Intro: The 2011 Acura MDX artfully blends all weather capability with 7-passenger capacity in a rakish 7-passenger SUV. The angular styling, shield grille and aggressively designed headlamps echo the 2011 Acura lineup.
The MDX comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels fitted with all season tires, standard fog lights and a power tailgate.
Performance: The MDX is powered by a 3.7-liter V6, sending 300 horsepower through a 6-speed automatic transmission to Acura's Super-Handling All-Wheel-Drive.
Fuel Economy: Fuel Economy for the MDX comes in at 16-miles per gallon city, 21 miles per gallon highway.
Features: The MDX is well equipped. This 7-passenger luxury SUV comes standard with leather seating, heated front seats, second row climate controls, Bluetooth connectivity, and an 8-speaker 250 watt stereo with XM radio.
Also standard is the easy-to-access three row seating setup. The second row folds forward for easy rear seat access and can be had with optional heated seats. For carrying cargo, the 50/50 third row folds flat, as does the second row.
Other options include a navigation system with real time traffic updates, and a rear seat DVD system with power retracting monitor.
Safety Features: Standard safety features include antilock brakes, vehicle stability assist, traction control, side impact door beams, front and rear crumple zones, and a full array of front and side impact airbags.
Pricing: Base MSRP for the 2011 Acura MDX is $42,580. A range-topping Advance/Entertainment Package trim starts at $54,105.
Warranty: The MDX is backed by a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Summary: Available with a bevy of stand-out in-car technological features, and boasting artful, angular styling, the 2011 Acura MDX asserts itself as one competent, luxury SUV.