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Acura MDX
2023 Acura MDX
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$54,250
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2023 Ford Explorer Hybrid
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
3.3L V6 Hybrid
3.0L Turbo V6 (Optional)
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
3.3L V6 Hybrid
3.0L Turbo V6 (Optional)
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6200 rpm
318 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
322 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,297 lbs
4,969 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
5,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
26 MPG
City
19 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 Tons/yr
6.8 (2022) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
351.5 miles
450 miles
Cruising Range Highway
481 miles
468 miles

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
N/A
1.5 kWh

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.4 in
198.8 in
Height
67.1 in
70.2 in
Max Width
78.7 in
78.9 in
Front Width
67.7 in
66.9 in
Rear Width
67.7 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
113.8 in
119.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
6 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
43 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
61.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.3 in
59.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
39 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
40.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
60.3 in
61.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
59.1 in
Third Row Leg Room
29 in
32.2 in
Third Row Headroom
36.2 in
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
55.1 in
54.6 in
Third Row Hip Room
40.6 in
40.9 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
95 ft³
87.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
48.4 ft³
47.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.1 ft³
18.2 ft³

Cargo Box Dimensions

Box Width (Wheelhousings)
N/A
48.1 in
Box Height (Area)
N/A
32.8 in

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40.5 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 9"
21" x 9"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 9"
21" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/50HR20
P275/45WR21
Rear Tire
P255/50HR20
P275/45WR21
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Liquid Carbon Metallic
  • Liquid Carbon Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Phantom Violet Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Diamond Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Stone Blue Metallic
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Perforated Premium Milano Leather Trimmed Seats
  • Espresso, Perforated Premium Milano Leather Trimmed Seats
  • Graystone, Perforated Premium Milano Leather Trimmed Seats
  • Parchment, Perforated Premium Milano Leather Trimmed Seats
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
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