I’ve got a shortlist of those automotive companies that I personally believe are killin’ it lately. Acura is one of those companies, and the more of their wares I’ve sampled of late, the stronger that feeling gets. Sure the NSX was amazing, but so was the first generation TLX, and the latest TLX. Kamil took a turn in the last of the 3rd gen MDXs and I’ve sampled the RDX A-Spec for another periodical. All very good, but with the discontinuation of their big sedan, the RLX, there is a new Acura flagship in town.

Meet the 2020 Acura MDX

2022 Acura MDX

2022 MDX SH-AWD Advance Liquid Carbon Metallic

Pricing

2022 Acura MDX

Like everything, progress will cost you a bit more. The current 2020 starts at $44,500 for the base FWD MDX. The detailed specs are just coming out, so it’ll take some time to dig through them. Power remains 290 horsepower for the 3.5L V6, no word yet on a “Sport Hybrid” version. The interior follows in the style of recent Acura offerings, with a good mix of sport and comfort. We look forward to our first test of Acura’s biggest offering.

In the meantime, here are some pics.

2022 Acura MDX

2022 Acura MDX

2022 MDX SH-AWD A-Spec Performance Red Pearl

2022 Acura MDX

2022 MDX SH-AWD Advance Liquid Carbon Metallic

2022 Acura MDX

2022 Acura MDX

2022 SH-AWD Advance Espresso

2022 Acura MDX

2022 SH-AWD Advance Espresso

2022 Acura MDX

2022 SH-AWD Advance Espresso

2022 Acura MDX

2022 MDX SH-AWD A-Spec Red interior

2022 Acura MDX

2022 Acura MDX

2022 SH-AWD A-Spec Red Interior