Powertrain Options for the Acura MDX

If you are shopping for a new Acura MDX at our dealership in Little Rock, Arizona, then we suggest you take a closer look at the three powertrain configurations now available. That way, the model you buy or lease from Acura of Little Rock will perform according to your driving preferences. We encourage you to read on to explore your options.


The base Acura MDX powertrain consists of a 3.5-liter engine with Intelligent Variable Valve Timing®, nine-speed automatic transmission system with paddle shifters, and front-wheel drive. The result is an output of 290 horsepower and a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. You can drive a considerable range of miles as well.


An Acura MDX equipped with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD®) has the same engine and transmission system, but it sees a significant increase to its capability. In fact, its towing ratings come out to 5,000 pounds so you can haul a heavier load with you on your weekend excursions and vacations. Backed by better traction, you will have more stability even in the face of adverse road conditions.

Acura MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD®

The Acura MDX Sport Hybrid takes a different approach. While it also benefits from increased grip thanks to the inclusion of SH-AWD®, the rest of the setup differs. It wields a 321-horsepower 3.0-liter engine and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission system with paddle shifters. Bundled alongside an Innovative Sport Hybrid 3-Motor System, it optimizes energy-use.

Test Drive the Acura MDX at Acura of Little Rock Today

Each new Acura MDX drives a little differently, so the best way to determine the right model for you is to test one out yourself. So, if you are interested in this new luxury SUV, then stop by our Little Rock dealership today and we can put you in the pilot's seat!

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