2016 Acura MDX w/Technology and AcuraWatch Plus Packages (A9)

2016 Acura MDX w/Technology Package and AcuraWatch Plus Pkgs (A9)
  • MSRP$48,640 Invoice$45,244
    • 19 City
    • 27 Hwy
  • Seating7
  • Cargo425 L (15 cu.ft.)
  • Towing1,588kg (3,500lbs)

Estimated Monthly Payment

Term 24 mo 36 mo 48 mo 60 mo 72 mo 84 mo
Payment $2,134 $1,458 $1,120 $918 $783 $687

2016 Acura MDX Buyer's Guide

The 2016 Acura MDX is considered the flagship of the brand’s SUV/crossover lineup, backed by a complete redesign for the 2014 model year that propelled the MDX to the top of its segment’s sales charts. But after catching its breath for the previous selling season, the brand has delivered even more premium features for the MDX for 2016, including a standard nine-speed automatic transmission, a high-tech twin-clutch iteration of Acura’s hallmark Super Handling All-Wheel Drive, and an extended portfolio of AcuraWatch driver-assistance measures.

More specifically, the 2016 MDX - an IIHS Top Safety Pick for 2015 - offers adaptive cruise control, collision-mitigation braking, forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping technology, blind-spot assistance and even Road Departure Mitigation, which is a new, further enhancement of the MDX lane-keeping setup.

What's the difference between trims?

2016 Acura MDX Advance
  • Engine start/stop system
  • Upgraded leather upholstery
  • Exclusive 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • 12 speaker premium sound system
2016 Acura MDX Technology
  • 19-inch rims
  • Navigation system
  • GPS-linked automatic climate control
  • Forward collision warning
2016 Acura MDX V6
  • 18-inch rims
  • LED headlights
  • Sunroof
  • Heated leather seats

What makes it move?

Providing the power for the 2016 Acura MDX is a standard 3.5-liter V6 with both direct injection and i-VTEC valve-timing technology, and that engine is good for 279 hp and 252 lb.-ft. of torque, too. Yet even with that robust output, the vehicle can leverage its new nine-speed transmission—offering Sequential SportShift functionality—to achieve EPA ratings of up to 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway/23 mpg combined in its front-wheel-drive configuration (and a line of 19/26/22 with its upgraded SH-AWD system).

Why buy the 2016 Acura MDX?

The 2016 Acura MDX is ideal for owners who want to combine a precision-look, high-tech style with a surprising amount of capability. The MDX definitely checks all the boxes for lux amenities, with standard features like signature Jewel Eye LED headlights, a 432-watt sound system and 8-inch multi-information display touchscreen, as well as available upgrades ranging from a rear-seat entertainment system with a 16.2-inch ultrawide screen to cutting-edge safety systems like forward-collision warning, collision-mitigation braking, a blind-spot system, lane-keeping technology and a multi-view rear camera. It also supplies a versatile cabin highlighted by an Extended Slide second row, with 6 inches of fore-and-aft travel, along with the ability to hold up to 90.9 cubic feet of cargo and tow up to 3,500 lbs.

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