I review the refreshed 2019 Acura MDX in its new A-Spec trim and discover that it's the best handling 3-row SUV I've ever reviewed! What do you think of the MDX A-Spec? Huge thanks to Acura for providing this vehicle to review!

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Comments

    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung

      Mdx are the best looking suv on the road by far,people that said they are ugly and outdated are retarted,what do you drive?a shit box Hyundai?

      about 3 days ago
    • DriveCFL
      DriveCFL

      You can set the driving mode to whichever you want when you start it up. It's in the settings.

      about 5 days ago
    • DriveCFL
      DriveCFL

      Hondas naturally aspirated V6 is tried and true. Makes up for Amy of the small shortcomings early on in the video. Ha Matt!

      about 5 days ago
    • Joe A
      Joe A

      And no panoramic roof. Acura needs to step up their game. Recently bought a a fully loaded Santa Fe with panoramic roof and all options you described plus heated steering and options MDX doesn’t have for under $30k! I have been a long time Honda/Acura loyal brand customer but got tired of waiting for MDX that is competitive enough, so I moved on.

      about 18 days ago
    • Joe A
      Joe A In reply to Joe A

      No just got smarter, try that!

      about 2 days ago
    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung In reply to Joe A

      Joe A what a shame you moved from a Acura to a Hyundai Santa Fe.what happened did you go Bankrupt?that is so sad

      about 3 days ago
    • jk4geek
      jk4geek

      The key is so freaking huge...

      about 18 days ago
    • MR Sefa
      MR Sefa

      I ow 09 MDX, so lame to see outdated technology on the new MDX, changing color adding more Aspec badges, guys you think you can charge more money basing on those changed, show me reall change, I'm so mad and this guy bla bla bla, sir do you ow MDX ?

      about 21 day ago
    • damion goodrich
      damion goodrich

      Just a short story here. I bought a 19' RDX Aspec SHAWD in December. It was nothing but a huge disappointment. Once I got it home I noticed the paint had a ton of quality issues. It went back to the dealer for a cylinder misfire after a month, wish is a common problem on them I've found out. The infotainment system is not ready. It froze up every day and was such a pain to deal with. Then the front a arms started squeaking. Was told the bushings are no good and needed replaced. I had enough! I traded that POS off in February. Just thought you'd like to know that I think the RDX is not ready for the price you have to pay. Also, mpg was terrible!

      about 22 days ago
    • Zoltán Horváth
      Zoltán Horváth

      Outside is cool, but man the inside is totally chaotic and outdated... Is at least 10 years behind the Germans even VW is way better than this. Just too old, looks more like a Hyundai or Ford...Acura needs to wake up! Good morning Acura, welcome to 2019! ;)

      about 22 days ago
    • Mentally Challenged Viking
      Mentally Challenged Viking

      I test drove this but bought the highlander instead. Still a nice car though

      about 22 days ago
    • SHEEP DOG BLUE LIVES MATTER
      SHEEP DOG BLUE LIVES MATTER

      Seems very underwhelming!!

      about 22 days ago
    • Mark Pryor
      Mark Pryor

      Good review. I’m going to purchase an 2019 MDX Advance model within a week and I’m sure I’m going to love it. It’s a lot of hate on the MDX witch is cool never should it stop anyone from purchasing one.

      about 23 days ago
    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung In reply to Mark Pryor

      Mark Pryor people hate it cause is expensive but if you drive it you will feel the difference in the performance and handling compares to the cheaper vehicles, you get what you paid for,if you work hard some day you might own one.why hate?

      about 3 days ago
    • No Here Kruger
      No Here Kruger

      SO many people bitching about the info system. Looks way fucking better than the current trend that looks like someone just glued an iPad to the top of the dashboard. I'll take this over that bullshit every day of the week.

      about 24 days ago
    • DriveCFL
      DriveCFL In reply to No Here Kruger

      Plus it has Android Auto and Carplay. Toyota and Lexus domt even have Android Auto yet. The dual screen setup is not bad at all. Had it in my 16 V6 Accord and now in a 19 TLX.

      about 5 days ago
    • James Parker Jr
      James Parker Jr

      It looks great in blue. I wish it had the more modern Honda infotainment and 10 speed to match it's looks and driving dynamics.

      about 28 days ago
    • Shafia Ahmad
      Shafia Ahmad

      I would never buy an acura or lexus panel swapped toyotas and hondas. Mercedes, Porsche, Audi, and BMW only. This car looks more like a model thats years dated on the inside. This car is less luxurious than a Honda.

      about 28 days ago
    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung In reply to Shafia Ahmad

      The Mdx are 10 times better than the German crap!

      about 3 days ago
    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung In reply to Shafia Ahmad

      Shafia Ahmad you’re so stupid with no taste whatsoever!

      about 3 days ago
    • J M V sport
      J M V sport In reply to Shafia Ahmad

      +Shafia Ahmad true 👍

      about 27 days ago
    • Shafia Ahmad
      Shafia Ahmad In reply to Shafia Ahmad

      +J M V sport Dam did not know that. I'm sure the interiors are better than VW and in this case are not worse than the parent company.

      about 27 days ago
    • J M V sport
      J M V sport In reply to Shafia Ahmad

      Hope you know Porsche's and Audi's are secretly "Panel swapped" Volkswagens. 😱

      about 28 days ago
    • DriveCFL
      DriveCFL

      Blind spot monitor on the inside it not affected by weather.

      about 29 days ago
    • Cameron Cruz
      Cameron Cruz

      There ought to be an ILX A-Spec with Civic Type R motor and AWD.

      about 29 days ago
    • ldawson103
      ldawson103

      For a 5 year old vehicle it looks amazing.

      about 29 days ago
    • DriveCFL
      DriveCFL In reply to ldawson103

      Because it's an Acura.

      about 5 days ago
    • HugFest
      HugFest

      I like the analog speedometer and other gadgets in that area over a lcd or led that will shine its beautiful blue light into my retina. However, that middle double screen needs to go for sure. Also, how reliable is the transmission?

      about 1 month ago
    • Donnie Hollis
      Donnie Hollis

      about time you reviewed another acura ^^

      about 1 month ago
    • Integrafreak1
      Integrafreak1

      How did Honda let Honda outdo Acura??!

      about 1 month ago
    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung In reply to Integrafreak1

      Integrafreak1 you retarted?

      about 3 days ago
    • Gipsy Avenger
      Gipsy Avenger

      I wish they were more aggressive with some tasty aero on this thing.  Looks like a standard RDX except for the A-Spec badges.  I have shopped them often but never ended up pulling the trigger on one.  My neighbor has one and I like it.  The PILOT is such a better value proposition if you don't need the more upscale Acura badge in your driveway.

      about 1 month ago
    • BBB T
      BBB T

      I have the Hybrid and it's driving dynamics are worth the $50k sticker price. The interior is blah but I can live without a fancy interior.

      about 1 month ago
    • Liam Ross
      Liam Ross

      Although I am huge fan of Honda's new corporate high-performance 2.0l VTEC turbo, it's hard if not impossible to love Honda's corporate V6's. From the mid range power, the VTEC or it's fantastic resale value.

      about 1 month ago
    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung In reply to Liam Ross

      Idiot

      about 3 days ago
    • John Holst
      John Holst

      Love the look and feel of the MDX, but that center stack is just ancient. Plus it lacks some modern features that even modest cars have. Acura wouldn't get my money for this. They would for the RDX though!

      about 1 month ago
    • DriveCFL
      DriveCFL In reply to John Holst

      +John Holst Yeah Acura does some of the best AWD, and precision all wheel steer in their FWD. It's so freaking precise.

      about 5 days ago
    • John Holst
      John Holst In reply to John Holst

      +DriveCFL Yes. Good thing it drives well!

      about 5 days ago
    • DriveCFL
      DriveCFL In reply to John Holst

      Center stack is no issue with Android Auto and Apple Carplay. The naturally aspirated V6 also makes you forget about any center stack concerns.

      about 5 days ago
    • DoYouJ?
      DoYouJ?

      I don’t regret buying my 2016 Honda Pilot Elite. It has an SHAWD system without the badge, has nicer interiors, nicer infotainment, more space and pano roof.

      For the price, the Pilot made more sense. Barely felt different in terms of handling.

      about 1 month ago
    • DoYouJ?
      DoYouJ? In reply to DoYouJ?

      Alex Leung all reviews back me up.

      about 2 days ago
    • DoYouJ?
      DoYouJ? In reply to DoYouJ?

      Alex Leung maybe you should test both a 2016 MDX with Advance Package and a 2016 Pilot Elite.

      I don’t mind being poor :)

      about 2 days ago
    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung In reply to DoYouJ?

      You’re just poor!

      about 3 days ago
    • Alex Leung
      Alex Leung In reply to DoYouJ?

      DoYouJ? Mdx are 10 times better than the garbage Pilot!

      about 3 days ago
    • DoYouJ?
      DoYouJ? In reply to DoYouJ?

      Shuffle3956 i don’t blame you. If i had to choose between a 2G Pilot or 2G MDX, I wouldn’t be able to pass on that gen MDX.

      Has SHAWD, amazing headlights, 3.7 V6, sportier ride and i just love that gen. The 2G Pilot had halogen reflectors, 5AT made it a little sluggish and it wasn’t as close to the MDX as this gen.

      I understand why someone would pick the 2G Pilot, but I really love the 2G MDX too much. Either way, very solid choice.

      about 23 days ago
    • TheRobSJ
      TheRobSJ

      If you don’t need to tow a trailer, the hybrid version is the much better one to get. Does everything better.

      about 1 month ago
    • ŁìîV p.ğ
      ŁìîV p.ğ

      Like always^excellent video

      about 1 month ago
    • Sarah -n- Tuned
      Sarah -n- Tuned

      So weird you had the MDX the week I had the RDX 😂.

      about 1 month ago
    • Shuffle3956
      Shuffle3956 In reply to Sarah -n- Tuned

      Extremely weird.

      about 23 days ago
    • HugFest
      HugFest In reply to Sarah -n- Tuned

      Sarah next week you’ll have the MDX and he’ll have the RDX. Want? 🤗

      about 1 month ago
    • Matt Maran Motoring
      Matt Maran Motoring In reply to Sarah -n- Tuned

      Nice! I just had the RDX this past week too!

      about 1 month ago
    • Stephen Cain
      Stephen Cain

      the MDX looks really good on the outside but on the inside its soo outdated and ugly

      about 1 month ago
    • Justin Fairchild
      Justin Fairchild

      Hey Matt, just wanted to let you know that you actually can get a heated steering wheel in the MDX even with the A-spec package. It is a $500 stand alone option.

      about 1 month ago
    • Raj Sanichar
      Raj Sanichar In reply to Justin Fairchild

      Canadian models get the heated steering wheel among a few other options as standard equipment on the MDX ASPec.

      about 1 month ago
    • Justin Fairchild
      Justin Fairchild In reply to Justin Fairchild

      +Matt Maran Motoring It is down towards the bottom under interior accessories.

      about 1 month ago
    • Matt Maran Motoring
      Matt Maran Motoring In reply to Justin Fairchild

      Are you sure? When I went on the configurator on Acura's site there was no option for a heated steering wheel once I selected the A-Spec package.

      about 1 month ago