Honda introduced their mid-sized SUV in 2000 as an Acura 2001 model and by this date three generations of the vehicle have been launched. The fourth one is in plan and is expected to be released in 2020. However, it is too long to wait for a luxury vehicle and for that reason the company has decided to make the ardent admirers of the vehicles with a mid-season vehicle that will be sold as a 2017 Acura MDX. Most recent changes to the Acura division were made in 2013 therefore the Acura MDX will be presented with worth purchasing features but it may not be far different automobile in comparison to its predecessors. Spy pictures and some of the leaked information have provided a vague sketch of the SUV and the presumed specs, features and price are jotted down in the below passages.
2017 Acura MDX: Design and Improvements
New model will be a fresher one but not an unforeseen design will be there to surprise the customers. This model is built using the modern material that would be an alloy and aluminum use in its construct will make it a comparatively low weight vehicle that would increase the overall vehicle performance. This 7-seat SUV will have some sharp cuts and edges as well as the improved aerodynamic system. Front fascia may receive a few amendments like retouched grill and headlights but the basic outlook of the vehicle will resemble the existing one.
Nothing is yet confirmed about the interior design or innovations for the arriving 2017 Acura MDX but most likely it would be the same. Seats will be arranged in three rows and the dashboard design will also be conserved. Entertainments as well as the infotainment systems of the present day Acura are reliable enough to be provided in to the mid-season refreshed version of a vehicle.
2017 Acura MDX: Powertrain and Fuel Economy
Present Acura model has a 3.6L V6 powertrain that is capable of generating the power of 290 hp along with the 267lb-ft of the torque. This engine that is designed by the “Dream Earth” technology is paired with 6-speed automatic transmission system and AWD or FWD. The AWD version of the motor has 18city/27hwy/21combined mpg as EPA rating while for the FWD version, the EPA rating is 20/28/23 city/hwy/combined mpg. So, in other words the existing engines that are running the vehicle successfully are expected to be provided again with the new vehicle. However the overall performance and fuel efficiency will be much better for the reason that the 2017 MDX will be low-weight vehicle.
2017 Acura MDX: Price and Release
This mid-season model will be presented in the very beginning of 2016 and the actual release will be after six mounts. So, the release of the vehicle is not far away. Price of the vehicle will be in a price range of $42,000 to $57,000. Advanced versions and value-added features will obviously add in price but the very basic model, itself is really good.