2004 Acura MDX User Reviews

2004 Acura MDX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"reliable car" 7 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"comfortable car" 6 reviews
"big car" 5 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 11 reviews

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uswhitey1 writes:
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5

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has own this vehicle for 10 years and for the first time other than brakes and inspection the radiator went bad on me.  only replace the rear brakes twice in those 10 years and three times for the front. i am hitting up on 147000 miles and the vehicle still rides like new

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not any other than a recall on the air bags

uswhitey1
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5 Star Vehicle Well Worth The Money — there is nothing i don't like just a great vehicle to own its not a cheap vehicle but you will get your money worth out of buying this vehicle. i also own the 2009 acura mdx and found that the newer mdx burns a lot more gas than the older mdx.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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mercedesbenzamg writes:
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Love the reliability.

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A bit under powered.

mercedesbenzamg
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Awesome Truck — One of the best trucks ever. Extremely reliable and amazing looks. People who purchase these do not get rid of them for good reason. I love the way it handles, the heat working fast, quick in and out. Easy car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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PinedaL writes:
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The Acura MDX ranks high in safety and handles great considering it's categorized as a large SUV. Love the 3rd row seat, the car is very spacious. Its a very reliable car , never had any major issues other than normal wear & tear.

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Gas mileage is not so great, but then again it is the same as all other large size SUVs.

PinedaL
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The Most Reliable & Safe Suv In Its Class! — The Acura MDX is rated high in safety and it handles great for being a large size SUV. The 3rd row seat is perfect for families with kids and sports activities. Gas mileage isn't the best but it is has one of the highest rankings in safety which is the reason I decided to buy another one.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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PinedaL writes:
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Comfortable seating inside and has been rated one of the safest vehicles with great handling for a vehicle considered to be a large SUV.

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Gas per mileage isn't the greatest, same as all other SUVs in is category.

PinedaL
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Most Reliable Family Car — Best feature about the Acura MDX is that it has the 3rd Row seat so it is considered a large SUV, but it looks like and handles like a mid size. Gas mileage isn;t great but ranks high in safety!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Auntielo1 writes:
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Smooth, comfortable ride. Dependable, safe, well built. I like the design. It's not too boxy like a lot of other suv's.

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Gas mileage but even that's not as bad as some vehicles in its class

Auntielo1
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Best Choice — Honestly, there is nothing I dislike about this car. If I HAD to choose something I would say, it's white. I never wanted a white car but this one was too nice to pass up and white has sort if grown on me now.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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LeslieG10 writes:
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Great car! Very dependable, spacious, with a smooth ride. V6 engine, smooth power and handling.

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Only 19-20 mpgs city and 23-26 mpgs highway

LeslieG10
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Great Family Sports Utility Car — I really enjoyed driving this car everyday to and from work. It always came in handy whenever there was a lot to move around and definitely had a smooth ride. This was my first luxury car and I have to say that it is a great car!! Right now I am looking to down size, I do not have a lot to move around and no children and being that my daily commute is about 50 miles a day I would like to find something with better mileage. I wish that I could afford to keep this car, because it really is a great car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Elisha writes:
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refined ride, high-tech, reliable, great family suv

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if you dont like using premium fuel or hate hondas/acuras

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2004 Mdx — I love everything about this car. Love the exterior design and interior toys. Has supple power for every day use. Has over 90k kms but still retains smooth ride. No major problems .Very reliable.4WD is ok but snow tires is a MUST. Acura also squeezed in alot of stuff that were hard to find(the cd changer under the seat and the pc card slot)Had to go on forums to find out where they were. The mdx had pretty good mileage at first but it has dropped over the years. Currently the trip comp reads around 14-17 mpg at 90 ks. runs on premium too so keep in mind that fuel will definitely be a factor. The 2004 mdx is a typical Honda-made vehicle.

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Hobin writes:
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Build quality, comfort, space, overall value, effortless steering

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Drives and handles like a boat in molasses, everyone and their distant half cousin's own one.

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Is It Boat? Is It A Hovercraft? It's.... The Acura Mdx Review — As the first crossover I have ever drove and still retained by a family member it is in my personal opinion without equal. As usual you get the iron clad build quality of a japanese automobile with all the gadgetry to fly a spaceship. As a luxurious model that is synonymous with the Acura badging it has a lot of creature comforts that it almost, just almost, makes you forget that your driving rather slow. Of course the MDX while on the rather fast side of crossovers, there are better out there to tickle your need for speed. (most notably the European makes out there) What the MDX does make up for is that you get quite a bit for the money you spend, which by the way is quite small for a full sized cross over. The handling depending on who you are handles like a boat, slow and full of body roll. But then there is so much assisted steering that driving long distances become effortless to the point of feeling like one of the passengers. So for the best value for comfort, build quality and space to boot in a cross over the Acura MDX is hard to beat.

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Angel writes:
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Comfortable with lots of storage and safety features. NOT a minivan!

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Not super gas mileage... still minivan-ish on the scale of cool cars.

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Fun Mama Mobile — I love my Acura MDX. It has a really comfy ride and a fairly peppy engine. The all wheel drive and VSA rocks in wet and icy weather. It's a super good mama-mobile... lots of storage and seating, heavy on the cupholders (although not quite big enough to hold a Rt 44 drink from Sonic... grah!). I've promised multiple times to drive this car until the doors fall off, and at some point, I hope that'll happen because I'd love to buy another one!

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good handling

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Best 4x4 — I bought this 4x4 a couple months before my baby's born, its easy for me to get in and out of the car, got lots of space inside. The price is fair. The acceleration is good, pick up fast, around 280 miles per tank of gas, which is not so bad for a 4x4. I really have fun driving this SUV, makes me racing others too... ^0^

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2015 Acura MDX Reviews

The Greatest! By AANOUMOU

I love this car and the overall design. it's very roomy on the inside and also reliable. Moreover, it has the best all-wheel drive system in the competition. I totally recommend for all family. It dri... Read More

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2014 Acura MDX Reviews

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One day, during a 300-mile road trip, our 2011 MDX popped some engine codes and went into a "limp-home" mode. We made it to a dealer and our loaner was a 2014 Base MDX w/ Tech. Had it for about 96 h... Read More

I Would Buy It Again By FortyCars

I can't get over the handling. So responsive with a very tight turning radius. Lots of power, nearly 300 HP. The engine has the ability to shut down three of the six cylinders under certain steady... Read More

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2012 Acura MDX Reviews

Good But Very Costly To Own By Arulanandan

Very easy to maintain and overall ownership cost is low but the usage cost is very high due to the fuel economy. Very good look compared with his it's 3rd competitors but having very limited options w... Read More

Just Plain Awsome!!! By goldfishguy

I love to drive this SUV every chance I can. It is great on trips with the family and nice to drive around town. Nights out with friends we travels in comfort and style. Everyone who rides or drives t... Read More

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2011 Acura MDX Reviews

Probably The Best Handling Suv Below $60k By bgf18

Purchased a 2011 Acura MDX w/ the Tech Package. To be brief: This may be the best handling SUV below $60K thanks to the AWD system. It corners flat (for an SUV) and really inspires confidence in gen... Read More

Plain Jane Luxury That's Fun To Drive By buymycar2

The MDX handles the best, especially around corners! I get just average gas mileage in it, and i think I get around 20 MPG. the computer monitoring system doesn't really have a lot of options. This i... Read More

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2010 Acura MDX Reviews

Great Reliable Family Car By PMA1979

I like that this car is a great family car. Car is very reliable, fun to drive, and reasonably priced. Third row seat is great for long family trips and truck space if sufficient for extra cargo. I... Read More

Rock Solid Car For Family Of 3 To 4. By chrisclark777

Overall, I am truly impressed with the Acura MDX. It's powerful, has great lines, fun to drive, and quiet. The transmission is so smooth, it shifts like a car. The interior is top notch. The leather i... Read More

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