For those who’re opting for the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid’s trip and driving experience begin to fall consistent with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest trying out the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid also affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid, which pushes the 2019 Acura MDX Hybrid into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.