2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid

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$52,100

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2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Ride quality
  • Front-seat comfort
  • Quietness
  • Gas mileage
  • Sliding and reclining second-row seats
  • Standard safety features

The bad:

  • Third-row space
  • No aisle with captain's chairs
  • High cargo floor
  • Digital heated-seat controls
  • Gas version's spongy brakes

2 trims

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Notable features

  • Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Captain's chairs available
  • Sport Hybrid trim
  • Nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Room for six or seven people
  • Push-button third-row access standard

2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid review: Our expert's take


What it is: The Acura MDX is a mid-size luxury SUV with three rows of seats and a choice of front- or all-wheel drive. It’s also sold as a hybrid, which is available only with all-wheel drive. Gas models use a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission, while the Sport Hybrid has a 3.0-liter V-6, an electric motor and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Two electric motors provide power to the hybrid's rear wheels. The MDX competes with the Buick Enclave, Infiniti QX60 and Volvo XC90.


Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity are now standard, and the multimedia system has a new 7-inch touchscreen and menus. Acura says the system has 30 percent faster response time.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.1
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.1
  • Exterior styling 4.4
  • Reliability 4.5

Most recent consumer reviews

4.0

Great driving - Love the Black Copper Pearl Color

This is my second MDX, and my first Hybrid. It's great but...at 27K miles the transmission required warranty replacement. The Black Copper Pearl color is head-turning gorgeous. Infotainment not so good, but Android Auto/Apple Car Play is a good workaround. solution

4.4

really great car!!!

This a great vehicle for the money. Well designed and a lot of features. The mileage is excellent!! I would tell anyone great things about this car.

5.0

Love this car

Great gas mileage, smooth operation. Acceleration is excellent. Love the Hybrid features. Very comfortable on the road. Acura stands behind their vehicles and service is excellent.

See all 8 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Acura
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Six model years and less than 80,000 odometer miles
Basic warranty terms
Precision Certified: 24 months or up to 100,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
182-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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