In case you’re choosing the Acura Mdx 2020 over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the Acura Mdx 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value 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 Acura Mdx 2020 occurs to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Acura Mdx 2020 offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you need it most.
The Acura Mdx 2020, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Acura Mdx 2020’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate testing the Acura Mdx 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Acura Mdx 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Acura Mdx 2020 also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Acura Mdx 2020 contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Acura Mdx 2020, which pushes the Acura Mdx 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.