2020 Acura MDX Changes

If one is looking for the family-friendly crossover that gives great performance and the highest safety rating the newest 2020 Acura MDX model is an SUV you`ll like. The upcoming model comes with three-row seating and is able to accumulate seven passengers.

It will be offered with two engine options. The first one is equipped with the V6 engine, while another one is hybrid. Also, the new model offers great packages that will make this vehicle very safe in all situation.

2020 Acura MDX front

2020 Acura MDX exterior changes

The exterior of the 2020 Acura MDX is stylish and modern. However, the last year model is restyled and the newest one will keep the same attractive diamond-pentagon grille. Also, there is a new hood, front fenders and intricate headlights that are also installed.

The taillight of the SUV will be powered this year with a LED lighting, while the dual-exhaust outlets now feature a bright exterior finish. The standard model possesses 18 inches all wheels, while the higher trims will get much bigger 20-inch wheels. The appearance will be ended with the sloping window frame that gives it a coupe-like look. It will be offered with front-wheel drive as standard and all-wheel as optional.

2020 Acura MDX interior

2020 Acura MDX interior is well arranged

As for the interior, the 2020 Acura MDX comes with a very comfortable cabin with the latest tech and also offers impressive cargo space. The three-row SUV is not the largest on the market but it gives many spaces for all passengers. As we already said, the new model is able to load up to seven passengers.

Behind the third row, the 2020 Acura MDX offers 15.3 cubic feet of space. The same numbers we have been seen on the Volvo XC90 model. However, with the folded third row, the buyers will get a space of 43.4 cubic feet. With this number the MDX beets XC90. Also, if one fold down the second row it will get a 90 cubic feet space. The 2020 Acura MDX is well equipment SUV. It comes with the standard features that include AcuraWatch suite of safety, power tailgate and power moonroof.

For the entertainment, the MDX model will offer an AM/FM/CD system with an 8-speakers. Also, there are multiple USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity. The popular Siri Eyes Free is also there with the compatibility for Apple CarPlay or Android Auto users.


Safety of MDX is high and model features a tech like lane-keep assist, rearview camera, road-departure mitigation, electronic stability, automatic emergency braking and plenty of airbags.

2020 Acura MDX engine

2020 Acura MDX under the hood

The newest 2020 Acura MDX under the hood will be offered with two engine options. The buyers will have options to choose powerfully 3.5-liter V6 engine making a strong 290 horsepower. With the standard system, the Acura MDX comes with the front wheel drive and also there is an opportunity to change it to the all-wheel-drive system with the $2000 more. This type of engine will use 9-speed automatic transmission. It also comes with the start/stop system, which shuts off the engine at red lights to save fuel consumption.

The next one engine is hybrid and is offered with sport version. This engine uses 3.0-liter V6 combined with an electric motor. It is connected to the 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. The total combined power is 321 HP and 289 lb-ft torque. This engine will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just a 6,0 sec.

Fuel consumption

The first and the base engine 3,5 liter V6 that is offered with an FWD as standard gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 19/27 mpg and 20/27 mpg FWD w/auto idle stop. However, with the AWD system, the numbers are 18/26 mpg and 19/26 mpg for the AWD w/auto idle stop system.

2020 Acura MDX side

2020 Acura MDX release date and price

The release date of the 2020 Acura MDX is set for the middle of 2019 or the beginning of 2020. Like the previous model, the newest one will have the same price range. The base model comes with the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $45,000 and destination charge is included in this price.

Furthermore, the fully loaded SUV can easily go up to $60.000. The new version is in line with the models Infiniti QX60 and Volvo XC90. However, the below competitors are Audi Q7, BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE/GLS.

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