Acura MDX is a mid-size premium crossover manufactured by American Honda Motor Co. (brand Acura) since 2001. Was introduced at the International Auto Show in Detroit in 2000 as a replacement for the Acura SLX. Produced at the plant in Lincoln, Alabama, USA.
Equipped with 3.5-liter V-shaped 6-cylinder gasoline SOCH engine J35A3 (2001-2002) and J35A5 (2003-2006), equipped with a VTEC system, as well as a five-speed automatic gearbox.
The transmission is equipped with an automatic all-wheel drive system VTM-4 (Variable Torque Management), which connects the rear axle with a slip in the front, as well as forced interlocking of the center differential.
Equipped with a 3.7-liter V-shaped 6-cylinder gasoline SOCH engine J37A1 with a VTEC system, a capacity of 300 liters. from. Automatic transmission five-speed and six-speed, starting from 2010, the system of four-wheel drive SH-AWD, suspension independent multi-link.
The prototype of the third generation Acura MDX was introduced in 2013 at the North American International Auto Show, and the serial version - at the New York Auto Show. Production began on May 2, 2013 at a plant in Lincoln (Alabama, USA).
The third generation Acura MDX is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine with a capacity of 290 liters. from. with direct injection, variable cylinder control (VCM) and variable valve timing with electronic control (i-VTEC), a 6-speed sequential automatic transmission SportShift and intelligent all-wheel drive system Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). For the first time the mid-size crossover is also presented in the front-wheel drive modification (for the US market).
To ensure maximum control accuracy, work on tuning the suspension, steering, dynamic stabilization system and all-wheel drive system were carried out on the legendary Nürburgring race track.
A distinctive feature of Acura MDX is the LED head optic Jewel Eye ™, consisting of ten lenses that can work as daytime running lights, near and far light.
In early 2016, the upgraded version of the Acura MDX was introduced. The exterior of the car changed, equipment became richer. Also there was a variant with electric transmission Sport Hybrid SH-AWD.