2005 Acura MDX

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18 reviews
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Available Price Range $4,593-$12,773 Trims1 Combined MPG 20 Seats 7

Our Take on the 2005 Acura MDX

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Ride on rougher surfaces
  • Fuel economy
  • Price

Notable Features

  • Seven-passenger capacity
  • 265-hp V-6
  • Car-based construction
  • Standard AWD
  • Available rearview camera


Our Expert Reviews

Acura's midsize crossover SUV, known as the MDX, has been on the market since the all-new 2001 model was introduced in late 2000. And even though a whole-new generation is still a few years away, Honda hasn't been letting its premium sport utility stagnate. For 2003, it got more power. A year later, the exterior got a minor makeover. And now, for 2005, the vehicle gets some interior e... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.8 out of 5

Based on 18 reviews

Good but not great....

by jcwCT from New Haven, CT on September 10, 2010

We have put 80,000 miles on our MDX and, overall, it has been a good but not great vehicle. Driven day to day, and on long highway trips, the MDX performs very well. Engine & transmission performance... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 9 recalls for this car.

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