2011 Acura MDX

2011 Acura MDX
MSRP
$42,930
BASE MODEL
MPG
16
CITY
21
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
300 HP
Gas V6 ENGINE
Rating
4
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

The MDX carries a 3.7L V6 VTEC engine that achieves 300 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. This kind of performance does require 91-octane gasoline, but Acura makes up for it with no scheduled tune-ups for 100,000 miles. The MDX is the first Acura to have their new sequential SportShift automatic 6-speed transmission installed.The MDX utilizes Acura's Super Handling all-wheel drive system, which was designed to grip the road all weather conditions. The system includes Hill Logic, which puts power to the rear wheels on steep inclines. There's independent suspension front and rear and 18-inch wheels with 4-wheel disc brak...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Lots of power with good handling; tons of available technology; luxurious cabin

Pros

  • ADOPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL - WORKS PERFECTLY
  • AUTOMATIC REAR DOOR OPENS & CLOSES WITH PUSH OF A BUTTON
  • BLIND SPOT ASSIST - IDENTIFIES VEHICLE IN BLIND SPOT
  • COMFORTABLE INTERIOR - NO MATTER HOW LONG THE TRIP

Cons

  • YOU ARE COMFORTABLE
  • ENGINE/ TRANSMISSION PERFORMANCE OUT STANDING - PLENTY OF POWER WHEN NEEDED
  • EXTERIOR STYLING - DISTINCTIVE AND REFINED
  • QUALITY MATERIALS
  • Steering
  • Steering TypeVariable Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)- TBD -
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)37.6
  • Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)3.29
  • Steering Ratio (:1), Overall17.0
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Third Hip Room (in)42.0
  • Third Head Room (in)37.5
  • Front Leg Room (in)41.2
  • Front Head Room (in)39.2
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)61.5
  • Second Leg Room (in)38.7
  • Third Shoulder Room (in)57.1
  • Front Hip Room (in)59.0
  • Passenger Capacity7
  • Second Hip Room (in)59.1
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)61.6
  • Second Head Room (in)38.6
  • Third Leg Room (in)29.1
  • Passenger Volume (ft )142.2
  • Cooling System
  • Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)9.2
  • Mileage
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)18
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)16
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)21
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Height, Overall (in)68.2
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)78.5
  • Wheelbase (in)108.3
  • Rear Door Opening Height (in)- TBD -
  • Rear Door Opening Width (in)- TBD -
  • Track Width, Front (in)67.7
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)8.2
  • Track Width, Rear (in)67.5
  • Length, Overall (in)191.6
  • Liftover Height (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft )15.0
  • Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft )83.5
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft )42.9
  • Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)- TBD -
  • Trailering
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)5000
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)500
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year10.4
  • EPA Greenhouse Gas Score3
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)4550
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - RearIndependent
  • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)0.95
  • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)0.91
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-link
  • Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)- TBD -
  • Suspension Type - FrontIndependent
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)MacPherson strut
  • Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)- TBD -
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)130
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 F (Primary)550
  • Transmission
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.36
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.25
  • DrivetrainAll Wheel Drive
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)2.27
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.49
  • Trans Type6
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.56
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.75
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.07
  • Trans Description Cont.Automatic w/OD
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.10
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)21.0
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM270 @ 4500
  • Engine TypeGas V6
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM300 @ 6300
  • Fuel SystemPGM-FI MPI
  • Displacement3.7L/224
  • Summary
  • Vehicle NameAcura MDX
  • Body Style4 Door
  • Tires
  • Rear Tire SizeP255/55HR18
  • Spare Tire SizeT165/80D17
  • Front Tire SizeP255/55HR18
  • Brakes
  • Brake TypePwr
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)13.2 x - TBD -
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)13.0 x - TBD -
  • Wheels
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)17 x 4
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAlloy
  • Front Wheel MaterialAlloy
  • Front Wheel Size (in)18 x 8
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)18 x 8
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationSport Utility Vehicle
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