What Is the 2020 Acura MDX Towing Capacity?

September 30th, 2019 by

If you’re looking for a dependable SUV that can take on any job around Hartford and West Hartford then you owe it to yourself to check out the 2020 Acura MDX towing capacity. This popular Acura model comes equipped with plenty of power to help you on the job site or carry your boat or trailer on the weekend. Learn more about Acura MDX towing from the experts at Acura of Avon.

How Much Can an Acura MDX Tow?

So, how much can an Acura MDX tow? If you choose the Acura MDX with standard front-wheel drive, you’ll get a towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds, but when you have Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD), which is available on the A-Spec® Package trim and other packages, you can tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Acura MDX Performance Specs

The MDX towing performance would not be possible without a strong engine configuration and much more. Under the hood of the MDX, you’ll find a standard 3.5L V6 with direct injection engine that works perfectly alongside a nine-speed automatic transmission with sequential sportshift paddle shifters. Together, these powerful components produce 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque for a truly fuel-efficient ride. MDX customers will also see that the vehicle comes with an integrated dynamics system with Comfort, Normal, and Sport modes as well.

Acura MDX Technology Features

Drivers not only get plenty of power from the MDX, but also technology features such as the Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA) with traction control and motion adaptive steering. This is designed to ensure that drivers have plenty of stability no matter what kind of roads they are towing through. This system comes standard and monitors the following:

  • Throttle position
  • Lateral G-force
  • Vehicle speed
  • Steering angle
  • Individual wheel speeds
  • Vehicle yaw rate

Acura MDX Safety Features

To ensure that you have a secure towing job every time, the MDX comes with the AcuraWatch™ safety suite which is standard on the MDX. For safer handling, you can take advantage of the following safety features:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Hill Start Assist
  • ABS with Electronic Brake Distribution and Brake Assist
  • Multi-view rear camera with dynamic guidelines

Test Drive the Acura MDX at Acura of Avon

After exploring the Acura MDX towing capacity, you can learn more about this popular SUV including the Acura MDX interior and packages, or see how it compares to the Honda Pilot. Browse our inventory of new MDX models for sale to find what suits you best. Contact us to learn more or to schedule a test drive near Manchester!

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