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If you’re getting ready to take on the world in the New Year, the quiet, luxurious 2019 Acura MDX is just the vehicle to do it in. Designed to handle any challenge, it’s perfect for people with active lifestyles that combine work, play, sports-filled Saturdays and weekend getaways. This vehicle has cutting-edge innovation, advanced engineering, a stylish, muscular exterior, powerful, versatile drivetrains and a technology-rich, spacious, interior. The MDX delivers impressive performance and has all the infotainment and connectivity features to keep the occupants aware and entertained on even the longest journeys.

Exciting Exterior

The handsome exterior of the 2019 Acura MDX is stylish, sleek and sporty with generous proportions. The front fascia has a prominent diamond-patterned grille and a rectangular crystal box LED headlight and indicator array. The MDX also has an elegant sloping aerodynamic shape, perfectly placed curves and lines, an attractive new hood and fenders, 18-inch aluminum wheels, broad tires and dual exhaust outlets, built on an 111-inch wheelbase with 7.3 inches of ground clearance. The four-door vehicle is also available in two exciting new exterior colors, Basque Red and San Marino Red. To see how exciting we are taking about, head on down to Chapman Acura or a test drive.

Spacious Sophisticated Tech-Rich Interior

Among the most comfortable and advanced crossovers, the 2019 Acura MDX has a clean, quiet and functional cabin with keyless ignition, dual-screen information system featuring a 7-inch touchscreen and an 8-inch information display, pushbutton shifter, eight-speaker audio system, leather upholstery, power-adjustable front seats, power moonroof, three-zone climate control and four USB ports. The MDX has three rows of comfortable, well-padded and bolstered seats roomy enough for 7 adults. With the 60/40-split second row bench folded down, there’s cargo space of 15 cubic feet. When all seats folded down, it expands to 68.4 cubic feet.

Excellent Packages

The 2019 Acura MDX has several excellent packages that improve its the performance, comfort, convenience and safety. The A-Spec package adds a distinctive A-Spec front design, Super-Handling-All-Wheel-Drive, Alcantara-trimmed interior, second-row captain’s seat, carbon-fiber trim and 20-inch Shark Gray wheels. The Advance package includes luxurious heated and ventilated seats, an Active Damper System and a surround-view camera. The MDXs Technology package adds remote start, navigation with 3D View and an ELS Studio 32 premium sound system. Every MDX also comes equipped with the innovative AccuraWatch suite of innovative, advanced, driver assistance and safety technology features.

Advanced Powertrains

The standard powertrain on the 2019 Acura MDX is a 290 horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that produces 267 pound-feet of torque, along with a 9-speed automatic transmission with selectable “Sport” mode. It delivers strong, smooth acceleration and is tuned to pull powerfully at low speeds with a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. The 2019 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid combines the 3.5-liter V-6 engine, three electric motors that add 321 horsepower and a 7-speed automatic transmission. It delivers great fuel economy, improved traction and a sportier driving experience.

With a stylish exterior, quiet, comfortable, technology-rich interior, a top safety rating, diverse powertrains and the soul of a supercar, the Acura MDX is the all-time best-selling, third-row luxury SUV.


There a lot to like about the 2019 Acura RDX. Fully redesigned by the Japanese automaker for the coming model year, this 5-passenger, 4-door, compact luxury SUV is Acura’s smallest, yet it has a lot to offer. That includes its sleek exterior design, its stylish, high-end interior, its roomy, well-appointed cabin, as well as the stupendous performance of its powerful turbo-4 engine and its torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system that helps to give the 2019 Acura RDX excellent traction and composed handling. And on top of all that, the affordable price of this vehicle makes it one of the best bargains in its class. The following are five reasons to love this compact SUV.

1. Its Great New Look

With its beautiful new shield grille featuring a huge Acura badge with chrome or black diamond-shaped designs, large LED headlights, beefed-up body, wide fenders, 19-inch alloy wheels, sharp angles, sleek, aerodynamic roof lines and lower, wider stance, the 2019 Acura RDX has the handsome styling that’s sure to make it stand out in the cluttered, cookie-cutter, crossover-SUV market. Acura has given the RDX a suave new look that’s sure to turn heads and loudly announce it’s ready to outshine the competition.

2. Its Truly Luxurious Interior

For 2019, Acura steps up the luxury factor in the RDX. It wraps the cabin with interesting, high-quality materials, added sumptuously comfortable 12-way adjustable heated sport seats and installed thick acoustic glass in the front and sides to silence exterior noise. The 10.2-inch display on its touchpad infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth audio streaming, in-car high-speed data and HD and satellite radio is impressive. Plus, the panoramic sunroof, expansive cargo space, keyless ignition, automatic climate control, make this compact-luxury SUV look and feel spectacular.

3. Premium Features And Impressive Options

While the standard features on the 2019 Acura RDX are excellent, the vehicle also has some amazing upscale options. They include front seats that are heated and ventilated, leather or suede upholstery, a full-color 10.5-inch head-up display, navigation, voice command, 16-speaker premium sound system, surround-view camera system, driver-adjustable shocks, 20-inch wheels, hands-free tailgate, parking sensors and blacked out exterior trim.

4. Superior Ride and Handling

The new RDX has nicely weighed steering, tightly tuned standard suspension, superlative maneuverability and engaging, dynamic road manners. Together they produce wonderful handling and a superior ride. And that’s before adding Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive with its excellent torque-vectoring. Plus, its Integrated Dynamics Control system lets drivers choose from Comfort, Snow, Sport and Sport+ mode to improve traction, performance and ride quality. To see how well an RDX handles on the road, take one for a spin at Chapman Acura.

5. Excellent Value

The new RDX has stunning good looks, upgraded interior and exterior design, wider track, luxury features, sophisticated ash wood, leather, brushed aluminum and stainless steel touches, cutting-edge technology and great driver-assistance and safety tech. Add its impressive optional equipment, dual-pinion electric power steering, driver-selectable dampers, relaxed roadholding, smooth, absorbent, ride, superior performance and a starting price of just $38,295 and the 2019 Acura RDX is an excellent value to own and a pleasure to drive.