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Sportier user friendly Acura MDX presented for 2018

Already the best selling luxury SUV of any size in North America, Honda’s luxury brand presents a user friendly, better connected Acura MDX with an expanded “sportier” color pallet.


Coming off of the successful launch of the MDX Sport Hybrid in late 2017, Acura focuses on improving the best selling premium SUV in the U.S., by implementing ease of Bluetooth connectivity, touchscreen command, and the processing speed of Acura’s unique dual screen driver to car interface. We drive the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid.

For 2018, Acura Watch ™ active safety and driver assist technologies come standard equipped throughout all trim levels. Also, with ease of electronic communication and entertainment device to car connectivity foremost for many car buyers today, Acura takes its game up a notch by providing Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity standard.

When combined with Acura’s award winning concert hall audio options, and available wide-screen drop down rear row entertainment, no other premium brand offering available in the 3-row SUV segment tops Acura MDX in standard or optional safety and entertainment features; and then there’s the premium leather and wood trimmed interior. Read our latest Acura MDX drive review here.

2018 Acura MDX available in Basque, and San Marino Red

Visually, 2018 Acura MDX remains unchanged for the new year with the exception of two “sporty” colors, Basque Red, and San Marino Red, subject to trim level and trim package selection. As in 2017, MDX remains powered by the mechanically bulletproof 290 horsepower/267 lb-ft torque 3.5 L SOHC fuel injected aluminum block and heads V6. Available in FWD, (front wheel drive) SH-AWD, (super handling all-wheel-drive) and the exciting Acura MDX Sport Hybrid. Acura’s most powerful SUV borrows some tech from NSX supercar.

Acura holds 2018 MDX beginning MSRP price increase to $150

With that said, 2018 Acura MDX remains an outstanding SUV lease or purchase value. For available trim levels , MSRP, and rated fuel economy, read on.

Photo Attributes Acura 2017