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2023 Acura MDX FWD
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2023 Acura MDX
FWD
MSRP
$49,550
Invoice
$47,815
Average Price Paid
$49,938
78 listings nationwide

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FWD
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FWD
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FWD
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Specs

2023 Acura MDX
FWD
2023 Acura RDX
FWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 17.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
9.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 42 in
Back Legroom 38.5 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.3 cu ft 29.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,007 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.4 in 187.4 in
Width 78.7 in 74.8 in
Height 67.1 in 65.7 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2023 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Liquid Carbon Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2023 Acura RDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Liquid Carbon Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl

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