet most of the customers’ requirements. The company has invested a lot of resources and time to ensure that this vehicle comes out as one of the top SUVs in the market. Therefore, it is expected that this vehicle shall be attractive, powerful and comfortable.
2017 Acura MDX – Exterior and Interior Design
The previous model of this vehicle was comprehensively restyled in 2014 and as a result the 2017 Acura MDX is expect to undergo just minor cosmetic improvements and beautification. The primary exterior aspect of this vehicle that shall be applied on the designing of this vehicle shall be the body and most of the features being made using light but strong materials such as aluminum, carbon fiber and high performing steel. This shall in turn reduce the total weight of the vehicle consequently improving its fuel efficiency and also allowing it to move faster. The company making this vehicle is also expected to lower the down force of the vehicle with an intention of lowering the center of gravity so as to improve the stability and driving dynamics of this vehicle. The front fascia of the 2017 Acura MDX shall probably remain the same but the grille and the bumper shall get minor improvements to make them sleeker. The vehicle shall also maintain the LED head lights with minor restyling to make them more noticeable. These lights shall be consuming lesser power and shall play the important role of improving visibility. On the front the vehicle shall also come with redesigned fog lights and large air intakes. On the back side the vehicle is expected to come with an improved exhaust system and sleeker tail lights.
Despite the exterior undergoing just minor changes, the interior is expected to get more improvements and updates to improve comfort and convenience in driving. One of the primary areas that shall be upgraded is the dash-board which shall be made more user-friendly through the reduction of number of buttons and inclusion of a large LCD touch display. This vehicle shall have the capacity to accommodate seven adults comfortably. There shall be three rows of seats with all the seats covered with genuine leather to improve comfort. The temperatures inside this vehicle shall be regulated through a modern dual zone climate control system. There shall also be a number of connection options including; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB ports, satellite navigation and smart phone integration. On the interior there shall also be an improved infotainment system and a number of safety features such as air bags and safety belts.
2017 Acura MDX – Engine and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Acura MDX shall be getting its power from a 3.5 L V6 Earth Dream unit that shall be generating 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. The engine shall be coupled with a 6 speed transmission and shall come in both four and two-wheel drives. This engine shall have fuel efficiency ratings of 28 mpg on highways, 20 mpg in city and 23 mpg combined. The engine shall be able to accelerate from zero to sixty mph in six point four seconds.
2017 Acura MDX – Price and Release Date
This 2017 Acura MDX is expected to be available for sale during the second or third quarters of 2016 since it is already in advanced development stages and its base price shall be about $48, 000 which might change depending on the features of the chosen vehicle.