The price includes a $940 destination charge and reflects a $935 increase over the base 2016 MDX.
The top-of-the-line 2017 Acura MDX (SH-AWD) with all-wheel drive, the advance package with Idle Stop and Entertainment package is priced at $59,340, including shipping.
Pricing was not announced on the 2017 Acura Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive model, which arrives in showrooms later in the year.
Upgrades to the 2017 MDX include new exterior styling, larger wheel and tire choices and more premium features, including the AcuraWatch suite of advanced safety and driver-assist technologies. AcuraWatch is now standard on all 2017 MDX models.
The standard 2017 MDX is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that delivers 290 horsepower. The engine is linked to a nine-speed automatic transmission.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers should be aware that the price increase on the 2017 MDX is offset by more standard equipment.