2020 Acura MDX Review

The 2020 Acura MDX is a luxury SUV with a do-it-yourself attitude. Its powerful, yet efficient performance, spacious and luxurious cabin, and many incredible features make it the ideal choice for those who want to explore, commute, and run errands in style.

In this review, we at Sussman Acura will give you a detailed overview of what this model brings to the table for shoppers in Jenkintown, Abington, and Lower Southampton Township. Let’s get started!

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Impressive Performance Specs

The 2020 Acura MDX offers a wide variety of impressive performance equipment options starting with two engine options: a powerful 290 HP 3.5L direct injection V6 engine; and an efficient 3.0L port-injected V6 sport hybrid engine that offers an EPA-estimated 26 city / 27 highway MPG.1

You’ll also get to choose from three different drivetrains starting with a standard front-wheel drivetrain. Swap it out for either a SH-AWD® system or a Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® system.

When properly equipped with other optional features, this model can also tow up to 5,000 pounds of trailer weight.2 Tow the family boat down to the shore, a flatbed of home improvement project supplies, or a couple of snowmobiles with ease.

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Spacious & Luxurious Interior

Inside the 2020 Acura MDX, you’ll have up to eight seats to spread out in with these dimensions:

First Row of Seats

Second Row of Seats

Third Row of Seats


38.1 inches

38.3 inches

35.6 inches


41.4 inches

35.6-36.6 inches

28.1 inches

Shoulder Room

61.1 inches

59.1 inches

54.7 inches

Ramp up the comfort in this model with a variety of top-of-the-line comfort features like 12-way power front seats with power lumbar support, perforated Milano premium leather seat trimming, heated front and rear outboard seats, and ventilation capabilities for the front two seats.

In addition to all the passenger space and amenities that the MDX cabin offers, it also provides you with a whopping 68.4 total cubic feet of cargo space to use.

Top-of-the-Line Technologies

The 2020 Acura MDX is tech-savvy beyond compare with a comprehensive lineup of convenience, entertainment, and active safety features to enjoy. This model sports dual LED infotainment screens—one for the Acura Navigation System with 3D view; and the other for infotainment features like Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, Bluetooth®, and Siri® Eyes Free text messaging capabilities.

You’ll also get a large selection of active safety features including:

  • Blind Spot Information (BSI) System3
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS)4
  • Rear Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Surround-View Camera System

To keep everyone entertained and connected, you’ll also get an Acura Rear Entertainment System with a 16.2-inch Ultrawide screen and HDMI plug-in capability for on-the-go TV show and movie binge watching.

Test Drive the 2020 Acura MDX!

Now that you’ve had a taste of what the 2020 Acura MDX has to offer, it’s time to get behind the wheel and experience it for yourself. Shoppers in the areas of Jenkintown, Abington, and Lower Southampton Township can schedule a test drive by giving us a call at Sussman Acura today!


1 Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

2 5,000 lb. capacity is with optional ATF cooler.

3 Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up; the rearview camera display does not provide complete information about all conditions and objects at the rear of your vehicle. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

4 CMBS with FCW cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed, and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. FCW does not apply braking, and CMBS only is designed to mitigate crash forces. Depending on the circumstances, CMBS may not go through all the alert stages before initiating the last stage of collision mitigation. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

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