The 2013 Acura MDX is classified as a luxury SUV of medium size and has seating for seven. It is offered in a single level of complete equipment packages complements progressives. The 2013 Acura MDX standard features include 18-inch wheels, automatic xenon headlights, heated mirrors, the power liftgate, sunroof, rear privacy glass, heated eight-way, power front seats 2 way adjustable driver lumbar, a power of tilt and telescoping steering wheel, automatic climate control three areas, leather upholstery, a auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated rearview camera, Bluetooth phone connectivity and a sound system with eight speakers, six-CD changer, input auxiliary audio and satellite radio.
The Technology package adds the multiview parking camera, GPS-linked and upholstery solar heated leather with improved sensor, navigation system with 8-inch screen, voice controls and an 10-speaker Acura / ELS audio system with surround sound iPod / USB interface. The Advance package includes all features of the Technology package and adds 19-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, the adaptive cruise control, a system of blind spot alert, collision warning and braking system, auto-leveling headlights , a sports steering wheel and ventilated front seats. The entertainment package that can be added to the technology or advanced package adds an entertainment system for rear seat, a power outlet in the front center console, and seats of the second row seats.
2013 Acura MDX Interior
The interior of the 2013 Acura MDX is not as luxurious as those seen in some European crossovers, but materials are the high quality and there are plenty of standard features. MDX electronic properties are easy to use through a multipurpose knob and a selection of voice commands. As in most Acuras, the center console is loaded with buttons for climate and multimedia control. It is daunting at first set, but the controls for the different systems are grouped, so the learning curve is short. The audio system surround sound Panasonic / ELS is one of the best in the business, as is navigation system.
The 2013 Acura MDX is pretty spacious for a three-row luxury crossover SUV of medium size. The rear seats are suitable for children, but adults can travel there without complaint for short journeys. Second-row seats recline for comfort, but if you need legitimate space for adults in the third row, Buick Enclave and The Ford Flex are better choices. The 2013 Acura MDX yields 83.5 cubic feet of cargo space with the second and third rows folded, which is above average for a luxury crossover midsize.
2013 Acura MDX Engine
The 2013 Acura MDX is powered by a 3.7-liter V6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. The 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. In performance testing, the Acura MDX accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds, which is normal for this style luxury crossover. Fuel economy is EPA-estimated 16 highway mpg city / 21 mpg and 18 mpg combined. Properly equipped, Acura MDX can tow up to 5,000 pounds.
2013 Acura MDX Safety
Standard safety equipment for the 2013 Acura MDX includes antilock disc brakes, side airbags in the front seats, the side curtain airbags, active front head restraints and stability control with a trailer stabilization function trailer. The optional Collision Warning and Brake System (CMBS Acura) monitors following distance and speed of approach, and uses visual and auditory warnings to alert the driver of a possible collision. If the system senses an impending collision, you can apply hard braking and cinch up the front seat-belts.
In government crash tests, the 2013 Acura MDX received four of a possible five stars for overall crash protection, with four stars for front impact safety and five stars for side impact protection. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety award the MDX its highest score of good for the performance of the 2013 Acura MDX in frontal offset, side impact tests and roof strength. In brake testing, the MDX stopped from 60 mph in 123 feet, an average result for this class of 2013 Acura MDX.