HEADLINES

2013 Acura MDX Specifications

POWERTRAIN

 

 

Engine Type

 

3.7-liter, 60-degree V-6

 

Displacement

 

223 cu-in (3664 cc)

 

Horsepower, SAE net

 

300 hp at 6,300 rpm

 

Torque, SAE net

 

270 lb-ft at 4,500 rpm

 

Valvetrain

 

SOHC, 24-valve, Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®)

 

Compression Ratio

 

11.2:1

 

Redline

 

6,700 rpm

 

Induction System

 

Dual-stage magnesium intake manifold with Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system, PGM-FI multi-point fuel injection

 

Ignition System

 

Electronic direct ignition system

 

Emission Certification

 

EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5 and CARB LEV II ULEV compliance

 

Bore and Stroke

 

3.54 x 3.78 inches (90 x 96 mm)

 

Engine Block

 

Die-cast aluminum

 

Alternator

 

12V-130 Amperes

 

Battery

 

12V-65AH (550 Cold Cranking Amps)

 

Required Fuel

 

Premium Unleaded

 

Engine Layout

 

Transverse-mounted, front-engine

 

Drivetrain

 

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™  (SH-AWD®)

 

Transmission

 

6-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift, Grade Logic Control System and Hill Start Assist

 

 

Drive Gear

First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Reverse
Final

Gear Ratio

3.359:1
2.095:1
1.485:1
1.065:1
0.754:1
0.556:1
2.269:1
4.250:1

Final Drive Ratio

14.277:1
8.903:1
6.311:1
4.527:1
3.207:1
2.361:1
9.645:1

CHASSIS

Base and Technology Package

Advance Package

 

Body Type

 

Unit-body design

 

Front Suspension

 

Fully independent suspension with MacPherson struts

 

Rear Suspension

 

Independent multi-link suspension with trailing arms

 

Shock Absorbers

 

Monotube dampers with
internal blow-off valve

 

Magneto-Rheological
monotube dampers

Stabilizer Bars                           Front
Rear


23.0 mm (solid)
24.2 mm (hollow)

 

24.0 mm diameter (solid)
27.2 mm diameter (hollow)

 

Steering Type

 

Variable power-assist
rack-and-pinion

 

Steering Ratio

 

17.0:1

 

Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock)

 

3.3

 

Turning Circle (curb-to-curb)

 

37.6 feet (11.4 meters)

 

Braking System

 

4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist

 

Front Brakes

 

13.0-inch (330 mm) diameter ventilated rotors;
dual-piston cast-iron brake calipers

 

Rear Discs

 

13.1-inch (334 mm) diameter solid disc rotors;
single-piston cast-iron brake calipers

 

Wheels

 

18x8-inch 5-spoke aluminum wheels (MDX)
19x8.5-inch 7-spoke aluminum wheels (MDX w/ Advance Package)

 

Tires                                          MDX
MDX w/ Tech Package
MDX w/ Advance Package

 

Bridgestone Dueler H/L 400 P255/55R18 104H all-season
Michelin Latitude P255/55R18 103H all-season
Michelin Latitude P255/50R19 103H all-season

 

Spare wheel/tire

 

17x4-inch steel wheel with T165/80D17 tire

 

Stability Control

 

Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with
Traction Control System (TCS)


CAPACITIES

 

Cooling System

 

2.4 gallons

 

9.2 liters

 

Fuel Tank

 

21.0 gallons

 

79.5 liters

 

Engine Oil            Oil change w/filter
                             
                                 Total oil volume

 

4.5 quarts

5.3 quarts

 

4.3 liters

5.0 liters

 

Interior Volumes                             

 

EPA passenger volume

 

142.2 cu ft

 

 

Max cargo with rear seats up
Max cargo with third row folded
Max cargo with rear seats down

 

15.0 cu ft
42.9 cu ft
83.5 cu ft


FUEL ECONOMY

 
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage

 

16/21/18 mpg*  (city/highway/combined)

 

*Based on 2013 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

 


EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

 

Wheelbase

 

108.3 in

 

(2750 mm)

 

Track (front)

 

67.7 in

 

(1720 mm)

 

Track (rear)

 

67.5 in

 

(1715 mm)

 

Overall Length

 

191.6 in

 

(4867 mm)

 

Overall Width

 

78.5 in

 

(1994 mm)

Overall Height                     
Unladen
Fully Laden


68.2 in
66.2 in

 

(1733 mm)
(1681 mm)

Ground Clearance                
Unladen
Fully Laden


8.2 in
5.6 in

 

(207 mm)
(143 mm)

 

Angle of Incidence

 

Approach angle –  22.2 degrees
Departure angle –  23.8 degrees
Breakover angle –  22.6 degrees


TOWING

 

Maximum Towing Capacity  

 

5,000 lbs (2269 kg)

 


WEIGHTS

 

Curb Weight

 

MDX

MDX with Technology Package

MDX with Technology and Entertainment Packages

MDX with Advance Package

MDX with Advance Package and Entertainment Package

 

4,550 lbs (2064 kg)

4,550 lbs (2064 kg)

 

4,568 lbs (2072 kg)

 

4,601 lbs (2087 kg)

4,627 lbs (2099 kg)

 

Weight Distribution

 

% front/rear

 

56/44



INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

 

Front

 

Head Room

 

39.2 in

 

(995 mm)

 

 

Leg Room

 

41.2 in

 

(1048 mm)

 

 

Hip Room

 

59.0 in

 

(1498 mm)

 

 

Shoulder Room

 

61.6 in

 

(1565 mm)

 

Second Row

 

Head Room

 

38.6 in

 

(980 mm)

 

 

Leg Room

 

38.7 in

 

(983 mm)

 

 

Hip Room

 

59.1 in

 

(1502 mm)

 

 

Shoulder Room

 

61.5 in

 

(1561 mm)

 

Third Row

 

Head Room

 

37.5 in

 

(906.4 mm)

 

Leg Room

29.1 in

(740.1 mm)

 

Hip Room

42.0 in

(1089.4 mm)

 

Shoulder Room

57.1 in

(1449.9 mm)


WARRANTY

 

Vehicle

 

4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty

 

Powertrain

 

6-year / 70,000-mile limited warranty

 

Outer Body Rust-Through

 

5-year / Unlimited-mile limited warranty

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