2014 Acura MDX AWD Long-Term Road Test

2014 Acura MDX: What's This Button Do?

January 15, 2014

2014 Acura MDX

With its placement near the shifter, you can assume this button has something to do with customizing your driving experience. But would an average consumer know what a button labeled "IDS" means?

IDS stands for Integrated Dynamics System. You use this button to "modify the dynamic character of the vehicle."

In other words, you use this button to switch between Comfort, Normal, and Sport modes. The three choices appear on the screen in front of the driver on the instrument panel and you can toggle through them.

2014 Acura MDX

Couldn't Honda just label the button Comfort and Sport?

Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor

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