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Fast Facts: 2003 Acura MDX Torrance, Calif. - 9/23/2003

The Acura MDX demonstrates that luxury, performance and SUV functionality can all exist within an environmentally friendly package. The MDX's meets stringent ULEV-2 emission levels in all 50 states while delivering 260 horsepower from its high output VTEC V-6 engine and advanced Variable Torque Management (VTM-4) electronic 4-wheel-drive system, seating for seven and an EPA fuel economy rating of 17 mpg city and 23 mpg highway. Importantly, it achieves top of its class environmental performance without sacrificing the power or capability needed for SUV activities such as towing, going off-road or driving in extreme weather conditions.

SPECIFICATIONS

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ENGINE

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Engine Type

Aluminum Alloy V-6

Displacement (liters / cc)

3.5 / 3471

Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)

260 @ 5750

Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm)

250 @ 3500

Valve Train

SOHC 24-Valve VTEC

Fuel System

Multi-Point Fuel Injection

Ignition System

Direct Ignition w/ Knock Control

Emissions Ratings (CA / Federal)

ULEV-2 / ULEV-2

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POWERTRAIN

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Type

VTM 4-Wheel Drive

Transmission

5-Speed Automatic

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CHASSIS

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Body Type

Unit Body

Suspension

Independent Strut / Independent Multi-Link with Trailing Arm

Stabilizer Bar (mm, front / rear)

23.0 / 20.0

Steering

Variable Assist, Power Rack-and-Pinion

Brakes

4-Wheel Disc w/ Anti-Lock Braking System

Wheels

17" Alloy

Tires

P235/65 R17

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EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

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Wheelbase (in.)

106.3

Length (in.)

188.5

Height (in.)

68.7

Width (in.)

77.0

Track (in., front / rear)

66.3 / 66.5

Curb Weight (lbs., MT / AT)

4473

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lbs.)

5732

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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

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Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)

14.8 - 81.5

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)

161.5

Seating Capacity

7

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EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES / FUEL CAPACITY

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5-Speed Automatic (City / Highway)

17 / 23

Fuel (gal.)

19.2

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Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)

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MDX

$35,700

MDX Touring Package

$38,300