The 2013 Acura ZDX is offered a medium-sized tailgate in an equipment variant with five seats. Standard features include 19-inch wheels, front and rear parking sensors, automatic xenon headlights, a power tailgate, fog lights, power-folding heated mirrors and a panoramic sunroof. Inside 2013 Acura ZDX, is key-less ignition / entry, an auto-dimming mirror, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, the power tilt-telescopic steering wheel, the driver memory settings and the eight-way power front seats with heating and ventilation. Electronic features include the camera, Bluetooth, a navigation system, voice control and a 10-speaker audio system with CD player, satellite radio, audio auxiliary jack and USB / iPod interface.
2013 Acura ZDX Interior
Acura holds a reputation for quality materials and the interior of the assembly and the 2013 Acura ZDX is a prime example of why: The 2013 Acura ZDX inside is an excellent blend of cool, soft surfaces and tech-oriented materials, all carefully put together. The overall impression is not the traditional luxury cars, but deep quality still shines. The center console houses the selector lever sharply separates the front seats in two cocooning cockpit-like regions. The upper dashboard bulge with the navigation / audio controls seem a little dated and therefore seems out of sync with the rest of the 2013 Acura ZDX high-tech interior aura.
Those who have in the front a great view and comfort of supportive front seats of the ZDX is rich, but thanks to the sloping roofline in the back – are less fortunate – and there really should be no more than two occupants. Headroom and legroom are scarce, although seat cushions that are low to the ground and not particularly comfortable. The external view is cramped by the pitch of the roof, which compresses the rear window.
Despite its hatchback body orientation and crossover, the 2013 Acura ZDX is not the utility, you could expect a conventional crossover. With the rear seats up, there is a relatively meager 26 cubic feet of cargo space available; Once again, blame the steeply sloping roof. Let the rear seats to make the 2013 Acura ZDX a two-seater and maximum cargo space improves to an even more modest 56 cubic feet, much less than conventional midsize luxury SUVs.
2013 Acura ZDX Engine
The 2013 Acura ZDX is supplied power from a 3.7-liter V6 that produces 300 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. An automatic with manual shift control six-speed is the only available transmission. In recent tests, the 2013 Acura ZDX accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.3 seconds which is a second slower than the BMW X5 or X6. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 16 mpg city / 23 mpg highway and 19 mpg combined.
2013 Acura ZDX Safety
Standard safety equipment for the 2013 Acura ZDX includes antilock disc brakes, the stability and traction control, the front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and active front head restraints. Also standard are forward collision warning and lane departure warning systems, although earlier blind-spot monitoring and collision mitigation functions of the 2013 Acura ZDX are gone, as are the adaptive cruise control is activated, the collision protection system.
In government crash tests, the 2013 Acura ZDX received a top overall score of five out of five stars, with four stars for the whole front impact protection and five stars for overall side crash protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2013 Acura ZDX his highest score of “Good” in its frontal-offset, side impact and roof strength crash tests. In brake testing the 2013 Acura ZDX came to a stop from 60 mph in 130 feet, which is longer than the average for cars in this class.