2019 Acura MDX Redesign, Hybrid, Fuel Economy

A little over one year ago, the luxury vehicle marquee of Japanese automaker Honda, splashed images of the new and improved seven-seater 2019 Acura MDX. Going by the images of the exquisite new car, there are tremendous changes compared to its predecessors. Furthermore, the 2019 Acura MDX will get facelifted exterior and interior designs. Not to forget, its makers have installed top-quality technology in the car for safety and driver assistive systems. However, these changes have moved the notch higher in the automotive world gaining the position of a top contender.

To fully grasp and understand why the 2019 Acura MDX is heaped with such praises, let’s have a review of this exciting beast of a machine.

2019 Acura MDX front

New Body Style

The four-door 2019 Acura MDX will definitely be having noticeable changes in its exterior appearance making it more competitive in the external overall outlook. The makers of this adorable car have effectively given it a sleek and glossy look making it have a wealthy appearance.

The car will have a bulkier body to make it look more like an SUV and not a mini-van. Both its front lights and the indicators are Light-Emitting Diode (LED) based. Moreover, the lights are sheltered in a rectangular-shaped crystal box. Its frontal view has been made modern thanks to the longitudinal setup of the LED light bulbs.

Like the previous models, the 2019 Acura MDX will still possess the pentagonal grille design. The roof spoiler and also the twin exhaust gives this new model an athletic appearance that makes it look cool. The tires of this beauty of a car will give it a maximum road hold. The wheels come with special aluminum rims that also give it a delectable view as it gracefully tears the road.

Tires

Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P245/50HR20
Rear Tire Size P245/50HR20
Spare Tire Size

2019 Acura MDX Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase 111 inch
Length, Overall 196.2 inch
Width, Max w/o mirrors 77.8 inch
Height, Overall 67.4 inch
Track Width, Front 66.3 inch
Track Width, Rear 66.3 inch
Min Ground Clearance 5.6 inch
Rear Door Opening Height N/A
Rear Door Opening Width N/A
Liftover Height N/A

2019 Acura MDX Inside

The interior of the 2019 Acura MDX is something to relish. Furthermore, the car has a relaxed and contemporary internal design. On a quick and fast glance, it may seem its interior is similar to that of its predecessors considering the leather seats and aluminum controls. However, it is true that some interior qualities have not been changed like the two display screens present on the dashboard.

However, a critical and detailed look will have you noticing more room space for the co-pilot since the dashboard has been pressed in on the passenger side. The knee bolsters have gotten smaller and more inwards to provide more comfort.

Apart from these minor changes, the new Acura MDX model still retains the previous interior designs. The design is honestly speaking excellent. As we mention the new model comes with lots of space and seats for seven passengers, take a look at the table.

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 7
Passenger Volume 132.7 ft³
Front Head Room 38.1 inch
Front Leg Room 41.4 inch
Front Shoulder Room 61.1 inch
Front Hip Room 57.5 inch
Second Head Room 38.3 inch
Second Leg Room 38.5 inch
Second Shoulder Room 59.1 inch
Second Hip Room 57.8 inch
Third Head Room 35.6 inch
Third Leg Room 28.1 inch
Third Shoulder Room 54.7 inch
Third Hip Room 40.6 inch

 Standard Equipment Package

The model for the 2019 year is bringing few trims, the Standard, Advance, Sports Hybrid, Entertainment and also a Technology Package.

The standard one package will also include popular AcuraWatch suite. Furthermore, it also come semi-autonomous driving features, great leather interior, heated and power-operated front seats, tri-zone automatic climate control and power moonroof. For the entertainment in the 2019 Acura MDX will be in charge an 8-speaker AM/FM/CD system. However, in this standard package, we will also see multiple USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity, Siri Eyes Free as well as Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

2019 Acura MDX interior

2019 Acura MDX Hybrid, Technology and Advanced Equipment

The Sports Hybrid model that comes standard with the Technology package will include big navigation and blind-spot monitoring and beautiful 20-inch wheel. Furthermore, this package will also come with remote engine start.

The Advance package will have all previous but will be added upgraded leather, ventilated front seats, front/rear parking sensors, 360-view camera, wireless headphones, rear-door sunshades and heated 2nd-row seats.

Safety

Vehicle Stability Assist Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Side Impact Beams
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Lane Keeping Assist
Lane Departure Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Forward Collision and Rear Collision
Front And Rear Parking Sensors
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Driver Knee Airbag
Rear Child Safety Locks
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Back-Up Camera
Front Camera
Left Side Camera
Right Side Camera

Engine Options

The 2019 Acura MDX comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine as standard. This engine will develop approximately 290 hp and about 267 lb-ft of torque. This model comes with 6-speed automatic gearbox. To say the least, this is still a reliable unit.

2019 Acura MDX Hybrid Engine

The sports hybrid version will come with a powerful 3.0-liter V6 engine connected to electric motors. This combination will bring around 321 horsepower and 289 lb-ft combined torque. The front wheels come powered by the combustion engine and an electric motor. However, this one model comes with seven-speed twin clutch. While the back axle contains two other electric motors for each wheel.

2019 Acura MDX Fuel Economy

The base model will have city/highway fuel economy of 19/27 mpg (FWD) and 18/26 mpg (AWD). However, the other one engine or Sports Hybrid model will give EPA city/highway fuel economy of 26/27 mpg.

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. 3500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. 350 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. 3500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. 350 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity 3500 lbs

2019 Acura MDX side

2019 Acura MDX Release Date and Price

The company is yet to release information on the exact date of release. However, we expect it at the end of the year.

There is no definite answer to the price of the new 2019 Acura MDX. The last model MDX cost about $45,000, we assume the price may be within that range or even more.

Warranty

Basic:
4 Years/50,000 Miles
Drivetrain:
6 Years/70,000 Miles
Corrosion:
5 Years/Unlimited Miles
Roadside Assistance:
4 Years/50,000 Miles

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