2016 Acura MDX 3.5L

February 20th, 2016 · Comments Closed · Acura

The 2016 Acura MDX 3.5L gets a standard nine-speed automatic transmission with varied button gears, an optional package of security technology called AcuraWatch Plus and a revised all-wheel-drive system that Acura says is lighter and more responsive. Other changes include a standard frameless rearview mirror, Siri eyes-free voice control for compatible Apple devices, a driver easy entry seat and engine stop-start.

2016 Acura MDX 3.5L Overview

Copper flocked to the reasonably priced Acura MDX 2016 for years because of its strong resale value and reputation for reliability. 2016 MDX boasts numerous upgrades, including a standard nine-speed automatic transmission and offers a widely available AcuraWatch Plus bundle that cutting-edge safety technology. Add rewarding driving dynamics the MDX’s to the mix and you’re looking for one of the best picks for a three-row luxury crossover SUV this year.

2016 Acura MDX 3.5L Technology Entertainment and Acurawatch

2016 Acura MDX 3.5L Technology Entertainment and Acurawatch

Notably, the AcuraWatch Plus package is not entirely new, although it does not mark the debut of both rear cross-traffic alerts and a camera based web conservation help system Acura calls “Road departure mitigation.” Many of its features offered on the 2015 MDX, too, including lane departure and blind-spot warning systems, adaptive cruise control and collision mitigation system with automatic braking. In order to get them, but you had to specify the top-of-the-line Advance package, while AcuraWatch Plus is available on the occupation. This means that the safety-minded consumers can save a hefty chunk of change for 2016 by specifying AcuraWatch Plus cheaper MDX models.

2016 Acura MDX 3.5L Engine

On the road, the 2016 Acura MDX remains one of the more satisfying three row to row crossovers, with a quiet interior at highway speed and surprising athleticism when driving turns (especially with all-wheel drive). The standard 3.5-liter V6 engine is not the strong low-rpm torque of some turbo rivals, but the wind a little and you will find that the MDX is still one of the quicker cars out there.

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