2013 Acura MDX

April 5th, 2013 · Comments Closed · Acura

The 2013 Acura MDX classified as a midsize luxury SUV and sleeps seven. It is offered in a well-equipped trim level with progressive ons. The 2013 Acura MDX standard features include 18-inch wheels, fog lights, automatic xenon headlights, heated mirrors, a power liftgate, the sunroof, rear privacy glass, heated 8-way power front seats, two-way adjustable driver lumbar spine, a power tilt -and-telescoping steering wheel, the tri-zone automatic climate control, the leather upholstery, auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated rearview camera, Bluetooth phone connectivity and 8-speaker sound system with six-disc CD changer, AUX jack and satellite radio.

The 2013 Acura MDX Technology Package adds a multi-view rear camera, GPS-linked, solar-sensing climate control, leather interior upgraded, a navigation system with 8-inch display, voice control and a 10-speaker Acura / ELS surround-sound audio system with an iPod / USB interface.

The 2013 Acura MDX Advance package includes all the technology package features and adds 19-inch wheels, adaptive cruise control, the adaptive suspension dampers, a blind-spot warning system, a collision warning and brake system, auto-leveling headlights, a sports steering wheel and ventilated front seats. Entertainment package that can be added to technology and advanced packages that adds a rear-seat entertainment system, a household socket in front center console, the heated second-row seats.

2013 Acura MDX interior

The 2013 Acura MDX interior is not quite as luxurious as seen in some European crossovers, but the materials are of high quality and there are plenty of standard features. The 2013 Acura MDX electronic functions can easily be a multi-purpose knob and a choice of voice commands. As in most Acuras center console is loaded with buttons for climate control and multimedia. It is an intimidating array at first, but controls for the various systems are grouped together, so learning curve is short. The Panasonic / ELS surround-sound audio system is one of the best in the industry, such as the navigation system.

The 2013 Acura MDX is quite spacious for a three-row midsize luxury crossover SUV. The rear seats are better suited for children, but adults can ride without complaint there for short trips. Second-row seats recline for added comfort, but if you legitimate room for adults in the third row, Buick Enclave and Ford Flex are better alternatives. The 2013 Acura MDX yields 83.5 cubic feet of cargo space with its second and third rows folded, which is above average for a mid-size luxury crossover.

2013 Acura MDX Engine

The 2013 Acura MDX is supplied power from a 3.7-liter V6 that produces 300 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque, six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive as standard. In performance testing, the 2013 Acura MDX accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds, which is average for this type of luxury crossover. EPA-estimated fuel economy of 16 mpg city / 21 mpg highway and 18 mpg combined. Is properly equipped, the MDX can tow up to 5000 pounds.

2013 Acura MDX Safety

Standard safety equipment for the 2013 Acura MDX includes the anti-lock disc brakes, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, the active front head restraints and stability control with a stabilizing function for towing. With the optional Collision Warning and Brake System (CMBS Acura) monitors the following distance and speed of approach and uses visual and auditory warnings to the driver of a possible collision warning. If the system detects an impending collision, it may be difficult to apply brake and cinch the front seat-belts.

2013 Acura MDX Hybrid

2013 Acura MDX Hybrid

In government crash testing, the 2013 Acura MDX received four out of five stars for overall crash protection, with four stars for the front impact safety and five stars for side impact protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2013 Acura MDX its top rating of “good” for the 2013 Acura MDX performance in frontal-offset, side impact and roof strength tests. In brake testing the 2013 Acura MDX came to a stop from 60 mph in 123 feet, an average result for this class of vehicle.