A new generation of luxury Japanese crossover 2018-2019 Acura MDX is officially presented at the New York International Auto Show . The third-generation 2018-2019 Acura MDC in , despite the similarity in appearance to its predecessor 2018-2019 Acura MDX second generation is a completely new model. In our review in detail tell about the new platform, the increased overall dimensions, functional seven-seat cabin, the premium filling car chips responsible for the comfort and entertainment of the driver and passengers, specify the full specifications do not forget about the tires and wheels, stop the reader’s attention to the safety systems and evaluate the exterior and interior trends with the help of photos and video materials.
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Let’s start with the new body of the third-generation 2018-2019 Acura MDX , produced with the use of high-strength steel, aluminum and magnesium – their share exceeds 55%.
- External dimensions crossover 2018-2019 Acura MDC are: 4917 mm long, 1960 mm wide, 1717 mm high, 2820 mm wheelbase, ground clearance (clearance) of 200 mm.
The novelty was the 50 mm longer, 34 mm longer, 16 mm lower, the wheelbase has increased by as much as 70 mm, certainly compared to its predecessor.
Due to the wide use of lightweight and durable material body power structure has become harder and even though the increased dimensions of the curb weight of the new crossover decreased by 125 kg.
When designing a new crossover exterior designers worked closely with experts in aerodynamics, which is why the car body with smooth lines and contours has less 17% coefficient of drag to the air flow.
The front of the crossover has evolved, and with a strong resemblance to its predecessor, has found a more vivid and emotional appearance. The front headlamps with LED filling complex stretched in length, with curled wide. The original shield of false radiator grille stylishly complement the large air intakes in the bumper with a huge body of smooth contours and aerodynamic skirt along the bottom edge. Seeing a “face” in the rearview mirror, inadvertently including the right turn and release the line.
- The lateral part of the new crossover – with powerful wheel arch profiles, playfully placing in their vastness of tires 245/60 R18 (standard equipment) or tires 245/55 R19 (Optional supply) on the disks 18-19 range of aluminum alloy.
Large door openings provide a comfortable fit, high line of the side windows, flat roof, littered with large stylish rear rack, powerful feed. The car looks great and somewhat ponderous side, but do not forget that when placed in the interior of a compact three rows of seats aft to do is simply impossible.
The decoration of the rear of the car are large and beautiful chandeliers overall lighting with LEDs, emerging high up on the window sill lush rounded posterior wings and flowing harmoniously to the center of the tailgate. The fifth door with spoiler equipped with electric drive, and against the backdrop of a huge bumper looks compact and neat. New 2018-2019 Acura MDX looks grown-up, crossover all kind demonstrates the reliability and status model.
The quality of the materials used (leather, soft plastics, inserts of wood or aluminum, LED interior lighting), and sound insulation, filling the new premium crossover comfort systems, entertainment and security has risen to a higher level.
Once in the interior of the third generation 2018-2019 Acura MDC model year, the potential owner will be pleasantly surprised by the changes in the interior. The driver’s seat only looks flat, in fact, not only provides a convenient and comfortable fit, but also supports the back and thighs with an active maneuvering. It is worth noting that the testers honed handling crossover on the German Nürburgring, and reviews racers driver’s seat and the passenger are worthy of praise.
Driver’s seat is regulated electric drives in 10 directions, the passenger in 8, the front seats are equipped with a heating step. The driver with the exemplary placement of controls: convenient multifunction steering wheel with telescopic adjustment, stylish and informative instrument panel with dials and multifunction color screen on-board computer, automatic control knob 6-speed gearbox with a “sport” mode and function of the Sport Shift ( sequential switching gearshift paddles) in the right place. The flowing lines of the dashboard, like ocean waves, rolled on sitting in the front row at the crest of the highest wave at the height of the center console is located an 8-inch color display (navigation, rearview camera), underneath the 7-inch touch On Demand Multi- Use display responsible for managing infotainment and climate control (radio, music, Internet, DVD, phone).
In the second row is equipped with comfortable seating, capable not only to mix along the interior of 15 cm, but also equipped with separate backrest tilt (4 positions) and the original system of One-Touch Walk-In (one-touch second-row, spontaneous, rest falls forward providing pass on the third row). Three passengers are provided with noticeable reserve space in all directions. Bored rear passengers will not be, it is a multimedia complex with DVD 9-inch color screen (basic equipment), as an option, you can order a 16.2-inch monitor with HDMI-compatible devices (game consoles, tablets and other gadgets). Available climate control unit, heated seats, headphone jack and even a socket.
The third row of seats is designed primarily to accommodate children or adolescents, adult passengers will not be comfortable in the back row. Chairs of the third row with the help of the actuator can be folded substantially while increasing the size of the boot.
In addition to these comfort systems and entertainment new 2018-2019 Acura MDC is equipped with a 9-Tew airbags, adaptive cruise control, ABS EBD and Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control, as well as Collision Warning (FCW) and warning systems Lane Departure Lane Departure, system monitoring BSI blind zones.
Specifications 2018-2019 Acura MDC : technical stuffing new MDX course also new. The petrol 3.5-liter V6 is equipped with direct injection and produces 290 forces. Drive through VCM system is able to switch off half of the cylinders, that allows to reduce fuel consumption. As we wrote above, applies automatic – automatic box 6. In addition to all-wheel drive transmission SH-AWD crossover will be available with a drive only the front wheels.
Suspension is fully independent – front MacPherson struts, rear mnogoryichazhka. New Integrated Dynamic System (IDS) with three mode settings Sport, Normal and Comfort allows you to select the optimal characteristics of the steering operation, gearbox, suspension and transmission SH-AWD to achieve high dynamic performance and enjoyment of the driver from the steering.
According to the manufacturer, all-wheel drive crossover motor in mixed mode consumes 11.2 liter version with front-wheel drive only 10.2 liters of gasoline.
Start of a new generation of sales 2018-2019 Acura MDX in the United States is scheduled for the summer of . According to preliminary information, the Russians will be able to buy a new seven-seat crossover 2018-2019 Acura MDC showrooms official dealers officially, but not earlier than the spring of .