INTRO: Equal parts sport and utility with healthy doses of luxury and advanced technology, the 2012 Acura MDX mid-size SUV leaves nothing to chance in producing a 7-passenger riding experience marked by style, performance and safety. The MDX is available in the base model and with four up-rated trim packages.
FEATURES: An impressive list of standard equipment includes a leather-trimmed interior, 8-speaker, 253-watt premium sound system with MP3 capability and a leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel with paddle shifters. Navigation, real-time traffic updates and a GPS-linked, solar-sensing tri-zone climate control system are components of the Technology Package. The Advance package adds a radar-powered Collision Mitigation Braking System that alerts the driver and automatically applies the brakes if it senses a collision is imminent.
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: Here is the EPA estimate for fuel economy:
WARRANTY: The MDX is backed by a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty.
CLOSING: Luxury, performance and advanced technology abound in the 2012 Acura MDX putting this family-friendly crossover at the leading edge of SUV design.