The MDX is a product of Honda’s luxury division Acura. It is a mid-size luxury crossover, which is considered as one of the most popular models from this brand. Original model came about 15 years ago, in 2001. So far, we have seen three generations of time. Last time when we saw a complete redesign was in 2013. New model came with plenty of novelties and improvements. After some time of production, it looks like company prepares some updates. According to the latest reports, so-called mid-cycle refresh is planned for next year. Refreshed model is expected to come as 2018 Acura MDX.
2018 Acura MDX changes
Well, this model is not so old. It was released in 2013 and in many aspects this model is still way ahead competition. This especially refers on mechanical aspect of the car so, we can presume what kind of changes we are going to see on 2018 Acura MDX. This model is well designed and it features an excellent platform, which is same as for the Honda Pilot. This platform provides many advantages compared to competition, especially when it comes to interior space. This crossover comes with three rows of seats and there is plenty of space for all passenger.
2018 Acura MDX redesign
The weakest part of this luxury crossover is visual appearance. Although it doesn’t looks bad at all, this model came before Honda presented latest design language. So, 2018 Acura MDX will come with visual changes which will have a task to adapt its look to be as same as possible as on newest models of the brand. This will mostly include changes at the front, as it is usual when it comes to a mid-cycle refresh. The 2018 MDX will come with things such as new grille, new lighting and some other visual tweaks. Inside, we don’t expect bigger changes.
2018 Acura MDX engine
When it comes to engine, changes are not expected. The 2018 Acura MDX will be powered with the same 3.5 liter V6 unit. This excellent engine is one of the Honda finest’s, and it powers many models. For this occasion, it is configured to output 290 horses and 267 pound-feet if torque. When it is about transmission, 2018 MDX will use new 9-speed automatic.
2018 Acura MDX release date and price
Most likely, 2018 Acura MDX will come late next year. Changes in price are not expected. Base model should go around 42.000 dollars.