Does the Acura MDX Have AWD or 4WD?

Silver 2023 Acura MDX

If you’re ready to take on Denver and Aurora roads at the helm of a new luxury crossover SUV, then you might be wondering, “Does the Acura MDX have AWD or 4WD?” The latest iteration of Acura’s premier third-row crossover comes with standard FWD on its first two packages but offers the upgraded Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system across all trims, so you can get the drivetrain you need on a model you like best. Learn more about how you can take advantage of the Acura MDX AWD capabilities and specs, then shop our inventory for your next ride at Fisher Acura today!



Acura MDX AWD Capabilities and Specs

As mentioned before, the lineup offers a standard FWD system on its first two base trim packages while the rest of the configurations come with the standard Super Handling All-Wheel Drive which takes your daily Aurora commute to the next level with improved traction and handling on rougher surfaces. Plus, it works seamlessly with your 3.5L V6 engine which is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission to deliver specs of up to 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. Making the upgrade to the SH-AWD system also bumps your towing capacity up from 3,500 pounds with FWD to a maximum of 5,000 pounds. See more of how the Acura SH-AWD system enhances your Denver travels below:

  • Constantly analyzes wheel speed, lateral G-force, and other factors to shift power between the front and rear wheels. It also can shift different levels of power to the rear wheels individually.
  • Acura SH-AWD can send up to 90% of your power to the front wheels.
  • When you have to really accelerate, Acura SH-AWD can send up to 45% of power to your rear wheels.
  • On an Acura sedan, the Acura SH-AWD system enables 70% of effective torque that can be directed to the rear wheels for a seamless ride when handling rough curves and turns.

Shop for an Acura MDX AWD Package at Fisher Acura

As you can see, there’s an Acura MDX AWD package to help you take on Aurora and Broomfield roads with ease. Bring home a new Acura MDX for sale from Fisher Acura and see more ways to save on your preferred Acura packages with our inventory of new vehicle specials. Speak with a member of our sales team if you have any questions and apply for financing or value your trade-in online from home to get started. Contact us today for more information and to schedule an appointment at our dealership in Boulder for a test drive!


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