The New 2022 Acura MDX Has Two Crazy Features I Have Never Seen Before!

In this video, Tommy takes a look and review the brand new 2022 Acura MDX. For this year, the all new model comes equipped with some unusual options and crazy gadgets that definitely set it apart from the previous generation.

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  1. W W

    W W

    9 months ago

    Tommy/Blaze score another thumbs up for car viewers everywhere. This MDX is an appealing SUV. :)

  2. Dave Nelson

    Dave Nelson

    2 days ago

    Captain’s chairs without armrests. No thanks.

  3. Lindsey Kenemer

    Lindsey Kenemer

    27 days ago

    Always happy to see a dog review! My 2 goldens are the main reason I want to upgrade to something larger

  4. F C

    F C

    Month ago

    Why are their cameras so low quality? That looks like something you would expect to see on a Mitsubishi Mirage, not a $65K brand new Acura. The birdseye image is so blurry it is useless. Why can't Honda give Acura the budget to actually make a product that is on par or BETTER THAN the competition? The rearview camera in a Honda Civic or Accord is much clearer. Their "true touch" infotainment system is by far the worst infotainment system I have ever used. I cannot believe they kept it after all the backlash of the RDX. I also can't get past that cheap shiny black plastic that dominates the entire center stack on RDX, TLX and now MDX. It looks and feels so cheap. At least they put the digital gauge cluster into the MDX, their analog gauges they put on the RDX and TLX is atrocious, looking like something you would see in a 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer, not a 2022 Acura.

  5. Aldo Matulich

    Aldo Matulich

    Month ago

    Tommy, what was that Fire Stick that was plugged into tge USB port with a Acura logo on it? I didnt see one with my new one that I just got on 8/20.

  6. Ot Smalls

    Ot Smalls

    Month ago

    Zonk. Acura noob. this mdx is perfect. Gotta learn to know how to use the tech then you can review it

  7. Skeelo


    2 months ago

    lol 'too much technology for you' 2:32

  8. Diana1221


    2 months ago

    I got mine in June and absolutely love it

  9. Brooke Fenneman

    Brooke Fenneman

    2 months ago

    Minor downside to the MDX - no door cup holders in the rear and no third row vent. Agree the the headrest juts forward a bit too much. The only remedy I found was to push the lumbar of the seat forward

  10. Patrick Smith-Denver Life

    Patrick Smith-Denver Life

    2 months ago

    #SkoBuffs! great review just ordered mine!

  11. jpthsd


    4 months ago

    ACURA basically borrowed the RDX, made it bigger and called it MDX 2022 generation/new-redesign LoL !!!

  12. Norm T

    Norm T

    5 months ago

    Except that the larger 3rd row seated Cadillac XT6 beats the 2022 MDX by about a second in Motor Trend handling course. The XT6 also gets TSP+ and tops MDX with 310 hp!

  13. 0MN1P073N7


    5 months ago

    Can you record the cameras onto a usb drive to act as a dashcam?

  14. Jon McClure

    Jon McClure

    5 months ago

    Where I live in Alabama we have Gulf beaches to Appalachian mountains and the joy of driving unlike Kansas or other really flat areas is now being experienced by me, with the new MDX 2022 model and it (after driving every luxury SUV) killed the competition. The German X5 was the closest to driving potential, like the big six with out turbos and it, the MDX does very well combined with that new ten speed transition. So smooth! Thousands less than the German models and much more room. I most likely will buy my wife the RDX soon! Thought I would buy a plug-in hybrid, or for that matter, maybe a hybrid, but our new Green New Deal direction has not convinced me that wind and/or solar will ever get the job done for total EV generation, at least not for many years, if at all. I only have ten years of college, and eight best selling books, but call me stupid as I have many friends sitting on the side of the road wondering via their driver anxiety can I find a level 2 charger in my $145,000 Porsche, as I see my computer says we will run out of EV in 25 miles, holly shit! So, this is just perfect and after my warranty runs out I will look again where EV's are and adjust to our country's new direction and maybe do this every three years or 36.000 miles. Fun times ahead! Check out the totally redone inside and out 2022 MDX Acura, it will impress and note Acura sales are off the charts, so that says it all, people know quality. Same with the RDX, just a little smaller for the little wife.

  15. First Name Last Name

    First Name Last Name

    6 months ago

    Best review of features I have seen yet. You have a new sub

  16. Stayc Xoxo

    Stayc Xoxo

    6 months ago

    Is there a third row ?

  17. aniretak1378


    6 months ago

    Good review. But that is not the phantom violet.

  18. Hillary Campbell

    Hillary Campbell

    6 months ago

    Blaze is adorable! You should definitely do a series on dog-friendly vehicles. 🐶

  19. Phillip Alv

    Phillip Alv

    6 months ago

    Na I’m not buying this , it’s ugly like the last gen MDX.

  20. Rick Gigliotti

    Rick Gigliotti

    7 months ago

    Need to say what is standard or what package you have to buy

  21. analyse guy

    analyse guy

    7 months ago

    Does this car has autodim side view mirrors?

  22. AirMaxPenny


    7 months ago

    Great review, keep it up! Wish Acura would rethink what is included in each trim level. Imagine a tech package that doesn't include third row USB ports or a standard 120v outlet. One you splurge for the top of the line, you find yourself asking why you are not considering going with one of the better competitors at that price point. Stuff other cars have for ~15K less.

  23. gottalikeit2010


    7 months ago

    Blaze is such a good boy!!!

  24. Drake Drake

    Drake Drake

    7 months ago

    Love the MDX

  25. Kurt Ashbaugh

    Kurt Ashbaugh

    7 months ago

    more dog!!

  26. J P

    J P

    7 months ago

    No Built-in DASCHCAM (front and back) yet

  27. Bil Malik

    Bil Malik

    8 months ago

    Seats are very low

  28. productnumber7


    8 months ago

    Loving everything except those doo-doo wheels

  29. Kuttiesmith03


    8 months ago

    Im only here for Blaze!!



    8 months ago

    BLAZE!!!!!!!!!! :p

  31. Salvatore Teta

    Salvatore Teta

    8 months ago

    ...everything you can do on screen via true touch interface is available by voice

  32. Salvatore Teta

    Salvatore Teta

    8 months ago

    Poor demonstration of the true touch interface...its been out since 2018 on the 20149 RDX, added to the 2021 there is really no excuse for not sharing the 1:1 touch and location's the perfect combo of your laptop and your smartphone!

  33. MJ Kim

    MJ Kim

    8 months ago

    I miss Roman and Nathan's reviews.

  34. tommy ho

    tommy ho

    8 months ago

    While I love the mdx. I am concern for their all tech dash. Honda isn’t the best for their tech. Very afraid. If they can offer some type of free warranty for their tech.

  35. Em Jay

    Em Jay

    8 months ago

    Trailer trash be all about the Durango.

  36. Roy Grannell

    Roy Grannell

    8 months ago

    Luv your CU jacket!

  37. Ryan


    8 months ago

    2008 Highlander middle seat 2nd row can also be removed.

  38. D Ray

    D Ray

    8 months ago

    I love the Dog! What breed is that pooch?

    • Em Jay

      Em Jay

      8 months ago

      @ 10:02

  39. Endurorodzndubz


    8 months ago

    WOW, removable seats are very 20th century. The European's have been doing that in MPV's for decades.

  40. Spencer Main

    Spencer Main

    8 months ago

    The 2016+ Honda Pilots have that same removable cargo floor trick. You can also insert the piece at the bottom of the compartment instead of flush mounted to gain cargo height.

  41. The True

    The True

    8 months ago

    This Tommy guy is terrible can you please stop using him so much. I see he is in the video and just turn it off

  42. Vince Risi

    Vince Risi

    8 months ago

    think the knob stuff is goofy and not good

  43. Quang Nguyen

    Quang Nguyen

    8 months ago

    Prefer to see more of Blaze 🙂

  44. Ciprian Petrescu

    Ciprian Petrescu

    8 months ago

    You are a liar ! It is impossible to review a 2022 car in january 2021

  45. Ciprian Petrescu

    Ciprian Petrescu

    8 months ago

    How could this be a 2022 car if the video was posted in january 2021 ?

  46. Mark Stafford

    Mark Stafford

    8 months ago

    Blaze is a Star !!!

  47. Syed Alam

    Syed Alam

    8 months ago

    When will you do the Genesis GV80?

  48. Jose Guerra

    Jose Guerra

    8 months ago

    Acura have out-grown their function in the auto-market. Their "luxury" status seems to be rivaled by pretty much any well equipped standard contemporary brand, i.e. Toyota, Mazda, Hyundai, Honda (Ironically) etc; notice I didn't list any European brands or even some of the American brands, because in my opinion, Acura simply does not compete with true premium brands. They're essentially a top of the line Honda, which are very fine cars, but not in the competitive realm of "luxury" brands. My biggest gripe with Acura is the lack of engine choices. If I'm going to spend upwards of 50k up to the mid 60k price bracket, there is one thing that is non negotiable to me: Torque, I want torque, and excluding the NSX, the highest displacement engine available is the 3.5 which isn't turbo charged in any of its configurations. This is the same engine thats probably in almost every V-6 Honda product; great engine, but is it sufficient for "premium" brand-- I say no. Although i'm sure they'll start to move their platform into electric/hybrid anyways. Still, I rest my case.

  49. llcane1


    8 months ago

    At the end did I see that right? Did they really put bridgestones tires on this car? You don't put bridgestones on a $60K car.

  50. Frank P

    Frank P

    8 months ago

    What kind of case is that for your iPhone?

  51. TheKingkingg


    8 months ago

    Thanks Tommy, for you reviewing this awesome SUV and not your dad as he seems to be getting grumpier and grumpier trying to play devil's advocate...he needs to find his passion for similar life. Anyway I appreciate what he has done in the past, you are now like he was.

  52. 36 605

    36 605

    8 months ago

    Why does Accura think that putting the Dynamic mode knob dead center in the instrument cluster such a good idea? Most people rarely adjust the driving mode in their day to day driving. They must think the driver is going to be change the driving mode 5 times during the drive! Ridiculous

  53. Walid Issa

    Walid Issa

    8 months ago

    MDX looking great

  54. Nick Ielase

    Nick Ielase

    8 months ago

    2008 toyota highlander had the ability to remove the center bench as well. Not a new invention.

  55. TR


    8 months ago

    What breed is that dog? Cute. It looks like a Bernese mountain dog but seems kinda small. Is it mixed?

  56. Alexander Fedyna

    Alexander Fedyna

    8 months ago

    Tell me, I can change miles to kilometers in the dashboard settings?

  57. Bob Tusime

    Bob Tusime

    8 months ago

    When Tommy came on TFL, I said this is Nepotism! Actually Tommy is doing well 👌 👏 👍 🙌 ☺ Your reviews are excellent 👌 👏 👍 😀

  58. Cmdr Darwin

    Cmdr Darwin

    8 months ago

    Good review Tommy! Unfortunately, this is more typical bs from Acura. Acura lost its way & still hasn’t found it! Who cares about the worthless 3rd row seats?! If one needs that many seats, they should look for a mini van or Suburban that has room for an actual usable 3rd row. Acura is STILL using ridiculous knobs & buttons that confuse drivers. I used to be a big Acura fan - back when they built sport luxury vehicles that lasted. Now it’s just quirky gimmicks. There is way more value per dollar in a Chevy now, vs. Acura.

  59. HeartofTacoma


    8 months ago

    Looks like more form, than function. It's nice though, but the little tech gadgets are quite gimmicky.

  60. Brett Blankner

    Brett Blankner

    8 months ago

    Holy crap, Blaze has become a big unit.

  61. DJ Kingston

    DJ Kingston

    8 months ago

    It'd be nice if they would have considered that in captain chair mode there is no place to rest your arms. Doesn't seem too comfortable.

  62. Edmund Chen

    Edmund Chen

    8 months ago

    Whats with all that gloss black plastic? Wtf? I'm staying with my 07 rdx

  63. The Mad Singer C.Nelson

    The Mad Singer C.Nelson

    8 months ago

    Best Suv Cockpit ever wow. Very sporty futuristic !

  64. Rob B

    Rob B

    8 months ago

    You forgot to mention the massaging front seats!

  65. Dag Eide

    Dag Eide

    8 months ago

    There is so many unnecesarry gadgets and sho-offs in the display that this will seriously the safety when all to many things are displayed. The driver must se out of the front window. Now we are given a fine on 1000USDS for using the phone in the car, but this is ok!

  66. Trailmaster


    8 months ago


  67. Leonel Santamaria

    Leonel Santamaria

    8 months ago

    My 16’ Pilot has the same feat floor remover

  68. Adithya Kalathor

    Adithya Kalathor

    8 months ago

    IM THE 1mill subscriber

  69. Waldemar Ishibashi

    Waldemar Ishibashi

    8 months ago

    Looks great for a piano black nightmare. :)

  70. Walker Landel

    Walker Landel

    8 months ago

    Oh look, another disastrous Acura interior/infotainment/center console... Who would have guessed!

  71. getofftheinternet28


    8 months ago

    I'm looking forward to a Tommy/Blaze vlog series just documenting their daily hikes and adventures or at least, a blaze insta account. Get on this Tommy!

  72. Shay Reed

    Shay Reed

    8 months ago


  73. Gary Sandhu

    Gary Sandhu

    8 months ago

    I have a 2009 mdx and will be waiting for the 2022 Type S MDX. Acura did a great job. Too bad they didn’t offer a plug in hybrid.

  74. Nelissa NR

    Nelissa NR

    8 months ago

    Tommy/ adorable :) thanks for doing such a great job describing the new 2022 Acura!!! We can’t wait to go get ours soon 🤗😊

  75. Bryan Clark

    Bryan Clark

    8 months ago

    Removable middle seat in the middle row is a novel idea, but you lose the cup holders. Very important for a “Mall Crawler”.

  76. Doug


    8 months ago

    Nice Pilot.

  77. Forgan Mreeman

    Forgan Mreeman

    8 months ago

    we be living in the F U T U R E

  78. Ray Liu

    Ray Liu

    8 months ago

    MDX will be a perfect one if it doesn’t has those narrow third row seats, just like RX

    • Michael Isidro

      Michael Isidro

      8 months ago

      Better leg room than RX and German SUVs.

  79. Karlito P

    Karlito P

    8 months ago

    At this point, I'm convinced that none of these auto channels want to actually learn to use the touchpad correctly. They don't even try. Just complain that it's not a touch screen.

    • Cmdr Darwin

      Cmdr Darwin

      8 months ago

      Nobody really wants a touch pad - they want a touch screen!

    • Patrick Faber

      Patrick Faber

      8 months ago

      It would help if they would watch a youtube video before giving advice saying it sucks

  80. PT


    8 months ago

    the non touch screen will make me prioritize a jeep next

  81. Brandon Banner

    Brandon Banner

    8 months ago

    Great video as always, but I will say as far as the true touch pad goes, it doesn’t need a cursor if you understand how it works. Wherever your finger is on the pad, is where it’ll be selected on the same area of the screen above.

  82. Donnie D.VILL

    Donnie D.VILL

    8 months ago

    Can you test the awd/rollers test on the mdx? Like 3rd vs 4th generation?! I really wanna see if the SH-AWD is any good as they say it is

  83. Robert Wood

    Robert Wood

    8 months ago

    What a huge improvement over the 2020 model. I do wish at least on the Advance trim, the exterior cladding was body painted and not flat black. I'm also surprised A/C is still not included in the 3rd row, it gets really hot back there & takes forever to cool down in Florida summers, even with 2nd row air on high. These are a couple things the new GV80 offers, but each has their own strengths. Regardless, this new MDX is going to sell very very well, especially with expanded cargo space as a highlight. My GSP will take Blaze's word for pup comfort🙂 Great review!



    8 months ago

    Did he show the roof? Is there a Panorama roof?

  85. Allphonetips


    8 months ago

    Huge step up from the last shitty one 👏🙌👌🏽would buy for the price

  86. Bryan Duncan

    Bryan Duncan

    8 months ago

    Tommy, Nice review, In that upcoming driving reviews, We would like to see comparisons of the new MDX to the new GV80. Those 2 will be fighting for the same market share.

  87. Robert Smith

    Robert Smith

    8 months ago

    Blaze isn’t a little puppy anymore.

  88. Traveller


    8 months ago

    Interesting if reliability will go down, if built in US? . Statistically should be an average, not better. Comparably priced Genesis qv80 expect to be better.

  89. Chris Rob

    Chris Rob

    8 months ago

    Either this guy is too tall to review this car or the back is really cramped

    • Rashawn Banks

      Rashawn Banks

      8 months ago


  90. Marty Mad Scientist

    Marty Mad Scientist

    8 months ago

    "Blaze, close the hatch" good boy Blaze! Blaze what are you doing? Blaze do not engage drive! Blaze NO! Blazes chases rabbit with car

  91. Cruzctrl1


    8 months ago

    @Tommy, roller slip test please.

  92. Trent Beaudin

    Trent Beaudin

    8 months ago

    They had all this time to make the MDX very revolutionary, and have a bigger 3rd row but they chose not to.... I wonder why they would think we want a rehashed CX7....

  93. pepe la pew

    pepe la pew

    8 months ago

    More crap .

  94. shyenne gilzean

    shyenne gilzean

    8 months ago

    I love acura and the mdx so much

  95. Kevin Barry

    Kevin Barry

    8 months ago

    Rear hatch? Is there some other kind of hatch in a car?

  96. Miguel Sanchez

    Miguel Sanchez

    8 months ago

    The touch pad on the new MDX RDX is pretty amazing if you cant figure it out then consider your tech skill level is at - Rotary Dial Telephone

  97. Blue Diamond

    Blue Diamond

    8 months ago

    U r a Hottie - I love the MDX- cant wait to trade in my 2020 Aspec MDX with the 2022Aspec MDX

  98. chemicalcorral


    8 months ago

    More Blaze, please

  99. mobilemowers


    8 months ago

    Too complaicated. Lots to go wrong and trouble shoot down the line.

  100. Akshay Juwa

    Akshay Juwa

    8 months ago

    nice quite impressed...