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2012 Acura MDX - Specs

2012 Acura MDX

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Engine Specs
Transmission Specs

Weights and Capacities
Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions

Dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise specified.

Engine 2012 Acura MDX
Type and Description 3.7-liter, SOHC, VTEC® V-6
Displacement (cc / inches)) 3664 / 223
Battery 12V-65AH (550 Cold Cranking Amps)
Alternator 12V-130 Amperes
Engine Block Die-cast aluminum
Bore x Stroke 3.54 x 3.78
Valvetrain SOHC, 24-valve, Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®)
Redline (rpm) 6,700
Compression Ratio 11.2:1
Horsepower 300 @ 6,300
Torque (SAE net) 270 @ 4,500
Induction System Dual-stage magnesium intake manifold with Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system, PGM-FI multi-point fuel injection
Engine Oil Capacity (qt) Oil change w/filter 4.5
Total oil volume 5.3
Cooling System Capacity (gal) 2.4
Fuel capacity (gal) 21.0
Fuel Requirement Premium Unleaded
Emission Certification EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5 and CARB LEV II ULEV compliance
Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined) 16 / 21 / 18

Transmission 6-speed Automatic Transmission
Type 6-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift, Grade Logic Control and Hill Start Assist
Drivetrain Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™(SH-AWD®)
Gear Ratios (:1)
     1st 3.359
     2nd 2.095
     3rd 1.485
     4th 1.065
     5th 0.754
     6th 0.556
   Reverse 2.269
Final Drive Ratio 4.250

Dimensions & Capacities(a) 2012 Acura MDX
Wheelbase 108.3
Track Front 67.7
Rear 67.5
Overall Length 191.6
Overall Width at mirrors 78.5
Height unladen 68.2
fully loaded 66.2
Minimum Ground Clearance unladen 8.2
fully loaded 5.6

Accomodations Front Row Second Row Third Row
Seating Capacity 2 3 2
Head Room 39.2 38.6 37.5
Leg room 41.2 38.7 29.1
Shoulder room 61.6 61.5 57.1
Hip room 59.0 59.1 42.0

Suspension 2012 Acura MDX
Front Type Independent multi-link suspension with MacPherson struts
Stabilizer Bar (mm) Base and Technology Package 23.0
Advance Package 24.0
Rear Type Multi-link independent suspension with trailing arms
Stabilizer Bar (mm) Base and Technology Package 24.2
Advance Package 27.2
Shock Absorbers Base and Technology Package Monotube dampers with internal blow-off valve
Advance Package Magneto-Rheological monotube dampers

Steering 2012 Acura MDX
Type Variable power-assist rack-and-pinion
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb) ft 37.6
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.3
Ratio 17.0:1

Wheels and TIres
2012 Acura MDX
Wheels Base and Technology Package
18x8-inch 5-spoke aluminum wheels
Advance Package
19x8.5-inch 7-spoke aluminum wheels
Tires Base

Bridgestone Dueler H/L 400 P255/55R18 104H all-season

Technology Package
Michelin Latitude P255/55R18 103H all-season
Advance Package
Michelin Latitude P255/50R19 103H all-season
Spare Wheel
17x4-inch steel wheel
T165/80D17 tire

Brakes 2012 Acura MDX
ventilated rotors; dual-piston cast-iron brake calipers
Diameter (in.)
solid disc rotors; single-piston cast-iron brake calipers
Diameter (in.)
Stability Control Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control System (TCS)

Weights and Capacities (pounds unless otherwise noted) 2012 Acura MDX
Base Curb Weight (lbs.) MDX 4,550
MDX with Technology Package
MDX with Technology and Entertainment Packages 4,568
MDX with Advance Package 4,601
MDX with Advance Package and Entertainment Package 4,627
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) with rear seats down 83.5
with third row folded 42.9
with rear seats up 15.0
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 142.2
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) 56 / 44
Maximum Towing Capacity (lbs) 5000

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