[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
2016 ILX and 2015 HR-V to debut at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
More.......................
New Acura and Honda Products Fuel Surge in September Automobile Sales
More.......................
2015 CR-V goes on sale tomorrow. Full details released.
More.......................
All-new Honda Civic Type R: unrivalled against the brand's iconic performance flagship models
More.......................
Honda reveals 2015 CR-V
More.......................
Honda adds Special Edition trim level to 2015 Civic Lineup
More.......................
Honda releases sales figures for August 2014
More.......................
2015 Accord goes on sale today, "Gets Multiple Feature Upgrades"
More.......................
Civic --> Re: Will the 2016 Civic be bigger?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Diesels bad?
Join Discussion......
Fit (and Jazz) --> Re: Honda Fit up for Green Car of the Year
Join Discussion......
Accord --> FS: 2013 Accord Coupe V6 6spd Manual *low miles)
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura 2016 and Beyond...Honda needs to put up
Join Discussion......
Classifieds: Buy & Sell --> Re: FS; 2006 Honda Accord Coupe V6 6 Speed Coupe 15000 miles Like New
Join Discussion......
CR-V --> Re: Honda Carplay
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Tesla P85D: AWD, 0-60 in 3.2 seconds
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: Driving 2015 SH-AWD TLX this week
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: "Game-Changing TLX"
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 rumors-Drivers
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: NSX new info!!! NSXPO 2014
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: What does having a VIN # mean?
Join Discussion......
TLX --> TLX Launch Package
Join Discussion......
CR-V --> Re: Saw a 2015 CR-V today
Join Discussion......
Acura Announces Pricing for New 2003 MDX Luxury SUV
 Date: September 30, 2002 19:05
 Submitted by:  Tuan
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: N/A


Torrance, Calif. 09/30/2002 -- Acura today announced prices for its more powerful 2003 MDX luxury SUV, which features significant added equipment and refinements that increase the vehicle's price 2.8 percent compared to last year based on a sales-weighted average. The 2003 MDX will be priced at $35,700 when it goes on sale Sept. 30 at Acura dealers nationwide. The MDX comes with three available factory options: a luxury Touring Package priced at $2,600, and also available on models equipped with the Touring Package, a newly enhanced Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition' and rearview camera priced at $2,200 and the all-new Acura DVD Entertainment System priced at $1,500.
The 2003 MDX delivers V-8-like performance thanks to a new 3.5 liter V-6 engine, which boosts horsepower to 260 (a 20 hp increase over the 2002 model), an all-new 5-speed automatic transmission, drive-by-wire throttle control and a recalibrated 4-wheel drive system. A retuned suspension system increases ride comfort while an increase in dynamic torsional chassis rigidity, revised steering and the addition of Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) help to maintain the MDX's sport sedan-like handling.

Other new features for 2003 include redesigned alloy wheels, the addition of automatic on/off headlights and three new exterior colors. Inside, the MDX receives over 25 enhancements designed to increase the level of refinement beyond the 2002 model's benchmark-setting levels, including an enhanced navigation system and an all-new optional DVD entertainment system.

Key New Features for 2003 MDX

Next generation engine which increases horsepower from 240 to 260
All-new compact 5-speed automatic transmission
Drive-by-wire throttle
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)
Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags
Additional front airbag sensors and new system control logic
Rain sensing windshield wipers (Touring Package)
Auto on/off headlights
Auto-up driver's side window with auto-reverse
Available Acura DVD Entertainment System with headphones and remote control
Rear splash guards
Additional 2003 MDX Refinements/Enhancements

Revised suspension settings for a smoother ride
35 percent increase in dynamic torsional body rigidity for precise handling
Refined steering system for enhanced feel and reduced kickback
4-wheel drive system remapped to provide up to a 30 percent increase in rear torque
Next generation Acura Navigation System including:
o Voice recognition
o Rearview camera
o Enhanced graphics
o Expanded US database coverage
Redesigned alloy wheels
New exterior colors:
o Midnight Blue Pearl
o Sage Brush Pearl
o Sandstone Metallic
New interior color - Quartz
Click Here to Submit Your Comments
TOV First Drive: 2015 Acura TLX
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX 2.4 P-AWS
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX 3.5L SH-AWD
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2015 Honda Fit
Read Article....................
PR Photo Gallery: 2015 Honda Fit
Read Article....................
TOV Dyno Test: 2014 Accord Hybrid
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy