New Pricing Announced for 2009 Acura MDX
August 4, 2008
Acura announced pricing figures for its best-selling MDX luxury SUV for the 2009 model year, now available at Acura dealerships. Manufacturer's suggested retail pricing (MSRP) for the 2009 MDX starts at $40,790. Different packages available for the MDX include the Technology Package (MSRP of $44,840), Technology and Entertainment Packages ($46,590), Sport Package ($46,940), Sport and Entertainment Packages ($48,690). Destination and handling, not included in MSRP, remains the same at $760. The pricing for the 2009 model represents a 1.43% sales weighted average price increase.
New for the 2009 MDX is the availability of a power rear tailgate feature now standard with the Technology and Sport packages. The power rear tailgate was previously only available with the Entertainment Package. The AcuraLink real-time traffic system now includes the Dayton, Ohio, market, and there are also two new paint colors -- Bali Blue Pearl and Mocha Metallic.
Still standard with the seven-passenger MDX is the Nrburgring-tuned suspension, Super Handling All-Wheel drive (SH-AWD), and the 300-hp, 3.7L VTEC V-6. Leather interior, power moonroof, HID headlights, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, Maintenance Minder system, and an Acura Premium Sound System with XM Radio and AUX jack connectivity round out the package. "Already considered a benchmark in the performance luxury SUV category, the MDX improves for 2009. We expect the 2009 MDX to continue as one of Acura's best-selling models," says Dick Colliver, Acura executive vice president of sales.
The Technology Package includes features such as the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition and rearview camera, AcuraLink Satellite Communication System, Interface dial, AcuraLink real-time traffic with 77 major metropolitan markets, Acura/ELS Premium Sound System with a 410-watt, 10-speaker system and multiformat six-disc DVD-Audio changer, a GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone automatic climate control system with air filtration and humidity control, and the power rear tailgate.
The Sport Package adds an Active Damper System for various road conditions, exclusive Milano premium leather trim, a special alloy wheel design, unique interior trim, and auto-leveling HID headlights. The Entertainment package includes the Acura DVD Rear Entertainment System, heated second row seats, and a 115-volt power outlet.