Best Bet
(4.7) 32 reviews
MSRP: $4,366$12,670
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 20
Engine: 253-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 7
2006 Acura MDX

Our Take on the 2006 Acura MDX

Our Take

Acura introduced its MDX as a 2001 model. Before long, the midsize sport utility vehicle from Honda's luxury division began to tally impressive sales totals. Shoppers even faced waiting lists for the car-based seven-passenger MDX, which is loaded with luxury features.Built on the platform us... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride on rougher surfaces
  • Fuel economy
  • Price

Notable Features

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


Our Expert Reviews

Acura's premium sport utility, the MDX, continues for 2006 with few changes from last year, but still ranks as one of the best vehicles in its class.And that's rather remarkable, considering that the MDX has endured in a competitive marketplace since its 2001 model-year introduction with just minor upgrades along the way.That's a strong testament to the original design and engine... Read full review for the 2006 Acura MDX

Consumer Reviews


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Perfect Car-Based SUV

by Oldscool from Auburn, CA on July 1, 2011

Our 2006 Acura MDX Touring replaced a Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. Not the same class of vehicle, of course: lux vs trail rated. We are absolutely happy with our MDX after four months with it. Much mor... 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 8 recalls for this car.

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