Acura MDX 2017 – The first SUV in replacement of 4X4 SLX
Acura MDX 2017 is a model SUV produced by Acura, the luxury division of Japanese automaker Honda. The Acura MDX 2017 is the first SUV by the automaker Acura to replace the 4X4 SLX that disappeared in 1999. With the MDX, Acura achieved a notable entry in the luxury SUV segment, Increase its sales in the North American market.
Appearing at the end of 2000, the first MDX surfer on the success of its main competitor, the Lexus RX first name. Unlike most other Acura, the MDX is not a Honda rebadged because it does not borrow its base to another model and enjoys a style of its own. In 2003, a slight restyling was carried out and it is under the hood that there is the big change: an increase in power. The same year, the Acura MDX is now sold in Japan under the Honda brand.
The 2nd-generation of MDX appeared in 2006. Slightly longer and wider than its predecessor, it adopts a design much more complete than that of the first generation. It is now covered with chrome strips around the windows and door handles in 2010. The Acura MDX was restyled at the end of 2009.
The 3rd-generation version of the Acura MDX was presented at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2013. The production of the vehicle started in May 2013, the sale started in June 2013. The almost identical third generation of the Honda Pilot was introduced in 2015.
The Acura MDX 2017 SUV body has lightweight materials of more than 55% in its structure, resulting in a weight of 275 lb. (124.7 kg) weight reduction from the previous model. The elegant and stylish aerodynamic body measures 4197 mm (193.6 inches) in length, 1961 mm (77.2 inches) in width and 1717 mm (67.6 inches). The Acura MDX 2017 model features a luxurious and versatile interior with a third row of improvised seats due to access to larger door openings and Walk-In One-Touch technology that folds automatically onto the second seats Row with a simple touch of a button.
The power of the Acura MDX 2017 model heated seats, plenty of storage space, premium leather, remote start and self-linked air conditioning seats are part of the interior features available. The MDX was awarded 5-star crash-testing, thanks to the protection of the advanced compatibility body structure, the 4-wheel ABS with EBD and airbags, as well as the Forward Collision Warning available and the Lane warning departure system.