2014 Acura MDX to ‘retake luxury SUV benchmark status’


The production version of the all-new 2014 Acura MDX was unveiled March 27 at the 2013 New York International Auto Show

“Utilizing a completely new platform that has been optimized in every respect, the seven-passenger MDX will offer enhanced ride comfort, a more versatile cabin, and increased fuel efficiency, while also improving dynamic performance,” the automaker says.

The new third-generation 2014 Acura MDX is equipped with a highly efficient direct-injected 3.5-litre i-VTEC V-6 engine with variable cylinder management and will come standard with Acura’s SH-AWD drivetrain.

“The 2014 MDX features a longer wheelbase that raises ride quality, increases second-row legroom, and improves third-row seat access.”

In addition, the 2014 Acura MDX harnesses a collection of Acura signature technologies, including the AcuraLink connectivity system and Jewel Eye LED headlamps, the automaker says.

The 2014 MDX offers a collection of “innovative” driver assistance and visibility technologies such as the multi-angle rearview camera and the available lane keeping assist system and adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, and blind spot information.

The automaker says the third-generation MDX is also equipped with a broad array of advanced safety technologies, including the available forward collision warning and lane departure warning systems.