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Acura Announces Pricing for New 2004 MDX Luxury SUV Torrance, Calif. - 9/22/2003

The 2004 MDX luxury SUV, which goes on sale today at Acura dealers nationwide, will be priced at $36,400. The MDX with Touring Package, which adds a roof rack, premium Acura/Bose sound system and other additional features, will be priced at $39,000. The MDX with Touring Package comes with two available factory options: the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition' priced at $2,200 and the Acura DVD Entertainment System priced at $1,500. Despite numerous improvements, 2004 MDX prices reflect a modest 1.8 percent increase, or $700, compared to last year based on a sales-weighted average.

The 2004 MDX delivers V-8-like performance with a new dual exhaust system adding five extra horsepower for a total output of 265 horsepower. Styling enhancements include a redesigned front fascia with a more integrated chin spoiler, the addition of satin chrome finish trim front and rear, and a sportier taillight assembly. Two new exterior colors, Aspen Pearl White and Burnished Bronze Metallic join the MDX palette for 2004. Already equipped with several cutting-edge safety systems, the 2004 MDX receives a new Side Curtain Airbag system that helps to protect occupants in all three rows, and a direct Tire Pressure Monitoring System that alerts the driver when tire pressure drops significantly below recommended levels.

Enhancements for 2004 Acura MDX

  • Output increased to 265 horsepower at 5800 rpm
  • Torque increased to 253 lb-ft between 3500 and 5000 rpm
  • Side curtain airbags with rollover sensors
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Redesigned front fascia
  • Integrated chin spoiler
  • Dual exhaust
  • Satin chrome finish front and rear trim
  • Redesigned taillights
  • New projector-type headlights
  • Acoustic windshield glass
  • New colors: Aspen Pearl White, Burnished Bronze Metallic
  • New wheel design (Touring Package)
  • Power lumbar support on driver's seat (Touring Package)
  • Brushed metal-look instrument panel trim
  • Enhanced Acura/Bose" Music System (Touring Package)
  • Ambient foot lights and welcome illumination
  • Enhanced functionality of second row seat (40 percent slide increase)
  • Enhanced leather seat material and inserts