2022 Acura MDX A-Spec - POV Driving Impressions

2022 Acura MDX Technology and A-Spec Package
MSRP: From $55,000
Horsepower: 290 hp; Torque 267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Engine: 3.5 L V6
10-Speed Automatic
Combined/city/highway: 21/19/25 mpg
Suspension (F/R): control arms/ multilink
Tires: Bridgestone Alenza Sport A/S, 255/50R-20 105H M+S
Curb weight: 4,514 lbs
0:00 Interior & exterior walkaround, features, specs
5:04 POV Driving Impressions
13:42 ELS Studio® Premium Audio System
17:04 Final Thoughts
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Comments 

  1. Edysin Simon

    Edysin Simon

    2 days ago

    I gotta say...Between this (MDX) and the new GV80 it's a good time to be looking at this midsize segment!

  2. Call me Mr Freckles

    Call me Mr Freckles

    4 days ago

    Ready to fight the X5

  3. Billy Laden

    Billy Laden

    4 days ago

    Mazda cx9.

  4. Zoo

    Zoo

    7 days ago

    Amazing. As a mostly Lexus owner, I am blown away by the new MDX. Acura is really putting on a punch. Great video.

  5. Nafiz Azad

    Nafiz Azad

    7 days ago

    Removing the shifter is gay. Every thing now a days is just lgbtq friendly

  6. DMX 10033

    DMX 10033

    8 days ago

    Modern cars are loosing bumpers. Lite bump and grill needs to be changed

  7. Ahmed Said-Ahmed

    Ahmed Said-Ahmed

    9 days ago

    Nice car dod

  8. sphaera

    sphaera

    10 days ago

    Nice review, pushing the MDX on high speed corners was amazing!! I have a 2018 Pilot Elite now and love it, I can see the MDX being a very nice upgrade. I'm very likely to get one now...

  9. Panda Gultom

    Panda Gultom

    10 days ago

    Another competitor of Lexus NX and RX

  10. Gee B Scott

    Gee B Scott

    11 days ago

    Dude Awesome

  11. Isser Digan

    Isser Digan

    11 days ago

    What I want to know is what changes had they done when it comes to rust proofing and brakes..

  12. Purple Furture

    Purple Furture

    14 days ago

    This one or kia telluride ?

  13. Calvin Au

    Calvin Au

    14 days ago

    Omg that start up time for the entertainment system is ridiculous.

  14. superfuresh

    superfuresh

    22 days ago

    Finally ive been putting off buying the mdx for years now because that old interior just plain SUCKED. This new one RDX inspired is beautiful!

  15. Ayyylien007

    Ayyylien007

    22 days ago

    Considering trading in my Subaru Forester XT for one of these bad bois. I want to test drive it and see if it’s sluggish since it’s probably bigger than my subie

  16. Omair Sheikh

    Omair Sheikh

    24 days ago

    It's basically got a modern take on the 1st gen NSX V6 engine. And in that red, I'm in love. It looks like a super car

  17. Tyler Chen

    Tyler Chen

    25 days ago

    2021Q7 or2022 MDX?????? help~~

  18. Ongo Gablogian

    Ongo Gablogian

    27 days ago

    That is a beautiful vehicle, inside and out. I love the angles.

  19. Dylan Codner

    Dylan Codner

    28 days ago

    dis is a big bad machine it is fass

  20. Michael Nguyen

    Michael Nguyen

    28 days ago

    Audi interior and virtual cockpit looks way better.

  21. New Person

    New Person

    Month ago

    This thing looks beautiful. 🤓

  22. Kenny Schmidt

    Kenny Schmidt

    Month ago

    Not gonna lie that sounds damn amazing even on phone and I like that first song whatever it was

  23. Lux

    Lux

    Month ago

    Are they still reliable? 2018-2022

  24. sataniks

    sataniks

    Month ago

    0:02

  25. Kev G

    Kev G

    Month ago

    I would love the interior in a different color, and I know black is easier to maintain, but am I the only one who thinks the black interior in this thing looks like a garbage bag?

  26. Principe Carlos

    Principe Carlos

    Month ago

    2004 going strong I would love to be able to afford such of upgrade.

  27. Alexandre Pelletier

    Alexandre Pelletier

    Month ago

    the infotainment looks so nice and smooth and nice to use

  28. fooser77

    fooser77

    Month ago

    If you really wish to test a premium sound system .. Try it out with "2084" from The Universal Migrator Part I I seriously doubt Arjen will give you copywrite strike .. You can thank me later .. acura-video.info/name/video/oWCuyI591cnYw2Y.html Of course, there is always the tried and true "I Robot" from The Alan Parsons Project (Chief Engineer on "Dark Side of the Moon") Or any track from Porcupine Tree ..

  29. AJ Eisenberg

    AJ Eisenberg

    Month ago

    The car looks great but the back looks too much like a pilot

  30. Aiden W

    Aiden W

    Month ago

    10 speed auto, amazing grip, killer sound system, great reliability & safety.......Acura is killing the competition here.

  31. The Fragrance Critic

    The Fragrance Critic

    Month ago

    I love Acura but this new body style looks so similar to Mazda

  32. Bair Yandanov

    Bair Yandanov

    Month ago

    wonderful review, but music choice is bad

  33. Eugene O

    Eugene O

    Month ago

    nice minivan

  34. Name

    Name

    Month ago

    Yes, they finally pulled away from the Honda infotainment styling

  35. msrednic

    msrednic

    Month ago

    Nearly $60k for this A-Spec model and NO heated steering wheel. What a joke. I'll keep my Grand Cherokee. And unlike this wannabe-SUV Acura, my SUV has legit offroad chops with an adjustable air suspension and almost 11 inches of ground clearance. But this MDX is pretty - I'll give you that!

  36. Frederick Miller

    Frederick Miller

    Month ago

    too. much. gloss. black. plastic. As a previous Acura owner, I'd honestly pass on this car - the car looks great, it just needs a re-think on a few of the materials.

  37. Michael Hebert

    Michael Hebert

    Month ago

    holy shit, just having AirPod pros in and I’m still blown away by the sound system. can’t imagine what it’s like in person

  38. Suhail Durrani

    Suhail Durrani

    Month ago

    Better sound than the Tesla?

  39. OSTKCabal

    OSTKCabal

    Month ago

    This thing is SO much better than the Lexus RX... not even a remote contest. The new TLX and MDX are the first times I have EVER actually wanted an Acura, so good damn job Honda/Acura!

  40. L Rush G

    L Rush G

    Month ago

    you know it's a good year in america when honda makes a good MDX

    • Omair Sheikh

      Omair Sheikh

      21 day ago

      Yet some American commenters on ACURA bitch about it. It's hilarious, these new Acuras are going to do really well in the market

  41. Herakles

    Herakles

    Month ago

    I can’t wait to see what the v6 turbo a spec in the mdx and tlx does!

  42. Rey Fernandez

    Rey Fernandez

    Month ago

    If Acura invested this much enjoyment into a new Integra (RSX) or even a compact sedan. Instead their flagship vehicle is a CUV....

  43. H Vee

    H Vee

    Month ago

    Great review

  44. Kevin Parra-Vaughan

    Kevin Parra-Vaughan

    2 months ago

    I think the 2020 A spec back end look really nice with dual circular exhaust tips

  45. Gregory Casey

    Gregory Casey

    2 months ago

    I love my MDX. Well I bought it for my wife but she wanted something else so I kept it for myself. Months later she was driving my MDX more than her car. She wanted my MDX. Sorry you turned it down it’s mine. We both just love it.

  46. Welcome

    Welcome

    2 months ago

    Wow, amazing sound system🔥

  47. superfuresh

    superfuresh

    2 months ago

    SoQUIET! I love it

  48. Dee Sr.

    Dee Sr.

    2 months ago

    nice video luv the blur on the MPH . has the window noise disappeared. it happened on previous model when driver or passenger windows would be an inch open. you could hear the window shake . At half way its fine then go lower you would hear it again. poor design on Acuras part

  49. Tron

    Tron

    2 months ago

    @TheTopher How does the ELS Studio sound system hold up to the Volvo B&W?

    • Omair Sheikh

      Omair Sheikh

      21 day ago

      He says it's almost at the level of the most expensive luxury cars. Its the best in class, and I haven't watched one reviewer that didn't like the sound system

  50. MrCarGuy

    MrCarGuy

    2 months ago

    I appreciate them keeping the V6.

  51. Shannon Williams

    Shannon Williams

    2 months ago

    Honda's are trash on Transmissions and cost a lot to repair! The Big Ass Grill looks like Mazda and the car itself looks similar to Has SUV.

  52. Joe Trump

    Joe Trump

    2 months ago

    Very nice car

  53. Flynhigh 5999

    Flynhigh 5999

    2 months ago

    Great review

  54. Shazom zom.health defi

    Shazom zom.health defi

    2 months ago

    That or a Genesis GV80 ?

  55. Son of Jesus Christ

    Son of Jesus Christ

    2 months ago

    Nice. Can’t wait for the twin turbo v6 hybrid. I love Acura’s SH-AWD

  56. joe jay

    joe jay

    2 months ago

    Again, governed at 115mph. Booo! Acura.

  57. Александр

    Александр

    2 months ago

    Why is there no heated steering wheel on the A-Spec MDX and TLX?

    • Omair Sheikh

      Omair Sheikh

      24 days ago

      Hopefully they take feedback from early buyers and add it down the road

  58. Max MX

    Max MX

    2 months ago

    Genesis GV80 way better than the MDX. What a shame Acura!

    • Tony Chau

      Tony Chau

      2 months ago

      @Max MX we'll see if this will be the same as the stinger. I love the stinger its better than xy and z but no sales. Not saying the gv80 isn't nice but if I'm spending this kind of money its to show off. Peoples gonna be like whats this oh its a luxury hyundai

    • Max MX

      Max MX

      2 months ago

      @Tony Chau By that theory Camry is more desirable car than Mercedes 😂

    • Tony Chau

      Tony Chau

      2 months ago

      Let's see if all these gv80 fanboys will equate to any sales

    • Max MX

      Max MX

      2 months ago

      @MysticRose777 Way better than the MDX better materials, more luxurious, way better technology, more powerful engines 😂😂 not even close

    • MysticRose777

      MysticRose777

      2 months ago

      The gv80 interior is atrocious.

  59. sewgatormomm

    sewgatormomm

    2 months ago

    My 2014 MDX has served me well, so I’ll be getting the new one this year. I do have a question about the DVD player and 2nd row drop-down screen that has been a lifesaver with small children. Is that just gone now?? I know they can use an iPad, but internet access isn’t always available especially on long trips.

  60. U Bio-Venture

    U Bio-Venture

    2 months ago

    Price acura-video.info/tv/bf3bKjwER-cVheaHNIDhuQ.htmlvideos

  61. jaybanthony

    jaybanthony

    2 months ago

    is the engine noise pumped in through the speakers or is it real?

    • MysticRose777

      MysticRose777

      2 months ago

      It's real lol

  62. Scary Hours

    Scary Hours

    2 months ago

    I like the interior but the exterior looks like a dodge durango.

  63. Ильгам Кильдияров

    Ильгам Кильдияров

    2 months ago

    Цена?

  64. Выпимши Выпимши

    Выпимши Выпимши

    2 months ago

    I can not start engine in winter time with -24C. Japan engineers is really IDIOT. Cheap car or expensive car does not matter

  65. Ragi

    Ragi

    2 months ago

    damn ugly

  66. Doug Chism

    Doug Chism

    2 months ago

    Car looks great but waiting on adjustable/dynamic dampers. Hopefully they are in the Type-S and I dont have to wait for the mid-model refresh.

  67. DriveBY

    DriveBY

    2 months ago

    The steeringwheel almost looks like Mercedes

  68. Scott Wiley

    Scott Wiley

    2 months ago

    Jay Leno moment... “it pulls nicely.”

  69. styner3

    styner3

    2 months ago

    Excellent review, I can't wait to get one this year.

  70. WFMguy

    WFMguy

    2 months ago

    Where's your electric car, Acura? Instead you have a glacier melting 2022? Smh

    • Tony Chau

      Tony Chau

      2 months ago

      @WFMguy ice will never fully go away not for another 50 yrs at least

    • WFMguy

      WFMguy

      2 months ago

      @Tony Chau Yeah sadly, it's all about money. Car companies make products that people want and people want ICE vehicles. Not taking into account that they are ruining the air and changing the climate as a result; before the advent there weren't any ozone pollution warning days during the summer to name one of many of the consequences or, such as you I suspect, just dont care. Combustion vehicles are a plague of an invention. A dirty and extremely damaging technology with the sole purpose of taking people and products from point A to B. There is a better way. I'll be so happy when I can roll down the windows on a highway with miles of traffic ahead of me and breath nothing but fresh air. ICE vehicles are on the way out. Following the way of the horse drawn buggy.

    • Tony Chau

      Tony Chau

      2 months ago

      🤣🤣🤣 why cater to the 3%

  71. Peter Nord Bushcraft

    Peter Nord Bushcraft

    2 months ago

    I'm buying that car!

  72. 432Point

    432Point

    2 months ago

    Sorry Acura robbed you of the good roads. (IDK if you drive this area often.) They had the arrows up that day telling you where to drive. You should have continued down Werkner, across North Territorial and on to Hadley. Hadley/Doyle/Patterson Lake aka Hankard. Best roads in Michigan I have driven. Cool to see you driving around the area though.

  73. Raider Richard

    Raider Richard

    2 months ago

    A lot of people would like to get a peek at what’s under the hood.

  74. Aaron Holguin

    Aaron Holguin

    2 months ago

    Holy sound system 😳

  75. YeahNahWhateva

    YeahNahWhateva

    2 months ago

    Cool

  76. Norm T

    Norm T

    2 months ago

    Will this finally be recommended by Consumer Reports?

  77. Dariusz Z.

    Dariusz Z.

    2 months ago

    2022 produced in 2020. funny

    • jlopez0027

      jlopez0027

      29 days ago

      Mofos time⏰ traveling🧳 🤣

  78. James W.B.

    James W.B.

    2 months ago

    Again, with the glossy black plastic trim on the interior. What's with car manufacturer's using that stuff? It looks cheap, shows fingerprints and wears quickly.

  79. Ayaan Ahmed

    Ayaan Ahmed

    2 months ago

    I Really love the car!

  80. Adam Pope

    Adam Pope

    2 months ago

    11:52 Apple Car Play has left the chat

  81. PhantomJosh

    PhantomJosh

    2 months ago

    My mom has 2014 MDX :(

  82. Bray Zap

    Bray Zap

    2 months ago

    Ive never once in my entire life sat there and broke my neck and said "wow thats a nice... SUV"

    • Omair Sheikh

      Omair Sheikh

      21 day ago

      @Tristen Brown wait till you see this MDX in the A Spec trim in a bright colour, super sleek and almost super car like. Looks like a Lambo

    • Tristen Brown

      Tristen Brown

      2 months ago

      Lamborghini Urus and the Audi Q8 are head turners imo

  83. Bray Zap

    Bray Zap

    2 months ago

    Why do people like SUVs? They're ugly and super bulky and huge. Why would you spend anything over 30k for this thing when it's slower than every other car in its segment?

    • Tony Chau

      Tony Chau

      2 months ago

      Everyone has their needs

  84. Max Burgess

    Max Burgess

    2 months ago

    Man I wish I could put one of these in my garage with my 2020 Mazda6 Signature

  85. David Emmins

    David Emmins

    2 months ago

    when is 2022 stinger available

  86. prophet DJS

    prophet DJS

    2 months ago

    Wow! If we thought the outgoing MDX sold alot this thing is gonna crush those sales, Acura did a terrific job with the design.

  87. Dominick Williams

    Dominick Williams

    2 months ago

    The Honda Odyssey has the best Acura interior. NO piano black where fingers go.

  88. Str_ Mystic

    Str_ Mystic

    2 months ago

    Did ABS even kick one when you did the 60-0 brake test

  89. Neo Craft

    Neo Craft

    2 months ago

    Seems smaller inside. I don’t know why they do those wings in the center console. Manspreading is out of the question. Raising up the center console also gives a smaller interior impression. An inch or two less room in 3rd row? Does it sit lower too? Not a fan of a stick on iPad that is wide and not tall. Interior is busy looking...which also makes it feel small/tight.

  90. R S

    R S

    2 months ago

    The genesis and Lexus look better.

  91. MGP 9

    MGP 9

    2 months ago

    What makes this sound system sound better than the TLX's in your ears?

  92. MOPAR 401

    MOPAR 401

    2 months ago

    Piano black.. when will they learn?

  93. Mark Carrasca

    Mark Carrasca

    2 months ago

    I love the 2022 MDX! Is the only difference with the A-Spec the black detailing and rims?

  94. ZESKIMO

    ZESKIMO

    2 months ago

    14:17 music is called ganja by Oyy

  95. William Hartness

    William Hartness

    2 months ago

    Glad they kept the 3.5. 2.0t has no business in a 3 row suv.

  96. Danimal Juan Feather

    Danimal Juan Feather

    2 months ago

    Basic

  97. Jeff Groves

    Jeff Groves

    2 months ago

    I miss the previous gen chimes

  98. Ty w

    Ty w

    2 months ago

    Competitive my ass...Acura is as dead as Infiniti. Decent automobiles that don't sell. It's gonna take more than one vehicle to save a dying brand.

    • Tony Chau

      Tony Chau

      2 months ago

      🤣🤣🤣 Acura is far from dead.

  99. C HS

    C HS

    2 months ago

    Many other vehicles I would prefer for 55k, though Acura did a good job here!

  100. Landon Thomas

    Landon Thomas

    2 months ago

    For me, I just want it to have a high output plug-in hybrid option, with a nice long EV range like in the X5 45e.

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