Acura has announced the updates to the 2018 Acura MDX, which gets a redesigned dual-screen with more intuitive menus and command structures complemented by a new 7-inch touchscreen. Acura says the new touchscreen also has a 30-percent faster response time than the old non-touchscreen system.

2018 Acura MDX

The new center mounted touchscreen includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The only other change to the 2018 MDX are the addition of two new colors: Basque Red and San Marino Red. Pricing for the 2018 Acura MDX starts at $45,175 with the destination fees included.

2018 Acura MDX

The 2018 Acura MDX is powered by a 3.5-liter i-VTEC 24-valve V6 engine rated at 290 peak horsepower and 267 lb.-ft. of torque. Buyers can choose either front-wheel drive or the Super Handling-All Wheel Drive system. The MDX with front-wheel drive and Idle Stop has an EPA fuel economy rating of 20 mpg city/27 highway, while the MDX with Super Handling-All Wheel Drive and Idle Stop is EPA rated at 19 mpg city/26 highway.

The 2018 Acura MDX Hybrid will go on sale this winter.

Source: Acura