2018 Acura MDX Expands lineup with Sport Hybrid Model

The 2018 Acura MDX finally deliver’s on what the popular SUV needed the past few years, exclusive high-class style trims across a broad model range. The 2018 lineup includes a MDX Sport Hybrid Super Handling-All Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) model featuring the same cool powertrain enhancement as the NSX and the RLX Sport Hybrid, the innovative three-motor Sport Hybrid powertrain with electric torque vectoring.

The lineup is rounded out with the MDX with FWD or SH-AWD and available Advanced, Technology, and Entertainment Packages.

2018 Acura MDX
2018 Acura MDX

The new MDX offers a more aerodynamically enhanced exterior design tricked-out with available with new bold colors like Basque Red and sporty San Marino Red on Advance trims. The Advance Package offers genuine wood interior trim, a heated steering wheel and a Surround-View Camera System with six selectable viewing angles.

Advanced models can also be equipped with two second-row captain’s chairs and a center console with two additional USB ports for third-row passengers. Familiar tech like the keyless entry and push button start are now standard on some trims along with Bi-Directional Keyless Remote Engine Start, power folding side mirrors and HD Traffic available with the Technology Package.

2018 Acura MDX with Technology Package
2018 Acura MDX with Technology Package

The more stylish leather-clad interior of the 2018 MDX offers a redesigned dual-screen user interface with 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™ and more intuitive menus.

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A new ultra-widescreen Rear Entertainment System is also available with the Advance Entertainment Package.

2018 Acura MDX Rear Seat Entertainment System
2018 Acura MDX Rear Seat Entertainment System

The 2018 Acura MDX features a 3.5-liter direct-injected i-VTEC® V6 engine with 290 horsepower and 267 lb.-ft. of torque. The MDX with front-wheel drive and Idle Stop (included with Advance package) has a 23 mpg combined EPA (20 mpg city/27 highway). While the MDX with SH-AWD and Idle Stop boasts a 22 mpg combined EPA (19 mpg city/26 highway).

The 2018 Acura MDX offers the AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies as standard equipment, which includes Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow and Road Departure Mitigation (RDM).

The 2018 Acura MDX earned a 5-Star NCAP overall vehicle score from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and is expected to earn a TOP SAFETY PICK rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The 2018 Acura MDX is on sale now at a base MSRP of $44,200.