announced prices for its more powerful 2003 MDX luxury SUV, which
features significant added equipment and refinements that increase
the vehicle's price 2.8 percent compared to last year based on
a sales-weighted average.
2003 MDX is priced at $35,700 and it went on sale Sept. 30 at
Acura dealers nationwide. The MDX comes with three available factory
options: a luxury Touring Package priced at $2,600, and also available
on models equipped with the Touring Package, a newly enhanced
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition' and rearview camera
priced at $2,200 and the all-new Acura DVD Entertainment System
priced at $1,500.
2003 MDX delivers V-8-like performance thanks to a new 3.5 liter
V-6 engine, which boosts horsepower to 260 (a 20 hp increase over
the 2002 model), an all-new 5-speed automatic transmission, drive-by-wire
throttle control and a recalibrated 4-wheel drive system. A retuned
suspension system increases ride comfort while an increase in
dynamic torsional chassis rigidity, revised steering and the addition
of Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) help to maintain the MDX's sport
new features for 2003 include redesigned alloy wheels, the addition
of automatic on/off headlights and three new exterior colors.
Inside, the MDX receives over 25 enhancements designed to increase
the level of refinement beyond the 2002 model's benchmark-setting
levels, including an enhanced navigation system and an all-new
optional DVD entertainment system.