2018 Acura MDX gives high expectation in last year after the company announced the production. However, this car seems get a lot of struggle in marketing. Regarding from this view, there are several things that is worth for us to know. This car is a SUV car type that can load round 7 seats passengers. Just like the last model, this new generation will come with totally different design and upgraded machine system, the safety system also added with various systems to protect the driver form any collision.
2018 MDX Redesign
The body look of this SUV crossover car will be fresher than before. There will be several parts that come with new style. The improving style is seen by 18’ inches wheel with chrome material, more obvious is the front design that looks enchanted with an inverted pentagonal griller with a large size. The logo looks blink and shine. The exterior look becomes brighter with new Jewel Eye LED lights applied in the headlights, tail lights, and fog lamps. The 2018 MDX redesign does not stop there.
The design is made for family purpose. Thus all the rows are made to give a certain comfortable for the passengers including children and adults. The comfortable concept is applied really well including the seats arrangement. The passenger in the third row can change it a little forward by only one button. In other side there are several items that entertain the car and keep the car safe from any damage and robbing like the automatic locking key, clear navigation system, and optional technology package and advance.
2018 MDX Specification
2018 Acura will use the same engine system that has been applied in the previous series. In this model we will get two different car models which are the standard one with gas and the hybrid one with electric hybrid model. However, even though the machine seems remains the same but the transmission will be upgraded. The conventional type car will bring 3.5 liter with V6 system. This powertrain can be loaded up to 290 horsepower and the torque reaches 267 lb-ft.
Meanwhile the transmission will use 9-speed with automatic system transmission. This car will no longer use the 6-speed transmission type and changes it to the latest one. It will use the standard one that is front wheel drive. Of course for several models, we can add other features like SH-AWD but it will spend more cost. Acura MDX will show the real performance of total fuel efficiency with efficient fuel combustion and maximum performance including powerful speed and better handling drive.
In other side, 2018 MDX hybrid will use 3.0 liter with V6 engine system and 7-speed dual clutch with automatic transmission. This will be a sport hybrid that use three electric motors in the built-in battery pack. This hybrid type is also all-wheel drive vehicle with rear electronics motor. This car will show improvement especially in the mpg rating. The rating may show more fuel economy which may reach at 20 mpg in the city, 27 mpg in the highway, and 23 mpg when it combines. Even though this seems highly anticipated but Honda has not mentioned anything yet about the price and the official releasing date for 2018 MDX.