Acura MDX MPG Review

Acura MDX

When you’re cruising around Maple Shade, Moorestown, and Cherry Hill, NJ, the last thing you want to do is cut off your adventure to stop and refuel. So, you’ll need an SUV that can help you stay on the road a bit longer, thanks to its excellent fuel efficiency.

Well, that SUV is the Acura MDX. Its brilliant efficiency and remarkably powerful performance are just what you need to conquer every ride that lays ahead. To learn more about what’s to come, check out this Acura MDX MPG review from the team here at Boardwalk Acura!

What to Expect from the Acura MDX MPG

Getting to know the Acura MDX MPG means first getting familiar with its various trim levels and the powertrains of this stunning SUV. With six available trim levels and two powertrain options, the efficiency of the MDX can vary quite a bit.

Luckily, we’re here to break it all down. Now, only two trim levels—the MDX base and Technology Package—feature standard front-wheel drive (FWD). With these trims and powertrain, you can look forward to an EPA-estimated 19 city/26 highway MPG.*

Your other powertrain option will be the incredibly capable Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) system. Available in all trim levels, the SH-AWD® system does impact the MDX MPG somewhat. Here’s how it breaks down by trim:


EPA-Estimated City MPG*

EPA-Estimated Highway MPG*













Type S



Type S Advance



As you can see, no matter which trim you go for, you can expect fairly consistent efficiency. Now, let’s take a closer look at how the Acura MDX MPG comes to be.

Acura MDX Engine Specs

Acura MDXDoing the heavy lifting under the hood of Acura MDX is a pair of powerful engines. First up is the 3.5L V6 engine, churning out 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to that power, the MDX can tow up to 3,500 pounds in its base form.

If you’re looking for a bit more out of your engine, you’ll want to upgrade to the available turbocharged 3.0L 6-cylinder engine. Not only does it take your capabilities up to 355 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque, but it also boosts your towing capacity up to a whopping 5,000 pounds.

With that, you’ll have no problem hooking up a boat or trailer for whatever adventures lay ahead.

Additional MDX Performance Features

Acura MDXEven with incredible engine power and fuel efficiency, there’s still so much more that goes into the performance of the Acura MDX. It’s comprised of countless features and capabilities that can add excitement and innovation to every ride.

There are a slew of additional performance features in the MDX, and some that can even help make your rides more efficient. Some of them include:

  • 10-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Idle Stop
  • Integrated Dynamics System with 7 Selectable Drive Modes
  • Belt-Driven Variable-Ratio Electric Power Steering
  • Agile Handling Assist®

Test the Possibilities of the Acura MDX MPG Today!

Ready to see how the Acura MDX MPG can transform your Maple Shade, Moorestown, and Cherry Hill, New Jersey, travels? Contact us at Elite Acura today and schedule your Acura MDX test drive!

*Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.


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