2019 Acura MDX is prepared accept upgrades
Even though the 2019 Acura MDX wasn’t planned to receive any upgrades, the Japanese automaker surprised us all. This car has some exciting changes. The most talked-about change is its 9-speed transmission. Besides that new MDX will also get Acura Watch Plus package of safety technologies. Third new thing is upgraded four-wheel drive system. Remaining changes are related to features, and will be explained in the paragraph that follows.
2019 Acura MDX Exterior and Interior
On the outside, the MDX stays the same as before. Styling and design of the 2019 Acura MDX are completely carried over from the previous model. As we said in the introduction changes will affect its performance and features, rather than design. Only one base trim is available, which could be additionally enhanced with equipment packages at additional cost. Standard exterior features for the base 2019 Acura MDX SUV include auto on/off LED headlamps, 18-inch wheels, heated mirrors and auto-dimming rear one, moonroof, keyless start and access, and rear privacy glass.
Interior standards include tilt/telescoping steering wheel, leather seats, three-zone auto A/C, two displays (7- and 8-inch), a multi-angle backup camera, Bluetooth connection (phone and audio), and Siri Eyes Free voice controls. For additional pleasure there is sound system with 8 speakers that has a CD player, an iPod/USB interface, Pandora and Aha compatibility and satellite radio incorporated.
2019 Acura MDX Engine
As it was the case with previous Acura MDXs, the 2019 version also comes with only one engine choice. It is a 3.5-liter V6 engine capable to deliver 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. New for this model year is, as we mentioned, a 9-speed transmission, which is now standard. Front wheel drive is still base option, and SH-AWD, which is now lighter and more responsive, is optional. Fuel economy of the 2019 MDX SUV is rated by Acura at 19/27/22 mpg with FWD and 18/26/21 mpg with AWD city/hwy/combined. If you choose to opt for auto stop-start feature, fuel efficiency will be enhanced by one mile per gallon in both city and combined ride, regardless of drivetrain system.
2019 Acura MDX Price and Release Date
Luxurious as it is, new 2019 MDX SUV really gives you the proper value for the money. It has capacity to accommodate up to seven passengers and it is already available on the market. Its base MSRP is $42,865 and goes up to $57,080.