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My first, but definitely not my last Acura!
By suitespot on
2011 Acura MDX 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
A most impressive vehicle.
Mechanically superior to any other comparable tested.
Great ride, terrific fit and finish.
Traction -- starting and stopping -- with Michelin's in Michigan winter is great.
That tuning of the suspension at Nurburgring made a great AWD even better.
And, it's made in North America!
Can see why Motor Trend and Car and Driver have rated at top of class!
Steering, braking, traction - even in snow, base stereo beyond what Bose can produce, third seat (even though a little tight) a real bonus, back-up camera, snug but very comfortable ride.
The six-speed trans far superior to the GM trans -- can barely hear of feel the shifting; and, the cruise doesn't constantly downshift to lower gear on hilly terrain -- almost feels like a CVT.
Better gas mileage -- currently averaging 19 in mostly city driving, but knew that going in.
Cost of accessories high.
Even in base model, remote start and front/rear sensors would be a real plus!