2016 Acura MDX release date, hybrid, review

2016 Acura MDX is luxury sports SUV which is launched by world renowned Japanese automobiles company Honda. In world of sport SUVs this model is well known due to its luxury and is in a pretty good position among buyers. New 2016 Acura MDX is not that much different compared to beliefs of the previous models.

2016 Acura MDX front

Concept of the design is pretty much similar to that of previous models of the company. Apart from minor changes, new 2016 Acura MDX is going to be pretty much same as previous model already has state of the art features and facilities. There is no room for improvements left in this cases.


Problems in the platform faced by the earlier models were fixed in the previous model of 2014. 2014 model used the concept of Honda Pilot to fix these errors. As the concept had a bright future, designer used same and improved concept of Honda Pilot in new 2016 Acura MDX by eliminating small glitches.

Sources from Inside Company revealed that about two-thirds of the card has been made from light weight materials such as magnesium, aluminium and HSS that is steel of highest purity. This caused reduction of unwanted weight of this car which means both better aerodynamics as well getting a much better fuel economy.

2016 Acura MDX rear

2016 Acura MDX: Engine and Fuel Economy

All cars belonging to the Acura group are famous for their powerful and efficient engines, and new 2016 Acura MDX is not a stranger from these. Just like its predecessor 2016 MDX will boast of a powerful V6 technology 3.5 litre SOHC i- VTEC engine with direct fuel injection. This engine boasts an impressive output of 290 horsepower and produces 267 pound – foot of max torque. Due to immense power generated by the engine this car can reach high speeds. It also has a six speed gearbox used for generating energy from engines to tyres.

Even with a 3.5 litre V6 SOHC i- VTEC engine it is still gives a good fuel economy due to its Manual Cylinder Management. According to the makers of this car this will make the MDX more fuel efficient when comparing it to its predecessor. This model is present with the option of both FWD and AWD system.

Because of the more aerodynamic design and the usage of lightweight materials this car has a more efficient mile per gallon ranking than of the present car which has a 18 mpg in the city, 27 mpg around the highway and around 21 mpg combined using the AWD or SH system. When using the FWD design this present car has a mileage of 20 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway and 21 combined.

2016 Acura MDX interior

Makers of new 2016 Acura MDX have used state of the art technology to provide for safety of people travelling inside the car. Right from front dual airbags to disc brakes on all four wheels Honda has left no stone unturned to assure for the safety.

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