One of the new models of Acura launching in the upcoming year is the 2017 Acura MDX Hybrid. The new car comes with a new design and a lot of updates. Perfect for car enthusiasts, the car handling has been improved a lot with an addition of a bunch of safety features. A lot of the premium specifications of the previous AcuraWatch are added to this new MDX model. This model has two variations; the standard model and the sports hybrid model.
2017 Acura MDX Hybrid – Immaculate Design:
Let’s first talk about the changes that are most noticeable at first glance. The headlights are of a new shape. With the new shape, they are called the Jewel Eye headlights. Led fog lights are also available. The height of the car has been lowered. The typical ‘shield’ grille has been replaced by diamond pentagon grille, adding a posh look to the car. Touches of chrome have been added here and there in the car design. The aim seems to be to make the car look more beautiful, unlike previous models. Reshaped hood and fenders add to this look.
The updated safety features include an automatic emergency brake. This feature was previously only available in AcuraWatch. Similarly, a heated steering is also installed. Increasing the beauty of the car, the interior has Olive Ash Burl or Black Limba wood trim. 20-inch wheels and painted brake calipers add to the sporty look. A spacious design not only makes it more comfortable, providing more space but makes the car appear wider. There is an extra third row of seats to adjust all of your family. An exclusive feature available in the Sports version is the active damper. It adjusts every few milliseconds according to speed and motion of the car, providing maximum control to the driver. Other premium safety features include lane-keeping assist, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, and ease of road departure.
2017 Acura MDX Hybrid – Improvements in the Engine:
With hybrid comes fuel economy. Fulfill your luxury car ride wishes while saving fuel and being environment-friendly. It is estimated that the Acura Sports MDX Hybrid will give a 25 mpg in the city. At highways, it will improve to 26 mpg. These estimated averages are much improved in comparison with previous models in the case for the city drives. There is no considerable change in the highway figure.
However, there is no compromise on the energy of the car. The three motors Sports MDX Hybrid delivers ultimate power and control. With two motors on the back side and one in the front, there is a 35 hp improve as compared to the non-hybrid model. Hence, there are no questions about how powerful the car is. The dual motors provide torque vectoring, another featuring ensuring maximum control. Charging USB ports are also available in the multi-purpose center console of the car.
2017 Acura MDX Hybrid – Price and Expected Release Date:
With all these premium qualities, the 2017 Acura MDX Hybrid price ranges from $43,955 to $58,170. It is one of the most luxury SUV’s.