2012 Acura MDX

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2012 Acura MDX

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Available in 3 styles:  2012 Acura MDX 4dr AWD shown
Asking Price Range
$27,790–$40,818
Estimated MPG

16 city / 21 hwy

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Vehicle Overview

The seven-seat MDX luxury SUV has a 5,000-pound tow rating and Acura's Super Handling All-Wheel Drive. It competes against the BMW X5, Lexus RX 350 and Mercedes-Benz M-Class. It has a history of above-average reliability.

New for 2012
There are no significant changes for 2012.

Exterior
The MDX wears Acura's prominent shield grille and has a chiseled appearance overall. Exterior features include:

  • Standard 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Available 19-inch wheels
  • Standard xenon headlights
  • Optional auto-leveling xenon headlights


Interior
The three-row MDX can carry seven people in standard leather seats. It has eight-way power front seats, and the driver's seat can remember two settings. Both front seats are heated, with ventilated seats optional. There's also standard automatic three-zone climate control.  Interior features include:

  • Optional rear DVD entertainment system, power outlet in the center console and heated second-row seats
  • Optional voice-recognition navigation system with real-time traffic and rerouting information
  • Optional ventilated seats, metallic accents and sport steering wheel
  • Optional 10-speaker surround-sound stereo


Under the Hood
The MDX's 3.7-liter V-6 makes 300 horsepower and 270 pounds-feet of torque. Mechanical features include:

  • Six-speed automatic transmission with sequential manual shifting
  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive
  • Optional active-damping suspension that varies shock-absorber firmness to smooth the ride and control body roll, with driver-selectable Sport and Comfort modes


Safety
Standard safety features include:

  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor for all three rows of seats
  • Active front head restraints
  • All-disc antilock brakes
  • Electronic stability system with traction control
  • Optional blind spot warning system and active cruise control with collision mitigation feature

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