2013 Acura MDX

2013 Acura MDX
MSRP
$43,280
BASE MODEL
MPG
16
CITY
21
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
300 HP
Gas V6 ENGINE
Rating
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

Acura\u0027s MDX is a mid-size utility vehicle and comes powered by a strong 3.7L V6 engine, making 300 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. With its 6-speed automatic transmission, the MDX provides strong acceleration, good responsiveness for passing and smooth shifts for more leisurely driving. A tall sixth gear assures relatively quiet cruising.Acura\u0027s so-called Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system is standard on the MDX. As a full-time all-wheel drive system, it can fine-tune the amount of torque not only between the front and rear but also from side to side. It also works with the stabilit...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Road-friendly all-wheel drive; quiet, refined cabin; comfortable seating; luxurious cabin appointments; available safety-tech features

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  • Steering
  • Steering TypeVariable Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)3.29
  • Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)- TBD -
  • Steering Ratio (:1), Overall17.0
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)37.6
  • Suspension
  • Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)N/A
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-link
  • Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)N/A
  • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)0.95
  • Suspension Type - FrontMacPherson Strut
  • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)0.91
  • Electrical
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0\ufffd F (Primary)550
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)130
  • Cooling System
  • Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)9.2
  • Mileage
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)18 (Est)
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)21 (Est)
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)16 (Est)
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM300 @ 6300
  • Engine TypeGas V6
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM270 @ 4500
  • Displacement3.7L/224
  • Fuel SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)21.0
  • Summary
  • Vehicle NameAcura MDX
  • Body StyleSport Utility Vehicle
  • Tires
  • Front Tire SizeP255/55HR18
  • Rear Tire SizeP255/55HR18
  • Spare Tire SizeT165/80D17
  • Brakes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)13.2 x - TBD -
  • Brake TypePwr
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)13.0 x - TBD -
  • Trailering
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)500
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)5000
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year10.2 (2012)
  • EPA Greenhouse Gas Score3 (2012)
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)4594
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Third Shoulder Room (in)57.1
  • Front Head Room (in)39.2
  • Third Leg Room (in)28.7
  • Third Head Room (in)35.8
  • Passenger Volume (ft\ufffd)141.8
  • Passenger Capacity7
  • Second Head Room (in)38.6
  • Second Leg Room (in)38.7
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)61.6
  • Front Hip Room (in)59.0
  • Second Hip Room (in)59.1
  • Front Leg Room (in)41.2
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)61.5
  • Third Hip Room (in)42.9
  • Transmission
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.75
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.10
  • Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low- TBD -
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)2.27
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.25
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.07
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.56
  • Trans Description Cont.Automatic
  • Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High- TBD -
  • Trans Type6
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.36
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.49
  • DrivetrainAll Wheel Drive
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Rear Door Opening Height (in)- TBD -
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)8.2
  • Track Width, Rear (in)67.5
  • Length, Overall (in)191.6
  • Wheelbase (in)108.3
  • Height, Overall (in)68.2
  • Liftover Height (in)- TBD -
  • Rear Door Opening Width (in)- TBD -
  • Track Width, Front (in)67.7
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)78.5
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft\ufffd)83.5
  • Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft\ufffd)42.9
  • Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)- TBD -
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft\ufffd)15.0
  • Wheels
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)18 x 8.0
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAlloy
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)17 x 4
  • Front Wheel Size (in)18 x 8.0
  • Front Wheel MaterialAlloy
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationSport Utility Vehicle
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