Ratings & Reviews

Awards model MDX


Tuned on Germany’s famed Nürburgring track, the 7-passenger SUV is getting rave reviews for its powerful engine and sporty handling.


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Top Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA

Acura solidifies its position as a safety leader and innovator in the luxury segment with the 2016 MDX’s 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Specifically, the MDX earned five stars in the Front Crash and Side Crash tests. The Acura ACE™ body structure design played the primary role in achieving this level of safety. The Multi-View Rear Camera, available Forward Collision Warning system, and Vehicle Stability Assist™ and Lane Departure Warning systems were also taken into account.

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The 2016 MDX joins the rest of the Acura line up to earn a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)* when equipped with AcuraWatch. TSP+ is the highest safety rating designated by IIHS and Acura is the first luxury brand to earn a 2015 TSP+ rating for its entire model line. They also earned a top score of SUPERIOR in its front crash prevention test thanks to the AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver assistive technologies available on all current Acura models.

* IIHS Top Safety Pick+ claim applies to 2016 model year vehicles except TLX where only the 2015 TLX has been tested.


Motor Trend

“The appeal is in the subtlety. For instance, the all-LED headlamp and DRL assemblies are beautiful; you just have to take a close look to fully appreciate them.”

“Inside, the MDX pampers with a cleaner, richer, better-equipped cabin. There's less of the faux wood and more of the soft-touch materials, rich Milano leather seating (upper trims), and satin chrome plated accents.”

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