2005 Acura MDX Overview


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Avg. Price: $9,286
AWD Touring
Avg. Price: $10,052
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Family Vehicle by smccants1984
 — We bought this vehicle used in 2011. It had around 48,000 miles on it. We have had to get numerous things fixed on it, which are the following: right rear door lock actuator, drive belt, rear shocks, ... Read More
Great Car With A Lot Of Power by PDXcam
 — This car has a ton of power for the size. Much more than I expected, hence the gas useage. I frequently get under 20mpg even on the freeway. The 6th & 7th rear fold-up seats are far too small for a... Read More
Dirve A Mdx Today by Asif
 — Never had a S U V like this. Powerfull and smooth acceleration, never had any problem about handling. good gas millage. Beautifull car inside and out. Great features are included like trip computer,... Read More

2005 Acura MDX Overview

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2005 Acura MDX

If you liked the 2004 MDX, you will love the 2005 MDX!  It remains pretty much the same with the exception of standard XM Satellite Radio.  The Vehicle Stability Assist system was also improved, making a vehicle already known for its advanced safety features even safer.

The engine remains a 3.5-liter V6 rated at 265 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque.  Estimated mileage remained the same as well, at 17 city / 23 highway, although drivers of this vehicle have given such wide-spanning estimates as 13/17 to 20/25 - it all depends on if you have had the lead surgically removed from your foot, I guess.

The 2005 MDX is similar to its non-luxury cousin, the Honda Pilot.  However, it delivers a much tighter suspension, as well as many standard features that cost extra in the Pilot, such as leather seats, a sunroof, and wood trim.

Drivers of this vehicle laud it for being very mom-friendly, with ample cup holders to hold sippy cups, water bottles, or those containers of sweet potato treats the little ones love.  All drivers also seem to love the temperature controls, including bun warmers in the front seats, and temperature controls in the back.


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Acura MDX Questions

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Charging Indicator Light Is On What Does It Mean

went to the store came out to leave started my car and noticed this red indicator light on seems to be the charging indicator like but my battery seems to be fine and it was not hard to start. what c...

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Transmission On My 2005 Acura Mdx Just Failed. Dealer Is Asking For $6000 T...

My car transmission failed with only 102,000 miles on it. Dealer is asking for $6000 to replace transmission. This is the second time I have had transmission problem. I first time was not total fail...

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Does This Car Have To Run On Premium 91 Octane Gas?

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Why My Acura 2005 Mdx Is Burning Too Much Fuel??

My car is buening too much fuel.. I am practiicly commuting from my house to work every day I would say about 30 miles a day and spend about $90.00 in gas weekly.. Any advice from anyone?? Thanks in ...

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