2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Review and Price – The 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid is one of the powertrain variants of the all-new 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid, which is to be released for buyers shortly for the next model year. Although most of its inside and outside features are almost same as those of its non-hybrid counterparts, it differs in terms of powertrains and by some optional packages that are exclusively designed for this model. The Acura MDX Sport Hybrid was unveiled along with its non-hybrid colleagues at the 2016 Intercontinental Auto Show held in New York.
2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Review and Price
Compared to the outgoing model, the new 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid is more aggressive. Up front, you’ll notice the hood has been redesigned with three new body lines that add a bit of flare. To the sides, the new Acura MDX Sport Hybrid shares the same overall profile as the outgoing model, including the same body line that runs from the front wheel arch and across doors to the rear. Chrome door handles are installed in place of the body-colored units, and the side skirts now have chrome trim inserts.
To the rear, the hatch and taillights have the same overall design. A chrome insert has been added to the handle for the hatch. Down below, the most significant change comes in the form of the gray color on the lower rear fascia. If you recall, the outgoing model had a flat-black garnish on the bottom of the fascia. Now that it’s body colored, All told, the new MDX features bold styling that makes it a standout in the over-flooded Acura MDX Sport Hybrid market. Based on appearance alone, the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Review and Price should be a big hit.
2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Engine Specs
The 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid comes equipped with a combination of a 3.0 liters V6 engine and the three additional electrical motors. This combination will be paired with a seven-velocity double-clutch mechanical transmission system that makes one electric motor to send the power to the front wheels of the new hybrid model. The rear wheels will be powered by the remaining two electric motors. Due to this combination, the new hybrid model gets the combined power output of 325 horsepower, which is 35 horsepower more than the power received by its non-hybrid counterparts. The drive train of the hybrid model makes use of torque vectoring, together with the all-wheel-drive system.
It is expected that the new 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Review and Price model with the Technology Package will offer the mileage of 18 mpg when it is driven within the city limits and 26 mpg when it sprints on freeways. The combined mileage offered by the new vehicle will be 21 mpg, which is in excess of 7 mpg offered by the non-hybrid models with the all-wheel drive system. On the other hand, the new 2017 Acura ILX Interior Review model with the Advance Package will offer the mileage of 19 mpg when it is driven within the city limits and 26 mpg when it sprints on freeways. The combined mileage offered by the new vehicle will be 22 mpg.The Advance package and the Technology package will offer it with four different driving modes that include Normal, Comfort, Sport, and a Sports Plus mode.
2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Interior
The interior might look the same as the outgoing model, but after taking a deeper look, there’s quite a bit of refinement here. To start off, the curvature in the passenger’s side dash has been pushed farther inward, and the knee bolsters on both sides of the dash follow suite. As you can see, there are still two display screens – one for the infotainment system and one for navigation. It looks like the instrument cluster has changed a little too, and doesn’t have the display between the speedometer and tachometer. The 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid comes standard with Automatic High Beam Headlights, SiriusXM Radio 2.0 and four 2.5-amp USB charging ports. You’ll also notice that the gear shifter on the center console has been replaced by a refined unit.
In the configuration shown in these images, the interior has a three-tone layout, with the dash, center console and an upper portion of the door trim panels finished in black. The center of the door trim panels and the upholstery is done up in brown leather. The pillars, visors, and roof liner all feature a light gray appearance.
2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Exterior
The new 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Review and Price will weigh significantly less than the outgoing model due to use of aluminum, high performance steel and carbon fiber in construction of its body.At the front, the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid will feature a new wider front bumper which has been integrated with two large new air intakes. At the front, the Acura MDX Sport Hybrid features a 3-D chromed grille design with the automaker’s logo at the center.
The grille is flanked by new LED headlights and fog lights. The front also features new rain sensing wipers. At the back, the Acura MDX Sport Hybrid features a new bumper and a redesigned exhaust tip.The 2017 Acura RLX Review will ride on 19-inch alloy wheels which have been integrated with an upgraded suspension to help in different terrains. Overall, the body has been tweaked to provide more aerodynamics.
2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Release Date and Price
There is a speculation that 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid will be in the showroom late the end of this year or early next year, but this is not yet confirmed from the manufacturers.
People speculate that the price of this supercar model may range between $45,955 to $60,000 but there is no official communication, but the price is favorable compared to the style and design of this super model.