2020 Acura MDX Redesign, Release Date, Hybrid

If you`re looking for the SUV that gives very high safety ratings and is very spacious you will like the upcoming 2020 Acura MDX model. The new Acura is the SUV that provides 3 rows of seating and is able to accumulate seven passengers.

Also, this model will be available with two engine options and one of them is the hybrid one. Interior as the exterior is also modified and now MDX model offers luxurious cabin and great exterior look.

2020 Acura MDX

2020 Acura MDX will get a minimalistic facelift

The newest model 2020 Acura MDX comes with a minimalistic facelift. The last year version is restyled and it gets attractive diamond-pentagon grille, as well as a new hood. This year model will add advanced front fenders and more attractive headlights. However, just small improvements added to this SUV gives a broader appeal.

The same sporty dual-exhaust system can be also seen in this version and it looks very stylish. The standard trim will be offered with an 18-inch wheel while higher trims can be chosen with a bigger and more attractive 20-inch wheel. Furthermore, the manufacturer will also offer the SH-AWD version that will give this SUV Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system. This system provides better handling and it will improve fuel economy.

2020 Acura MDX interior

2020 Acura MDX provides impressive cargo volume

The interior of the upcoming 2020 Acura MDX is very attractive and it will provide a spacious cabin with impressive cargo volume. As we already said, this model is the three-row SUV that is able to accumulate seven passengers. Behind the third row 2020 Acura MDX will offer 15.3 cubic feet of space. In the same segment rival Volvo XC90 provide the same numbers. The standard version comes with the popular AcuraWatch suit that will bring much safety to this model. It also offers semi-autonomous driving features, tri-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, power-operated and heated front seats, power moonroof and a power tailgate.

When it comes to the tech inside, the Acura MDX is available with an 8-speaker AM/FM/CD system, plenty of USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity. It also features the newest and updated Siri Eyes Free compatibility for iPhone users as well as Android.

The Sport Hybrid model will be offered with two packages. The first one is a Technology package that includes navigation, a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert, remote engine start, Siri Eyes Free and the 20-inch wheels. The next one is Advance package that will add 2nd-row captain’s chairs, better leather, heated and ventilated front seats, 360 view camera and parking sensors at the front and rear.

Safety features

The previous Acura MDX earned a five-star rating from NHTSA. We also expect the same results as the newest model. The Volvo XC 90 model is the safest car on the world and the Acura MDX provides almost the same results from testing. The safety on the base model includes features like rearview camera, lane-keep assist, road-departure mitigation, automatic emergency braking, and traction- and stability-control systems.

2020 Acura MDX rear view

2020 Acura MDX under the hood

The 2020 Acura MDX is the SUV that will keep all good stuff from the previous version. In this case, the model will come with the same two options as the previous model. However, this two engines will get some better performance and the fuel economy is better on both. The first engine that will power this SUV is a 3.5-liter V6 engine making around 300 horsepower at 270 lb-ft of torque. This model will be offered with a front-wheel-drive system and also as optional with an Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel drive.

As for the transmission, the upcoming model will keep the same 9-speed automatic transmission, and Advance variant include the idle start/stop system. This system will improve fuel economy. It gives at the city/highway fuel economy of 20/28 mpg for the model with an FWD system, 20/27 mpg for the FWD w/auto idle stop, 18/26 mpg (AWD) and 19/26 mpg for the AWD w/auto idle stop system.

2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid model

The model that will be more equipped is the Sports hybrid model. This model has under the hood 3.0-liter V6 combined with an electric motor. It also comes with the 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. However, at the rear of, this model, there are two electric motors, one for each rear wheel. This combination will be able to deliver 325 combined horsepower at 295 lb-ft torque. As for the fuel consumption, the 2020 Acura MDX sport hybrid will give EPA city/highway fuel economy of 26/27 mpg.

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2020 Acura MDX release date and price

The release date of the 2020 Acura MDX is set for the end of 2019. Furthermore, the price will be almost the same as the predecessor $45,000. With this price, the buyers will also get a destination charge. If one need all-wheel-drive system it will cost additional $2,000. Also, the fully loaded MDX can easily pass $60,000. The main competitors to this model will be Infiniti QX60, Volvo XC90, Audi Q7, BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE.

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