2017 Acura MDX Hybrid Sport Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

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2017 Acura MDX Hybrid Sport

Efficient and refined electrification + torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive
This SUV is a top premium 3-row SUV

AWD – SH-AWD Super Handling All-Wheel Drive makes it great for all climates.

 

MPG: 26 city / 27 highway
MSRP: From $58,000
Warranty: 4 yr/50,000 mi basic, 6 yr/70,000 mi powertrain
Horsepower: 321 hp
Engine: 3.0 L V6 – Twin motor unit – 7-speed DCT
Tire size: P245/50R20
Seats: 7-passenger

4 drive modes: Comfort, Normal, Sport and Sport +
This adjust the powertrain, steering, handling and exhaust sound.

 

Safety:
AcuraWatch standard
Surround view camera
LED Foglights
Torque Vectoring for better handling in corners
Active Damper sytem gives a better ride
5- Star crash test ratings (front and side impact) and a IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

Annual Fuel Savings: $350-450 set.

 

Trims:
Technology Package Features:
Active Damper System
AcuraWatchTM Safety Technology
Acura Navigation System
ELS Studio Premium Audio System
Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Mitigation
Perforated Leather Seats
20” Wheels
Be-Directional Remote Start
Power Folding Mirrors
Stainless Steel Sport Pedals
Advance Package Features:
Premium Milano Leather with piping and contrast stitching
Open Pore Wood Accents
Front Seats with Heat & Ventilation
Surround View Camera System
Heated Captain’s Chairs with 2nd Row Center Console
2nd Row Sunshades
Heated Steering Wheel
LED Foglights and Welcome Lights

2017 Acura MDX Competes with:
Lexus RX450h
Infiniti QX60 hybrid
BMW X5 Drive 40e
Mercedes GLE 550e
Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV

 

If you want the non-hybrid 2017 Acura MDX: $56,500 (+$1500 more for the hybrid)

 

Pros & Cons
+ Speedy acceleration
+ Long list of standard features
+ Engaging and balanced handling
+ Top safety ratings

– Cost of the hybrid option
– Confusing infotainment system

 

 

 

 

 

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Car Courtesy of Acura
Destination: New York
Aired: July 18, 2017
Music: by AudionautiX.com
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