2014 Acura MDX Technology Package Review
2014 Acura MDX Technology Package review - 2014 Acura MDX illustrate the benefits of smart and modern evolution. The previous model of successful and popular with shoppers who enjoy the performance of sporty midsize luxury crossover SUVs and luxury nature. But, there is always room for improvements, and smart improvements has produced a more refined vehicle and ready to reach a wider appeal.
The previous MDX has same platform with the Honda Pilot and Odyssey. But for 2014, the MDX gets a new platform that offers a slight increase in interior space. In the MDX cabin are useful new features, such as a second row that slides forward with touching a button to facilitate third row access. A seven inch touchscreen largely replaces the array of buttons that dominated the center stack of previous models, and this upgrade gives the a clean dash and more modern look.
Body Styles, Price and Options
The 2014 Acura MDX is a midsize luxury SUV with seven seats passanger. It’s sold into the US market with price range start from MSRP from $46,565
2014 Acura MDX Technology package come with standard features include 19-inch alloy wheels, automatic LED headlamps, a power liftgate, heated mirrors, rear-door keyless entry, a sunroof, rear privacy glass, keyless entry/ignition, rain-sensing wipers, heated eight-way power front seats with driver power lumbar, a multi-angle rearview camera, driver memory settings, leather upholstery, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and tri-zone automatic climate control.
For electronics features you’ll get blind spot warning, forward collision warning systems, lane departure warning, voice controls for audio an navigation, a navigation system, twin console displays 7-inch touchscreen and 8-inch information, GPS-linked and solar-sensing climate control, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, AcuraLink with the Aha smartphone app interface, a 10-speaker Acura/ELS surround-sound audio system with HD radio, a CD player, satellite radio, a Pandora radio interface and an iPod/USB interface.
Engine and Safety Features
The 2014 Acura MDX Technology package is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 generates output 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard, while all-wheel drive is available as an option.
In performances testing, 2014 Acura MDX accelerates from 0-60 mph in 6.4 seconds, which is an respectable for midsize luxury SUV. EPA-estimated fuel economy with front-wheel drive is 20 mpg city/28 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined, while the AWD rates at 18/27/21. For towing capacity, 2014 Acura MDX can tow up to 5,000 pounds.
2014 Acura MDX Technology package comes with standard safety equipment includes traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes, active front head restraints, front-seat side airbags, a driver’s knee airbag and side curtain airbags. A multi-angle rearview camera is also standard, and AWD models come with a stabilizing feature for trailer towing.
Optional safety features include blind-spot warning systems, lane-departure, a forward collision warning system. The 2014 Acura MDX is also offered collision mitigation braking, which automatically applies the brakes to prevent or mitigate an impending collision.
2014 Acura MDX Interior
2014 Acura MDX interior is upscale, with leather-wrapped steering wheel, a pleasantly thick and easy read gauges. The material used is high quality, a step up from previous model. The center stack has been simplified, with a cleaner layout and two display screens replace the previous generation which uses a lot of buttons. Overall, the cabin is a pleasant and luxurious place in which to spend time.
Second-row seats can slide fore and aft for added flexibility. Rear legroom is reasonably generous. The disappointment is the front seat minimal adjustability. Relative to other models in this segment, they offer only basic adjustments. The third row is best suited for kids, but adults passanger would be OK back there on short trips. Accessing the third row is easy, thanks to power-sliding second-row seats that slide forward with one touch of a button.
Available 15.8 cubic feet of space behind its third row, 2014 Acura MDX trails its competition in cargo room when all three rows are in use. Folded the second and third rows, cargo capacity becomes quite generous, with 90.9 cubic feet of room available for luggage and belongings.
2014 Acura MDX Galery
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