Plush Meets Practical

The 2020 MDX offers powerful engines, smart technology, and luxurious amenities. It’s the best luxury SUV for those who want utility and comfort.

Shown: MDX with A-Spec® Package in Performance Red Pearl

POWERTRAINS

3.0L
Engine
321
Horsepower66
Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD®
26
MPG Rating City
27
MPG Rating HWY
27
MPG Rating Combined38
Highlights
  • Innovative Sport Hybrid 3-Motor System
  • 7-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission with Paddle Shifters
  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™
3.5L
Engine
290
Horsepower81
SH-AWD®
19
MPG Rating City
26
MPG Rating HWY
22
MPG Rating Combined38
Highlights
  • Intelligent Variable Valve Timing
    and Lift Electronic Control (i-VTEC®)
  • 9-Speed AT with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters
  • 5,000 lb. Towing Capacity*
  • Idle Stop
3.5L
Engine
290
Horsepower81
FWD
20
MPG Rating City
27
MPG Rating HWY
23
MPG Rating Combined38
Highlights
  • Intelligent Variable Valve Timing
    and Lift Electronic Control (i-VTEC®)
  • 9-Speed AT with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters
  • 3,500 lb. Towing Capacity*
  • Idle Stop

PRECISION HANDLING

All Power, No Compromise

MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Powertrain

MDX features our innovative three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® powertrain. In the corners, it’s king, and when it comes to efficiency it rules.

MDX SH-AWD Powertrain

SH-AWD® is continuously active, designed to enhance high-performance dry-road handling while providing the same all-weather advantages of conventional all-wheel drive.

MDX Front-Wheel Drive Powertrain

The front-wheel drive platform offers impressive fuel efficiency38 especially with standard Idle Stop technology, making the MDX an excellent value.

LUXURY DESIGN

Designed Around You

Engineered to look good and feel great, this spacious SUV is ready for you and your passengers.

MDX A-Spec in Platinum White Pearl profile view

Standout Styling

A distinctive look from all angles, with precision-designed black and black chrome accents, an NSX-inspired interior, and unique sculpted front and rear fascia. It’s sleek and sporty, whether you’re coming and going.

MDX Jewel Eye LED Headlights and grille close up

Light the Way

Brighter, whiter and longer-lasting than traditional headlights, Jewel Eye® LED headlights are a smart, elegant component of the MDX. Each lens is precisely aimed to focus the LED beam over a longer and wider surface area, helping you see the road more clearly. Even when they’re not on, the reflective surfaces behind the lenses maintain a bright, jewel-like appearance.

MDX 20 inch Alloy wheel for Advance Package

Bold Moves

Every detail of the MDX is designed to emphasize its performance pedigree, including the distinct look of the available 20-Inch Alloy Wheels.

MDX front row Ebony leather seats

Relax in Refinement

This is quality craftsmanship you can feel. The exclusive styling of the leather seats, center console and door panel details showcases the kind of precision craftsmanship that comes standard in this three row SUV. Natural wood accents complete the experience.

Sunny sky through MDX Power Moonroof

Sky’s the Limit

Bring an open air feeling to your cabin with the touch of a button. The Power Monroof can recess fully or open to a tilt, and automatically reverses if an obstruction is detected. For additional comfort, the tinted glass helps reduce glare and heat.

PREMIUM INTERIOR

Get Into Premium Luxury

High-grade materials, well-crafted comforts, and impeccable details. It’s made for all your plans.

All the Space. Just In Case.

Thanks to one-touch smart-slide access, a choice of bench or captain’s chairs, an independent climate zone and available heated seats, MDX accommodates passengers with ease. Even with a slender exterior, MDX has a comfortable third row and plenty of legroom.

MDX screen showing Acura Navigation System

Premium Navigation

Get to where you’re going with the available Acura Navigation System. This highly intelligent driving companion comes with a high-mounted 8-inch LED screen and driver-centric, friendly, technologies. Find your way easier, using the Voice Recognition System and avoid delays on streets and freeways using AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic with advanced Traffic Rerouting.

MDX center console closeup

Center Console Flexibility

The compact, versatile center console armrest slides back and forth, so you can adjust for comfort. Inside is a small bin for your phone and personal items, and a lower door with a non-skid surface to help you keep your items secure. The door flips up or slides back to reveal a large storage bin that allows you to charge and store electronics and connect to the sound system.

MDX top view showing different climate zones

Comfort is Key

To help everyone on board find their comfort zone, the MDX has three fully adjustable climate zones. Add the Technology Package and temperatures can automatically adjust depending on the angle of the sun’s rays. For added comfort, the available heated steering wheel warms up with the push of a button.

MDX Espresso seat detail

Two-Person Seat Memory

Luxury is in the details. When you approach your MDX with your personal key fob, the driver’s seat will adjust to your selected settings. So even if you change drivers, the seat will adjust to each driver’s preference. And both front seats of the MDX feature pronounced side bolsters that provide lateral support for cornering and plenty of comfort for long drives.

MDX cabin command center close up

Command Center 2.0

All systems go. The MDX instrument panel allows you to control and access everything you need, whether you’re the passenger or driver. Shortcuts for audio and climate control are at your fingertips with the On Demand Multi-Use Display™ (ODMD™) touchscreen display.

Makes Room, Makes Sense

No one likes making an extra trip or having to leave the one-of-a-kind find behind. With the flexibility of 60/40 split second-row and 50/50 split third-row seatbacks, MDX adapts to a variety of passenger and cargo combinations. Behind the third row lies over 15 cubic feet46, and you can fold the second-row down for over 90 cubic feet47 of storage.

Audio & Connectivity

Your Entertainment Center

The speakers surround you, and the acoustics are superb. This might become your favorite place to plug in and rock out.

Close up of MDX command center and screen with Apple Car Play

Connectivity Options

Go wireless with Bluetooth®11 streaming audio. Launch Pandora®45 app from your smartphone or tune SiriusXM® Satellite Radio4 to one of 140+ digital channels. With USB7 Audio Interface, your device functions seamlessly across MDX audio interface.

MDX top view showing speaker position

Listen Up

Fill your MDX with impressive surround sound from a digital source of your choice. The available 10-speaker ELS Studio®32 Premium Audio System amps your ride with crisp, studio-quality sound. The Entertainment Package adds one or two (with Advance Package) speakers to enhance rear seat surround sound.

MDX dual screen second row entertainment

Entertainment for All

Transform the second-row into a theater. Complete with sun shades, wireless headphones and compatibility with most electronics like smartphones, HDMI devices and the Xbox One®. An available split screen means those in the back don’t need to agree on what to watch.

Safety & Driver Assist

AcuraWatch™ in Every MDX

The goal is simple, help protect everyone. AcuraWatch is a suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies that helps us realize that vision. That’s why every MDX has AcuraWatch standard.

MDX AcuraWatch

We can’t predict, but we can make a plan. AcuraWatch offers a list of safety and driver assistance systems that come standard in every 2020 Acura MDX. You’ll drive with confidence with technology like Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist System and Road Departure Mitigation.

See more information about AcuraWatch

MDX Blind Spot Information System

Blind Spot Information System

If the MDX detects a vehicle in the next lane’s alert zone while going over 20 MPH, an indicator appears on that side’s windshield pillar. If you signal in the direction of that vehicle, the indicator flashes and a warning beep sounds.20

MDX surround view camera active

Surround-View Camera

Giving drivers the ability to see even more, the Surround View Camera system delivers an unparalleled vantage point while parking. Four cameras ingeniously positioned around the vehicle assist in uncovering blind spots as well as potential obstacles.

MDX Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

Gain awareness of vehicles detected approaching from either side when backing up. Using the Multi-View Rear Camera, sound and arrow indicators will alert you when an approaching vehicle is detected.

MDX in Performance Red Pearl passenger side

AcuraLink®

Enjoy a whole assortment of features with available AcuraLink®70. You can locate your car, or access a live concierge, and also remotely lock and unlock your doors. And in an emergency, location and diagnostic information can be sent and retrieved from the car. While many AcuraLink® features are complimentary, others require a subscription.

MDX ACE body structure

Structurally Sound

The first line of defense in collision safety is in the structure of the car itself. Our Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ body construction is integrated into every Acura model, including the MDX, to help reduce and disperse forces in front crashes.