Acura MDX Reviews

Acura MDX Reviews

If you’re looking for a premium SUV with turbo-charged performance, then the Acura MDX may just be what you’re looking for. With the Acura MDX, you’ll find powerful engine options, a luxurious interior, a high-tech cabin, and many more bells and whistles for you to discover.

To give you a better picture of what this SUV has to offer, our team at Ira Acura Westwood has rounded up various reviews of the plentiful features you can find behind the wheel of the Acura MDX. Keep reading to find out if it’s the right fit for your journeys around Westwood, Norwood, Dedham, and Needham, MA!

Acura MDX Engine Specs





Type S


3.5L V6

3.5L V6

3.0L Turbo V6


290 hp

290 hp

355 hp


267 lb-ft

267 lb-ft

354 lb-ft


10-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

10-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

10-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

When it comes to getting you where you need to go, the Acura MDX offers two capable engines—and three powertrain options—for you to choose from. The first is the 290-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, which is shared by both the standard Front-Wheel Drive powertrain and the available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ powertrain.

The second engine option is the 3.0L Turbo V6, available exclusively on the Acura MDX Type S, which lets you hit the road with 355 horsepower for a thrilling, high-performance drive. Enjoy features like Dynamic Air Suspension for increased comfort, and a Sport+ mode for an even more visceral experience.

Acura MDX Interior Space


Seating Capacity


EPA Passenger Volume

139.1 cubic feet

First/Second/Third Row Leg Room

41.6/38.5/29.1 inches

Maximum Cargo Capacity

95 cubic feet

Inside the Acura MDX, you’ll find a premium cabin made with authentic materials. With three rows of seating for up to seven passengers, you’ll sink into the comfort of the standard Sport Seats as you’re surrounded by a leatherette—or available perforated Milano premium leather—trimmed interior.

You’ll be able to fine tune just how cozy you and your passengers are, thanks to features like:

  • Available heated and ventilated front seats
  • Available heated second-row seats
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Multi-functional second row with removable middle seat

The Acura MDX also provides ample room for storing your items, whether you’re heading to the store, or heading somewhere farther. The third and second rows both fold down to provide a number of storage configurations, and provide a cavernous total of 95 cubic feet of cargo space when folded down completely.

Acura MDX Interior Technology


The Acura MDX also provides various connectivity features, controlled by the 12.3-inch HD Center Display on the dashboard.

You’ll stay in the loop, thanks to applications like:

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® integration
  • Wireless Android Auto™ integration
  • Built-In Amazon Alexa
  • Wi-Fi® Hotspot capability

Also present is the 12.3-inch Precision Cockpit™, a configurable digital instrument cluster where you can select what information you’d like to see while driving. You can also take advantage of the available 10.5-inch Head-Up Display that projects important information directly on your windshield for easy viewing.

Acura MDX Driving


The Acura MDX also comes equipped with AcuraWatch™, a suite of innovative safety and driver-assistive technologies to help enhance your awareness and keep you feeling secure and confident on the road. This includes features like:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Traffic Sign Recognition

Additional available driver-assist technologies help to keep you covered on all sides with a Surround-View Camera System, blind spot information (BSI) system, and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor.

Learn More About the Acura MDX

There’s a lot to love about the Acura MDX, on the inside and out. Feel free to explore any of the links provided on this page to learn more about what this luxuriously capable SUV can do.

Drivers throughout the Westwood, Dedham, Needham, and Norwood, Massachusetts, areas, can also learn more first-hand by scheduling a test drive at Ira Acura Westwood! Simply stop in, or contact our team.

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