2014 Acura MDX Consumer Review: Great midsized SUV

2014 Acura MDX - Consumer Review

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SH-AWD w/Technology Package 4dr SUV (3.5L V6 AWD 6-speed Automatic)

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Great midsized SUV
By gra_jr on


2014 Acura MDX SH-AWD w/Technology Package 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


Had the MDX SH-awd
Tech for a little over a month now.
Third Acura but first Acura SUV. Coming from the 12 TL SH-awd Advanced it is taking a little getting used to. The TL had much more "spunk" but it was a luxury sports car if you will.
Overall it is a great car.
Ride is silky smooth. We do get a little noise from the Direct Injection from the outside but can't hear it all in the cab.
Strongly considered the RLX but couldn't justify the $6K cost since this is virtually the same interior dash layout, engine, and Tech features as the RLX tech. Also considered resale value.
As popular as the MDX's are compared to bad reviews of the RLX it was a no brainer.... Go for the MDX!

Update! The initial review was done way too soon after the purchase. Dumped the Acura late 2015, way too many small issues with it... Hello Lexus! Much Happier.

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By tomsjay
on 11/28/13 15:16 PM (PST)

Review is spot on. 2013 had better material and build quality .also it had more road presence and more techno design. The interior had a premium distinct appeal. 2014 while having nice features has become another SUV in the crowd and saving money on material and fit and finish. RLX is made in Japan and has better material and build. By the way 2013 MDX was made in Canada and for some reason Canadian built Honda/acura vehicles had better build and material quality .

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