What is the 2020 Acura MDX Towing Capacity?

November 22nd, 2019 by

2020 MDX grille
When shopping for a luxury SUV in the Katy and Spring area, you may think that you’ll need to compromise style over strength. However, thanks to the 2020 Acura MDX towing capacity, you can get the best of both worlds. This outstanding feat of power also comes with additional technology and safety features for even more support. Take a closer look to see how you can get the job done with the Acura MDX towing capacity from the automotive professionals at John Eagle Acura!

How Much Can a 2020 Acura MDX Tow?

So, how much can an Acura MDX tow? When you opt for an Acura MDX with standard front-wheel drive you can take advantage of its towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Drivers can also elect for the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD) option available in the A-Spec® Package trim and other higher packages to achieve a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

2020 MDX Performance Specs

The Acura MDX towing strength is powered by its standard 3.5L V6 engine with direct injection and a nine-speed automatic transmission with sequential sportshift paddle shifters found under the hood that generates 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. You can even adjust the performance of your MDX to your liking thanks to an integrated dynamics system that features Comfort, Normal, or Sport driving modes.
2020 MDX on a desert road

2020 MDX Technology Features


To ensure a seamless towing job every time, you can make use of such technology features like Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA) with traction control and motion adaptive steering behind the wheel of the MDX. This enables drivers to have more support and stability when making use of the MDX towing capacity and can even monitor the following:

  • Throttle position
  • Lateral G-force
  • Vehicle speed
  • Steering angle
  • Individual wheel speeds
  • Vehicle yaw rate

2020 MDX Safety Features

The MDX safety features also complement its technology features to deliver a truly well-rounded ride. You’ll find the standard AcuraWatch™ safety suite within the MDX comes with a range of safety and driver-assist features to keep you protected on the road. The AcuraWatch™ safety suite comes with the following:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Hill Start Assist
  • ABS with Electronic Brake Distribution and Brake Assist
  • Multi-view rear camera with dynamic guidelines

Take the Acura MDX for a Test Drive at John Eagle Acura

Once you’ve read about the Acura MDX towing capacity, you can learn more about the MDX interior featuresMDX PMC Edition, and more when you make your way over to John Eagle Acura and experience this impressive Acura SUV in person. Be sure to check out our inventory of new and pre-owned Acura MDX models for sale to see what suits your budget and driving needs. Contact us today for more information and to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Sugarland!

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