What Is the 2020 Acura MDX Towing Capacity?

September 17th, 2019 by

2020 Acura MDX

Power and luxury can be difficult to find in any SUV, but with the 2020 Acura MDX towing capacity you can enjoy the best of both worlds. With a maximum of 5,000 pounds, the MDX towing capacity enables Madison and Jackson drivers to take on tough tasks on the jobsite and have enough power to haul boats or trailers to your favorite spot. Drivers are also backed by incredible performance specs, safety, and technology to promise a well-rounded ride. Learn more about Acura MDX towing at Acura of Jackson.

How Much Can an Acura MDX Tow?

Thanks to various trim options, drivers can find an MDX that meets their towing needs. If you opt for the standard front-wheel drive, the SUV can tow up to 3,500 pounds, while those who select Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD), which is standard on the A-Spec® Package trim and available on the other packages, can take advantage of the model’s maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. If you instead go for the Technology Package or Advance Package, be sure to check out the Sport Hybrid model with SH-AWD option to also achieve the MDX’s maximum towing power.

Acura MDX Performance Specs

The MDX’s impressive strength is due in large part to its powerful standard 3.5L V6 engine with direct injection which produces 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque, as well as a dependable 20/27 (city/hwy) mpg*. You’ll also find additional specs that offer even more stability and support including a nine-speed automatic transmission with sequential sportshift paddle shifters, along with the MDX’s integrated dynamics system with available Comfort, Normal, and Sport modes.

Acura MDX Technology and Safety Features

Acura technology also pulls its weight in delivering a strong performance thanks to features like Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA)with traction control and motion adaptive steering and the AcuraWatch™ safety suite to ensure a safe ride every time. Check out the incredible components of each below:

Acura Technology: 

  • Throttle position
  • Lateral G-force
  • Vehicle speed
  • Steering angle
  • Individual wheel speeds
  • Vehicle yaw rate

Acura Safety Features: 

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Hill Start Assist
  • ABS with Electronic Brake Distribution and Brake Assist
  • Multi-view rear camera with dynamic guidelines

Experience the Powerful 2020 Acura MDX at Acura of Jackson

Now that you know how much can an Acura MDX tow, you can learn more about this incredible and mighty SUV by making your way over to Acura of Jackson to experience it in person. See how the MDX compares to other popular models on the market such as the Acura RDX and Lexus RX, and don’t forget to browse our inventory of new MDX models for sale to find what suits you best. Contact us today to get the car-buying or leasing process started or to schedule a test drive near Brandon!

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.