Jewel Eye LED Headlights - 2014 Acura MDX AWD Long-Term Road Test

2014 Acura MDX AWD Long-Term Road Test

2014 Acura MDX: Jewel Eye LED Headlights

October 31, 2013

2014 Acura MDX

Our 2014 Acura MDX has the same jewel eye LED headlight lenses as the new Acura RLX. While the RLX has a double row of lenses, the single-row MDX lights work on the same principle.

This video does a good job of demonstrating the headlights.

Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor @donnaderosa


  • hank39 hank39 Posts:

    How about some pics at night against a wall so us headlight geeks can get a glance at the beam battern? :)

  • hank39 hank39 Posts:


  • se_riously se_riously Posts:

    This post really adds no value, other than to point out the obvious that it has jewel eye LED headlights. What would have added value would have been some nighttime photos and commentary on how effective, or ineffective, the headlights actually are.

  • ed341 ed341 Posts:

    Even the video had computer generated images so it doesn't show what the light truly looks like. That is similar to "build your own" car website pages that show computer generated vehicles and colors that don't match reality. It's very frustrating.

  • duck87 duck87 Posts:

    Hey Donna, I will ask more politely: Can you point the car's lights towards a wall to show off how well they work? In fact, you can do one better: Throw in another one of your long term cars, let's say the Mazda CX-5 and the Hyundai Santa Fe, and compare them at a short and long distance.

  • dgcamero dgcamero Posts:

    I'll second duck87's request, but make sure you lock the shutter speed, aperture, and white balance on the camera so we can have a true comparison.

  • lightmare lightmare Posts:

    What good are the new headlight technologies if we're just blinding each other? If you agree please sign my petition to congress

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