2020 Acura MDX – the first update of the third generation

2020 Acura MDX Company, which is a part of the automaker Honda, within the motor show in Detroit in showed the public the conceptual version of its MDX crossover. Already in the New York International Auto Show the company brought completely the production version of the car, which is the third generation in the history of the MDX.

Thus by the company produced the first update. Fortunately or unfortunately, but looks are not affected. Therefore, we first examine the exterior, and then will gradually shift to software updates.

Pictures appearance 2020 Acura MDX

The third generation 2020 Acura MDX has a lot in common with its predecessor. However, some differences do exist.

2020 Acura MDXPhoto 2020 Acura MDX Front

The front part was sloping hood, stylish optics narrowed, packed with LEDs. The new trim grille hexagonal shape with a huge chrome bar in the center of the exterior clearly has added some more aggression and style. Powerful bumper section has separate air inlets, which not only provides effective cooling but also purely visual perception of pleasant vehicle. You will see for yourself in the photo and video materials that will personally assess the delights of the premium crossover.

Photo restyled 2020 Acura MDC side

Side of the car does not look less attractive. Beautiful roofline with roof rails, side doors large enough, good radius of the wheel arches, attractive wheels and exterior mirrors with turning repeaters – it is clearly a job well done design.

The back of the Kossover 2020 Acura MDX

Behind the car it looks aggressively, even a few sports. Powerful bumpers with integrated rectangular signals, the impressive optics, a fairly large luggage door with a large glass and a spoiler on it, supplemented by a stop signal.

That is, the appearance was very interesting, bright and attractive. Designers have tried to perfect, with the result that those wishing to purchase a crossover become noticeably larger.

Photo salon 2020 Acura MDX

Salon 2020 Acura MDX

As many of you know already, the new 2020 Acura MDX is a seven-seat crossover. And the third row can not be called conventional. There would be enough space for two adult passengers. Or three children sit in the gallery without any trouble with the comfort.

Photos of the new 2020 Acura MDX

The second row has the form is not solid the sofa, and two separate chairs, separated by a flat pillow, a wide armrest provides comfort to each of the two passengers. If the arm lift, there will be three of us to stay very easy.

Folding seats 2020 Acura MDX

What to say about the two front seats, which have good lateral support, excellent lumbar support. Planting is carried out easily on any number that is provided sufficiently wide doors.

Front seats 2020 Acura MDX

In general we can say about the salon shortly – it is convenient, high quality, functional.

Roomy trunk

Dorestaylingovoy grade 2020 Acura MDX

Currently, 2020 Acura offers a seven-seat crossover in a fairly rich basic equipment. But after restyling it supplemented and updated with new equipment. Because it would be logical to call the base first option restyled version of its predecessor:

  • three-zone climate control;
  • leather seats;
  • heated first- and second-row seats;
  • multimedia complex;
  • navigation system;
  • color touch screen 8 inches;
  • Luke;
  • electric tailgate;
  • keyless entry system in the cabin;
  • Front parking sensors;
  • rear parking sensors;
  • LED headlamps;
  • Complex systems and security aides.

An updated version of 2020 Acura MDX

Since the beginning of February in the US, the company began selling 2020 Acura updated version of its crossover, which were not only new configuration option, but also a major change in terms of technical characteristics.

New options

The manufacturer offers some innovations that may seem interesting enough for those who are patient and wait for the restyling:

  • frameless rearview mirror;
  • Siri’s voice recognition system;
  • Rear View Camera;
  • Auto shift the driver’s seat by 35 mm when the door is opened;
  • security complex 2020 AcuraWatch;
  • tracking system for road markings;
  • tracking system for the blind zones;
  • adaptive cruise control with automatic braking;
  • frontal collision warning system.

The price of the new 2020 Acura MDX –

Although the updated version until Russia has not yet reached, but the prices are already known.

So, for the basic equipment of the third generation 2020 Acura MDX in poslerestaylingovom performance will have to pay about 2.95 million rubles. However, this is not the limit, as in the richest complete price list grows almost half a million, and the total cost – 3.3 million rubles.

Equipment Engine Price Fuel Drive unit Consumption maximum speed
Techno 3.5 AT (290 hp) 3050 petrol full 15/8 220
Advance 3.5 AT (290 hp) 3 450 petrol full 15/8 220

Specifications 2020 Acura MDX

We will only talk about the actual specifications for the Russian market.

But first, of the changes. Although the engine left the former, in the technical part there have been some changes. So, the former dedicated six automatic transmission ceded his place to the new nine-machine. The box turned out to be as much as 30 kilograms lighter than the predecessor, and at the same speed gear has increased by 25 percent.

Trolley updated 2020 Acura MDC –

Moreover, the operating modes of the box will not have to adjust the lever, which is located on the center console. Instead, special buttons have been designed to work with that it was much easier.

Has undergone some changes and four-wheel drive, in which the thrust vector optimized settings, and remove excess weight of 9 kilos.

The new power unit

As far as is relevant to the Russian engine, the 2020 Acura MDC here as before is paired with a six-cylinder engine with a displacement of 3.5 liters. Because he was able to extract 290 horsepower and 355 Nm of torque.

Maximum acceleration at a premium seven-seat crossover is 220 kilometers per hour. Dynamic acceleration is quite solid. So, from zero to hundred kilometers per hour 2020 Acura gaining in 7.6 seconds.


According to the manufacturer, in the city on the old box crossover consumes about 15 liters per 100 kilometers on the road and on the track the flow rate drops to 8 liters. Although the car owners themselves have noted that the city will require approximately 17-18 liters per 100 kilometers, and in the country at a speed of 130-160 kilometers per hour, the level of consumption is approximately 12 liters.

How will the appetite with the advent of new devyatidiapazonnoy automatic transmission is still unknown. There is a high probability that at 0.5-1 liter consumption will fall.

As a result, specifications were clearly improved, although a simple man in the street will hardly notice a major difference. Most importantly, the changes have benefited efficiency of vehicle operation, increased reliability and performance. That is restyled 2020 Acura MDX has become more suitable for our roads.

Video test drive 2020 Acura MDC –


The unobtrusive appearance, but very useful internally restyled went to the benefit of the third generation of the premium crossover from Japan. And though the company did not provide new motors, no adjustments made to the exterior, it is not particularly needed.


Currently, 2020 Acura MDX can be called one of the best seven-seat premium crossovers on the market. The price tag is quite high, but the level of equipment and quality of the power plant allows a sober look at the price, and agree that they are very affordable in these conditions.

Well, now we wait for the start of sales of the updated SUV in Russia. The exact dates are not called, but in the US the car is available from February 4 this year.