High demand for the Acura MDX SUV model has caused the opening of a new production facility. The Honda company, which owns the Acura brand, has invested significant funds in the East Liberty plant in Ohio. 2017 Acura MDX will be manufactured at the production unit, which produces the Acura RDX, Honda CR-V and Honda Crosstour models. Nevertheless, the 2017 Acura MDX will continue to be produced at a plant in Alabama. That factory produces the MDX model with Honda Pilot, Honda Ridgeline and Honda Odyssey models.
2017 Acura MDX will not be the representative of a new generation of models. It will be a representative of the third generation, while the fourth generation is expected around 2020. 2017 Acura MDX will not bring anything revolutionary. The vehicle went through a process of redesign in 2014, but now are possible minor cosmetic improvement and beautification. The biggest changes are expected in the field of improving systems and functions, which are available with a new generation Honda Pilot models.
The biggest changes that will suffer the 2017 Acura MDX are related to the structure of the vehicle. The use of light and modern materials for vehicle construction will reduce the overall weight of the vehicle. So 2017 MDX will possess greater amounts of aluminum in construction.
2017 Acura MDX – Specs
The current model runs 3.5-liter V6 engines designed by Dream Earth technology. The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and FWD or AWD. The output power is 290 horsepower with 267 lb.-ft. of torque. A version with FWD has an average fuel consumption of 20 city/28 hwy/23 combined mpg. While AWD model has EPA ratings of 18 city/27 hwy/21 combined mpg. Taking into account that the 2017 Acura MDX seven-seater full-size SUV model, these new fuel economy is quite satisfactory. This engine will be offered in the 2017 model, but the reduction of vehicle weight will decrease the fuel consumption.
With this engine, many people would like the company to offer even an option. 2017 Acura MDX with the new engine with high fuel economy, and all the luxury that is offered, it would be real refreshment.
The exterior design of the vehicle will go through a minimum change. They will mostly be cosmetic in nature. 2017 MDX will keep new Jewel Eye technology in light units, as well as the design of the radiator grille and rear of the vehicle. The biggest changes are expected in the interior design. This luxury seven-seater SUV will get updated interior features and equipment.
Price of 2017 Acura MDX
The price at which the current model is available is in the range of $ 42,000 to $ 57,000. The price is determined by the level of equipment and operating system version. Price for the 2017 Acura MDX would to depart from the current price model. Certain variations in price are possible if the company offer version with the new engine. Also, changes in price are possible due to changes in exchange rates, or other changes in the stock market, but it is not a topic that we were going to deal with.