Acura has updated its MDX for the 2010 model year, with a number of styling, performance, and technology updates to keep it fresh against its rivals. The big SUV keeps its versatile seven-passenger, three-row layout but sports a new exterior look, a revised powertrain, several chassis refinements, more comfort features and a longer standard equipment list.
The MDX may not be the sharpest tool in the shed, especially when it comes to off-roading, but it’s still an entertaining vehicle to drive and, despite some odd exclusions on the features list, a supremely confident family vehicle with an excellent safety record. Pricing starts at roughly $43,000 and stretches beyond $50,000 for fully loaded versions. TheCarConnection.com accepted travel expenses to an Acura-sponsored event to produce this hands-on road test.
Visually, the seven-passenger 2010 MDX receives more aggressive styling in the form of new front and rear bodywork, a new front grille and numerous new trim...
|AWD 4-Door (5)||MSRP||Invoice||MPG City||MPG Hwy|
|AWD 4-Door Specs||$42,230||$38,776||16||21|
|AWD 4-Door Technology Pkg Specs||$45,905||$42,108||16||21|
|AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg Specs||$51,855||$47,504||16||21|
|AWD 4-Door Technology/Entertainment Pkg Specs||$47,805||$43,831||16||21|
|AWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg Specs||$53,755||$49,227||16||21|