The 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid is one of the variants of the all-new 2017 MDX powertrain, which will be released for short-time buyers for the next model year. Although most of its interior and exterior features are almost identical to those of its non-hybrid counterparts, it differs in terms of powertrain and some optional packages designed exclusively for this model. The SUV was unveiled along with its non-hybrid colleagues at the 2016 Intercontinental Auto Show held in New York City.
2017 Acura MDX Exterior
The new 2017 Acura MDX will weigh considerably less than the outgoing model due to the use of aluminum, high performance steel and carbon fiber in the construction of its front body.At the Acura MDX 2017 will feature a New wider bumper that has been integrated With two large air inlets. At the front, the SUV features a 3-D chrome grille design with the car manufacturer’s logo in the center. The grille is flanked by new LED headlights and fog lights. The front also features new rain sensors. At the rear, the SUV features a new bumper and a redesigned exhaust tip. The SUV will ride on the 19-inch alloy wheels that have been integrated with an improved suspension to help in different terrain. Overall, the body has been twisted to provide more aerodynamics.
2017 Acura MDX Interior
The specifications of the interior are still a mystery, but we do not expect significant changes in the design of the current model. The black cabin trim is ready to continue. The cabin will accommodate 7 adult passengers comfortably distributed on its three-row arrangement of seats. The seats are upholstered in leather. The leather trim continues into the rest of the cabin. Genuine wood trim is also featured. The driver’s seat is heated and is also adjustable in power. The vehicle will also feature a larger touch screen that will be integrated with an improved infotainment system. For the entertainment, the vehicle will have a sound system of quality. The cockpit will be cleaner with fewer switches and buttons. The vehicle will also have a new telescopic steering wheel, a navigation system and air conditioning.
Connectivity features such as Bluetooth, USB ports and Smartphone integration will also make to the cabin. Safety is also supported with features such as parking sensors, traction control and improved airbags as standard. Other safety features are available as an option.
Under the hood of this 2017 Acura MDX there will be a 3.5L V6 unit that will deliver 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. This engine must be coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission and be available in two or four-wheel drive. This engine must also have a relatively high energy efficiency, the expected rates being; 20 mpg while driving in town, 20 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg while combined. The engine will have the ability to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in seven points five seconds.
2017 Acura MDX – Price and Release Date
The 2018 Acura MDX will be available for sale in the middle of 2016 and the expected base price will be about $ 48, 000.