2006 Acura MDX

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Key Specs

of the 2006 Acura MDX. Base trim shown.

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Handling
  • Stability
  • Reliability
  • Strong resale value
  • Seat comfort and space

The Bad

  • Ride on rougher surfaces
  • Fuel economy
  • Price

Notable Features of the 2006 Acura MDX

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

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What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.4)
Performance
(4.6)
Interior Design
(4.6)
Comfort
(4.8)
Reliability
(4.7)
Value For The Money
(4.6)

Latest Reviews

(5.0)

Hate to see this suv go

by Sabrina21 from Lexington, KY on July 2, 2018

This Acura has been awesome! Traveling, camping to hauling my 2 kids and cousins around with the 3rd row. The DVD player helped with long trips. The heated seats for cold mornings and the sunroof for ... Read full review

(5.0)

Super nice car

by Jeremy from Farmington, MN on May 15, 2018

I currently own the Acura MDX Touring Edition and I absolutely love it. It handles any kind of weather or obstacle with ease and I always know it is reliable. Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2006 Acura MDX currently has 7 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2006 Acura MDX has not been tested.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The MDX received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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