How far can you travel in the 2018 Acura MDX?

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura MDX on Friday, July 20th, 2018 at 6:36 pm
2018 Acura MDX driving on snowy road

2018 Acura MDX Fuel Economy and Maximum Highway Driving Range 

Road trip season has returned to us here in Albuquerque, and because of this, many individuals and growing families alike are searching for an SUV that’s able to handle plenty of passengers and belongings while also being efficient enough to give you a high return on investment between trips to the gas station. These are the ideals that the 2018 Acura MDX is happy to promote, as you’ll soon see – we invite you to join our Montano Acura team in checking out the 2018 Acura MDX fuel economy and maximum highway driving range! 

2018 Acura MDX Base Engine Specifications and Performance Capabilities 

First and foremost, we should fill you in on what is housed under the MDX model’s hood. There lies a 3.5-liter i-VTEC engine that can produce as many as 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque – you’ll also be in line for the MDX Drive-by-Wire™ throttle system, which can vary your vehicle’s throttle sensitivity for appropriate responses to different driving conditions. All in all, this helps to give you an optimal driving experience with the elements in mind.

2018 Acura MDX driving on waterfront road in the morning

Rear shot of 2018 Acura MDX driving over bridge


Fuel Efficiency Ratings and Driving Range of Standard 2018 Acura MDX 

For an accurate look at how well the 2018 MDX can perform efficiency-wise, you’ll need to decide which kind of powertrain best suits you; its 2WD trim can achieve 19 miles per gallon in the city, 27 on the highway, and a combined efficiency of 22 miles per gallon*. If you’re looking at the MDX SH-AWD model, your rating will be 18 city miles per gallon, 26 highway miles per gallon, and a 21 miles per gallon combined*.  

What this means is that if you’re driving a Front-Wheel Drive (without Idle Stop) MDX model, its 19.5-gallon tank can realistically take you as far as 526.5 miles! That is plenty of distance to capture all the fun that New Mexico has to offer.  

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Test Drive the 2018 Acura MDX at Montano Acura in Albuquerque NM 

There is a healthy selection of 2018 Acura MDX models here at Montano Acura, and we invite you to contact our sales team if you would like to schedule a test drive. We’re happy to get you behind the wheel for one at your earliest convenience! 

*Based on 2018 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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