2018 Acura MDX Release Date, Price, Hybrid — During 2017 we can expect a launch of the brand new crossover from Acura. SUV segment is growing, and Honda’s branch is offering luxurious vehicles. Although 2018 Acura MDX is going to be redesigned, a new generation of the vehicle will come after 2020. Nevertheless, interesting changes are applied, bringing the more aggressive exterior appearance, and more comfortable and modern interior of the cabin. On the other side, under the hood, same powerplants should be installed, so crossover gets similar outputs. But, modernization in body structure could lower overall weight, so weight drop could lead to better mpg rate for the new model.

2018 Acura MDX Release Date

2018 Acura MDX Release Date

2018 Acura MDX Redesign

Except for the larger use of the lightweight materials for body structure, such as aluminum and carbon fiber, 2018 Acura MDX will get some more cosmetic changes. Bolder styling and new grille refresh the look. overall dimensions are the same, and appearance is not changed radically. Bumpers and taillights are new, and new MDX looks very powerful and dominant. Full-size SUV gets updates in its infotainment part. New apps are added, and comfort is boosted. Use of the elegant materials improves this impression, while you don’t have to worry about safety since all features are upgraded.

2018 Acura MDX Engine

The current engine lineup will continue to give power to the new model of MDX crossover. Only one powertrain was available for the current model, and it is 3.5-l V6. The 2018 Acura MDX can make around 300 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. This is delivered through 6-speed automatic transmission mated to an earth Dreams engine. Power is distributed to front wheels, but crossover will be offered with Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). Combined mileage is 20 mpg for default drive, while SH-AWD gives 21 miles.

Since there is enough time for upgrades, all these numbers could be improved. It is not announced yet, but we expect 2018 Acura MDX during 2017, although part of the year is unknown. The Same story is with price, which should be modified comparing to current vehicle.

2018 Acura MDX Release Date

Acura MDX 2018 will be on sale until the end of 2017. Since the model is not expected significant changes, in the market will do without the official presentations.

2018 Acura MDX Price

The pricing for the 2018 model year Acura MDX won’t change. The basic trim level car will start at the same price tag as now, from around $44,000.

2018 Acura MDX Pictures.

2018 Acura MDX Pictures.

2018 Acura MDX Hybrid

The car will feature a unique hybrid powertrain firstly debuted on NSX sportscar. It features internal combustion engine, and three electric motors — one on the front and two on the rear axle. ICE is a 3.0L V6 have cylinder deactivation feature, producing 257 HP. The total powertrain output is 325 HP. It is more than enough for an SUV, and thanks to the innovative hybrid layout, EPA fuel efficiency rating is 25 mpg in city and 26 mpg on a highway, which is pretty impressive. However, the car is unable to drive using EV-mode.