The 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid is expected to be launched sometime by the end of this year and it should bring several upgrades this time. So, it should get some changes in the technology front while the exterior and interior will be slightly revised with new colors. On the other hand, the engine will stay the same.
The powertrain and performance of the new 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid
On the engine front, we don’t anticipate any changes for the upcoming 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid. So, it will get the same engine which is found in the current model. And it is a 3.0-liter V-6 engine combined with electric motors which are placed in the rear axle each one for each rear wheel. The engine is mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and comes with all-wheel drive system as standard. Moreover, it will be able to tow up to 5,000 pounds. Speaking of the fuel economy, it will get 26 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway, and 27 mpg combined.
On the other hand, the 2020 Acura MDX will return with a familiar 3.5-liter V-6 engine which will be able to make 290 hp and the torque of 267 lb-ft. It will work with a 9-speed automatic and the front-wheel drive system will be standard. However, the AWD will also be offered as an option.
The exterior and interior design of the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid
In terms of external appearance, the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid looks elegant but in the same time bold. The hybrid version won’t be much different from the standard MDX model but it will feature unique badging. The front end will gain the attractive diamond-pentagon grille and Jewel Eye LED headlights. Furthermore, there will also be the MDX A-Spec model which will have unique 20-inch wheels, unique front fascia, gloss-black accents, and larger exhaust finishers.
When it comes to interior, the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid can place up to six or seven passengers depending on seating configuration. So, the second row will be available with a 3-cross bench. Furthermore, all the seats are cozy and the third row will be the best for the kids. The dashboard will be fitted with a 7.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system.
The equipment and safety of the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid
The 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid will come standard with power-adjustable front seats, leather upholstery, 18-inch wheels, LED headlights, three-zone climate control, four USB ports, audio system with 8 speakers, an 8.0-inch information screen with a 7.0-inch touchscreen, power moonroof, and so on. The higher trim levels will add navigation, blind-spot monitoring, ELS premium audio system with 10 speakers, 20-inch wheels, rear cross-traffic alert, perforated leather seats, power-folding mirrors, heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, and many other features.
Release date and price of the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid
The 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid is expected to hit the market sometime later this year, but the exact release date is still not available. As for the pricing, we assume that it will stay close to the current which begins at around $45,300.