2020 Acura MDX : Features, Performance and Pricing

2020 Acura Engine and Performance

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Engine and Performance

The 2020 Acura MDX is available in two standard powertrain options. First, the basic 3.5L V6 direct injection engine pushes out a very respectable 290 horsepower and 267lb-ft of torque. The power is transferred through a nine-speed automatic transmission to the standard option of full-time all-wheel drive (AWD)

This translates into a vehicle that won't lack performance under almost any conditions, even when towing the maximum load of 2268kg (5000lbs). However, fuel ratings are quite good for an SUV of this size and power. The gasoline model features an estimated fuel economy of 12.2L / 100km in the city and 9L / 100km on the highway.

The MDX is also available in a Sport Hybrid configuration, built around a 3.0L V6 gasoline engine with additional electric motors. This powertrain provides a total combined hybrid horsepower of 321, with combined hybrid torque of 289lb-ft.

The sport hybrid model features the same all-wheel drive, however, the transmission is a seven-speed dual clutch model. As you'd expect, the hybrid offers significantly better fuel economy figures for city driving at 9.1L / 100km, although highway driving figures are identical to the gas-model powertrain.

Luxury Interior

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Images of the Luxurious 2020 Acura MDX Interior

As part of the Acura lineup, it's not surprising that the MDX has a wealth of standard interior comfort and convenience features. From power-adjustable heated seats to separate rear climate controls, it's a car that puts comfort high on the list of priorities.

Other standard features include:

  • Heated leather steering wheel.
  • Power bucket seats with lumbar support.
  • Driver's foot rest.
  • Dual-zone front automatic air conditioning.
  • Cargo area with concealed storage.
  • Four USB charging ports.

The higher trim levels available on the MDX add additional luxury features including voice activated controls, memory settings for seat, and/or power steering wheel and mirror adjustments.

In-car Infotainment is provided via dual front LCD monitors, controlling the Acura Premium Audio System playing through eight speakers. Full Bluetooth connectivity with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and SIRI Eyes Free compatibility is standard on all trim levels.

Safety Features

One of the great advantages of Acura SUVs is the feeling of everyday security they provide. The MDX is no exception, offering the following safety features as standard features:

  • Automatic braking system and driveline traction control.
  • Collision mitigation braking system.
  • Lane keeping assistance and departure warning.
  • Individual low pressure warnings for each tire.
  • A full range of driver, passenger and curtain airbags with occupancy sensors.
  • Anti-whiplash seat and headrest design.
New Acura MDX 2020 finished in Red

Exterior of red 2020 Acura MDX driving

2020 Acura MDX Pricing

The base-level Acura MDX has a starting price of $54,390, which rises up the trim levels to the Sport Hybrid model which starts at $69,990.

If you're searching for the 2020 Acura MDX for sale in Edmonton, please schedule a test drive online, contact us by phone, or visit in person at our showroom.


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