Guide: 5=Perfect; 3=Good; 1=Poor
Pros: What do you like about your 2007 Acura MDX?
I love the performance - accleration, steering, braking - all of which are superb in every respect. The interior is comfortable and luxurious, especially the seats (I can no longer say that the Swedes make the best seats). The safety features and crash test ratings are impressive.
Cons: How would you improve your 2007 Acura MDX?
I'd make the navigation screen brighter and larger; I'd replace the buttons on the center column with bigger buttons that are easier to tell apart; I'd make the interior quieter; and I'd add smoke screen, passenger-seat eject, and guided missles (ok, maybe I wouldn't add those, but they seem to be the few high-tech features missing on this well-equiped car).
2007 Acura MDX Review:
When I started my car search I narrowed my list quickly: most of the big SUVs, and even many mid-sized ones, had unacceptably bad roll over or crash test ratings. The MDX scored at the top, and it's clear that Acura has put a lot of thought into safety. The powerful engine and brakes, and nimble handling make this a safer car, as well, and you can tell the wife that when she wants to know why you can't go with the Pilot.
The interior is luxurious and comfortable, and make the car all the more fun to drive. I'd need thicker glasses to be able to tell what all the buttons on the center column do, but the voice-recognition system compensates well for that (e.g., you say "rear passenger temperature 70 degrees," or "XM channel 112," and the car responds accordingly; it really works, too).
The seats are really great. I don't think I've ever sat in a car with better ones.
This is a good-looking car, besides; it's not just another boxy SUV. I wish, though, that Acura would offer more color choices. They do make red and brown and appealing combinations with interior colors but dealer stock of anything other than silver or black seems to be limited.
I got a quote through makedealerscompete.com, by the way, and got a great deal (few hundred over invoice).
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