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2009 Acura MDX 2009 Acura MDX

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Engine (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum-alloy V-6
Displacement (liters) 3.7
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 300 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) 275 @ 5000
Valvetrain 24-valve, SOHC VTEC®
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Redline (rpm) 6500
Fuel System PGM-FI multi-point injection
Ignition System Electronic direct
Throttle Control Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2**
Tune-Up Interval 100K +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups***
** As rated by the California Air Resources Board
*** Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Exact mileage is determined by actual driving conditions. Please see your owner's manual for more details.
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Type Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Maximum torque distribution range (front:rear) 90:10 to 30:70
Maximum left/right distribution of available rear wheel torque (left:right) 100:0 to 0:100
Transmission 5-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.77
  • 5th: 0.54
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive Ratio: 4.53
Towing (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Towing Capacity 5000-lbs with 500-lb tongue weight
Cooling Systems Heavy-duty radiator, ATF and power steering coolers
Interface Pre-Wired for 4- and 7-pin connectors
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Body Type Unit body
Suspension 4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front / multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar 23.0 mm / 24.2 mm
Steering Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 17.0:1
Steering Turns, Lock to Lock 3.29
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb 37.6 ft
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist 13.0" ventilated front / 13.2" solid rear
Wheels 18" x 8.0" aluminum-alloy
Tires P255/55 R18 104H All-Season
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Wheelbase 108.3 in (2750 mm)
Length 190.7 in (4844 mm)
Height 68.2 in (1733 mm)
Width 78.5 in (1994 mm)
Width (incl mirrors) 88.1 in (2238 mm)
Track (front/rear) 67.7 in (1720 mm) / 67.5 in (1715 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen) 8.2 in (207 mm)
Curb Weight 4535 lbs (2057 kg)
Weight Distribution: (% front/rear) 56/44
Angle (approach/ departure/ breakover) 27.4(degrees)/ 17.4(degrees)/ 16.4(degrees)
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Headroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 39.2 in (995 mm) / 38.6 in (980 mm) / 35.7 in (906 mm)
Legroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 41.2 in (1048 mm) / 38.7 in (983 mm) / 29.1 in (740 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/2nd row/3rd row) 61.6 in (1565 mm) / 61.5 in (1561 mm) / 57.1 in (1450 mm)
Hiproom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 59.0 in (1498 mm) / 59.1 in (1502 mm) / 42.9 in (1089 mm)
Passenger Volume 142.2 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row) 15.0 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row) 42.9 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 1st row) 83.5 cu ft
Mileage Estimates*/Fuel Capacity (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway)* 15 / 20
Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 U.S. gallons / 79.5 liters
Required Fuel Premium unleaded 91 octane**
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your mileage may vary.
** Gasoline with an octane number lower than 91 may cause damage to your engine. Consult your owners manual.
Safety & Security Features (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Cooperative Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Trailer Stability Assist
Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (2nd/3rd rows)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2nd row)
Child-seat tether anchors (2nd/3rd rows)
Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Fog lights
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators*
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Rear-window defroster with timer
Side-impact door beams
LED mirror-integrated directional signals, taillights, brakelights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Automatic dimming rearview mirror
All-around visibility (273.2 degrees)
* For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. See your owner's manual for details
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close with auto reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional signals
Auto-on/off headlights
Body-colored tailgate spoiler
Rear privacy glass
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet exhaust
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with humidity control and air filtration
Second-row ventilation controls
Remote entry system with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, steering column, outside mirrors, select audio settings and more
Power windows with driver and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote- and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, multi-information display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Electronic tilt and telescopic steering column
Ambient cabin lighting
Simulated koa wood-grained trim
Overhead map lights (front and rear)
Driver and front passenger's foot well lighting
Door-mounted courtesy lights
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
Beverage holders (10 locations)
Front and rear-door storage compartments
Front passenger lower center-console compartment
Seatback pockets
Aluminum threshold garnish
Carpeted floor mats
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
12-volt power outlets (front, center console and cargo area)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Sport seats with leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)*
Front passenger's 8-way power seat
Heated front seats
Front center console with dual-access armrest
Reclining 2nd-row seats
60/40 split folding 2nd-row seat
50/50 split folding 3rd-row seat
2nd-row fold-down armrest
* Power lumbar support previously listed separately
Audio (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Acura 235-watt Premium Sound System with AM/FM tuner, 6-disc in-dash CD, MP3, WMA changer and 8 speakers, including 8-inch subwoofer
XM® Radio*
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Rear spoiler-integrated radio antenna
* Available only in the 48 contiguous United States
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination
Multi-Information Display (MID)
Maintenance Minder™ system
Trip computer
Exterior temperature indicator
Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel controls and overhead controls
Accessories (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Towing Package - hitch, reciever, ball and wiring harness
19-inch alloy wheels
rear back-up sensors
steering wheel with simulated wood-grained trim
Acura Protection Package (all-season mats, cargo tray, wheel locks)
Roof Rack (see dealer for attachments)
Running Boards
Side Steps
Engine (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum-alloy V-6
Displacement (liters) 3.7
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 300 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) 275 @ 5000
Valvetrain 24-valve, SOHC VTEC®
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Redline (rpm) 6500
Fuel System PGM-FI multi-point injection
Ignition System Electronic direct
Throttle Control Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2**
Tune-Up Interval 100K +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups***
** As rated by the California Air Resources Board
*** Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Exact mileage is determined by actual driving conditions. Please see your owner's manual for more details.
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Type Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Maximum torque distribution range (front:rear) 90:10 to 30:70
Maximum left/right distribution of available rear wheel torque (left:right) 100:0 to 0:100
Transmission 5-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.77
  • 5th: 0.54
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive Ratio: 4.53
Towing (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Towing Capacity 5000-lbs with 500-lb tongue weight
Cooling Systems Heavy-duty radiator, ATF and power steering coolers
Interface Pre-Wired for 4- and 7-pin connectors
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Body Type Unit body
Suspension 4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front / multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar 23.0 mm / 24.2 mm
Steering Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 17.0:1
Steering Turns, Lock to Lock 3.29
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb 37.6 ft
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist 13.0" ventilated front / 13.2" solid rear
Wheels 18" x 8.0" aluminum-alloy
Tires P255/55 R18 104H All-Season
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Wheelbase 108.3 in (2750 mm)
Length 190.7 in (4844 mm)
Height 68.2 in (1733 mm)
Width 78.5 in (1994 mm)
Width (incl mirrors) 88.1 in (2238 mm)
Track (front/rear) 67.7 in (1720 mm) / 67.5 in (1715 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen) 8.2 in (207 mm)
Curb Weight 4561 lbs (2069 kg)
Weight Distribution: (% front/rear) 56/44
Angle (approach/ departure/ breakover) 27.4(degrees)/ 17.4(degrees)/ 16.4(degrees)
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Headroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 39.2 in (995 mm) / 38.6 in (980 mm) / 35.7 in (906 mm)
Legroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 41.2 in (1048 mm) / 38.7 in (983 mm) / 29.1 in (740 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/2nd row/3rd row) 61.6 in (1565 mm) / 61.5 in (1561 mm) / 57.1 in (1450 mm)
Hiproom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 59.0 in (1498 mm) / 59.1 in (1502 mm) / 42.9 in (1089 mm)
Passenger Volume 142.2 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row) 15.0 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row) 42.9 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 1st row) 83.5 cu ft
Mileage Estimates*/Fuel Capacity (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway)* 15 / 20
Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 U.S. gallons / 79.5 liters
Required Fuel Premium unleaded 91 octane**
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your mileage may vary.
** Gasoline with an octane number lower than 91 may cause damage to your engine. Consult your owners manual.
Safety & Security Features (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Cooperative Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Trailer Stability Assist
Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (2nd/3rd rows)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2nd row)
Child-seat tether anchors (2nd/3rd rows)
Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Fog lights
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators*
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Rear-window defroster with timer
Side-impact door beams
LED mirror-integrated directional signals, taillights, brakelights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Automatic dimming rearview mirror
All-around visibility (273.2 degrees)
* For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. See your owner's manual for details
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close with auto reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional signals
Auto-on/off headlights
Body-colored tailgate spoiler
Rear privacy glass
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet exhaust
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with humidity control and air filtration
Second-row ventilation controls
Remote entry system with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, steering column, outside mirrors, select audio settings and more
Power windows with driver and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote- and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, multi-information display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Electronic tilt and telescopic steering column
Ambient cabin lighting
Simulated koa wood-grained trim
Overhead map lights (front and rear)
Driver and front passenger's foot well lighting
Door-mounted courtesy lights
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
Beverage holders (10 locations)
Front and rear-door storage compartments
Front passenger lower center-console compartment
Seatback pockets
Aluminum threshold garnish
Carpeted floor mats
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
12-volt power outlets (front, center console and cargo area)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Sport seats with leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)*
Front passenger's 8-way power seat
Heated front seats
Front center console with dual-access armrest
Reclining 2nd-row seats
60/40 split folding 2nd-row seat
50/50 split folding 3rd-row seat
2nd-row fold-down armrest
* Power lumbar support previously listed separately
Audio (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Acura 235-watt Premium Sound System with AM/FM tuner, 6-disc in-dash CD, MP3, WMA changer and 8 speakers, including 8-inch subwoofer
XM® Radio*
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Rear spoiler-integrated radio antenna
* Available only in the 48 contiguous United States
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination
Multi-Information Display (MID)
Maintenance Minder™ system
Trip computer
Exterior temperature indicator
Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel controls and overhead controls
Technology Package (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, rearview camera and Zagat Survey® ratings and reviews
Acura/ELS Surround® 410-watt Premium 10-speaker Sound System with 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA and DTS® changer, Dolby® Pro Logic® II and AM/FM tuner
AcuraLink® satellite communication system with real-time traffic*
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with air filtration
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface with phonebook exchange
Remote-linked power-operated tailgate
Interface dial
* Real-time traffic requires monthly premium XM NavTraffic subscription
Accessories (5 Speed Automatic Technology Package)back to top
Towing Package - hitch, reciever, ball and wiring harness
19-inch alloy wheels
rear back-up sensors
steering wheel with simulated wood-grained trim
Acura Protection Package (all-season mats, cargo tray, wheel locks)
Roof Rack (see dealer for attachments)
Running Boards
Side Steps
Engine (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum-alloy V-6
Displacement (liters) 3.7
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 300 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) 275 @ 5000
Valvetrain 24-valve, SOHC VTEC®
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Redline (rpm) 6500
Fuel System PGM-FI multi-point injection
Ignition System Electronic direct
Throttle Control Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2**
Tune-Up Interval 100K +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups***
** As rated by the California Air Resources Board
*** Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Exact mileage is determined by actual driving conditions. Please see your owner's manual for more details.
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Type Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Maximum torque distribution range (front:rear) 90:10 to 30:70
Maximum left/right distribution of available rear wheel torque (left:right) 100:0 to 0:100
Transmission 5-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.77
  • 5th: 0.54
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive Ratio: 4.53
Towing (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Towing Capacity 5000-lbs with 500-lb tongue weight
Cooling Systems Heavy-duty radiator, ATF and power steering coolers
Interface Pre-Wired for 4- and 7-pin connectors
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Body Type Unit body
Suspension 4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front / multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar 23.0 mm / 24.2 mm
Steering Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 17.0:1
Steering Turns, Lock to Lock 3.29
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb 37.6 ft
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist 13.0" ventilated front / 13.2" solid rear
Wheels 18" x 8.0" aluminum-alloy
Tires P255/55 R18 104H All-Season
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Wheelbase 108.3 in (2750 mm)
Length 190.7 in (4844 mm)
Height 68.2 in (1733 mm)
Width 78.5 in (1994 mm)
Width (incl mirrors) 88.1 in (2238 mm)
Track (front/rear) 67.7 in (1720 mm) / 67.5 in (1715 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen) 8.2 in (207 mm)
Curb Weight 4561 lbs (2069 kg)
Weight Distribution: (% front/rear) 56/44
Angle (approach/ departure/ breakover) 27.4(degrees)/ 17.4(degrees)/ 16.4(degrees)
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Headroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 39.2 in (995 mm) / 38.6 in (980 mm) / 35.7 in (906 mm)
Legroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 41.2 in (1048 mm) / 38.7 in (983 mm) / 29.1 in (740 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/2nd row/3rd row) 61.6 in (1565 mm) / 61.5 in (1561 mm) / 57.1 in (1450 mm)
Hiproom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 59.0 in (1498 mm) / 59.1 in (1502 mm) / 42.9 in (1089 mm)
Passenger Volume 142.2 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row) 15.0 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row) 42.9 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 1st row) 83.5 cu ft
Mileage Estimates*/Fuel Capacity (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway)* 15 / 20
Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 U.S. gallons / 79.5 liters
Required Fuel Premium unleaded 91 octane**
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your mileage may vary.
** Gasoline with an octane number lower than 91 may cause damage to your engine. Consult your owners manual.
Safety & Security Features (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Cooperative Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Trailer Stability Assist
Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (2nd/3rd rows)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2nd row)
Child-seat tether anchors (2nd/3rd rows)
Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Fog lights
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators*
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Rear-window defroster with timer
Side-impact door beams
LED mirror-integrated directional signals, taillights, brakelights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Automatic dimming rearview mirror
All-around visibility (273.2 degrees)
* For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. See your owner's manual for details
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close with auto reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional signals
Auto-on/off headlights
Body-colored tailgate spoiler
Rear privacy glass
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet exhaust
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with humidity control and air filtration
Second-row ventilation controls
Remote entry system with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, steering column, outside mirrors, select audio settings and more
Power windows with driver and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote- and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, multi-information display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Electronic tilt and telescopic steering column
Ambient cabin lighting
Simulated koa wood-grained trim
Overhead map lights (front and rear)
Driver and front passenger's foot well lighting
Door-mounted courtesy lights
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
Beverage holders (10 locations)
Front and rear-door storage compartments
Front passenger lower center-console compartment
Seatback pockets
Aluminum threshold garnish
Carpeted floor mats
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
12-volt power outlets (front, center console and cargo area)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Sport seats with leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)*
Front passenger's 8-way power seat
Heated front seats
Front center console with dual-access armrest
Reclining 2nd-row seats
60/40 split folding 2nd-row seat
50/50 split folding 3rd-row seat
2nd-row fold-down armrest
* Power lumbar support previously listed separately
Audio (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Acura 235-watt Premium Sound System with AM/FM tuner, 6-disc in-dash CD, MP3, WMA changer and 8 speakers, including 8-inch subwoofer
XM® Radio*
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Rear spoiler-integrated radio antenna
* Available only in the 48 contiguous United States
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination
Multi-Information Display (MID)
Maintenance Minder™ system
Trip computer
Exterior temperature indicator
Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel controls and overhead controls
Technology Package (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, rearview camera and Zagat Survey® ratings and reviews
Acura/ELS Surround® 410-watt Premium 10-speaker Sound System with 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA and DTS® changer, Dolby® Pro Logic® II and AM/FM tuner
AcuraLink® satellite communication system with real-time traffic*
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with air filtration
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface with phonebook exchange
Remote-linked power-operated tailgate
Interface dial
* Real-time traffic requires monthly premium XM NavTraffic subscription
Entertainment Package (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Acura DVD Rear Entertainment System
Heated 2nd-row seats (outboard positions)
115-volt power outlet (front center console)
Accessories (5 Speed Automatic Technology and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Towing Package - hitch, reciever, ball and wiring harness
19-inch alloy wheels
rear back-up sensors
steering wheel with simulated wood-grained trim
Acura Protection Package (all-season mats, cargo tray, wheel locks)
Roof Rack (see dealer for attachments)
Running Boards
Side Steps
Engine (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum-alloy V-6
Displacement (liters) 3.7
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 300 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) 275 @ 5000
Valvetrain 24-valve, SOHC VTEC®
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Redline (rpm) 6500
Fuel System PGM-FI multi-point injection
Ignition System Electronic direct
Throttle Control Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2**
Tune-Up Interval 100K +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups***
** As rated by the California Air Resources Board
*** Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Exact mileage is determined by actual driving conditions. Please see your owner's manual for more details.
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Type Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Maximum torque distribution range (front:rear) 90:10 to 30:70
Maximum left/right distribution of available rear wheel torque (left:right) 100:0 to 0:100
Transmission 5-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.77
  • 5th: 0.54
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive Ratio: 4.53
Towing (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Towing Capacity 5000-lbs with 500-lb tongue weight
Cooling Systems Heavy-duty radiator, ATF and power steering coolers
Interface Pre-Wired for 4- and 7-pin connectors
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Body Type Unit body
Suspension 4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front / multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar 24.0 mm / 27.2 mm
Steering Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 17.0:1
Steering Turns, Lock to Lock 3.29
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb 37.6 ft
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist 13.0" ventilated front / 13.2" solid rear
Wheels 18" x 8.0" aluminum-alloy
Tires P255/55 R18 104H All-Season
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Wheelbase 108.3 in (2750 mm)
Length 190.7 in (4844 mm)
Height 68.2 in (1733 mm)
Width 78.5 in (1994 mm)
Width (incl mirrors) 88.1 in (2238 mm)
Track (front/rear) 67.7 in (1720 mm) / 67.5 in (1715 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen) 8.2 in (207 mm)
Curb Weight 4575 lbs (2075 kg)
Weight Distribution: (% front/rear) 56/44
Angle (approach/ departure/ breakover) 27.4(degrees)/ 17.4(degrees)/ 16.4(degrees)
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Headroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 39.2 in (995 mm) / 38.6 in (980 mm) / 35.7 in (906 mm)
Legroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 41.2 in (1048 mm) / 38.7 in (983 mm) / 29.1 in (740 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/2nd row/3rd row) 61.6 in (1565 mm) / 61.5 in (1561 mm) / 57.1 in (1450 mm)
Hiproom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 59.0 in (1498 mm) / 59.1 in (1502 mm) / 42.9 in (1089 mm)
Passenger Volume 142.2 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row) 15.0 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row) 42.9 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 1st row) 83.5 cu ft
Mileage Estimates*/Fuel Capacity (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway)* 15 / 20
Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 U.S. gallons / 79.5 liters
Required Fuel Premium unleaded 91 octane**
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your mileage may vary.
** Gasoline with an octane number lower than 91 may cause damage to your engine. Consult your owners manual.
Safety & Security Features (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Cooperative Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Trailer Stability Assist
Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (2nd/3rd rows)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2nd row)
Child-seat tether anchors (2nd/3rd rows)
Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Fog lights
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators*
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Rear-window defroster with timer
Side-impact door beams
LED mirror-integrated directional signals, taillights, brakelights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Automatic dimming rearview mirror
All-around visibility (273.2 degrees)
* For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. See your owner's manual for details
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close with auto reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional signals
Auto-on/off headlights
Body-colored tailgate spoiler
Rear privacy glass
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet exhaust
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with humidity control and air filtration
Second-row ventilation controls
Remote entry system with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, steering column, outside mirrors, select audio settings and more
Power windows with driver and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote- and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, multi-information display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Electronic tilt and telescopic steering column
Ambient cabin lighting
Simulated koa wood-grained trim
Overhead map lights (front and rear)
Driver and front passenger's foot well lighting
Door-mounted courtesy lights
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
Beverage holders (10 locations)
Front and rear-door storage compartments
Front passenger lower center-console compartment
Seatback pockets
Aluminum threshold garnish
Carpeted floor mats
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
12-volt power outlets (front, center console and cargo area)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Sport seats with leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)*
Front passenger's 8-way power seat
Heated front seats
Front center console with dual-access armrest
Reclining 2nd-row seats
60/40 split folding 2nd-row seat
50/50 split folding 3rd-row seat
2nd-row fold-down armrest
* Power lumbar support previously listed separately
Audio (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Acura 235-watt Premium Sound System with AM/FM tuner, 6-disc in-dash CD, MP3, WMA changer and 8 speakers, including 8-inch subwoofer
XM® Radio*
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Rear spoiler-integrated radio antenna
* Available only in the 48 contiguous United States
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination
Multi-Information Display (MID)
Maintenance Minder™ system
Trip computer
Exterior temperature indicator
Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel controls and overhead controls
Technology Package (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, rearview camera and Zagat Survey® ratings and reviews
Acura/ELS Surround® 410-watt Premium 10-speaker Sound System with 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA and DTS® changer, Dolby® Pro Logic® II and AM/FM tuner
AcuraLink® satellite communication system with real-time traffic*
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with air filtration
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface with phonebook exchange
Remote-linked power-operated tailgate
Interface dial
* Real-time traffic requires monthly premium XM NavTraffic subscription
Sport Package (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Active Damper System sport suspension
Perforated Milano Premium Leather
Exclusive alloy-wheel design
Auto-leveling Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Textured interior trim
Accessories (5 Speed Automatic Sport Package)back to top
Towing Package - hitch, reciever, ball and wiring harness
19-inch alloy wheels
rear back-up sensors
steering wheel with simulated wood-grained trim
Acura Protection Package (all-season mats, cargo tray, wheel locks)
Roof Rack (see dealer for attachments)
Running Boards
Side Steps
Engine (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum-alloy V-6
Displacement (liters) 3.7
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 300 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) 275 @ 5000
Valvetrain 24-valve, SOHC VTEC®
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Redline (rpm) 6500
Fuel System PGM-FI multi-point injection
Ignition System Electronic direct
Throttle Control Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2**
Tune-Up Interval 100K +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups***
** As rated by the California Air Resources Board
*** Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Exact mileage is determined by actual driving conditions. Please see your owner's manual for more details.
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Type Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Maximum torque distribution range (front:rear) 90:10 to 30:70
Maximum left/right distribution of available rear wheel torque (left:right) 100:0 to 0:100
Transmission 5-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.77
  • 5th: 0.54
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive Ratio: 4.53
Towing (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Towing Capacity 5000-lbs with 500-lb tongue weight
Cooling Systems Heavy-duty radiator, ATF and power steering coolers
Interface Pre-Wired for 4- and 7-pin connectors
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Body Type Unit body
Suspension 4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front / multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar 24.0 mm / 27.2 mm
Steering Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 17.0:1
Steering Turns, Lock to Lock 3.29
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb 37.6 ft
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist 13.0" ventilated front / 13.2" solid rear
Wheels 18" x 8.0" aluminum-alloy
Tires P255/55 R18 104H All-Season
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Wheelbase 108.3 in (2750 mm)
Length 190.7 in (4844 mm)
Height 68.2 in (1733 mm)
Width 78.5 in (1994 mm)
Width (incl mirrors) 88.1 in (2238 mm)
Track (front/rear) 67.7 in (1720 mm) / 67.5 in (1715 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen) 8.2 in (207 mm)
Curb Weight 4575 lbs (2075 kg)
Weight Distribution: (% front/rear) 56/44
Angle (approach/ departure/ breakover) 27.4(degrees)/ 17.4(degrees)/ 16.4(degrees)
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Headroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 39.2 in (995 mm) / 38.6 in (980 mm) / 35.7 in (906 mm)
Legroom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 41.2 in (1048 mm) / 38.7 in (983 mm) / 29.1 in (740 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/2nd row/3rd row) 61.6 in (1565 mm) / 61.5 in (1561 mm) / 57.1 in (1450 mm)
Hiproom (front/2nd row/3rd row) 59.0 in (1498 mm) / 59.1 in (1502 mm) / 42.9 in (1089 mm)
Passenger Volume 142.2 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row) 15.0 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row) 42.9 cu ft
Cargo Volume (behind 1st row) 83.5 cu ft
Mileage Estimates*/Fuel Capacity (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway)* 15 / 20
Fuel Tank Capacity 21.0 U.S. gallons / 79.5 liters
Required Fuel Premium unleaded 91 octane**
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your mileage may vary.
** Gasoline with an octane number lower than 91 may cause damage to your engine. Consult your owners manual.
Safety & Security Features (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Cooperative Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Trailer Stability Assist
Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (2nd/3rd rows)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2nd row)
Child-seat tether anchors (2nd/3rd rows)
Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Fog lights
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators*
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Rear-window defroster with timer
Side-impact door beams
LED mirror-integrated directional signals, taillights, brakelights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Automatic dimming rearview mirror
All-around visibility (273.2 degrees)
* For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. See your owner's manual for details
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close with auto reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional signals
Auto-on/off headlights
Body-colored tailgate spoiler
Rear privacy glass
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet exhaust
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with humidity control and air filtration
Second-row ventilation controls
Remote entry system with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, steering column, outside mirrors, select audio settings and more
Power windows with driver and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote- and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, multi-information display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Electronic tilt and telescopic steering column
Ambient cabin lighting
Simulated koa wood-grained trim
Overhead map lights (front and rear)
Driver and front passenger's foot well lighting
Door-mounted courtesy lights
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
Beverage holders (10 locations)
Front and rear-door storage compartments
Front passenger lower center-console compartment
Seatback pockets
Aluminum threshold garnish
Carpeted floor mats
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
12-volt power outlets (front, center console and cargo area)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Sport seats with leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)*
Front passenger's 8-way power seat
Heated front seats
Front center console with dual-access armrest
Reclining 2nd-row seats
60/40 split folding 2nd-row seat
50/50 split folding 3rd-row seat
2nd-row fold-down armrest
* Power lumbar support previously listed separately
Audio (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Acura 235-watt Premium Sound System with AM/FM tuner, 6-disc in-dash CD, MP3, WMA changer and 8 speakers, including 8-inch subwoofer
XM® Radio*
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Rear spoiler-integrated radio antenna
* Available only in the 48 contiguous United States
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination
Multi-Information Display (MID)
Maintenance Minder™ system
Trip computer
Exterior temperature indicator
Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel controls and overhead controls
Technology Package (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, rearview camera and Zagat Survey® ratings and reviews
Acura/ELS Surround® 410-watt Premium 10-speaker Sound System with 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA and DTS® changer, Dolby® Pro Logic® II and AM/FM tuner
AcuraLink® satellite communication system with real-time traffic*
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, tri-zone, front/rear synchronized automatic climate control system with air filtration
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface with phonebook exchange
Remote-linked power-operated tailgate
Interface dial
* Real-time traffic requires monthly premium XM NavTraffic subscription
Sport Package (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Active Damper System sport suspension
Perforated Milano Premium Leather
Exclusive alloy-wheel design
Auto-leveling Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Textured interior trim
Entertainment Package (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Acura DVD Rear Entertainment System
Heated 2nd-row seats (outboard positions)
115-volt power outlet (front center console)
Accessories (5 Speed Automatic Sport and Entertainment Packages)back to top
Towing Package - hitch, reciever, ball and wiring harness
19-inch alloy wheels
rear back-up sensors
steering wheel with simulated wood-grained trim
Acura Protection Package (all-season mats, cargo tray, wheel locks)
Roof Rack (see dealer for attachments)
Running Boards
Side Steps