The 2015 Acura MDX is a mid-size luxury SUV that seats seven. It is offered in a well-equipped trim level with progressive. The 2015 Acura MDX standard features include the 18-inch wheels, automatic LED headlamps, heated side mirrors, a power liftgate, a sunroof, rear privacy glass, keyless ignition and entry, heated eight-way power front seats, driver memory settings, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, leather upholstery, tri-zone automatic climate control and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Electronic features include dual console shows, a multi-angle rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, an eight-speaker sound system with CD player, iPod / USB interface, Pandora and Aha compatibility and satellite radio.
The 2015 Acura MDX Technology package adds a navigation system, voice control, AcuraLink and 10 speaker Acura / ELS surround-sound audio system with HD radio. Also included in this package are 19-inch alloy wheels, rain-sensing windshield wipers; LED puddle lights; Rear door keyless entry; GPS-linked, solar-sensing climate control, and a trio of safety: Lane Departure, blind-spot and forward collision warning.
The 2015 Acura MDX Technology and Entertainment package adds a 110-volt outlet, heated rear seats, rear door window sunshades and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system with a 9-inch screen and an additional speakers. The 2015 Acura MDX Advance and Entertainment Package builds on the above features with roof rails; front and rear parking sensors; Remote engine start; auto-dimming side mirrors; Updated leather trim; ventilated front seats; a frontal collision mitigation system; Lane assist; adaptive cruise control; an eight-way power front passenger seat and improved rear-seat entertainment system with a 16.2-inch screen, two additional speakers and an HDMI input.
2015 Acura MDX Interior
The 2015 Acura MDXThe interior is driver-focused, with a pleasantly thick, leather steering wheel and easy-to-read gauges. Material quality is high, and the center console has a simple, clean layout and dual monitors anchored. Overall, the cabin is a comfortable and luxurious place to spend time. 2015 Acura MDX with the navigation system is easy and intuitive as Acura, you can look up destinations with the central control knob, a 7-inch touch screen interface or an advanced voice recognition system. Unfortunately, neither screen has the crisp graphics we come to expect in this class, and some of the basic functions require multiple relapses virtual touchscreen buttons that can be bothersome. A relatively small radio presets is another disappointment.
2015 Acura MDX second row seat slides forward and back, with an adjustment range of 5.9 inches, for added flexibility. Rear legroom is quite generous. The front seats are comfortable, if compared to other models in this segment only basic settings they provide. The third row is best suited for children, but adults should be OK back there for short distances. With 15.8 cubic meters of space behind the third row, the 2015 Acura MDX Trails his greater competition in the cargo space when all three rows are in use. If you fold the second and third row, cargo capacity, however, is quite generous, with 90.9 cubic meters of space for luggage and items available.
2015 Acura MDX Engine
The 2015 Acura MDX is supplied power from a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard and all-wheel drive is available as an option. In tests, accelerated an 2015 Acura MDX SH-AWD from zero to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds, which is a bit faster than the average time for this class of vehicle. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 23 mpg with front-wheel drive combined (20 city / 28 highway), while the AWD version rates 21 mpg combined (18/27). Is properly equipped, the MDX can tow up to 5000 pounds.
2015 Acura MDX Safety
Standard safety equipment for the 2015 Acura MDX includes antilock disc brakes, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, a driver knee airbag, active front head restraints and traction and stability control. In our test system, the 2015 Acura MDX requires 125 feet to stop from 60 mph. This performance is not as good as others in its class. A rearview camera is also standard and AWD models are equipped with a stabilization function for towing.
Optional safety features include Lane Departure and blind-spot warning systems. A forward-collision warning system is also available, and it works by warning the driver of a potential collision with auditory and visual warnings. The 2015 Acura MDX is also equipped with collision mitigation braking, which automatically brakes to prevent or mitigate offered an impending collision. A lane assist is available, and it provides automatic steering support to keep the 2015 Acura MDX in the track.
In government crash tests, the 2015 Acura MDX achieved a top five-star overall rating (out of five), with five stars for overall frontal crash safety, and overall side-impact safety. The MDX aced his Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests. It earned the highest rating for his performance in the medium and small overlap overlap frontal offset impact tests. He also received a good rating in the side impact, roof-strength and anti-skid tests. Optional frontal collision mitigation system of the 2015 Acura MDX has a doctorate second best “Advanced” rating.