2016 Acura MDX Release Date, Review, Msrp, Specs – Punters have occasionally flocked to showrooms to get one of the reasonably priced Acura MDX vehicle for ages due to its strong resale value and reputation for utmost reliability. The upcoming new MDX vehicle will take pride in many spheres which will include its top rated updates, nine speed auto transmission system, and AcuraWatch Plus bundle that is reputed in providing cutting edge safety technologies.
Moving on, the vehicle will also boast of rewarding driving dynamics into the mix. What are you waiting for Folks? What you will be looking at upon its release will be nothing short of a machine that will be worth every dime in your pocket.
Most notably is the carried-over AcuraWatch Plus Package that isn’t entirely new, however it has been updated and now comes with what Acura calls the Road Departure Mitigation which presently include the rear cross traffic alerts and camera based lane keeping assist system.
Many of the package’s features were offered in the 2015 Acura MDX also, which included the adaptive cruise control, blind spot warning system, lane departure warning and collision mitigation system with automatic braking system.
Exterior Styles & Trim levels for New 2016 Acura MDX
The brand new Acura MDX is a luxury crossover that will make a comfortable seating arrangement for up to seven people, standard features that you should be looking forward to include the 18” wheels, heated mirrors, automatic LED headlights, a power liftgate, rear privacy glass, a sunroof, keyless entry and ignition, driver memory settings, heated eight-way power front seats, a power tilt and telescopic steering wheel, tri zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery and auto dimming rear view mirror.
New technology highlights in the upcoming 2016 Acura MDX include a 7” touch screen display for the lower trim models and 8” for the upper ones, a multi-angle rear view camera, audio, Bluetooth and Phone connectivity, Siri Eyes Free voice controls for Apple smartphones, an iPod interface, eight speaker sound system, Pandora and Aha compatibility, etc.
As for the updated AcuraWatch Plus package, buyers should expect forward collision system with automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, Road departure mitigation and lane keeping assist.
Another interesting feature will be the MDX Technology that will either be available with or without AcuraWatch Plus package. It will now feature added features such as a navigation system, a colour driver information system, surround audio system with HD Radio, AcuraLink with a ten –speaker system and voice controls.
As for the advanced trim level, you should look forward to roof rails, remote engine start, front and rear parking sensors, automatic engine stop start, upgraded leather upholstery, power lumbar and auto dimming side view mirrors.
Engine – Acura MDX 2016
The engine of the brand new 2016 Acura MDX will now come with a 3.5L V6 engine. The engine will be responsible for providing up to 290 hp and 267 pounds of torque. The transmission system will now include a 9-speed auto transmission system as its standard.
The power will be transmitted to the FWD system, with the AWD coming optionally. According to the automobile company, the vehicle will have a fuel economy of 19/27/22 mpg in the city/highway/combined for the FWD system.
As for the AWD system, you should expect 18/26/21 mpg in the city/highway/combined. When properly equipped, the new MDX should easily tow up to 5,000 lbs. There are rumours of a hybrid powertrain but details have not been diverged to the public as yet.
Interior colours and exterior design of 2016 Acura MDX
The cabin of the upcoming MDX is eye-catching and appealing at the same time. It comes highlighted in a classy leather upholstery. The steering wheel will come thick trimmed in sporty fashion with shift paddles.
The quality of materials is downright inspiring and will prove a nuisance to its competitors. The dashboard will house the memorable centre stack with dual infotainment screens. Another distinctive feature is the push button gear selector.
The new selector comes with a cool and contemporary vibe, however the traditional users might miss the shift lever. The front seats are undeniably well designed but lack the adjustability.
Price & Release Date – 2016 Acura MDX
The new 2016 Acura MDX will come with a price tag of around 30,000 USD while the top models will come with a costly msrp of upward of 45,000 USD. We expect the car to hit showrooms towards the fall of this year.
You could also decide to lease the vehicle for around 439 USD per month for 36 months depending on the amount of accessories you want in the vehicle. In overall, the review above has cemented the 2016 Acura MDX long standing stature of luxury and high performance.