2010 Acura MDX: A Review

April 07, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

2010 Acura MDX

Sports Utility Vehicles have huge fan following that has rapidly increased in past few years. These vehicles not only are suitable for off-road driving, but also have enough space to seat more than 5 passengers (usually). 2010 Acura MDX is a pleasant addition in SUV line which is enough for seven people. Let us have a look at its specs:

Specs:

  • Engine type: Aluminum Alloy V-6
  • Displacement (litres): 3.7
  • Valvetrain: Belt drive, SOHC, VTEC 24-valve
  • Horsepower at rpm: 300 @ 6300 rpm
  • Torque @ rpm: 270 @ 4500 rpm
  • Drive-by-wire throttle system
  • Electronic direct ignition
  • Required fuel: premium unleaded 91 octane
  • CARM emissions rating: ULEV-2
  • No scheduled tune-ups required for 100,000 +/- miles
  • EPA estimated fuel mileage: 16 / 21 / 18
  • Transversely mounted front engine, Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD)
  • 6-speed Automatic Transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters, Grade Logic and Shift Hold Control
  • Stability control: Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA using ABS, SH-AWD, throttle control and yaw, lateral G, speed, & steering sensors

Features:

The 2010 MDX has five doors that lead you to three rows of seats for seven people. The third row of seats is elevated to a height where little ones can easily see the road ahead (as they all love to do so). For your entertainment, Acura has equipped the car with an awesome sound system, connectivity for Bluetooth hands free phones, heated ten way adjustable seats and tri-zone automatic climate control. There are two nice packages offered, one being the technology package and the other being the advance package. First one offers leather seats, surround sound ten speakers stereo, whereas the latter one offers you a radar based adaptive cruise control, nineteen inches seven spoke wheels, auto-levelling headlights, blind spot sensors, vented front seats etc.

Photo by joyoendho

Photo by joyoendho

Instead of a more modern fuel-injection system, Acura chose a typical one. The side bolsters on front seats provide comfort as well as support for the passengers when driving goes a bit rough. Driver’s seat can be adjusted in ten ways, offering maximal ease thereto. MDX has a genius as its climate control system that spots sun’s direction and adjusts the temperature accordingly. Sound system is another genius that accepts voice commands. The Acura Navigation System guides you through your passages and leads you to your destination with ease.

Product’s Unique Selling Points:

  • Brilliant technical features
  • Ten way adjustable seat for driver
  • Three-angle back view camera
  • Comfortable seats
  • Genius climate control system and sound system

Limitations:

  • The dash is filled with buttons

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