2018 Acura MDX – Overview
Acura has updated its powerful 2018 Acura MDX luxury SUV with faster, more modern technology, and its new colors are sporty and sophisticated. Best of all, its Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price, starting at $44,200, is just $150 more than the outgoing model. Check them out now at Speedcraft Acura in West Warwick.
The Acura MDX is the best-selling three-row luxury SUV of all time and has been recognized by Edmunds.com as the “Most Wanted Luxury Midsize SUV” (2017) and as “Best Luxury Three-Row SUV for the Money” (2017) by U.S. News & World Report.
2018 Acura MDX Technology Upgrades
For 2018, the Acura MDX features a new 7-inch touchscreen with more intuitive menus and command structures with a 30% faster response time. It includes support for Apple CarPlay, which seamlessly integrates compatible iPhones in the car, allowing users to get directions optimized for traffic, make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music. It also supports Android Auto compatibility.
The 2018 Acura MDX features a 3.5-liter direct-injected 24-valve V6 engine rated at 290 peak horsepower and 267 lb.-ft. peak torque, and is available in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Similar to other Acura models, the 2018 Acura MDX offers the AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies as standard.
The 2018 MDX offers a broad range of comfort and convenience features including a multi-angle rearview camera, heated steering wheel, keyless entry and push-button start. The 2018 Acura MDX Technology and Advance packages add two 20-inch wheel and tire options, bi-directional keyless remote engine start, power folding side mirrors and HD traffic.
In addition, the Advance grades include LED fog lights, wood interior trim, a heated steering wheel and a camera system with six selectable viewing angles. Advance models can also be equipped with two second-row captain’s chairs and a center console with two additional USB ports for third-row passengers. An ultra-widescreen rear entertainment system is also available on models with the Advance Entertainment Package.
Two new eye-catching exterior colors have been addd for 2018: Basque Red, available on base and Technology trims, and sporty San Marino Red on Advance trims.