2015 Acura MDX delivers highly rated luxury value and 28 mpg
Bigger is not necessarily better and in few cases is that more evident than Acura's 2015 MDX. This midsize Acura SUV is a stellar example of exceptional form meets functionality. We’ve spun more than one article filled with expletives expounding on the attributes of Acura’s flagship.
In today’s world of “Green” consciousness and dumbed down opulence exchanged for tech-rich windtunnel tested form meets functionality, Acura’s best selling North America offering is an SUV.
The 2015 Acura MDX seats 7 adults in relative comfort, handles more like an Acura TLX performance sedan than a Chevrolet Suburban or Tahoe. This is Honda applied engineering in its highest form and functionality . It’s damn good looking, handles extremely well and is fuel efficient. While weighing in at 1500 lbs less than a comperably equiped Tahoe, this middleweight gets the jobe done on and off road in style and comfort.
No excuses for high fuel consumption or justification for price paid required here.
Gone is the day of exchanging low fuel economy for luxury accommodation and power driven performance. What Acura’s done here rides a wave of non-convention, while setting the high benchmark for todays full-sized, fuel efficient luxury SUV.
What we like about the 2015 Acura MDX would fill the pages of a small book. But in short, the 111 inch wheelbase 4332 lb MDX, while not much larger than a 2014 Accord Hybrid, is equipped with Honda’s bulletproof 3.5 liter 24 valve SOHC i-VTEC V6. With a rated 290 hp @ 6200 rpm and 267 ft-lb torque @ a very usable 4500 rpm.
We love this engine and when coupled to Acura’s 6 speed automatic with sequential paddle shifters and optional Super Handling All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) the Acura MDX actually exhibits some off-road capability.
Collision avoidance, electronic roll control, electronic noise cancellation, glass dash and personal communication interface; just begins to brush the long list of features standard on the 2015 Acura MDX.
You can take a look at MDX specifications here. With a MSRP of $42,565, we believe this Acura to be a true value in today's SUV segment. Scheduled to go on sale Tuesday, 06-03-2014, North America’s best selling premium Acura SUV comes to a dealership near you.
We fully expect the 2015 Acura MDX to be the best seller in its segment based on performance, high estimated resale value, Acura quality and customer loyalty. MDX and RDX carried Acura to new heights in 2014 and adds a bit more value for 2015 for a minimal premium. For those drivers wishing for car-like handling and quiet accommodations in an SUV platform, MDX is sure to please.