ICYMI: 2017 Acura MDX Hybrid Debut

May 25th, 2016 by

If you’re behind on the latest Acura updates and news, John Eagle Acura is happy to bring you up to speed! If you didn’t see the details about the 2017 Acura MDX Hybrid Debut at the New York Auto Show, you’re in for a treat today! John Eagle Acura is highlighting all of the details about this revamped hybrid SUV that will have you counting the days until it is released.

One of the first things you’ll notice about the 2017 Acura MDX is the redesigned front grille also known as the “diamond pentagon” that was featured in the Precision Concept. The new grille design is more integrated into the hood and front end, and the LED headlights resemble jeweled eyes.

2017 Acura MDX Hybrid

The new Acura MDX will still feature a 3.5-liter direct injected V6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and 267 lb.-ft. of torque. Drivers have the option to choose the Super-Handling All Wheel Drive on the base model SUV but this feature comes standard on the MDX Sport Hybrid.

The MDX Sport Hybrid offers a more powerful punch with 325 horsepower with its 3.0-liter SOHC V6 engine with variable cylinder management and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The MDX Sport Hybrid boasts an EPA estimated 25 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway and 26 mpg combined*, which will come in handy if you’re anticipating a summer full of road trips.

You can’t overlook the new technology features that include:

  • Automatic high beams
  • Electric parking brake
  • Automatic brake hold
  • Sirius satellite radio
  • 2 USB ports to keep your devices charged

AcuraWatch comes standard and includes a variety of innovative safety features like collision mitigation braking system with automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise, forward collision warning, lane keeping and more.

The 2017 Acura MDX is set to go on sale this summer and the Acura MDX Sport Hybrid will be available later this year. Can you picture yourself cruising around town in a new Acura MDX? Stay tuned to John Eagle Acura to order your next luxury SUV!

* Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.

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