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2023 Acura MDX

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Acura MDX highlights

Customer reviews

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RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

19 city, 25 highway, 21 combined

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All Acura MDX years

New for 2023

  • The SH-AWD, SH-AWD Advance, SH-AWD Technology, and Technology trims have been discontinued for 2023.
  • MDX trims have been upgraded with Quad Seats as standard equipment this year.
  • The Base trim now comes with Heated Steering Wheel and 4WD/AWD as standard equipment.
  • The SH-AWD Type S trim now comes with Heated Steering Wheel as standard equipment.

Explore Acura MDX details

Base 4WD/AWD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Cruise Control
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear View Camera
  • Running Boards
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Third Row Seat
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Remote Start
  • Third Row Seat
  • Tow Hitch

Drive type


Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type


Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 41.6"/M 38.5"/R 29"

Head room

F 38.5"/M 38.1"/R 36.2"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

500/5000 lbs.



Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

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RepairPal reliability rating


RepairPal gave the Acura MDX an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Acura MDX 8th out of 23 among Luxury Midsize SUVs.


RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Acura MDX is $468, compared to an average of $636 for Luxury Midsize SUVs and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.


According to RepairPal, Acura MDX owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.3 times per year, compared to an average of 1.5 times for Luxury Midsize SUVs and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.


RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 7% for the Acura MDX, compared to an average of 10% for Luxury Midsize SUVs and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

2023 Acura MDX trims


  • 290-hp, 267-lb-ft of torque 3.5L
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Sunroofs
  • Cruise Control
  • Third Row Seat
  • Power Mirrors
  • Traction Control
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
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SH-AWD Type S:

  • Includes all features available on the Base
  • 355-hp, 354-lb-ft of torque 3.0L
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • A/C Seats
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Side Airbags
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Rear Defroster

SH-AWD A-Spec:

SH-AWD Type S Advance:

  • Includes all features available on the SH-AWD A-Spec
  • Seat Massagers
  • Leather Seats
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display

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