2012 Acura MDX

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16 CITY / 21 HWY
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Overview

What's New for 2012:
- No changes for 2012

Exterior Features
The Acura MDX is a 3-row, midsize crossover SUV based on parent company Honda's front-wheel-drive unibody platform, but combines an all-wheel-drive powertrain with a car-like ride. Exterior features include 18-inch wheels, automatic Xenon headlights, fog lights, and a power liftgate.

Interior Features
Standard interior features on the 2012 Acura MDX include leather upholstery, sunroof, privacy glass, 3-zone automatic climate control, a full menu of power accessories, Bluetooth connectivity, and an 8-speaker sound system. The MDX offers 83.5 cubic feet of cargo space with all rear seats folded down.

Optional Features
Although the MDX comes in a single trim, several option packages are available. The Technology package includes premium leather upholstery; a state-of-the-art sun-sensing and GPS-linked climate control system; navigation system; upgraded sound system; voice controls; and rearview camera. The Advance package incorporates the Technology package plus 19-inch wheels, adaptive cruise control, adaptive suspension, and several additional safety features. An Entertainment package includes a rear-seat entertainment system and heated rear seats.

Under the Hood
The standard power plant in the 2012 Acura MDX is a 3.7-liter, 300-horsepower V-6 engine mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive, delivering 270 lb.-ft. of torque. With proper equipment, the MDX can tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Acura MDX are 16/21/18 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Standard safety features on the 2012 Acura MDX include anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control with added trailer stability, front-seat side air bags, knee air bags, and full-length side curtain air bags. Optional is Acura's proprietary Collision Mitigation Braking System, which incorporates warning systems, hard braking, and responsive seat belts.

To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not conducted tests on the 2012 Acura MDX. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the MDX received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection.

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  • Name AWD 4dr Transmission Automatic MSRP 43030.00 Engine 3.7L/224 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name Advance Pkg (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 52655.00 Engine 3.7L/224 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name Tech/Entertainment Pkg (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 48605.00 Engine 3.7L/224 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name Advance Pkg (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 0.00 Engine 3.7L/224 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name Advance/Entertainment Pkg (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 0.00 Engine 3.7L/224 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name Tech Pkg (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 46705.00 Engine 3.7L/224 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name Advance/Entertainment Pkg (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 54555.00 Engine 3.7L/224 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
INTERIOR
  • Leather 8-way pwr front heated sport bucket seats -inc: driver pwr lumbar, driver memory
  • Active front headrests
  • 2nd row reclining 60/40 split folding seat w/fold-down armrests
  • 3rd row 50/50 split folding seats
  • Front center console w/dual access armrest
  • Front passenger lower center console compartment
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Aluminum threshold garnish
  • Leather-wrapped pwr tilt & telescoping steering wheel -inc: paddle shifters, memory
  • LED backlit gauges w/progressive illumination
  • Trip computer
  • Maintenance Minder system
  • Exterior temp indicator
  • Pwr windows w/driver & front passenger auto-up/down, auto-reverse, key-off operation
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote entry system w/windows-open & moonroof function -inc: alarm & panic, personalized settings for driver seat, steering column, outside mirrors, climate control, select audio settings
  • HomeLink remote system
  • Theft-deterrent system w/electronic immobilizer
  • Tri-zone front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system w/humidity control, air filtration, memory
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Simulated Koa wood grained trim
  • (2) 12 volt pwr outlets
  • (10) cup holders
  • Front/rear door storage compartments
  • Auto dimming rearview mirror w/camera
  • Illuminated driver & front passenger vanity mirrors
  • Lighting -inc: front/2nd row/rear map, ambient cabin, front footwell, door mounted courtesy, cargo
  • Illuminated controls -inc: ignition, pwr window/door lock switches, steering wheel controls, overhead controls
  • Seatback pockets
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Premium Milano perforated leather 8-way pwr front heated/ventilated sport bucket seats -inc: driver lumbar, driver memory, high-damping front seat cushion foam
  • Leather-wrapped pwr tilt & telescopic 3-spoke steering wheel -inc: illuminated paddle shifters, memory
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Navigation system w/8" full VGA high resolution color display, memory, Voice Recognition, interface dial, Zagat survey, multi-view rear camera *Only available in the 48 contiguous states & Hawaii*
  • AcuraLink satellite communication system -inc: Real-Time Traffic w/Traffic Rerouting, Real-Time Weather w/radar image maps *Only available in the 48 contiguous states, first 90 days are free*
  • GPS-linked solar sensing tri-zone automatic climate control system w/humidity control, air filtration, memory *GPS-linked solar sensing only available in the 48 contiguous states & Hawaii*
  • Premium Milano leather 8-way pwr front heated sport bucket seats -inc: driver lumbar, driver memory
  • Heated outboard 2nd row reclining 60/40 split folding seat w/fold-down armrest
  • 115 volt pwr outlet
EXTERIOR
  • 18" x 8" 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • P255/55HR18 all-season tires
  • 17" x 4" steel spare wheel w/T165/80D17 tire
  • Cornering G shift control
  • Pwr moonroof w/tilt, auto-open/close, auto-reverse, key-off operation
  • Body-colored tailgate spoiler
  • Xenon high intensity discharge auto on/off headlights
  • Fog lights
  • Heated pwr mirrors w/reverse gear tilt-down, integrated LED directional signals, driver memory
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Speed sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Rear intermittent windshield wiper
  • Remote pwr tailgate
  • 19" x 8.5" 7-spoke alloy wheels
  • P255/50HR19 performance tires
  • Auto-leveling xenon high intensity discharge auto on/off headlights
  • Heated pwr mirrors w/reverse gear tilt-down, integrated LED directional signals, driver memory -inc: blind spot info
MECHANICAL
  • 3.7L PGM-FI MPI SOHC 24-valve VTEC V6 engine
  • Drive-by-Wire throttle system
  • 6-speed automatic transmission w/OD, Sequential SportShift, grade logic control, shift hold control
  • Battery management system
  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD)
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Torque-sensing variable pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes
  • Integrated dual outlet exhaust
  • Active damper system
  • Collision mitigation braking system
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD), brake assist
    • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
    • Hill start assist
    • Trailer stability assist
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Front & rear crumple zones
    • Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure
    • Daytime running lights
    • Dual-stage multiple-threshold front airbags
    • Front side-impact airbags w/passenger side occupant position detection
    • Front & rear side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor
    • 3-point height-adjustable front seatbelts w/pretensioners & load limiters
    • 3-point rear seatbelts
    • Rear door child safety locks
    • LATCH child seat mounting system (2nd row seats)
    • Child seat tether anchors (2nd/3rd row seats)
    • Tire pressure monitoring system w/location & pressure indicators
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3/WMA changer -inc: speed-sensitive control, (8) speakers w/8" subwoofer, memory, 253-watt
    • XM satellite radio *Only available in the 48 contiguous states, first 90 days are free*
    • Auxiliary input jack
    • Steering wheel mounted controls -inc: cruise control, audio, phone, multi-info display
    • Rear spoiler integrated radio antenna
    • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink wireless telephone interface
    • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3/WMA changer -inc: DVD-audio, DTS, Dolby Pro Logic II, speed-sensitive volume control, (10) premium ELS speakers, memory, hard disk drive, USB port, 410-watt, Song By Voice, radio data system, Automated Appointments
    • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink wireless telephone interface -inc: phone-book exchange
    • DVD rear entertainment system -inc: 9" motorized color full VGA display, wireless headset, remote control

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