Intro: Acura's MDX 7-passenger mid-size SUV is one year removed from a 2010 redesign. The 2011 MDX gets Acura's latest "shield" style grille and updated lower front valence. Inside, the revised cockpit controls aid in a more focused driving experience.
Features: The MDX boasts a wealth of technology including a standard 253-watt 8-speaker sound system and Bluetooth hands-free wireless phone interface. The available Advance/Entertainment package adds a GPS-linked solar-sensing tri-zone climate control, and Acura's AcruaLink satellite communication system with real-time traffic and weather, viewed through the 9-inch VGA high-resolution monitor.
Performance: The MDX comes with a 3.7-liter V6 routing 300-horsepower through a 6-speed automatic transmission to full-time all wheel drive.
Fuel Economy: Fuel economy for the MDX is as follows:
Pricing/Warranty: Base MSRP for the 2011 Acura MDX is $42,580. An Advance/Entertainment model starts at $54,105. The MDX is backed by a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Summary: With futuristic styling and a host of tech-savvy features, the MDX is an SUV fit for those seeking the cutting-edge in automotive advancements.