When you’re choosing the 2020 Acura Mdx over the nearly similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Acura Mdx. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2020 Acura Mdx happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Acura Mdx gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you need it most.
The 2020 Acura Mdx, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Acura Mdx’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall in step with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest trying out the 2020 Acura Mdx’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Acura Mdx are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Acura Mdx additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Acura Mdx fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Acura Mdx, which pushes the 2020 Acura Mdx into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.