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In need of a luxurious vehicle that's as utilitarian as it is attractive? The 2022 Acura MDX fits the bill. This seven-passenger midsize SUV can handle whatever is on your schedule, including special date nights, carpooling duties, road trips, or towing a travel trailer to the campsite. Stylish and strong with a 3.5L V6, this SUV is also very versatile with a customizable interior that offers room for lots of cargo.
F 41.6"/M 38.5"/R 29"
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Max towing capacity
At the heart of every 2022 Acura MDX is a 290-hp 3.5L V6 with 267 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped and with AWD, the SUV's V6 can tow an estimated 5,000 lbs.
Enjoy road trips and commutes in peace with the 2022 Acura MDX. With a cabin that features acoustic spray foam insulation, triple-sealed doors, acoustic glass, and noise cancellation technology, any unwanted noises will be hushed inside the MDX. To fill the silence, A-Spec and Advance trims include an ELS Studio® 3D premium audio system that delivers concert-like sound from 16 speakers, including four ultra-slim Highline™ overhead speakers. The audio system also features an external amplifier to deliver optimized sound throughout the cabin, whether you're sitting in the driver's seat or the third row.
The 2022 Acura MDX is outfitted with several comfort features, including dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, and leather upholstery on all trims. A-Spec and lower trims come standard with 12-way power-adjustable front seats with power lumbar support, while the 2022 MDX Advance adds 16-way power adjustments with a power thigh extension and side bolsters for a fully customizable experience. Second-row passengers will also enjoy reclining seats and 38.5 inches of legroom in all 2022 models, as well as manual side sunshades on Technology and higher trims. Standard ambient LED cabin lighting sets the mood, especially during night-time drives.
At the helm of every 2022 Acura MDX's cockpit is a wide 12.3-inch infotainment display with a center-console-mounted True Touchpad Interface™ controller. With the touchpad, you can easily control the standard in-vehicle connectivity features, including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ capabilities, navigation, and the available Wi-Fi hotspot.
The Acura MDX comes very well-equipped with several standard driver-assistance features for your peace of mind. All 2022 trims include automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control. Advance trims also come standard with a 10.5-inch head-up display on 2022 models, which projects the SUV's driving information, navigation, audio and phone information, and more so you never have to take your eyes off the road.
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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.View RepairPal's full rating of the Acura MDX
The 2022 Acura MDX offers four trim levels, which are referred to as packages. The Technology package is one trim level up from the base and includes additional standard features, such as leather upholstery, rear window sunshades, a navigation system, and more.
The 2022 Acura MDX's standard 3.5L V6 produced 290 horsepower.
No, the 2022 Acura MDX does not have turbo. However, a 2022 Acura MDX Type S is expected to be released this model year and will feature a turbocharged V6 with an estimated 355 horsepower.
All 2022 Acura MDX models come with a standard 3.5L V6 with 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque.
Apex Blue Pearl (premium color; requires A-Spec Package)
Fathom Blue Pearl
Liquid Carbon Metallic (premium color)
Lunar Silver Metallic
Majestic Black Pear (premium color)
Performance Red Pear (premium color)
Phantom Violet Pearl (premium color)
Platinum White Pearl (premium color)
The 2022 Acura MDX offers comfortable seating for seven passengers. It comes standard with a versatile second-row three-wide bench with a folding or removable middle seat that provides easy access to the third row or creates a large center console with cupholders and additional storage. The base 2022 Acura MDX interior features sports seats with leatherette upholstery, while Technology and higher models include perforated Milano leather. Inside the 2022 Acura MDX A Spec, Ultrasuede® interior trimming complements the perforated Milano leather upholstery.
The 2022 Acura MDX offers seating for seven and can fit up to three car seats in the second row. This includes LATCH car seats, infant car seats, rear-facing convertible car seats, forward-facing convertible car seats, and booster car seats. Thanks to its exposed LATCH anchors in the second row, the 2022 Acura MDX can make it easier to install car seats. All five second- and third-row seating positions also include tether anchors.
The 2022 Acura MDX has not yet been rated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Click here to look up a specific vehicle.
Anchoring the 2022 Acura MDX is a 3.5L V6 engine (290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque) and a 10-speed automatic transmission. Base and Technology trims come standard with FWD or available AWD and A-Spec and Advance are equipped with standard AWD. Models with FWD and the 3.5L engine return an EPA-estimated combined fuel economy of 22 mpg, while AWD versions achieve an EPA-estimated of 21 mpg combined.
According to EPA estimates, the FWD 2022 Acura MDX's tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions are 411 grams per mile, and the AWD model's tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions are 423 grams per mile. This estimate is based on a brand-new model. Visit fueleconomy.gov for more details.
2007–2013 Acura MDX (Second Generation)
The second-generation MDX was released for the 2007 model year. The exterior was restyled to include a redesigned grille and sharper body lines, as well as a longer wheelbase and wider track. For this generation, the standard engine was upgraded from a 3.5L V6 to a 300-hp 3.7L V6 and was paired to a five-speed automatic transmission. The AWD system was also enhanced to include an active rear differential.
2014–2020 Acura MDX (Third Generation)
The third generation MDX introduced a new platform that increased the SUV's interior room. The cabin was also enhanced with a button-operated sliding second row to improve the MDX's third-row access. The previous 3.7L V6 was replaced with a new 3.5L V6 with 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. Even though the third generation MDX features less horsepower, it weighed 275 lbs less than previous models, which helped the SUV's acceleration abilities.
2022 Acura MDX (Fourth Generation)
The Acura MDX took a hiatus for 2021 and ushered in an all-new fourth generation for its 2022 model year. Enhancements include sleeker exterior styling, an improved interior with more legroom, and new technologies, including a standard 12.3-inch infotainment screen and touchpad controller. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration are also standard in all fourth-generation trims and a full-color head-up display is now available on Advance package models.