US: 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Arrives in Showrooms from $51,960

Acura has announced the availability of the 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid in the United States, the model hitting the showrooms in two variants and a starting price of $51,960.

The two versions comprise the 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid with Technology Package, available for $51,960, adding as well the 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid with Advance Package, this one costing $58,000. Prices do not come with the $975 destination charge.

For the aforementioned prices, you get plenty of safety gizmos, new features inside, mechanics and plenty of performance under the hood, which for a plug-in hybrid this is quite exceptional.

Both variants are fitted with new interior trims, wood accents, stainless steel sport pedals, with the MDX Advance Package adding a little bit more, such as a third-row configuration, large center console separating the second-row captain`s chairs and so on. Mechanically, the models come with advanced Electro Serbo braking system or Active Damper technology.

As for the safety gizmos, the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid comes with Collision Mitigation Braking System, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control with low-speed follow and much more.

Under the hood, the new MDX Sport Hybrid is equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 engine paired to no less than three electric motors, developing a total of 321 horsepower and 392 Nm of torque, being sent to the wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

The model also comes with the Comfort, Normal, Sport and Sport+ driving modes, with the EPA ratings being set at 26/27/27 mpg in city/highway/combined.

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