If you're in the market for a premium three-row SUV, the Acura MDX is exactly what you need. Combining intelligent cargo space solutions and elite performance, the Acura MDX is truly one of a kind. At Mile High Acura, we're always looking for ways to empower our customers with the knowledge they need to make the right decision. These are your most frequently asked questions about the Acura MDX.

Why Buy the Acura MDX?

The Acura MDX is a well-rounded midsize SUV that is perfect for family-oriented drivers who need something practical without sacrificing the fun aspects of driving. With an incredibly composed ride, a driver-friendly fuel economy, and a powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine that comes standard, drivers will spend more time enjoying the ride when they get behind the wheel of the Acura MDX.

How Much Can the Acura MDX Tow?

The Acura MDX is a great vehicle for towing thanks to its standard 290-horsepower V6 engine. Its maximum towing capacity comes down to which drivetrain you choose to go with. With the standard front-wheel drive and Precision All-Wheel Steer, the Acura MDX gets 3,500 pounds of towing. However, if you upgrade to the available Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD), that number multiplies to 5,000 pounds.

Can You Put Regular Gas in an Acura MDX?

The short answer is yes. There are no detrimental effects to putting regular gasoline in the Acura MDX. However, drivers will notice a boost in performance by using premium unleaded 91 octane gasoline.

What Are the Available Acura MDX Packages?

If you're looking for a driving experience that goes above and beyond the traditional Acura MDX, there are four different available packages to help you do just that. They are the Technology, A-Spec, Advance, and Entertainment packages. They add features such as rain-sensing windshield wipers, exclusive styling options, and heating and ventilation technology for the seats in the back.


The Acura RLX is a large premium performance sedan with a spacious interior, a sporty look, and power in spades. It empowers its driver to go further than ever before with its standard V6 power, which is complemented by a wealth of standard features.

Does the Acura RLX Have All-Wheel Drive?

The Acura RLX can be equipped with Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD), which comes standard on the Sport Hybrid model. Otherwise, the base model of the Acura RLX comes standard with front-wheel drive and Precision All-Wheel Steer.

How Powerful is the Acura RLX?

How much power you get from the Acura RLX depends upon which model you choose. The base-level RLX is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that gets a maximum performance output of 310 horsepower. That number is surpassed if you choose to go with the RLX Sport Hybrid model, which takes the same V6 and pairs it with a trio of electric motors and a lithium-ion battery, producing a power output of 377 horsepower.

Does the Acura RLX Come as a Hybrid?

Yes, there is a hybrid version of the Acura RLX called the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid. You'll enjoy more power than the traditional gasoline model and an improved fuel economy of 28 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.

What Technology Comes Standard in the Acura RLX?

The Acura RLX comes standard with a dual-screen infotainment system, consisting of an eight-inch upper display and a seven-inch lower display. Other technology features include:

  • A navigation system
  • 14-speaker sound system
  • Both satellite and HD Radio
  • Bluetooth
  • A USB port for fast smart device charging


Whether you own, lease, or are thinking about making the dynamic Acura RDX your next luxury vehicle, it's important to be informed. The team at Mile High Acura wants to empower drivers around Aurora CO and Centennial CO with the knowledge they need to make the right choice and keep their RDX running like new for all the years to come.

How powerful is the Acura RDX?

Under the hood, the Acura RDX is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is paired to a ten-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. This powertrain gets a power output of 272 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.

Do I need premium gasoline in my Acura RDX?

Using premium fuel is not a requirement to drive the Acura RDX, however, it does provide benefits that regular gas can't give. Drivers will enjoy better performance and fuel efficiency with premium gasoline.

What type of motor oil should I use in my Acura RDX?

For the best possible performance, it's recommended that you use full synthetic 0W-20 oil in your Acura RDX.

How do I update the navigation technology in my Acura RDX?

Navigation upgrades are done through a DVD that is inserted into your Acura RDX's infotainment system. Littleton CO and Englewood CO drivers can order them from the Acura Navigation Store.

Is it expensive to maintain an Acura RDX?

One of the great things about owning an Acura RDX is that it's much more affordable to maintain than most other luxury vehicles. Average maintenance costs per year, outside of the warranty, is about $500.

Is the Acura RDX a good SUV?

The Acura RDX is an elite luxury compact SUV, regularly outclassing its competitors in a wide variety of ways. With its lengthy list of standard features, spacious cabin, and athletic handling, the Acura RDX is truly a complete SUV.


Taking over flagship duties for the retired RLX, the Acura TLX sets a new standard for premium sport sedans, delivering luxurious accommodations, exciting driving dynamics, and a wealth of tech and amenities. For a quick overview of some of its most notable characteristics, check out these answers to some of the most common Acura TLX inquiries.

What Are the Performance Specs for the Acura TLX?

The Acura TLX finds abundant motivation in a turbocharged 2.0-liter VTEC® engine that cranks out 272 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. A new 10-speed automatic transmission provides precise gear changes and improved throttle response for quicker acceleration.

How Does the Acura TLX Handle?

The Acura TLX delivers much more than straight-line excitement. With a rigid, lightweight chassis, double-wishbone front suspension, and available Adaptive Damper System, Aurora enthusiasts will enjoy engaging driving dynamics with assured and responsive direction changes and on-rails cornering. And with available SH-AWD®, the trills are even better.

Is the Acura TLX All-Wheel-Drive?

For spirited driving sessions or all-weather stability, Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) is available across the TLX lineup. This advanced AWD system provides sophisticated power distribution that adapts to conditions or driving style. When cruising around Centennial or Littleton, the system directs power to the front wheels to save fuel. Open the throttle, and up to 45% of the power shifts to the rear for better traction. And when accelerating through the apex of a curve, SH-AWD® increases rear-wheel power up to 70%, concentrating on the outside wheel for maximum control.

Does the Acura TLX Have Advanced Safety Features?

Every Acura TLX comes standard with AcuraWatch™ driver-assistance technologies for enhanced driving awareness and hazard avoidance. Highlights include:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Keeping Assist System with Traffic Jam Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights

What Are the Acura TLX Packages?

While the Acura TLX offers a generous number of standard amenities, Englewood CO drivers can further enhance their experience by selecting from three additional packages. The Technology package lives up to its designation, equipping a 13-speaker premium audio system, integrated navigation, and more driver aids. The A-Spec package enhances the TLX's performance-oriented character with sporty design accents, a sport-style flat-bottom steering wheel, and exclusive 19-inch Shark Gray alloy wheels. The Advanced package takes the experience to the next level with more technologies and comfort features like a surround-view camera, a head-up display, and heated rear seats.

*Prices shown include a destination & handling charge. The destination & handling charge for ILX is $1,025, $1,045, or $1,095, TLX is $1,025, $1,045, $1,095, or $1,195, and RDX and MDX is $1,025, $1,045, or $1,195. NSX and PMC editions are $1,995. Integra is $1,095 or $1,195. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on current year 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 models only) and other factors.

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