Acura company was revealed the 2018 Acura MDX Hybrid in last month, the new car didn’t have a lot of changes it’s just a little improvements because the last model of this car Acura MDX 2017 was taken face lift updates, but we can see the new technology Interior the new car.
2018 Acura MDX Hybrid – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
The only changes on the exterior body car are the new red color is called “Basque Red”. The 2018 Acura MDX Hybrid have Jewel Eye LED Headlights, LED Fog Lights, Roof Rails, Moon roof, the side mirrors are heated and have LED Integrated Turn Signals and the wheels are very sporty 20-inch alloy.
-Wheelbase: 2820 mm.
-Length: 4984 mm.
-Width without mirrors: 1975 mm.
-Height: 1713 mm.
The best change in the interior of the car is improved screen navigation that has become 8 inches also has become the screen supporting both Apple’s Car play and Android Auto. The front passenger have 8-way power seat and it is heated and ventilated. Also, you can order the screen by your voice because this car has Voice Recognition with Siri, the air conditioning is automatic climate control Tri-zone.
2018 Acura MDX Hybrid – Engine and Performance
The hybrid engine Consists of electric motors for the rear wheels but the gas engine for the front wheels. The 2018 Acura MDX Hybrid has 3.5-liter port Injected V6 gave the car 257 hp / 6300 rpm and 218 lb-ft / 5000 rpm for Torque with 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission. But the basic trim of this car has a different engine it is 3.5-liter V6 gave 290 hp / 6200 rpm and 267 lb-ft / 4700 rpm torque with 9-speed transmission.
The Korean company has provided many safety features in this car, the braking system has 4-wheel Anti-Lock braking system, electronic brake distribution, and Brake Assist. Also, alarms is blind spot information system, rear cross traffic monitor, and supplemental restraint system.
In the car, you will find the multi-view rear camera, surround-view camera system, advance Pkg. Only, and 3-Point Height-adjustable front seat belts with automatic tensioning system and Load Limiters,3-Point seat belts.
The most effective safety systems, it lane keeping assist system, collision mitigation braking system, tire pressure monitoring system, smart front airbags, side curtain airbags, driver’s knee airbag.
2018 Acura MDX Hybrid – Price
Until now, the price of Acura MDX Hybrid 2018 has not been officially announced. We think the car price is between is 58,975$-60,40$. This price is high when compared with competitors because this trim is hybrid and fuel economy but the price of basic trim will start off 44,200$ until 54,650$.
In conclusion, the car 2018 MDX Hybrid is one of mid-size luxury crossover SUV. So, it is competition with Volvo XC90 T8 Hybrid. It comes engine 4-Cylinder and gave 400 hp / 600 rpm and 472 lb-ft / 2200-5400 rpm torque. And competition also with Audi Q7
, which comes engine 3.0-liter V6 gave 333 hp/ 5500-6500 rpm and 325 lb-ft / 2900-5300 rpm torque.
2018 Acura MDX Hybrid Positives:
– exterior body is very classy and sporty.
– interior has comfortable seats.
– car is fuel economy.
– engine is very strong.
– screen is more sophisticated.
2018 Acura MDX Hybrid Negatives:
-the price of the car is high compared to competitors.
-engine power is weak compared to competitors.